Monthly Archive:: February 2015

Elizabeth Behrman, Wichita State University – Quantum Artificial Intelligence

We’re still trying to figure what consciousness is exactly. Elizabeth Berhman, a professor of physics and

Megan Mueller, Tufts University – Benefits of Pet Ownership

Playing fetch with the family dog might have some far reaching benefits. Megan Mueller, a research

Ian Hawes, University of Canterbury – Mapping Ice Algae with Underwater Drones

Ian Hawes and his team have a very hard job. Along with colleagues from Aarhus University

Ron Mallett, UCONN – Theories of Time Travel

  Are we getting closer to achieving time travel? According to Ron Mallett, the answer is

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.02.16)

Monday, February 16 Ronald Mallett of UCONN celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Einstein’s Theory of

Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, Yale University – Monogamous Monkeys

It’s Valentine’s Day – an appropriate time to look into the love lives of owl monkeys.

Rob Hillier, Norwich University of the Arts – The Sylexiad Typeface

Dyslexia is one of the most commonly diagnosed learning disabilities. Rob Hillier, a graphic artist &

Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, UT Austin – Unlocking Parkinson’s Disease

What does SLC30A10 mean to you? Chances are: not a lot. To, Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, a pharmacologist

Charlton McIlwain featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

David Cox, University of Surrey – The World’s Smallest Snowman

Do you want to build the world smallest snowman? David Cox, a fellow at the University