Interview: 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? Robert and Joe chat with acclaimed science writer Carl Zimmer about the topics explored in his new book “She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.”

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Outside Content:

Carl Zimmer (website)

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Carl Zimmer
Carl Zimmer
Photo by Mistina Hanscom

Topics in this Podcast: genetics, STBYM Interview, history