- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (13 July 2013)
The Brain Scoop series by the incredible Emily Graslie, which I only just discovered this week, is just wonderful. I watched these for about an hour. They’re witty, infectiously energetic, and fascinating looks at natural history museums. Here are some favourites on platypus, the skinning of a wolf, giant flying squirrels, and the “overflow skull storage room, which is redundant since the entire museum is overflow skull storage”.
An insightful attempt to understand the bigfoot genome, the woman who created it, and how an honest attempt at science can go horribly wrong. By John Timmer.
We have scent & taste receptors throughout our bodies that are actually smelling & tasting. By Veronique Greenwood.
The horrible psychology of