Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Mark Hunter, University of Michigan – Flourishing Despite Climate Change

Naturally, species react differently to climate change. Dr. Mark Hunter, a professor in the Department of

Alyssa Crittenden, UNLV – Microbiota of the Hadza Tribe

The old saying goes: you are what you eat. This appears to carry through into the

Se Hyun Ahn – University of Seoul – North Korea’s Energy Crisis

Energy consumption, creation, transport and usage are all serious topics that countries invariably deal with at

Michelle Hersh, Sarah Lawrence College – Lyme Disease and an Unlikely Relationship

“We couldn’t detect an effect, which is really surprising,” said Michelle Hersh in a recent article

David Kaplan featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our

Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University – The Language of Reviews

Reading online reviews of a restaurant before heading out for a meal is commonplace in today’s

Radu Sporea – University of Surrey – Solar Efficiency

Harnessing the full potential of solar power might indeed solve the world’s ongoing energy crisis. Of

Sean Morrison, UT Southwestern – Cellular Protein Production

Our understanding of how cells function is growing every day. Dr. Sean Morrison, Director of the

Robert Burne, Australian National University – Martian Minerals and Microbes

“But our finding, that stevensite can form around biological organisms, will encourage re-interpretation of these Martian

David Pincus, Chapman University – Fractal Psychological Processes

Fractals are naturally occurring patterns that replicate in a self-similar manner. But, as Chapman University psychologist