Tag: Popular Science

Heredity, Genealogy, and Popular Knowledge: An Interview with Carl Zimmer

davidgerstle , August 7th, 2018

For three decades, Carl Zimmer has researched and written on both professional and popular understandings of science and technology for readers of Discover and The New York Times,…


Modern Lives and Stone Age Minds: The Ambiguous Rhetoric of Evolutionary Mismatch

davidgerstle , July 10th, 2018

Over the last three decades, popular science authors have used evolutionary mismatch theory to shed light on a vast number of modern social problems, pointing to differences between…