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Greek Mythology in the Garden

Next time you’re in your garden, think Greek. In today’s Academic Minute, Tufts University’s Marie-Claire Beaulieu explores the mythology present in this space.

Reducing E-Commerce Emissions

Shopping from home can also be bad for the environment. In today's Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's José Holguín-Veras explores ways to reduce vehicle emissions during shipping.

Thanksgiving Food and Gratitude

Food is the main event of most Thanksgivings. In today's Academic Minute, the University of North Carolina Charlotte's Ashli Stokes discusses the importance of preparing something tasty for your family to enjoy this holiday.

Can Important Unions Collapse and Disappear?

Unions can seem very strong, until they’re not. In today’s Academic Minute, Boston University’s Jay Zagorsky revisits one union that came and went.

What Happens if Someone Dies in Space?

What happens if an astronaut dies in space? In today’s Academic Minute, Baylor University’s Emmanuel Urquieta considers the options.

Kids and Sci-Fi Books

If kids like science fiction, why aren’t there enough sci-fi books for them to read? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Dakota’s Emily Midkiff says there’s plenty of “space” on the shelf.

The Curious Case of Phenylephrine

Does your over-the-counter cold medicine actually fight your cold? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Pittsburgh’s Lucas Berenbrok discusses which ones may work and which may not.

The Global Human Day

How do you spend your days? In today’s Academic Minute, McGill University’s William Fajzel examines this question from a global perspective.