Rob Dunn

Rob Dunn is a professor of applied ecology in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. The author of The Wild Life of Our Bodies and Every Living Thing, he has published widely in magazines including National Geographic, Natural History, New Scientist, Scientific American, and Smithsonian, and has also been featured on NPR. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and was a Fulbright Fellow.



Tales of Broken Hearts

In “The Man Who Touched His Own Heart,” Rob Dunn writes of the creative—and sometimes tragic—ways that scientists and surgeons have sought to mend the maladies of the heart.

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