Nov 21, 2017
Master Talia spent the last 8 years of her life studying the black-backed land crab. Her research focused on the processes behind molting- when the crustaceans shed their exoskeleton and replace it with a new one. Her crab-loving journey began with a happy accident in her undergrad.
We talk about what it means to love an animal that isn't traditionally hailed as cute or cuddly. Plus her adventures on over 350 diving expeditions, what it means to be a scientific creative and the wonders of fermentation.