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How close is the world of Orphan Black? The show's science consultant, Cosima Herter, affectionately called "Real Cosima" by her colleagues, discussed this and much more with me.
Through her work on clone-thriller Orphan Black, science consultant Cosima Herter has helped open our eyes to the possibilities and perils of synthetic biology and the pursuit of genetic perfection...
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Slate recaps a discussion I had last week with AJ Jacobs, Wilhelmina Rhodes-Kelly, and Chris Whitten on how technology is affecting the family tree. I talked a little bit about what drew me to research my ancestry in the first place.
When A.J. Jacobs, the best-selling author and Esquire editor at large, started researching his family tree, he realized that he had begun to sense a connection with relations in even the most distant branches. For instance, he now felt irrationally warm toward Judge Judy, his seventh cousin three times removed—once...
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I just learned that my Lives essay, "A Doubter in the Holy Land," will be included in The Best American Travel Writing 2015! Andrew McCarthy is the editor. Thank you, Andrew McCarthy. 
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My essay, "America's Ancestry Craze," is the cover of the June issue of Harper's! I'm also writing a book for Random House about the science and superstition of ancestry.
My essay, "America's Ancestry Craze," illustrated with Chuck Close's "Emma," is the cover story of the June issue of Harper's! It's an outgrowth of a longtime obsession, as people who visited this ...
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I'm working on a book for Random House about the science and superstition of ancestry. My essay, "America's Ancestry Craze," was the cover story of the June 2014 issue of Harper's. My writing has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Bookforum, Narrative, the New York Times Book Review, the Awl, Medium, Tin House, Granta, the Los Angeles Times, Oxford American, and many other publications. I received the Narrative Prize in 2009 for an excerpt from a novel I'm also writing
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Maud Newton is the guest. One of the web's most influential book bloggers. She also reviews books and is a former attorney who now works

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OWS + Bartelby. November 9, 2011 | Comments Off. Housing Works Bookstore has organized a group reading of Melville's “Bartelby, the Scri