This week we’ll be featuring five winners of the 2012 Academic Minute Senior Superlatives .
Thomas Park of the University of Illinois at Chicago received the Most Likely to Take Over the World award for this explanation of why the naked mole rat can survive conditions that would be lethal to most of us. Park is a professor of biology and Neuro Group Coordinator at Illinois-Chicago. Find out more about him here . A transcript of this podcast can be found here .