Pet Safety for the Holidays
Brenda Stevens from the College of Veterinary Medicine has tips for keeping pets safe and healthy during holiday celebrations.
Living in Wild Suburbia
Our idea of idyllic suburban living doesn't necessarily feature bobcats, but it turns out suburbia is a little bit wilder than we thought.
In this October episode of Audio Abstract we focus - zombie-like - on the brain!
Math in Motion
Mathematician Tye Lidman and dancer Michelle Pearson are working together to make two disciplines that people find difficult - math and dance - accessible to a broader audience.
The Beer Episode
In this episode of Audio Abstract, we talk beer brewing with John Sheppard, director of the NC State brewery.
Pesticide Resistance Arms Race
Fred Gould talks about the rising rates of herbicide and pesticide resistance and the current state of the resistance arms race.
You’re Only As Old As You Feel – Sort Of
How we feel about aging can affect us psychologically and physically. In this episode of Audio Abstract we talk about our perceptions of and attitudes toward aging with Shevaun Neupert, associate professor of psychology at NC State.
Today we're talking termites - what we know about them and how new research into their pheromones could help us keep them away from our homes.
For NC State paleontologist Mary Schweitzer, an accidental discovery – and an open mind – led to a new field of paleontology. Schweitzer talks about the emerging field of molecular paleo – what it is and what it can tell […]
Gerontology and Companion Animals
Natasha Olby talks about challenges owners face with aging pets and the emerging field of gerontology for companion animals.
‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 2
In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part two we discuss side dishes, desserts and storing leftovers.
‘Barf-proofing’ the Holidays, Part 1
In this two-part episode of Audio Abstract, NC State food safety extension specialist Ben Chapman helps us "barf-proof" the holidays. In part one we talk turkey - literally - with best practices for cooking your bird.