It explores the fascinating science of the microbiome and introduces readers to the world of the microbiota—literally trillions of microbes—that the human body harbors and the ways they make life possible on earth.
Yong is one of the most prominent and influential science journalists on the contemporary scene having written for virtually every prestigious English-language media outlet.
Until JanuaryYong was the author of the widely-read blog, Not Exactly Rocket Sciencehosted by the National Geographic and widely considered the centerpiece of his science writing career. Science writer discusses microbiomes: Douglas Fox narrates their invasion.
Check out his Reddit AMA on parasites and more. So, without further ado, here are the important details: Jeff Ingram repeatedly gets total amnesia, but his wife is his memory. Slated to join the ranks of timeless science classics such as The Selfish Gene and Silent Spring, I Contain Multitudes chronicles one of the most important developments in biology today.
The new URL is: Update bookmarks and feeds, tell your friends and family… anything you feel happy to do. Stem cell scientists are taking the piss: During the last two decades, microbiologists have upended and revised the scientific script on health and disease, origins and evolution of life and the connections between the microbial world and every other species on the planet.
I know David personally, and I know how much he agonises about capturing the complexity of the science that he covers. And when someone does that, and puts in the work, you get results like this.
This piece by Brian Switekon a hypothesis that puts life on land 65myrs early, is a great example of critical reporting. You may have heard about mirror neurons.
All of my old posts have been ported over, as have all the comments bar those of the last few weeks. When is grieving a sickness? The site has been built over the last week and the transition should be pretty seamless.
He has written on topics ranging from microbes, animal behavior, science policy, paleontology, and reproducibility in science in The Atlantic. Yong, who has advanced degrees in biology, has received multiple awards for his knowledgeable and effective communication of scientific phenomena and the latest research discoveries on his blog.
Which comes first as we age:Edmund Soon-Weng Yong (born ), commonly known as Ed Yong, is a British science journalist. His blog Not Exactly Rocket Science is published as part of the National Geographic Phenomena blog network.
Previously his work has been published by Nature. ed yong Ed Yong, science writer for The Atlantic and creator of “Not Exactly Rocket Science” blog (now hosted by National Geographic), writes about the vast populations of bacteria which live within all of us, the subject of his new book, I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life (Ecco).
Ed Yong is a science journalist who reports for The Atlantic, and is based in Washington DC. His work appears several times a week on The Atlantic's website, and has also featured in National Geographic, the New Yorker, Wired, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American, and many more.
But spending our time and money wiping out microbes may actually be harming—not benefiting—our health, says Ed Yong. The National Geographic writer and blogger has written a book on the. Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer who reports for The Atlantic.
His writing has also appeared in National Geographic, the New Yorker, Wired, the New York Times, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American, and more. Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer who reports for The Atlantic.
His blog, Not Exactly Rocket Science, is hosted by National Geographic, and his work has also appeared in Wired, the New Title: Staff Science Writer at The Atlantic.Download