Science Minutes

Science Minutes

The submersible’s manipulator arm collecting a crab trap containing five galatheid crabs. (PHOTO: NOAA)

Stories from inside the work and passion of our local science community.

Atlantic Public Media resides in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, which is the home of five major science institutions. A logical connection has been to tell the stories behind the scientists’ work and passion. APM has created Science Minutes, which currently air on WCAI. In the past, APM produced One Species at a Time, an audio component for the Encyclopedia of Life involving secondary school students and citizen scientists.

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Clam Insights Clam Insights

Biologist Roger Hanlon on groundbreaking discoveries made with the same clams we eat in chowder.

Fantastic Voyage Fantastic Voyage DownloadBiologist Hazel Sive imagines traveling inside an embryo.

Attic Skulls Attic Skulls DownloadEvolutionary biologist Hopi Hoekstra gives a tour of the attic at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Horseshoe Crabs Horseshoe Crabs DownloadBiologist Roger Hanlon on the unique properties of horseshoe crab blood.

Ant Defenses Ant Defenses DownloadBiologist Adam Lazarus describes ants’ arsenal of defenses.

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