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December 14, 2018
Have we found one of the genes responsible for aging? In today's Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen explores senescence and one gene that stops cells from dividing later in life.

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November 4, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Vanderbilt University's Rangaraj Ramanujam uses fourth down plays to explain why and when businesses choose to go for it.
November 3, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lycoming College's Daniela Ribitsch examines the arbitrary connection between words and the objects they represent. Ribitsch is a professor of German at Lycoming, in Williamsport, Pa. A transcript of this podcast can be found here. 
November 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Wellesley College's Bevil Conway discusses how the brain creates color and reveals methods artists have used to compensate for the shifting color palette of human perception.
November 1, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Bowdoin College's Kristen Ghodsee explains why after only two decades, many former Eastern Bloc countries are developing a growing nostalgia for communism.
October 31, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dan Shaw explores the range of theories explaining why many of us enjoy horror films.

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