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November 24, 2017
Zebrafish could hold clues to helping us repair our eyesight. In today's Academic Minute, SUNY Geneseo's Travis Bailey examines how zebrafish repair their eyes and what we can learn to benefit ourselves in the future.

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February 6, 2015
Saturday Night Live premiered in 1975, but satire is hardly a new concept. In today's Academic Minute, Mount Saint Mary College's Stephanie Pietros presents a close read of Shakespeare’s Othello as contemporary theater attendees might have interpreted some inside jokes.
February 5, 2015
The suicide of Robin Williams is just the latest example of a celebrity’s actions raising the discussion to national attention. In today's Academic Minute, Indiana University's Jessica Gall Myrick explores the nature of celebrity influence over the population especially in terms of medical conditions.
February 4, 2015
What exactly does the job description of First Lady of the United States consist of? Throughout history, the position has taken on a variety of unspoken duties. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Scranton's Jean Wahl Harris takes a deep look at what is expected of First Ladies.
February 3, 2015
The concept of nothingness is very different in outer space. In today's Academic Minute, Ohio State University's Paul Matthew Sutter discusses nothing through the lens of cosmology.
February 2, 2015
Because of their speedy reproductive rates, fruit flies are exceptionally useful for scientific experimentation. We’ve seen it before: here and here. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Massachusetts' Michele Markstein explores their use in improving chemotherapy treatment.

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