Stranded – Alan de Queiroz
Part 3 of Stranded, featuring Alan de Queiroz, evolutionary biologist, University of Nevada, Reno and author of The Monkey’s Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life.
by Gary Niederhoff on February 3, 2014
Could your favorite Earthling also be your favorite Martian? Allow me to respond: The answer is "yes." It's possible that billions of years ago, tiny bits of biology quit the Red Planet and infected ours. If so, your family tree -- and that of every other terrestrial life form -- has its deepest roots not in the ancient oceans of Earth, but... (read more)Peruse Seth's previous HuffPo musings