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E.O. Wilson Saw the World in a Wholly New Way

“Did you like the grenade I tossed in their midst?” the biologist asked me.

Why Do We Have to Die?

The question of mortality can be answered by these calculations.

Life Beyond Human Has to Play by the Rules

A zoologist explains why complex life anywhere depends on natural selection.

Playing Go with Darwin

New research elevates evolution from a tactical process to one of strategic possibility.

The Human Error Darwin Inspired

How the demotion of Homo sapiens led to environmental destruction.

Why Birds Can Fly Over Mount Everest

A story for my grandchildren about oxygen, evolution, and our planet’s fate.