Ed Yong

Ed Yong is a science journalist who reports for The Atlantic, and is based in Washington DC. His work has also featured in National Geographic, the New Yorker, Wired, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American, and many other publications. His first book, I Contain Multitudes, was a New York Times bestseller, and was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Prize. He won the 2016 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences. Ed’s TED talk on mind-controlling parasites has been watched by over 1.5 million people.

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