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What Will Humans Look Like in the Future?

What Will Humans Look Like in the Future?

Future Humans - Scott Solomon - Book CoverAuthor Scott Solomon says humanity is an “odd species” because of how we’ve dominated the planet — and really modified it to fit our needs. But what does that tell us about where we’re going as a species? Can we glean from humanity’s evolution to date what the future of humanity may become?

Solomon digs into that question in his new book, Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution.

Solomon teaches ecology, evolutionary biology and scientific communication at Rice University.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →