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Episodes

Preview of American History Tellers

1/3/2018
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An introduction to a new podcast on American history including a short preview from their series on the Cold War.

Duration: 00:08:41


The Repellent DEET and Ticks

12/14/2017
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Insects have studied for many years, but it wasn’t until this year that we began to understand why DEET repels ticks. In the process we find that ticks have a different system of smelling than both humans and insects.

Duration: 00:20:06


Episode 13: How does the repellant DEET work?

11/28/2017
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DEET has been the gold standard of insect repellants for more than 50 years. Her is what we know about its history, how it works, and why we need something to replace it.

Duration: 00:16:33


Episode 12: Kids show - Why do mosquitoes need blood for their babies?

10/30/2017
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Why mosquitoes require blood is a fundamental question, but the answer may surprise you. Meet your new favorite mosquito and find out what makes your blood so great.

Duration: 00:11:10


Episode 11: Can West Nile be transmitted from human to mosquito?

9/29/2017
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With West Nile infections popping up from Michigan to Mumbai how many people are interested in how West Nile is transmitted. It goes from mosquito to human, but can it go back again?

Duration: 00:15:40


Episode 10: Do mosquitoes transmit plant diseases?

8/30/2017
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Interactions between mosquitoes and plants lead to interesting questions about what mosquitoes are doing when they aren’t biting people. Could it be that animals aren’t the only victims of these vectors of disease?

Duration: 00:17:33


Episode 9: Are there parasites in my Sushi?

7/25/2017
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Does the news about parasites in sushi have you avoiding your favorite restaurants? Learn all about the worms and how to avoid them. Announcements: Tiny Vampires has joined the Agora Podcast Network! I am very excited to have joined such a supportive team and really look forward to learning from them. My goal is always to bring more of the science you want to you and I really feel Agora will help me towards that goal. Please take the Agora Podcast Network Survey. It will help my new...

Duration: 00:12:02


Episode 9: Are there parasites in my Sushi?

7/24/2017
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Does the news about parasites in sushi have you avoiding your favorite restaurants? Learn all about the worms and how to avoid them. Announcements: Tiny Vampires has joined the Agora Podcast Network! I am very excited to have joined such a supportive team and really look forward to learning from them. My goal is always to bring more of the science you want to you and I really feel Agora will help me towards that goal. Please take the Agora Podcast Network Survey. It will help my new...

Duration: 00:13:31


Episode 7: Is the movie ‘Outbreak’ an accurate portrayal of vaccine development?

5/30/2017
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A special companion episode to the “Outbreak” episode of the Beyond the Big Screen Podcast. The story of the development of the Ebola vaccine and the trails to determine if it really works. Details on different types of vaccines, the many ways they are tested, and ethical issues during an outbreak. The paper we discussed in this episode was Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine in preventing Ebola virus disease: final results from the Guinea ring vaccination,...

Duration: 00:19:15