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Food Safe 001 Thanksgiving Food Safety

Food Safe 001 Thanksgiving Food Safety

November 12, 2019

Thanksgiving is a great time of year but if foodborne illness is present, it is not fun at all! Learn the safe and easy tips to stay safe this year! 

Mosquito Menace on the Move

Mosquito Menace on the Move

October 2, 2019

In some parts of the country, fall has arrived.  Unfortunately, in South Texas, we never really make the transition to fall colors, pumpkin spice, or crisp sunrises.  What we settle for instead, is cooling weather and decreasing hordes of blood thirsty mosquitoes.  These aerial vampires not only cause intense irritation and itching from bites, they also transmit many serious diseases.

Another Shrimp FAD?

Another Shrimp FAD?

September 25, 2019

In our last podcast, we introduced our listeners to the basics of farmed Pacific white shrimp.  First reported this year, IHHNV was not the first shrimp FAD to occur in the US. 

The Other Side of an FAD

The Other Side of an FAD

September 18, 2019

When we discuss foreign animal diseases, we usually think of mammals, with the occasional bird outbreak.  But, in the field of veterinary medicine, we treat all species. 

P-Value, the False Idol (revisited)

P-Value, the False Idol (revisited)

September 11, 2019

Let's take a quick look into what p-values are and most importantly, what they can and cannot tell us. P-values help guide us on the path, make sure it truly the path you wish to go down. A must-listen for anyone reading scientific journals. 

Vacation Gifts No One Wants to Receive

Vacation Gifts No One Wants to Receive

September 4, 2019

Vacation season draws to a close.  School will soon start back.  Many people enjoyed a relaxing getaway, and perhaps stayed in a nice hotel.  In the recent outbreak of pneumonia in Atlanta, Georgia, we are reminded that occasionally people come home from vacation with more than a tan and some great memories.

I Like My DNA With Farts

I Like My DNA With Farts

August 28, 2019

After this podcast, you will want all of your DNA served with a light crop dusting as well! Learn about one of nature's ingenious safety mechanisms regarding DNA. It is fun and no fart sounds,  we promise. ;)

There’s Nothing Humorous or Humoral About Poison Ivy

There’s Nothing Humorous or Humoral About Poison Ivy

August 21, 2019

As one of Batman's enemies, Poison Ivy portrays an educational analogy on Cell Mediated Immunity (CMI), hapten toxins, and Type IV Hypersensitivity. Learn where Batman fits into this picture and much, much more.  

Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms

August 14, 2019

Algae live everywhere and are often harmless.  However, some cause severe disease in unsuspecting swimmers, anglers, and pescatarians. 

Bugs for Breakfast

Bugs for Breakfast

August 7, 2019

Most horse owners know to check their hay for quality, but do you also know to check for little striped, beetles?