Evolution is hard to control — but what if you had a magic wand? https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/10-scientists-tell-what-extra-body-feature-or-ability-they-ncna835416
My TEDx talk is live! “Human Evolution on Mars”
Great news! The National Science Foundation is funding a proposal by Tom Miller, Sarah Bengston, and myself to determine how extreme flooding associated with Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 affected the abundance and community composition of ants in the Big Thicket region of east Texas. This region hosts dozens of native ant species that provide valuable ecosystem services, […]
I was recently interviewed for a video series by the National Academy of Sciences called “From Research to Reward.” This piece will focus on how advances in the science of weather forecasting affected people’s experiences and outcomes during Hurricane Harvey.
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