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May 31, 2016
How does aspirin work in your body? In today's Academic Minute, Cornell University's Daniel Klessig examines how this widely used drug goes about its work. Klessig is a professor at Cornell's Boyce Thompson Institute. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
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April 19, 2016
The ice sheets that cover Greenland are changing rapidly in a warming world. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Bristol's Jon Hawkings examines how a melting glacier can bring life to different parts of the island.
April 18, 2016
In today's Academic Minute, Fairleigh Dickinson University's Krista Jenkins discusses whether coming of age in the women’s movement may lead mothers to back Hillary Clinton, while their daughters go for Bernie Sanders.
April 15, 2016
Men and women have notable differences in what they look for in a long-term mate. In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's David Frederick discusses the differences between the sexes when it comes to matching up.
April 14, 2016
How many phantom texts have you gotten today? In today's Academic Minute, Georgia Institute of Technology's Robert Rosenberger examines why we think our phone is vibrating in our pocket, even though it’s just in our head.
April 13, 2016
Can you change your partner over time or should you find someone you click with right away? In today's Academic Minute, Wellesley College's Angela Bahns explains that birds of a feather do flock together, but only if they’re similar from the beginning of the relationship.
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