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May 25, 2016
How do you hide from predators in the open ocean? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Molly Cummings explains how fish use polarized light to disappear from view.
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May 11, 2016
Next time you open a bag of chips, concentrate on the crunch. In today's Academic Minute, Colorado State University's Gina S. Mohr explores how being mindful of the sound your food makes when consuming it may lead to eating less of it.
May 10, 2016
Not getting enough sleep carries an increased risk of obesity. In today's Academic Minute, as part of Food Week, the University of Chicago's Erin C. Hanlon explains that lack of sleep can make your body go haywire, causing you to want to overeat.
May 9, 2016
The taste of food might come from more than just your taste buds. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Florida's Douglas Archer examines how all of our senses are responsible for appreciating the flavors of our next meal.
May 6, 2016
Are blonds really dumb? In today's Academic Minute, Ohio State University's Jay Zagorsky discusses whether this stereotype is real or just a myth.
May 5, 2016
Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discuss the "Critical Role of General Education" booklet's findings.
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