UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


Eye, See, You

8 July 2012

Vestigial organ - legs on whalesspacer

How well do you know your insides? Ever wondered why you have an appendix or how your ears work out the source of a sound?

Discover the strange and surprising human body in Body Pods, a series of 12 podcasts by artists and scientists, each one exploring a different part of your body.

For July, BodyPods features a collaboration:

The Nictitating Membrane 
By Chris Thorpe and Joe Cain (link)

It's a reflection on vestigial structures of the body. On the site, you also can watch a video of Chris and Joe talking about their collaboration and the science behind the podcast.

BodyPods by Fuel (link)