MacArthur Genius: "Plants Have Souls"

Fossilized plants can say a lot about climate change.

C. Kevin Boyce is a paleobotanist—and a recipient of the 2013 MacArthur "genius grant."


Image of the 125 Anniversary logo "This year's class of MacArthur Fellows is an extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity," said Cecilia Conrad, vice president of the MacArthur Fellows program, in a press release announcing the 2013 recipients on Wednesday. "Their stories should inspire."