Zombees

Ep. 34: Zombees! A Halloween Episode – with guest Dr. John Hafernik

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One day a few years ago, zombees were discovered in San Francisco. No, not zombies.  No brains were eaten, or undead reanimated.  We’re talking about zombees.  This is an affliction currently affecting honeybees in North America.  These bees have their bodies hijacked by a parasite that slowly eats them from the inside out.  As these […]

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Ep. 29: Teaching Science with Animals and Travel – with guest Dr. Meenakshi Prabhune

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Science is all around us, but sometimes, it is easy to be intimidated by the formulas, math, and terminology.  That’s why today’s guest, Dr. Meenakshi Prabhune (or Minu for short), goes about teaching science using things we see in everyday life and things we can relate to – namely, animals.  Growing up in India, she had […]