The Affordable Care Act extends health care benefits to people who were previously incarcerated. Marsha Regenstein, a professor in the department of health policy at George Washington University, observes how the law will benefit people with a history of having spent time in jail.
How will your fantasy baseball team do this season? Dae Kwak, assistant professor of sports management at the University of Michigan, discusses the psychological impact fantasy sports advertising has on even experienced players.
As increasingly powerful telescopes improve, so does our ability to study the vastness of the galaxy. Jason Kalirai, associate researcher at the Center for Astrophysical Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, specializes in the deepest of deep space studies.
Metallic screws and plates have long been used in reconstructive medical procedures. Dr. David Kaplan, professor of biomedical engineering at Tufts University, touts the potential benefit of replacing metal with silk in these surgeries.
2013-2014 Academic Minute Listener's Choice Poll
Jason Kalirai, Johns Hopkins University - Exploring Exo-Planets (31%, 182 Votes)
Marsha Regenstein, George Washington University - The Health Care of Former Prisoners (22%, 131 Votes)
David Kaplan, Tufts University - Biomedical Orthopedics (18%, 108 Votes)
Dae Kwak, University of Michigan - Fantasy Baseball and Marketing (18%, 107 Votes)
Max Guyll, Iowa State University - The Psychology of False Confessions (6%, 35 Votes)
Muhammad Khalifa, Michigan State University - Hip Hop Identities (6%, 33 Votes)
Total Voters: 596
Voting closes December 12th
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