Megan Ferry, Union College – Foreign Language Learning

We’ve previously examined how the multilingual nature of today’s classroom is shaping language learning. In today’s

Tamara Bogdanovic, Georgia Tech – Tidal Disruption

We’re learning more and more about black holes every day. Tamara Bogdanovic, a professor of physics

Doug Smith, UC San Diego – Molecular Motors

In today’s Academic Minute, a physicist at The University of California San Diego discusses the role

Anna Leahy, Chapman University – Scientific Poetry

Poetry and science are areas of academia you’d assume have little to no overlap. But, Anna

Neal Hall, UT Austin – Fly Inspired Hearing

The way flies perceive sound is helping engineers improve on microphone technology. Dr. Neal Hall, an

Edward LeBrun featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Paul Smethurst, University of Hong Kong – Cultural History of the Bicycle

The bicycle is so much more than two tires, brakes & handlebars. Dr. Paul Smethurst, an

Valorie Titus, APU – Eastern Tiger Salamander

In short, the eastern tiger salamander is in danger. However, Dr. Valorie Titus, a professor of

Michele Coscia, Harvard University – The Importance of Memetics

Before there was – the definitive encyclopedia of internet tropes, the concept of memes needed

Diane Beauchemin, Queen’s University – Hair Sample Forensic Advances

Criminals better start wearing hairnets! Dr. Diane Beauchemin, a chemist at Queen’s University in Canada, is