Seth Shulman has worked for more than twenty-five years as a journalist and author focusing on issues in science, technology, and the environment. He is the author of five books and hundreds of articles for magazines including: The Atlantic, Discover, Nature, Parade, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, and Time, among many others. He also served as a columnist for Technology Review magazine, writing monthly about innovation. Among his accolades, Shulman was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship (2011) and the first-ever Science Writing Fellow at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology at MIT (2004-5). He was a finalist for a National Magazine Award in the public interest category (2001), and a recipient of a research and writing grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation. His latest book, The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell’s Secret, (2008) was chosen as one of the “best books of 2008” by the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, and Booklist, the publication of the American Library Association. His other books are: Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration, Unlocking the Sky, Owning the Future, and The Threat at Home.