Monthly Archive:: December 2016

Adam Blackler, Black Hills State University – Germany, Genocide and Namibia

There is still one genocide Germany has not taken responsibility for. Adam Blackler, assistant professor of

Charles Bourque, McGill University – How the Brain’s Clock Drives Thirst Before Sleep

Do you have a drink of water before bed? Charles Bourque, professor of neurosurgery at McGill

F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland Baltimore County – Science Achievement Gap

The achievement gap in science can start early. F. Chris Curran, Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Eliane Lucassen, Leiden University Medical Center – Continuous Light Causes Premature Aging

Could continuous light make you age faster? Eliane Lucassen, Faculty in the Lab for Neurophysiology at

This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.12.12)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.12.12 Monday, December 12th Eliane Lucassen of the Leiden University

The Academic Minute for 2016.12.05-12.09

Academic Minute from 12.5 – 12.9 Monday, December 5th Craig Thorley – University of Liverpool Group

Andrew Oswald, University of Warwick – Fruits, Vegetables and Happiness

If you’re feeling sad – have a few servings of veggies. Andrew Oswald, Professor of Economics

Shawn Bishop featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Mazhar Arikan, University of Kansas – Baggage Fees

Everyone hates bag fees at the airport. Mazhar Arikan, assistant professor in the school of business

Joshua Reiss, Queen Mary University of London – Origins of Auto-Tune

Auto-Tune rules today’s Top 40 airwaves. Joshua Reiss, reader in the school of electronic engineering and