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Carl Zimmer: Viruses Are Planetary Forces
The frontier of biology these days is the genetics and ecology of bacteria, and the frontier of THAT is what's being learned about viruses. "The scien...
June 11, 2012
Are Antibiotics Causing a Microbiome Mass ...
Martin J. Blaser, MD, in conversation with Wired's Carl Zimmer about his book 'Missing Microbes' and the paradox of antibiotics and extinction of good...
November 14, 2013
Putting the Virus to Work
Popular science writer and blogger Carl Zimmer surveys the history of the virus, predicts its future and comments on its implications.
October 28, 2012
How Virus Infections Affected the Human Ge...
Science journalist Carl Zimmer explains how viral infections throughout history have affected the human genome. Viruses make up "about 8 or 9 percent"...
June 19, 2012
How to Kill Viruses Through Mutation
Science Writer Carl Zimmer, talks about lethal mutagenesis, as in how to kill viruses through mutation.
May 25, 2010
Is MERS The New SARS?
Carl Zimmer, a science writer and author of the book 'A Planet of Viruses,' joins HuffPost Live to discuss where the MERS virus originated and what so...
May 28, 2013
HuffPost Live Highlights
The Changes in Brain Speed
Science Writer Carl Zimmer, explains why the speed of thought varies across the brain.
May 21, 2010
How Parasites Alter the Course of Evolutio...
Science Writer Carl Zimmer, talks about the creatures that make themselves at home in our bodies.
May 25, 2010
How to Name Different Parasite Species
Science Writer Carl Zimmer, has had a species of tapeworm named after him. It is an honor, he says, that almost everyone on earth could conceivably sh...
May 20, 2010
Bill Nye Kickstarter Hits Its Crowdfunding...
A decades-long dream of sending a probe to space that sails on the sun’s radiation is one step closer to becoming a reality. A Kickstarter launched by...
May 14, 2015
Bill Nye's First LightSail Probe to Launch...
A spacecraft designed to fly through the cosmos using the Sun's radiation is expected to fly into orbit for the first time Wednesday. The spacecraft i...
May 19, 2015
Bill Nye Starts Kickstarter Campaign for S...
In the 1970s, scientist and author Carl Sagan promoted the idea of a solar sail — a spacecraft that could get the energy required for space travel fro...
May 13, 2015
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