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August 29, 2016
What do your genes say about you? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Exeter's Sasha Dall explores how genotype and local environment work together during development.
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The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
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October 1, 2014
With new technological advances come unforeseen legal issues. In today's Academic Minute, Rice University's Kirsten Matthews addresses the patenting process in the biotechnology field. Matthews is a fellow in science and technology policy at Rice. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
September 30, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Tufts University's Patrick Forber explains the work he and a team of researchers are doing on how spite has evolved.
September 29, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Georgia State University's William Alex Pridemore discusses the increased health risk that prisoners face.
September 26, 2014
Our September 26 program featured discussions of politics and technology. In the first segment, the University of California at Berkeley's David A. Hollinger joined Editor Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze how differently the academy's "two cultures" -- the humanities and the sciences -- have responded to Stephen Salaita and other recent controversies over campus free speech. And in the other part of our program, Dartmouth College's Joshua Kim participated in a discussion of the changing landscape for learning management software.
September 26, 2014
If you've seen the Academy Award-winning film Amadeus, you'll recall the laborious depictions of Mozart as he composed his musical masterpieces using pen and ink. In today's Academic Minute, the University of North Florida's Ching-Hua Chuan adds an element of technology into the composition process.