My first book, Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge has just been published by the MIT Press. The MIT page has a summary and quotes from Laleh Khalili and Stefan Helmreich, two people whose work I really admire. The book is available online via independent bookstores in the Netherlands and the US, and it's… Continue reading The book exists!
Sherlock Explains It All
"From a drop of water, a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single link to it." "By a man’s finger-nails, by his… Continue reading Sherlock Explains It All
“My people will crouch and conspire and plot and plan for the inevitable day of Man's downfall—the day when he finally and self-destructively turns his weapons against his own kind…. When the sea is a dead sea, and the land is a wasteland….“ I want to write about the difficulty of being open and responsive… Continue reading Primate Planet
My thanks go out to Kristin Hussey, Sarah Morton, and everyone involved in the Corpses, Catalogues, and Catalogues conference last week! There were so many wonderful talks, and the full list is available here. Amber Kiri Aranui spoke on the repatriation of Maori ancestral remains. Ginna Camacho of Equitas presented on the role of bioethics in forensic… Continue reading Circulating Bodies
Nautilus magazine was kind enough to include my entry on being in the Young Astronauts in their Spark of Science series, which consits of short posts about how people first became interested in science. Submission is open, and there are some really cool entries, like Hope Jahren on playing with lasers in her father's lab, Caleb Scharf on his rural childhood and being… Continue reading Young Astronauts