Monthly Archive:: November 2014

Shikha Sharma, West Virginia University – Isotopic Fingerprints

A clean source of energy might just save the world. Dr. Shikha Sharma, assistant professor of

Jin Montclare, NYU – Gene Therapy

Top scientists are working to keep us healthy on a molecular level! Dr. Jin Montclare, associate

Cristina Cox Fernandes, UMass Amherst – Electric Fish

The discovery of a new species is always exciting! Dr. Cristina Cox Fernandes, an lecturer at

Union College’s David Cotter records at the WAMC Studios

The Academic Minute was pleased to welcome Dr. David Cotter to our studios at WAMC Northeast

Keith Hatschek, University of the Pacific – Jazz and Civil Rights

Jazz legend Dave Brubeck is noted for his incredible music skill as a pianist and bandleader.

2014 Listener’s Choice Award

It’s that time of year again – vote for The Academic Minute Senior Superlatives Listener’s Choice

Michael Inzlicht featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Dan Baker, University of Colorado – Inclement Space Weather

We’ve come very close to an interstellar calamity. Dr. Daniel Baker, a physicist at UC Boulder,

Joseph Rubin, University of Saskatchewan – Micro-Pathogens

Microscopic pathogens are all around us, working to make us sick. Dr. Joseph Rubin, a microbiologist

Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, George Washington University – Explaining Consciousness

We’re still in the infancy of neuroscience. But, Dr. Mohamad Koubeissi, a George Washington University neurologist,