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Carl Zimmer is a columnist for the New York Times, where his "Matter" column appears each week. He also writes for magazines such as National Geographic and Wired and is the author of a dozen books. Zimmer joined the staff of Discover in 1990 and served there as a senior editor from 1995 to 1999 ...

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Sep 20, 2017

RT @AP: People with pre-existing conditions, pregnant women among those who lose out in GOP's latest health care bill.  http://apne.ws/iP7et7Z 

Sep 19, 2017

RT @NBCNewYork: Enough fentanyl to kill 32 million people was seized in a single NYC bust, officials say  http://4.nbcny.com/1v6ZN8t  https://t.co/K3M6vZdwhu

Sep 19, 2017

Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut  https://nyti.ms/2ycbjux 

Sep 19, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: The death toll from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit central Mexico rises to 138, officials say More updates:  http://bbc.in/2wF9GnV 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Summer intern at the Hunterdon County Democrat

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I actually owned a manual typewriter as a kid.

How is social media changing news?

The audience is no longer silent. News has become a conversation.