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The Malaria Wars: Sonia Shah Answers Your Malaria Questions

We recently solicited your questions for Sonia Shah, author of The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years. Her responses cover the effect of Rachel Carson and Silent Spring on malaria; bed nets and their alternatives; and the history of malaria in the U.S. Thanks to Sonia and everyone who participated. Read More »



Battling Malaria: Bring Your Questions for Sonia Shah, Author of The Fever

Malaria has been infecting and killing humans for many millennia, yet it continues to elude man’s efforts to control it. Sonia Shah’s fascinating new book, The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years, describes our long relationship with the disease. Shah has agreed to answer your questions so fire away. Read More »



Economics for (and by) 10th Graders

An economics primer written by 10th graders. Read More »



Predicting the Financial Crisis: A Q&A With Fault Lines Author Raghuram Rajan

Rajan on the crisis. Read More »



If You’re Still Not Sick of Geoengineering: A Q&A With Jeff Goodell

A new book offers more insights into geoengineering. Read More »



The Science of Genius: A Q&A With Author David Shenk

Practice makes genius? Read More »



How’s the View Up There?: A Q&A With the Author of The Tall Book

In The Tall Book, Arianne Cohen relies on insights from her own life (including a brief stint as one half of the world’s tallest couple), and research from economists and scientists to shed light on the pros and cons of life as a really tall person. Read More »



Taking Control of Your Health: A Q&A With the Author of The Decision Tree

Thomas Goetz, the executive editor of Wired, has written a new book that he hopes will give people some tools in this effort. Goetz has agreed to answer some of our questions about his book. Read More »