Here you can find professional-production quality videos of our past cafés. Special thanks to Amherst Media for providing the training, equipment, and editing for our cafés! Our cafés are broadcast on their public access channels and are also available on their YouTube page.


Why Soils Are Super

with Panelists (May 2018)

Communicating Controversial Science

with Dr. Ezra Markowitz (April 2018)

Backyard Extinctions: the Plight of the Puritan Tiger Beetle

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with Dr. Rodger Gwiazdowski (March 2018)

Dangerous Liaisons: Pollinators, Herbivores, and the Quirky Sex Lives of Plants, with Laura Doubleday (May 2017)

Stretching the Energy Budget: the Mechanics of Slingshots and Tendons, with Dr. Mike Rosario (April 2017)

A Day in the Life: Stories from Your Neighborhood Biologists, with Dr. Patty Brennan, Jeff Boettner, and Dr. Alison Roy (February 2017)

Neighborhood watch: social eavesdropping in birds, with Sarah Goodwin

Bird brain: the science of learning songs, with Dr. Luke Remage-Healey

A bat’s guide to strange sex, with Dr. Teri Orr

Builders, farmers, and relationship cultivators: how ants are more like us than you think, with Scott Schneider

In search of the genes that make us human, with Dr. Courtney Babbitt

Oddball Science: Why do we study weird things, with Dr. Patty Brennan



Science Shorts

Welcome! Can’t get enough science at our cafes? Check out our bite-sized doses of science right here!


This week our Almost Doctors Dina and Skye talk about domestication in foxes. You’re going to want to watch this.


We’re hitting you with more science! Check out the second installment of our Science Shorts with The Almost Doctors: Dina Navon & Skye Long. This week they’re talking about ants, legos, and tiny robots!


The Almost Doctors: Dina Navon & Skye Long tell you what you need to know about the impending ant invasion in the first Science Cafe Short – Argentine Ants!