Reel Science Friday: 2012 Highlights

Catfish attacking pigeons, water traveling uphill, a blue whale barrel roll — it’s amazing what you can find in the “supplemental materials” section of the scientific journals. We’re taking a stroll down memory lane, for a look at the 2012 science videos that explored new terrain.

What were your favorite science videos of 2012?

Studies featured: beetle tusk growth, how crocodile scales form, catfish eating pigeons, how cucumber tendrils curl, spinning egg mystery, water flows uphill, blue whale barrel roll, cuttlefish camo.


Music by Lucky Dragons/ Mercy

Meet the Producer

About Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman was the host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.