Monthly Archive:: May 2016

Daniel Klessig, Cornell University – How Does Aspirin Work?

How does aspirin work in your body? Daniel Klessig, professor in the Boyce Thompson Institute at

Allison Webel, Case Western Reserve University – Living with HIV

People with HIV are living longer than ever before, but secondary illnesses could be an issue.

This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.5.30)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.5.30 Monday, May 30 Allison Webel of Case Western Reserve

The Academic Minute for 2016.5.23-5.27

Academic Minute from 5.23 – 5.27 Monday, May 23 Christopher Wrede – Michigan State University Pre-Solar

David Frederick, Chapman University – Obesity Framing in the Media

Does the mass media’s coverage of obesity affect how we perceive others? David Frederick, assistant professor

Josh Reno featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Rebecca Gullan, Gwynedd Mercy University – Mentors that Matter

How important is having a good mentor during college? Rebecca Lakin Gullan, associate professor of psychology

Molly Cummings, University of Texas at Austin – Fish Skin Provides Invisibility in Open Ocean

How do you hide from predators in the open ocean? Molly Cummings, associate professor of biological

Lori Poloni-Staudinger, Northern Arizona University – Female Terrorists

Female terrorists are used partly for their shock value. Lori Poloni-Staudinger, professor and department chair in

Christopher Wrede, Michigan State University – Pre-Solar Grains

Are some of the earliest building blocks of the universe making their way to Earth? Chris