Carl Zimmer appears in the following:
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
If natural selection boils down to survival of the fittest, how do you explain why one creature might stick its neck out for another?
Monday, September 07, 2009
Tales of lethargic farmers, zombie cockroaches, and even mind-controlled humans (kinda, maybe).
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Summer brings warm evenings dotted by the light of fireflies. The apparently serene scene is full of murder, deception, and secret trysts as the fireflies communicate with each other and try to mate. Joining The Takeaway with more on the passionate life of the firefly is science writer Carl Zimmer. You can read Zimmer's New York Times article on fireflies in today's Science Times, "Blink Twice if You Like Me".
Monday, June 15, 2009
How stochasticity -- a wonderfully smarty-pants word for randomness -- drives our lives, and the patterns we see around us.