Monthly Archive:: January 2018

Robert Linhardt, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Kicking Lyme Disease Without Antibiotics or Vaccines

We all want to find a way to kick Lyme disease to the curb. Robert Linhardt,

Pankaj Karande, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Engineering Living Tissue for Transplantation

Can we make human organs in the lab? Pankaj Karande, assistant professor of chemical and bioengineering

Kevin Rose, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – What We Don’t Know About Climate Change

There’s still much to learn about climate change. Kevin Rose, assistant professor of biological sciences at

Jennifer Hurley, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Circadian Clock Disruption

How important is it to be in tune with your circadian clock? Jennifer Hurley, assistant professor

RPI Week on The Academic Minute (2018.01.15)

RPI Week on The Academic Minute 2018.01.15 Monday, January 15th Jennifer Hurley of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Academic Minute for 2018.01.08-01.12

  Academic Minute from 1.08 – 1.12 Monday, January 8th Julia Seng – University of Michigan

Katherine Rafferty, Iowa State University – Doctor Parent Communication

Having a chronically ill child is a stressful situation for parents. Katherine Rafferty, lecturer at Iowa

Emilia Simeonova, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School – Health Benefits of a Congestion Tax

Taxing those who drive in cities can have positive side effects. Emilia Simeonova, assistant professor at

Naja Ferjan Ramirez, University of Washington – Building Bilingual Brains

Learning a second language can be important for the future. Naja Ferjan Ramirez, research scientist at

Marieke van Heugten, University at Buffalo – How Accents at Home Affect Baby Language

Do infants whose parents have different accents learn differently? Marieke van Heugten, assistant professor of psychology