In a very special episode #100, we talk to Dr. Doug Emlen, Professor of Biology at the University of Montana and author of the new book Animal Weapons, about animals that don’t back down from a fight (unless it makes evolutionary sense to do so), and Doug shares all his tips on how to tell the story of evolution to everyone when you’re used to writing for academics.

Show notes:

  • Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle
  • Competition among body parts in the development and evolution of insect morphology
  • The evolution of animal weapons (Review Paper)
  • Evolution: Making Sense of Life (co-authored with Carl Zimmer)

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  • Lab Webpage – http://hs.umt.edu/dbs/labs/emlen/default.php
  • Book Website – http://www.animalweapons.com/
  • Twitter – @dougemlen – https://twitter.com/DougEmlen
  • Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Douglas-Emlen-Author-Page-505276909609174/timeline/

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