The Essential Rhythm 2/19/23: What is mucus?

WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill, Maine Audio Archives show

Summary: Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley This episode explains the chemical structure of mucus, and revisits is role in early animal evolution as well as as a lubricant for animal movement and travel. About the host: Sarah O’Malley is an ecologist, naturalist and science communicator passionate about deepening her listeners’ experiences with the natural world. She teaches biology and sustainability at Maine Maritime Academy and is currently collaborating on a guide book to the intertidal zone in the Gulf of Maine.