Carl Zimmer
Carl Zimmer reports from the frontiers of biology, where scientists are expanding our understanding of life. Since 2013 he has been a columnist at the New York Times. He is a popular speaker at universities, medical schools, museums, and festivals, and he is also a frequent on radio programmes such as Radiolab and This American Life. In 2016, Zimmer won the Stephen Jay Gould Prize, awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution to recognize individuals whose sustained efforts have advanced public understanding of evolutionary science. Zimmer is the author of a dozen books about science, on subjects ranging from viruses to neuroscience to evolution. Praise for Carl Zimmer: 'Carl Zimmer accomplishes in a mere 100 pages what other authors struggle to do in 500: He reshapes our understanding of the hidden realities at the core of everyday existence.' Washington Post (A Planet of Viruses) 'A “tour-de-force” ' Sunday Telegraph (Soul Made Flesh) 'A book capable of changing how we see the world' Los Angeles Times (Parasite Rex)
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