Book Excerpt from <em>The Nature of Fear</em>
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear
In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear

In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.

In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.

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Opinion: What Animals Can Teach Us About Fear
Opinion: What Animals Can Teach Us About Fear
Daniel T. Blumstein | Oct 1, 2020
Fear binds us to our human and nonhuman ancestors. Understanding the emotion can help us grapple with challenges we face today.
Book Excerpt from <em>How Zoologists Organize Things</em>
Book Excerpt from How Zoologists Organize Things
David Bainbridge | Sep 1, 2020
In Chapter 1, “An ABC of Early Classification,” author David Bainbridge explores the theological roots of zoology.
Opinion: Zoology&rsquo;s Racism Problem
Opinion: Zoology’s Racism Problem
David Bainbridge | Sep 1, 2020
A new book explores the history of scientists’ efforts to classify living things.
Connecting the DOTS
Connecting the DOTS
Adam Kucharski | Aug 18, 2020
The four factors that drive contagion
Book Excerpt from <em>The State of Science</em>
Book Excerpt from The State of Science
Marc Zimmer | Aug 14, 2020
In Chapter 13, “Trusting Experts—and the Trump Administration,” Marc Zimmer laments the communication breakdown between modern US policy makers and scientists
Opinion: Science in a Time of Crisis
Opinion: Science in a Time of Crisis
Marc Zimmer | Aug 14, 2020
A new book explores the ways that research findings are used and misused.
Introducing <em>The Scientist</em> Social Club
Introducing The Scientist Social Club
Bob Grant | Jul 27, 2020
Our first event is a book club for Sinclair Lewis’s 1925 classic novel Arrowsmith, which we’ll discuss with two prominent scholars during a webinar on September 25.
Book Excerpt from <em>COVID-19</em>
Book Excerpt from COVID-19
Debora MacKenzie | Jul 17, 2020
In Chapter 8, author Debora MacKenzie recounts an unfortunate history of baselessly blaming disease outbreaks on groups perceived as outsiders.
Opinion: Anticipating the Next Pandemic
Opinion: Anticipating the Next Pandemic
Debora MacKenzie | Jul 13, 2020
Our experience with COVID-19 has already shone a light on how (and how not) to address future outbreaks.