Curiosity Daily Podcast: Carl Zimmer on What’s “In Your Genes,” Nudge Theory, and Post-Apocalyptic Cockroach Myths
Learn what it means when you have something “in your genes” with help from award-winning author Carl Zimmer; whether cockroaches really can survive a nuclear apocalypse; and how to change behaviors using a subtle suggestion.
Episode Show Notes:
Carl Zimmer, award-winning author and columnist for The New York Times, explains how our growing knowledge of genetics could change the way we understand ourselves.
More from Carl Zimmer:
- Carl Zimmer’s website — https://carlzimmer.com/
- “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity” — https://amazon.com
- “Matter,” Zimmer’s weekly science column for The New York Times — http://www.nytimes.com/column/matter
- “What Is Life,” a podcast series of live conversations between writer Carl Zimmer and eight leading thinkers on the question of what it means to be alive — https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/what-is-life/id1451004288?mt=2
- Follow @CarlZimmer on Twitter — https://twitter.com/carlzimmer
- Additional publications from Carl Zimmer — https://amazon.com
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