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It Belongs in a Museum!

New Webseries Alert: The Brain Scoop


If you find yourself loving Caitlin Doughty‘s Ask A Mortician but wish she talked more about the embalming techniques of cash-strapped small museums doing their best to present the science of the natural world to their patrons and/or animals, you might want to check out the latest addition to the Nerdfighter YouTube family, The Brain Scoop, featuring Emily Graslie, the volunteer curatorial assistant at the University of Montana Zoological museum. Above is the first episode of her new show covering the museum’s unseen (because there is only so much display space) collections. Below is her first Q&A video (which includes how the museum acquires its animal remains), and below that, if you’ve got a hankering for the creepy, she shows us the dark basement room where all the things in formaldehyde jars are kept because there’s no other space for them. Enjoy!

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  • Anonymous

    Moose in a box. “Moldy monkeys.” Brain removal. Dermestes maculatus. Highly relevant to my interests. Morning has been made. Morning has been made.

  • http://twitter.com/Ultrafem Ultra Fem

    Trying to describe this series doesn’t work. JUST WATCH IT.

  • Anonymous

    NSFW for beetle orgies