Zoë is a Newsweek reporter based in New York. She is particularly interested in the intersection of health and environment. She was previously the front page editor at Talking Points Memo, and has written at The Nation, Maddowblog, Gothamist, Guernica, and BuzzFeed. In college she ran the alternative news site NYU Local, where she had a great time covering university infighting.
Since 2005, biology textbooks in Alabama have carried a disclaimer asking students to consider "unanswered questions" about the origin of life, and reminding them that evolution is a "theory, not fact."