Dr. Eleanor Dishes about Ants!

Looking for a new podcast to listen to while waiting for the next season of Serial? Check out Under The Microscope -- available for free on iTunes -- [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:45-05:00March 18th, 2015|

Urban Cicada Safari

On September 2, as the 9-5ers emptied out of downtown Raleigh, we gathered near the State Legislature Building to embark on an urban insect adventure. [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:56-05:00September 12th, 2014|

#KidsDoScience reprise

School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be thinking about next year’s science fair project. Today, Adam Hochberg reported [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:21-05:00July 22nd, 2013|

Carpe Cicada!

As a kid, I never could sleep well on Christmas Eve. The anticipation of Santa’s visit  (and the pile of wrapped presents he [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:27-05:00May 7th, 2013|

Scaredy Cats

For the last 100,000 years, big critters have been hunting (and haunting) our human ancestors. Think saber-tooth cats, giant kangaroos and big snakes. This evolutionary [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:31-05:00November 2nd, 2012|

Right Under Our Noses

Arthropods! In your house! Ok, you shouldn’t be surprised. We’ve been talking about the arthropods – insects, spiders and their kin – co-habitating with us [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:32-05:00September 13th, 2012|

Not All Pits Are Equal

Yesterday, Dr. Julie Horvath introduced you to our Armpit Microbe Pilot Study, known as #PitStart to those of you following along in real time on [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:33-05:00August 28th, 2012|

Arthropod Update

*Today post-doc Matt Bertone gives us an update on some of the wild, wonderful and wacky finds the Arthropods of Our Homes team has made [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:38-05:00August 2nd, 2012|

Scientific American Podcast

Think of the weirdest creatures you’ve even seen in a sci-fi film. Now think of this: there are far stranger, albeit smaller, critters living in [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:42-05:00January 25th, 2012|