January 2, 2014 – Emily Graslie of The Field Museum/The Brain Scoop

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Science

Tonight’s show was produced and hosted by Kaitlin Stack Whitney.


Our guest is Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent for The Field Museum in Chicago. She’s also the host of The Brain Scoop, a science education YouTube channel.


Tune in at 7pm central time on January 2nd, 2014 to hear her interview on 89.9 FM or streaming online here at wortfm.org.


She discusses her show, her new job with The Field Museum, her recent and incredibly popular posts about skinning wolves and standing up to gender discrimination, what her next big assignment is, and which exhibits to check out when you go to The Field Museum.


Check out some of Emily’s recent Brain Scoop episodes that are mentioned on the show:

“Where My Ladies At?”

“Skinning the Wolf” (might want parental supervision for this with young kids)

“Carl Akeley’s Fighting African Elephants”


The whole channel can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/user/thebrainscoop

And learn more about Emily here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Graslie


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