Feeding Frenzy

Take a peek into the shark tank where Boston University biologist Jelle Atema is testing how well the fish actually smell.

Mary Bates
Mary Bates

Mary is a freelance science writer and author who covers topics in the life and social sciences. Her writing for adults and children has been published in dozens of online and print publications. Mary earned a PhD from Brown University, where she researched bat echolocation and bullfrog chorusing. She’s currently based outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Feb 28, 2014

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