is professor of journalism at Boston University, where he is co-director of the Center for Science and Medical Journalism. His latest book is The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science (2011).
is a science and technology writer whose work has appeared in Wired, Rolling Stone, and New Scientist, among others. His latest book is The Day the World Discovered the Sun (2012). He lives in Massachusetts.
is a science journalist, whose work has been published in Nature, New Scientist, and Popular Mechanics, among others. His first book is Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars (2013).
is a journalist who writes about psychology and behaviour for publications such as New Scientist, Nature, and Prospect, among others. His book, The Power of Others, was published on 1 May. He lives in London.
is a writer who is still confused about whether aliens exist. Her first book, The Misfit Economy, co-authored with Kyra Maya Phillips, will be published by Simon & Schuster this year. She lives in Berlin.
is associate pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church in Wauconda, Illinois. His writing has appeared in The Christian Century, The Washington Monthly and Pacific Standard, and he co-edits the theological journal Let’s Talk.
is a Scottish writer, artist and photographer. She has been car-jacked in Barcelona, lost in the Alps, and harassed by fake police in Cuba, but still loves the adventurer’s life. She is based in Spain.
is a health and science writer whose work has appeared in Discover, The Washington Post, and Slate, among others. She co-produces The Open Notebook, a site for science journalists, and lives in Wentzville, Missouri.
is a novelist and writer. From 2008 to 2010, he helped run the My Life Is a Story campaign for UNESCO to raise awareness about street children. He edited Outsiders (2013), a collection by Italian authors.
is professor of philosophy at the University of Calgary in Alberta. He is author or editor of eight books, including Free Will and the Brain (2015), Bioethics and the Brain (2006) and Biomedical Ethics (2004).
is a science journalist whose work has appeared in The Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph, among others. His latest book is In the Interests of Safety (2014) , co-written with Tracey Brown. He lives in London.
is a journalist, author and public speaker. A columnist for the Santa Barbara Independent, her work has also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor among others. She is the author of Undecided (2011).
has written books for adults and children, swum with piranhas and electric eels in the Amazon, and been hunted by a swimming tiger in India. Her next book, The Soul of an Octopus, is out in May 2015. She lives in New Hampshire.
is a professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University in Canberra. Her latest book is The Future of Nature (2013), co-edited with Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde.
is a British writer. His book on the psychology of belief is published in the US as The Unpersuadables and in the UK as The Heretics. He produced the novel The Hunger and the Howling of Killian Lone (2013).
writes non-fiction and poetry. Her non-fiction work on bees is forthcoming in the journals ISLE and Resilience. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she specialises in environmental humanities.
wrote Out Of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication: A Natural History of Human Emotions and the forthcoming In The Realm of the Senses: A Materialist Theory of Seeing and Feeling. He also writes on food.
is a science writer whose work has appeared in Discover, Smithsonian, and The Atlantic.com. His most recent book is The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA (2012). He lives in California.