Carl Zimmer

Science Columnist, The New York Times

Carl Zimmer is an award-winning science columnist for The New York Times, which he has written for since 2004, and a national contributing correspondent for Stat. He has authored 13 books about science, including Parasite Rex; Evolution: Making Sense of Life; andthe forthcoming She Has Her Mother’s Laugh. Zimmer has written for National Geographic, Wired,and The Atlantic and was a senior editor at Discover. He appears regularly on “Radiolab,” is an adjunct professor in Yale’s Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, and has earned awards from the National Academies of Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and the Society for the Study of Evolution.

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Who are you? That question has become ever more complicated over the last decade of scientific discovery. Our genomes... See more
Within 20, maybe 40, years, most people in developed countries will stop having sex for the purpose of reproduction.... See more