Jamie Dimon has had a tumultuous run as CEO of JPMorgan Chase since the financial meltdown of 2008. But despite government investigations of the bank’s practices that led to billions of dollars in settlements, Dimon last year received a $20 million raise. Such compensation packages fuel public debate about income inequality and the regulation of the financial industry.
Continental drift is the most commonly held scientific belief about the movement of Earth's species over time. But evolutionary biologist Alan de Queiroz challenges that notion by positing that certain species, from monkeys to baobab trees, were not merely victims of their continental fate but masters of their geographic destiny.