Fri, Nov 4, 2011 -- 10:00 AM
Science Writer Carl ZimmerDownload audio (MP3)
The New York Times has called Carl Zimmer "as fine a science essayist as we have." We talk with Zimmer about recent developments in biology and neuroscience, and discuss his latest book "Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed."
Host: Dave Iverson
- Carl Zimmer, author, lecturer at Yale University and two-time winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science Journalism Award
The book features hundreds of photos of tattoos inspired by various scientific disciplines, each accompanied by Zimmer's essays. Zimmer's previous books include "A Planet of Viruses" and "Parasite Rex and Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea."