The Plastic Brain

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They Might Be Giants are my favourite band of all time. This clever, impromptu performance on the topic of auro-mandibular evolution says it all.

If you haven’t heard it, be sure to check out Here Comes Science

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They Might Be Giants sing of the evolution of the mammal ear (4/27). A first draft, to be sure, but a promising one. Here’s the article TMBG (were supposed to) read for inspiration, and here’s a picture of how our middle ear bones evolved from reptilian jaw bones. (Lyrics here.)

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BEST. DAMN. SCIENCE. ALBUM. PERIOD.

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