John Finley, LSU – Cocoa Power

Sure, chocolate is delicious, but the main ingredient offers us many health benefits as well! John

Artur Ekert, University of Oxford – Crytographic Key Security

Every day, there are new reports of identity theft and other security breaches. Artur Ekert, Professor

Zev Williams, Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Rescue Karyotyping

A process known as rescue karyotyping is allowing doctors to look back into the genetic history

Jodie Plumert, University of Iowa – Understanding Safety

How a child learns about the concept of safety depends greatly on the conversations they have

Marsha Regenstein featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Josep Marco-Pallarés, University of Barcelona – Musical Anhedonia

Music is generally regarded as one of the most pleasurable stimuli we, as humans, experience. Music’s

Peter Savelyev, Vanderbilt University – Lifelong Benefits of Preschool

Preschool isn’t just finger-painting and nap-time! Peter Savelyev, an assistant professor of economics at Vanderbilt University,

Preview: The University of Hong Kong

The Academic Minute is proud to welcome a new institution into our family of contributors. We

Denise Dearing, University of Utah – Pikas Adapting to Climate Change

“They may be more resistant to climate change than we thought” says Dr. Denise Dearing in

Holly Bik, UC Davis – Diversity of Microbial Life

When you think “big-data,” you may not immediately think of the genetic contents of the deep