Monthly Archive:: April 2015

Elizabeth Thomas, Scripps Research Institute – Genetic Factors of Huntington’s Disease

Curing diseases is a lot like solving a puzzle. Elizabeth Thomas, a molecular and cellular neuroscientist

Sandee McClowry, NYU – Insights in Early Education

Shy, grumpy, social, hard-working — it’s not about changing children’s personalities. This is especially important in the

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.4.20)

Monday, April 20 Sandee McClowry of New York University profiles her work customizing early education. Tuesday,

Stephen Barnard, St. Lawrence University – Social Media and Journalism

In 2015, social media is ubiquitous. Stephen Barnard, sociologist at St. Lawrence University, is studying the

Glenn Geher featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Gabe Bowen, University of Utah – Ancient Warming Periods and Today

The climate has always been changing. Dr. Gabe Bowen, a geochemist at the University of Utah,

Thomas Goetz, University of Konstanz, A New Type of Boredom

Are you bored? If you are, do you know what type of boredom you are experiencing?

John Lurz, Tufts – Literature as a Medium

Are you addicted to your kindle? These neat little devices are definitely convenient, but do they

Nancy Gallagher, University of Maryland – Public Perception of Iran Nuclear Deal

The recent nuclear deal reached by the US, its allies and Iran has incredible, world-wide implications.

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.4.13)

Monday, April 13 Nancy Gallagher of the University of Maryland analyzes the public perception of the