Ed Yong

Ed Yong

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. He talked about mind-controlling parasites at the TED2014 conference, and his talk has been viewed more than 1.4 million times.

He is the winner of the Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences (2016), the Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award (2016), a National Academies Keck Science Communication Award (2010) and awards from the Association of British Science Writers for Best Science Blog (2014) and Best Communication of Science in a Non-Science Context (2012).

His first book, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, about the amazing partnerships between microbes and animals, was published in 2016.

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    • I Contain Multitudes

    • The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
    • By: Ed Yong
    • Narrated by: Charlie Anson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every animal, whether human, squid, or wasp, is home to millions of bacteria and other microbes. Ed Yong, whose humor is as evident as his erudition, prompts us to look at ourselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Undoes what you've learned from the headlines

    • By Tristan on 10-14-16

    Regular price: $30.79

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