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Carl Zimmer is a columnist for the New York Times. His most recent books are Life's Edge and She Has Her Mother's Laugh, the latter named the best science book of 2018 by the Guardian. He is professor adjunct of bio-physics and biochemistry and a lecturer in English at Yale University.
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Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea 711 copies, 10 reviews
A Planet of Viruses 399 copies, 20 reviews
Stardust 1 copy
Contact 1 copy
T. Rex & the Crater of Doom (Foreword, some editions) 474 copies, 13 reviews
The Oldest Living Things in the World (Contributor, some editions) 169 copies, 5 reviews
The Best American Science Writing 2008 (Contributor) 135 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Science Writing 2011 (Contributor) 80 copies, 4 reviews

Carl Zimmer has 1 media appearance.

The Discovery of the Brain
Fresh Air, Monday, February 9, 2004 at 0am
Health and Science writer Carl Zimmer's new book is Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain-and How it Changed the World. It's about Thomas Willis, the scientist whose research on the workings of the brain during the 17th century became the basis of modern neurology. Zimmer's work appears regularly in The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Discover, Natural History, and Science. He is also a John S. Guggenheim Fellow and received the Pan-American Health Organization Award for Excellence in International Health Reporting. (Shortride)… (more)

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