Nicholas Weiler

Nicholas Weiler is a science and nature journalist based in San Francisco. He earned a PhD at Stanford University studying the biology of learning and memory, but forgot where he put it. He now writes and podcasts about everything from bellicose lizards to galactic collisions for outlets including Science Magazine, The San Jose Mercury News, and

Edges of Extinction


UC Santa Cruz ecologist Barry Sinervo studies dying species like a detective at a murder scene, hoping to identify animals near the brink of extinction.