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Chemistry for Breakfast

by Melissa Wuske

Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim’s "Chemistry for Breakfast" is a delightful, mentally stimulating popular science book. This chemist’s-eye view of daily life brings out curiosity that is both intelligent and childlike. Nguyen-Kim’s love for... Read More

Book Review

Fighting Chance

by Joseph S. Pete

Though acknowledging that depression can have ill effects, "Fighting Chance" approaches its subject with hope. Sarah Zabel’s comprehensive text "Fighting Chance" concerns the science of depression, emphasizing effective treatments and... Read More

Book Review

Vanished Giants

by Rachel Jagareski

Deft and entertaining, Anthony J. Stuart’s "Vanished Giants" reveals the “hugest, fiercest, and strangest” Ice Age animals––mastodons, saber-toothed cats, immense ground sloths, and other odd, extinct creatures. Relaying... Read More

Book Review

Bedeviled

by Kristen Rabe

Jimena Canales’s captivating popular science text "Bedeviled" concerns the conceptual “demons” that drive scientific innovation. While scientists reject notions of demons in religions and superstition, Canales says, they also... Read More

Book Review

Cosmic Odyssey

by Kristen Rabe

Linda Schweizer’s "Cosmic Odyssey" is a thrilling account of the cosmological discoveries of the past century that “pulls back the curtain” on the brilliant, eccentric scientists who achieved those breakthroughs. This exceptional... Read More

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