Monthly Archive:: August 2015

Women in STEM: The Academic Minute for 2015.8.17 – 8.21

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 8.17 – 8.21 Monday, August 17 Ami Zota –

Elizabeth Skippington, Indiana University – Mistletoe’s Secret

The seasonal usage of mistletoe is better known than anything about the plant itself. Elizabeth Skippington,

Joni Finney featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, University of Cape Town – Fossilized Clues

Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a palaeobiologist and a global expert on the microscopic structure of the

Gillian Ryan, Kettering University – Electric Blanket Tech

Engineering innovations are going to keep babies warm – thus saving their young lives. Dr. Gillian

Gayathri Devi, Duke University – Breast Cancer Treatments

Can medication used to treat alcoholism be repurposed for other medical conditions? Gayathri Devi, associate professor

Ami Zota, GWU – Heavy Metal Exposure

A heavy metal known as cadmium is a common environmental pollutant and a hazard because it

Women in STEM week (2015.8.17)

All this week, we’ll be highlighting the great research and technological advances women are contributing in

The Academic Minute for 2015.8.10 – 8.14

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 8.10- 8.14 Monday, August 10 Oksana Chkrebtii – The

Tracy Alloway, UNF – Lying Kids

If your kids are lying to you, it might be an indicator of intelligence! Tracy Alloway,