Allison Fritts-Penniman

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

California Academy of Sciences

I study the processes that influence the evolution and distribution of species on coral reefs. I hope that by learning as much as we can about coral reef biodiversity and sharing it with the world, we may inspire change that could reverse their current trajectory towards extinction.

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The brain treats questions about beliefs like physical threats. Can we learn to disarm it?

Street epistemologists are trying to give people 'the gift of doubt'

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Simulating evolution helped scientists design a better virus

It sounds like an arcane superpower. It boils down to random mutation and selection

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Scientific knowledge is drowning in a flood of research

A comic about the problems with the -omics, illustrated by Matteo Farinella

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