Chuck Norris, tapeworms, and the future of science: video of my keynote talk

By Carl Zimmer | July 18, 2012 9:00 am

Last month I gave the keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections. The society has just posted it on Youtube. I’ve cued it up below to the start of my talk, which came after some welcoming speeches at the start of the conference. In the spring, when the society asked me for a title for my talk, I called it “From Page to Pixel,” since it would be about the changes in science communication over the past decade. But then Chuck Norris came into my life, and things changed accordingly, as you’ll see…

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Comments (4)

  1. Great video, great author

  2. John Kubie

    I doubt that Chuck Norris does his own research or writes these columns. I suspect some college intern spends 20 hours/day on the internet and who cuts-and-pastes his/her way through term papers.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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