New in Paper: Apocalypse How (to Survive Mass Death)

During the mass extinction that snuffed out the dinosaurs, we made it through as unassuming shrew-like lizard things. How will our more evolved selves fare in the next cataclysm? Annalee Newitz set out to answer this question, and the result was largely raves for Scatter, Adapt, and Remember (Anchor). Newitz tells the story behind the story on the National Association of Science Writers website.