Brian Switek is an undergraduate at Rutgers University in New Jersey (USA). He's the man behind Laelaps.
Brian knows a lot about fossils and the history of life so it's no surprise that he has an opinion about "Ida" the new fossil primate being hyped in the media. Read his article in The Times of London (UK): The dangerous link between science and hype. Brian covers all the bases from whether the science is correct to whether the media hype is justified.
Brian calls himself a science writer and that's a good choice. This is science writing at its very best.
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