Carl Zimmer's Interviews
Is the Future of Medicine Hidden in Ancient DNA?
In a major advance in science, DNA from Bronze Age skeletons is providing clues to modern medical mysteries. Carl Zimmer, who covers life sciences for The Times, explains how a new field of study is changing the way we think about treatments for devastating diseases. Guest: Carl Zimmer, a science correspondent who writ
Life's Edge: Exploring the Boundary between Living & Nonliving | Carl Zimmer | Into the Impossible
On this episode of The INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE Podcast, Carl Zimmer discusses the importance of ethics in scientific communication and how scientific discoveries can be inaccurately reported by journalists, leading to misunderstandings by the public. The difficulty of defining what it means to be alive is explored and the
Carl Zimmer - New York Times science columnist
Carl Zimmer is an award-winning science writer and New York Times columnist. A three-time winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s journalism award, in 2021 Carl was a member of the team at The New York Times which won The Pulitzer Prize in Public Service for their coverage of the Covid-19 pa
What Does It Mean To Be Alive?
For centuries, stories about the origin of life have gripped us, while attempts to understand and define it have confounded us as for every metric we use to measure and qualify life, inevitably there’s some microbe or animal that doesn’t quite fit the bill. So, how do we answer this question and what does it mean to be
Living on Life's Edge | Carl Zimmer on The Search for What It Means to Be Alive
What does it mean to be alive? Does life have a clear definition? On this week's episode, Carl Zimmer joins host Jim Underdown to discuss his new book, Life's Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive to help answer those questions. Can we clearly define what it means to be alive? Scientists have been struggling w
Carl Zimmer, Life's Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive
https://www.alainguillot.com/carl-zimmer/ Carl Zimmer is an award-winning science writer. His latest book is Life's Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive. Get the book here: https://amzn.to/2SFvNeD