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May 27, 2016
Does the mass media’s coverage of obesity affect how we perceive others? In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's David Frederick says how we frame the national discussion of obesity can have a big influence on those suffering from it.
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March 22, 2016
Every day you’re becoming more and more like the people around you. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Chicago's Jack Gilbert explains how the sharing of bacteria from person to person could make us healthier in the long run.
March 21, 2016
Life for migrants is not easy, and it can be even harder on the LGBT community. In today's Academic Minute, Rutgers University's Edward Alessi details the hardships these groups face during their relocation.
March 18, 2016
Your level of self-control could be tied to the amount of sleep you had last night. In today's Academic Minute, Clemson University's June Pilcher explores how getting an appropriate amount of shut-eye could lead to better choices during the daytime.
March 17, 2016
The oceans are changing with the climate and human intervention. In today's Academic Minute, Clarkson University's Andrew A. David discusses these changes and how they affect the species within.
March 16, 2016
The news cycle isn’t the only 24-hour cycle we see. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Jun Li discusses how our brains are also on their own 24-hour clock.
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