Carl Zimmer

Jun. 06, 2014

Documenting the Oldest Living Things in the World

In her new book of photography, The Oldest Living Things in the World, artist Rachel Sussman documents the oldest continuously living organisms on the planet.

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Jul. 13, 2012

What Happens When Scientists Get It Wrong?

When a controversial paper comes out, skeptical scientists can attempt to replicate the study. But how many scientists have the time--and money--to police bad science?

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Jan. 13, 2012

Get Inked For Science

Tattoos of the science obsessed are featured in the new book “Science Ink”

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May. 06, 2011

Carl Zimmer Explores The Weird Lives Of Viruses

In A Planet of Viruses, Zimmer writes of viruses that cause cancer and others that cure disease.

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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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