A Bear Skull

While preparing for a full day of filming, The Brain Scoop team was paid a surprise visit by a university groundskeeper who had discovered a black bear skull in the woods. It is so old! – Yeah, that’s what I was saying: it was the oldest one he’d seen. And Continue Reading

Recommended Reading

Hey. We’re gonna talk about some books that I read. I get a lot of questions about, “Hey, Emily, what are you reading right now?” and “How do you know all of this?” and “Oh my god, you’re really smart.” And thank you very much, but I, uh, obviously didn’t Continue Reading

Bullet Ant Venom

– So the other group of ants [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] that we have today are bullet ants. [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] – Why are they called bullet ants? [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] – Well, they’re called bullet ants [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] because their sting is so painful [* Continue Reading