Quick Science Reads
How is the internet changing our world? Does it affect how we view ourselves? This title explores the psychological, social, and emotional costs of our high-tech society.
In search of the truth behind the common cold, which Americans suffer up to a billion a year, Ackerman willingly infects herself for research.
After five years aboard the Beagle, Darwin returns to share his discoveries and observations. Told through excerpts of Darwinâs original text this is a great introduction to the subject.
Ever wonder what life is like for ocean scientists? Those Aquanauts that choose to live underwater, or aboard ship? Marine scientist Prager delves into the deep to share these experiences.
Rees urges the public to embrace science and to work with scientists to overcome planetary problems such as climate change, overpopulation, and nuclear war.
The science of genetics began in a pea garden. Learn how Gregor Mendel fathered the science of genetics and how his work laid the foundation for modern advances.
Who better to teach the magic of quantum physics than a talking dog? Sit down with Chad Orzel and his dog Emmy as he explains the laws of physics.
Using archaeological evidence, this book explores what it was like to be a Neandertal, theorizing about their diet, family life, symbolism and language.
Brain scientist Taylor suffered a massive stroke affecting the left hemisphere of her brain. After eight years of recovery, she calls the stroke a blessing and a revelation.
Part science, part love story, discover the history of scienceâs power couple, Marie and Peter Curie. Redniss reveals the tale through a collage style reminiscent of a graphic novel.