Monthly Archive:: June 2016

John O’Meara, St. Michael’s College – Traces of the First Stars

Have we found the fingerprints of the first group of stars in our universe? John O’Meara,

Don MacKenzie, University of Washington – Driverless Cars

Self-driving cars could have some positive and negative environmental factors. Don MacKenzie, assistant professor of transportation

This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.06.13)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.6.13 Monday, June 13 Don MacKenzie of the University of

The Academic Minute for 2016.06.06-06.10

Academic Minute from 6.6 – 6.10 Monday, June 6 Trevor Douglas – Indiana University Hydrogen Biofuel

Tin-Chun Chu, Seton Hall University – Tea Extracts Boost Antibiotic Performance

The World Health Organization warns we’re entering a post-antibiotic era. Tin-Chun Chu, associate professor in the

Lori Martin featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida – Smartphone Dependency

Everyone has a smartphone these days, but the media is still looking for the best way

David Weld, University of California Santa Barbara – The Dance of Atoms

Improving our understanding of matter could lead to new technologies. David Weld, assistant professor of physics

Deepka Shukla, University of Illinois at Chicago – Treatment For Herpes Virus

Is a protection against the herpes virus on the way? Deepak Shukla, professor of ophthalmology and

Trevor Douglas, Indiana University – Hydrogen Biofuel

Driving has continued to be a source of pollution. Trevor Douglas, professor of chemistry at Indiana