Functional Morphology (ANATOMY) with Joy Reidenberg

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Ever poked at roadkill? Watched videos of exploding whales? Drooled over a curio cabinet full of claws & bones? Peered into a jar with a pickled toad? Then this one is for you. Arguably the world's most famous comparative anatomist (and pretty-much-also functional morphologist) Dr. Joy Reidenberg pulls up a chair at Mt. Sinai Hospital to talk about her fascinating backstory, exploding whales, taxidermied chipmunks, dead toadfish, animal's weird anatomy and its function and how it might help human health. She is absolutely amazing and you will become obsessed with her work.


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Sound editing by Steven Ray Morris

Theme song by Nick Thorburn


Some links which may be of interest:

“Inside Nature’s Giants” featuring a very dead sperm whale

The 411 on “Mythical Beasts

First webpage everrrr

Sir Timothy Berners-Lee

Smelling salts stat plz

His Heighness….uhhh, Vint Cerf

The whale will break your ears

Olde-timey sky flappers

Immune to your own stench

The Bends aka the scaries

Sergeant Dolphin reporting 4 duty



Alie Ward