Laura Fisher Kaiser

All Stories by Laura Fisher Kaiser

  1. Environment

    Human ingenuity takes on Mother Nature in ‘The Big Ratchet’

    Geographer Ruth DeFries explains how technological innovations have allowed humans to overcome environmental challenges throughout history.

  2. Science & Society

    ‘Fantastic Lab’ recounts battle against typhus, Nazis

    Arthur Allen explores how two European scientists produced typhus vaccines during World War II.

  3. Animals

    The Thing With Feathers

    In the new book, "The Thing With Feathers," Noah Strycker brings people nose to beak with the plumed creatures he knows so well.