Potentially Treacherous Science Adventures with Liz and Whitney

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It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Liz Schotman and Whitney Hoot are finally posting the podcast from their independent project at Las Cruces Biological Station. You’ll laugh; you’ll cry; you’ll scratch you’re head and wonder who would ever admit these two intrepid young scientists to a graduate program. Without further ado, please enjoy “Science is a Process, Not a Product,” the first (and perhaps only) episode of Potentially Treacherous Science Adventures with Liz and Whitney.

Well I guess we clipped this fish's fin for nothing... But hey, I've heard that busted caudal fins are all the rage this year!

Well I guess we clipped this fish’s fin for nothing… But hey, I’ve heard that busted caudal fins are all the rage this year!

Whitney collects data in a third order stream. All science should be conducted barefoot.

Whitney collects data in a third order stream. All science should be conducted barefoot.

Liz catches invertebrates, measures depth (with a carefully marked meter stick... it was a stick), and lays transects. All while looking like a boss.

Liz catches invertebrates, measures depth (with a carefully marked meter stick… it was a stick), and lays transects. All while looking like a boss.

When we got back to the lab, this gorgeous megaloptera was the only invert in one of our sample bags. Huh. Maybe he got hungry...

When we got back to the lab, this gorgeous megaloptera was the only invert in one of our sample bags. Huh. Maybe he got hungry…

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