Sean B. Carroll

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‘Brave Genius’: A Tale of Two Nobelists

"Brave Genius" profiles two extraordinary men: biologist Jacques Monod and philosopher Albert Camus.

Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, brave genius, sean b. carol, albert camus, jacque monod

Mar. 20, 2009

Darwin's Supporting Evidence

Like any great scientist, Charles Darwin didn't come to his ideas alone. We'll talk with biologist Sean Carroll about the flora, fauna, fossils, and scientists that helped prove Darwin was right.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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