Toxicologist, Writer, Home!
Emily Monosson is a writer and toxicologist. She is a member of the Ronin Institute and an adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts. Her latest book is Natural Defense: Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health (2017).
Automation and robotics
Hod Lipson’s artificial organisms have already escaped from the virtual realm. Now he wants to send them out of control
Salamanders, fish and perhaps even humans are evolving fast in response to toxic chemicals. Is that bad?
When antibiotics fail, could phage therapy succeed? The germ’s-eye view of infection might open up revolutionary treatments