Could humans ever evolve superhuman abilities? Gizmodo asked me to weigh in on this question for their latest edition of Giz Asks… http://gizmodo.com/can-superhuman-mutants-be-living-amongst-us-1795696308
I recorded a piece for “Inside Higher Ed”‘s “Academic Minute.” You can listen or read the transcript here: https://academicminute.org/2017/05/scott-solomon-rice-university-the-future-is-mixed-race/
I was interviewed this morning on WLS-AM radio in Chicago by hosts John Howell and Ray Stevens about human evolution on Mars. Listen to the segment here: http://www.wlsam.com/2017/03/03/humans-on-mars-will-be-really-ugly/
NBC News hired illustrator Joseph Ventura to work with me to depict what humans might be like after evolving to conditions on Mars for several thousand years. Here is what we came up with… http://www.nbcnews.com/mach/space/mars-colonists-might-evolve-entirely-new-type-human-n708636
A new video based on an interview I did with Tech Insider describes how colonizing Mars could lead to the evolution of a new type of human. http://www.businessinsider.com/evolutionary-biologist-explains-how-humans-might-evolve-mars-worldwide-ban-2017-2
My latest piece is out today in Aeon. It explores how globalization and immigration are affecting our ongoing evolution. https://aeon.co/essays/the-future-is-mixed-race-and-thats-a-good-thing-for-humanity
I’m excited to announce two new events to the Future Humans book tour. On Feb 8 I’ll be speaking and signing at The Avid Reader book store in Davis, CA and on May 11 I’ll be giving a talk as part of the Science Under the Stars lecture series in Austin, TX. For a complete […]
My recent talk about the future of human evolution at Lone Star College is now available on YouTube!
Thanks to all who came out to the event at Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans on Tuesday! http://www.gardendistrictbookshop.com/event/scott-solomon-future-humans-inside-science-our-continuing-evolution
My new blog post, published today at Yalebooks.com, explores the question of whether culture has replaced natural selection in contemporary human evolution. Has Culture Replaced Natural Selection?