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What Will Humans Look Like in the Future?

Author 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 […]

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 Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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