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May 12, 2021
Clyde Sorenson talks cicadas.
Apr 12, 2021
Volcanologist Arianna Soldati talks about how volcanoes operate and what it's like to get up close and personal with lava.
Mar 15, 2021
Heather Patisaul talks about compounds in plastics that can affect your health.
Feb 15, 2021
Delisia Matthews and Qiana Cryer-Coupet talk about sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and what it means to be a part of the community.
Jan 21, 2021
A hive is only as healthy as its queen. Alison McAfee discusses queen failure.
Dec 18, 2020
Greg Lewbart, a professor of aquatic medicine here at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine, knows that when treating turtles and fish, innovative solutions are part of the process.
Oct 7, 2020
Skylar Hopkins explains why some parasites need protecting.
Sep 22, 2020
Computer scientist Brad Reaves talks about robocalls - how they work and what happens when you answer one.
Aug 26, 2020
Mathematical biologist Alun Lloyd talks about the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses in the US and the methods we can use to stop them.
Aug 4, 2020
How will the universe end? Katie Mack talks about universe-ending scenarios.
Jun 9, 2020
Astrophysicist Steve Reynolds gives us the lowdown on the solar minimum, space weather, and other cool facts about our favorite star, the Sun.
May 14, 2020
Erin McKenney explains how sourdough does what it does and how you, too, can turn microbes into bread.
Apr 20, 2020
Chris DePerno talks about North Carolina snakes and how to coexist with them.
Mar 11, 2020
Roland Kays discusses the impact of house cats' hunting on local wildlife.
Mar 2, 2020
Brice Coffer tells us what forecasters know about thunderstorms and tornado formation.