From the Vault: Carl Zimmer on Heredity's Power


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Why does heredity hold such power over us? How did the ancients contemplate it and how is genetic technology changing the shape of future heredity? In this classic episode, Robert and Joe chat with acclaimed science writer Carl Zimmer about the topics explored in his book “She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.” (Originally published June 14, 2018)

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Outside Content:

Carl Zimmer (website)

"She Has Her Mother's Laugh" (Amazon)