Animal Weapons #330

August 14, 2015

This week, we're talking about weapons: both the ones that evolve in nature, and those created by humanity. We'll talk about the arms races that spur the development of horns and claws, warships and nuclear weapons, with Doug Emlen, Professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Montana, and author of "Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle."

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Guest Bios

Douglas Emlen

Douglas Emlen is a professor at the University of Montana and an award winning biologist who studies tropical insects. His research has earned him the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, multiple research awards from the National Science Foundation, a Young Investigator Prize, and the E. O. Wilson Naturalist Award from the American Society of Naturalists.