Ivan de Araujo – Yale University – Craving Calories

Are humans hard-wired to crave sweet treats? Dr. Ivan de Araujo, an associate professor of psychiatry

Dan Jurafsky featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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Arnout van de Rijt – Stony Brook University – Success Breeds Success

“The researchers from Stony Brook University conducted a few unusual experiments that showed that people who

Dr. Lynn Pasquerella takes the #IceBucketChallenge

The #IceBucketChallenge has reached The Academic Minute! Our host, Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, joined the ranks of

Chandra Wickramasighe – University of Buckingham – Cosmic Beginnings

How life began on Earth remains one of the main foci of scientists the world over.

Stephanie Hinnershitz, Valdosta State University – Asian-American Immigration

Discussions about civil rights in America rarely focus on the plight of Asian-American immigrants. But, as

John Roe featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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Brian Hesse, Northwest Missouri State – Chibuku and Growing Rates of African Beer Consumption

The consumption of alcohol on the continent of Africa ranks amongst the lowest globally, but as

Behind the Scenes: Recording The Academic Minute

We welcomed Dr. Allison Redlich of the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice into WAMC’s

Kari Cooper, UC Davis – Reservoirs of Magma

The typical Hollywood depiction of a volcano might be visually stunning, but it’s not very accurate.