Science in an Age of Doubters & Deniers
Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 at 8:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial UnionCarl Zimmer reports from the frontiers of biology where scientists are expanding our understanding of life. In addition to his column for the New York Times, he is the author of twelve books about science: Soul Made Flesh, a history of neuroscience; Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea; At the Water's Edge, a book about major transitions in the history of life; The Smithsonian Intimate Guide to Human Origins; Parasite Rex; Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life; Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed; A Planet of Viruses; and The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution, the first textbook about evolution intended for non-majors. He also coauthored Evolution: Making Sense of Life, a book for biology majors. National Affairs Series: When American Values Are In Conflict.
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