Outstanding science writing

Via Ed Yong (who is no slouch himself), an excellent piece by Carl Zimmer: The Human Lake. Go read it right now.

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3 responses to “Outstanding science writing

  1. Fascinating article. thanks

  2. [Steve, if you want to promote something, feel free to drop a link in the comments of a relevant post. This is borderline spamming. -TB]

  3. “Hutchinson is generally considered by ecologists to be the father of modern ecology. Before Hutchinson, ecology was, to a large extent, natural history.”

    That’s a bit of a wild over-statement for sure, but an article about G. Evelyn Hutchinson in the popular science lit is, well, unheard of. Will be reading this one for sure–many thanks for the find!

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