SoS 42- Another Cool One with Vince Battista This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Vince Battista, a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan. Though Vince’s primary research interests include adaptation to cold weather and gene-culture coevolution, this interview contains so much more.
SoS 41- Evolution, Education, and Sex Differences with David Geary This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. David Geary, Curator’s Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Geary is a cognitive and developmental evolutionary psychologist with interests in mathematical cognition and learning as well as the biological … Read More
SoS 40- Hormones, Bones, and More with Katie Lee This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Katie Lee, a graduate student in anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Katie shares her current work in Poland investigating how physical activity and estrogen interact to affect bone in healthy adult women.
SoS 39 – Mothers2Babies with Drs. Luseadra McKerracher and Deb Sloboda This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Drs. Luseadra and McKerracher and Deb Sloboda of McMaster University in Ontario. Drs. McKerracher and Sloboda are a part of the “Mothers2Babies” project based in Hamilton, Ontario. They talk about their experience … Read More
SoS 38- Fire! with Andy Sorensen This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Andrew Sorensen, a post-doctoral researcher within the Human Origins and Material Culture Studies groups at the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden. Dr. Sorensen’s work investigates pyrotechnology in the Palaeolithic, with a focus on fire use and … Read More
SoS 37- A Republic of Play with Rob Ruck This week on the Sausage of Science, we are thrilled to welcome our first historian onto the show! Dr. Rob Ruck, professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, chats with Chris and Cara about sports, history, culture, and health, interweaving many of our favorite topics.
SoS Episode 35 – New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology with Robin Nelson On this episode of SoS, Chris and Cara talk with Dr. Robin Nelson about her research in Jamaica, and theory and practice in a truly biocultural field
SoS 34 – Belongingness, Religion, and Animal Emotions with Barbara King This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Barbara King about her multifaceted research projects covering aspects of belongingness, religion, animal emotion, and human evolution. In addition to her research and multiple book publications, Dr. King has spent years … Read More
SoS 34- Chatting with Dr. Sera Young about White Dirt, Women’s Health, and Water Security On this week’s episode of the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Sera Young about her research on geophagy, water insecurity, and the quirks of cats and tinsel.
SoS Episode 33 – Getting in to Entomophagy with Julie Lesnik On this week’s episode of the Sausage of Science, we chat with Dr. Julie Lesnik about human evolution and edible insects! Dr. Lesnik traces her path through anthropology to entomophagy, and shares her experiences working in the field.