Meet The Brain Scoop’s Emily Graslie

11:58 minutes

A typical episode of “The Brain Scoop” might find host Emily Graslie cataloguing frogs in the Amazon, gawking at nanodiamonds in a curator’s lab, or cutting open a zebra. This isn’t prime-time TV, it’s YouTube. Emily Graslie talks about bringing YouTubers behind the scenes of natural history museums, why she loves dissection, and what keeps “Brain Scoop” viewers coming back, 100 episodes in.

Want to get the flavor of “The Brain Scoop”? In this episode, Graslie skins a wolf to reveal its insides.

For more on Graslie, read an extended Q&A here.

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Emily Graslie

Emily Graslie is the Executive Producer, Host and writer for the PBS series Prehistoric Road Trip. She’s also Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.

Meet the Producer

About Annie Minoff

Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.

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Q&A With Emily Graslie

More with the Field Museum's Chief Curiosity Correspondent and host of the "The Brain Scoop" on YouTube.

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