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I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (23 April 2016)

Top picks You can sign up for The Ed’s Up—a weekly newsletter of my writing plus some of the best stuff from around the Internet. From me at the Atlantic: Why We Sleep Badly on Our First Night in a New Place Florida’s Dragon Problem The Long Decline of the Dinosaurs Scientists have discovered a 600-mile […]…

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (16 April 2016)

Apologies for the missing missing links last week. Here’s a bumper selection. And as always, you can sign up for The Ed’s Up—a weekly newsletter of my writing plus some of the best stuff from around the Internet. But first, some announcements! Tangled Bank Studios have optioned the rights to my book—I Contain Multitudes—and are developing […]…

What Wildlife Shows Don’t Tell You About African Wild Dogs

In the first episode of The Hunt, the recent blockbuster BBC natural history series, a pack of African wild dogs attacks a wildebeest in the grasslands of Zambia. Their ears are flat, their legs pound the grass, their muscles flex beneath beautiful black, white, and orange hides. They work in relay, with fitter dogs taking over […]…

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (5 March 2016)

Sign up for The Ed’s Up—a weekly newsletter of my writing plus some of the best stuff from around the Internet.   Top picks From me at The Atlantic: Psychology’s Replication Crisis Can’t Be Wished Away The Most Promising Cancer Therapy in Decades Is About to Get Better How Viruses Infiltrated Our DNA and Supercharged Our […]…