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All In The News tagged "BBC"

How the Oil Industry Made Us Doubt Climate Change

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 19 BBC News feature about how the oil industry perpetuated climate change doubt.

Why Women Are More at Risk From Concussion

Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 31 BBC story about differences in concussions for men and women athletes. 

Spray on Antennas to Connect Everyday Objects to the Internet

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in an Oct. 9 BBC Radio “Click” segment about his research to develop spray-applied MXene antennas.

In Search of Epiphanies

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an April 9 BBC Radio 4 documentary about epiphanies and “Aha!” moments.

How Laughter Makes You Work Better

Research by John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that laughter can help people solve tricky logic puzzles, was mentioned in an April 4 BBC “Capital” article.

When Greeks Flew Kites

Jesse Ballenger, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on BCC Radio 4 in a story about the history of Alzheimer's disease.

Taser Shock Disrupts Brain Function

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the Criminology and Justices Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed in an Oct. 25 BBC Radio 4 segment regarding his research on the effects of tasers on the brain. 

British 'Sea Dragon' Fossils are 'New to Science'

The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an Oct. 6 article on BBC News’ website about the identification of two new ichthyosaurs, including one whose specimen is housed at the Academy.

Will the Skyscrapers Outlast the Pyramids?

Michel Barsoum, PhD, distinguished professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 9 story about the longevity of pyramids.

The Real Madness of March?

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on BBC’s “Sportshour” on March 21 about the coalition she co-founded for college athletes’ rights.