Emily Singer is a former senior biology writer and contributing editor at Quanta Magazine. Previously, she was the news editor for SFARI.org and the biomedical editor for Technology Review. She has written for Nature, New Scientist, the Los Angeles Times and the Boston Globe, and has a master’s in neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego.
The biologists Rosemary and Peter Grant have spent four decades on a tiny island in the Galápagos. Their discoveries reveal how new animal species can emerge in just a few generations.