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April 21, 2015
Curing diseases is a lot like solving a puzzle. In today's Academic Minute, the Scripps Research Institute's Elizabeth Thomas discusses her efforts to cure Huntington’s Disease on a genetic level.
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July 9, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Washington's Greg Wilson describes how a slight change in tooth shape allowed early mammals to compete in a world dominated by dinosaurs. Wilson is an assistant professor of biology at Washington and adjunct curator of vertebrate paleontology at the university’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Find out more about him here.
July 6, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the U.S. Naval War College's Nicholas Sarantakes explores how tense international relations have regularly spilled over into the Olympic arena.
July 5, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Seton Hall University's Kurt Rotthoff examines claims about the economic benefit of investing in large sports arenas and stadiums.
July 4, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Colby College's David Freidenreich examines the historical meaning of dietary restrictions within the world's major monotheistic religions.
July 3, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Wellesley College's Heather Mattila reveals how the health of a bee colony is related to the sexual behavior of the queen.
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