What Made This University Scientist Snap?

What makes a smart, well-educated mother of four go on a killing spree? In the more than 12 months since Amy Bishop became the first academic in US history to be accused of gunning down fellow professors, many theories have been offered up. One is that she’s a lunatic. That suggestion came from her attorney.

Source: Wired
Published: Mar 1, 2011
Length: 36 minutes (9,013 words)
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