Blogs & Videos: The Brain Scoop
Check out what our Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Emily Graslie, has explored on The Brain Scoop!
Considering how sweaty and dehydrated I became during this film shoot, it's remarkable that Ernesto and the rest of the bird team were diligently out for long periods of time, at all hours of the day and night, to listen for the birds of the Amazon.
These assessments - recording the calls and sightings of birds - helps inform distribution and range of known species, the information used to update maps and increase our knowledge about these animals and their habitats. Check out these revised maps! Read more about Bird Calls of Amazonia
Taking a break from our Amazon Adventures to bring you answers to all of life's biggest questions! .... or, just whatever you asked me on Twitter (@ehmee) or the Facebooks. Read more about Ask Emily #10
Pregnant bats and the world's largest spider; your average evening in the Amazon. Read more about Two Bats and a Spider
We found so many snakes with Pablo that we decided to have a few episodes devoted to these beautiful and often misunderstood creatures. First: the common Fer-de-lance! Read more about The Fer-de-Lance
When in doubt, sniff a tree. No, really! Botanists and rainforest ecologists follow their noses to identify certain species in addition to looking at the plant's flowers, and counting leaves on branches. Read more about Investigating the Trees of Amazonia
In which we take an expedition deep into an area of unstudied rainforest, and document our discoveries. At night. Read more about In Search of Night Life
This is the 2nd installment in a 2-part series of highlights from our expedition deep into the bat caves of Kenya! Read more about Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Pt. 2
In January 2014, Emily accompanied Curator of Mammals Bruce Patterson on a field expedition into the bat caves of Kenya. They were joined with Field Museum Media Producers Greg Mercer and Emily Ward to document the experience. This is the 1st installment in a 2-part series of highlights from the trip; there's much more to come! Read more about Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Pt. I
Team Brain Scoop is about to helicopter into a biologically unknown region of the Peruvian jungle with a team of conservationists to study and document the area's biodiversity for the first time in its history. Read more about Into Perú