Visit to Rice Pre-school

I recently made an appearance (in full tropical biologist attire) at Rice’s Center for Early Childhood Education as part of a unit in which the kids were learning about the Amazon rainforest. The kids were very excited to meet the scientist who had just returned from the jungle and needed their help identifying the many […]

Book launch!

I am thrilled to announce that my book, “Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution,” will be released on October 25, 2016! That evening I will be giving a public lecture and book signing at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences as part of their Distinguished Lecture Series. For more information, see the […]

Public presentation in Houston, Aug 13

I will be speaking about the connections between humans and nature as part of the Creation Care Fest – Environmental Extravaganza at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Houston on Sat, Aug 13. For more information, see below:

Ars Technica article about Future Humans

Eric Berger at Ars Technica has a nice piece out that mentions my forthcoming book, Future Humans, and includes some quotes from an interview he did with me. Low gravity and high radiation: Would humans remain human on Mars?  

Presentation at Evolution 2016

I’ll be speaking at Evolution 2016 this weekend in Austin. My talk, entitled “Sex, bugs, and birth control: Human evolution in the 21st century and beyond” is scheduled for 9:30 am Saturday morning. The schedule for the conference can be found at: