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April 24, 2015
Male vervet monkeys have a colorful genital and perineal area and engage in red-white-and-blue displays to show off their colors. In today's Academic Minute, American Public University's Jennifer Cramer describes what monkeys' colorful skin may communicate to other monkeys.
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October 8, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Florida's Keith Ashley describes what life was like for Native Americans at the earliest Spanish missions.
October 5, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Northern Arizona University's Paul Keim discusses how DNA analysis can be used to trace anthrax outbreaks to their original sources. Keim is Regents’ Professor and Cowden Chair of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona, where his teaching and research interests are focused on the genetic analysis of bacteria, fungi, birds, and plants. Find out more about him here.
October 4, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Bärbel Hönisch of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory describes how rising levels of CO2 are not only warming the atmosphere, but accelerating the acidification of the oceans as well.
October 3, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Oregon State University's Megan McClelland explores what a preschooler’s ability to pay attention reveals about their odds of future academic success.
October 2, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Karen Hardy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona explores how new information about the behavior of Neanderthals is providing a new picture of their mental abilities.
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