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January 25, 2011
n today’s Academic Minute, the University of Albany's Robert Geer discusses how the ability to manipulate atoms and create new materials is at the heart of humanity’s technological future. Geer is vice president for academic affairs at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. Find out more about him here.
January 24, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Mary Ellen O’Connell examines the Central Intelligence Agency's use of armed drones and the implications of their wider use by the United States and other countries. O'Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at Notre Dame, is author of The Power and Purpose of International Law. You can find out more about her here.
January 21, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Arkansas' Edmund Harriss examines the importance of tiling to current and historical mathematics. Harriss is a visiting professor in the mathematics department at Arkansas' Fayetteville campus. Find out more about him here.
January 20, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Harvard University's James Simpson leads you on a search for the real Sir Thomas More. Simpson is the Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard.
January 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Skidmore College's Gordon Thompson examines the cultural and technological borrowing that made the music of the 1960s British Invasion possible and why its popularity is now multigenerational. Thompson, a professor of music at Skidmore, is author of the forthcoming "The Beatles in Process." Find out more about him here.

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