1. Climate

    BOOK LIST | Flash Floods in Texas

  2. Archaeology

    BOOK LIST | The Tomb in Ancient Egypt

  3. BOOK REVIEW | Falling for Science: Objects in Mind

    Review by Kristina Bartlett Brody.

  4. BOOK REVIEW | Mirroring People: The New Science of How We Connect With Others

    Review by Amy Maxmen.

  5. BOOK LIST | Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul

    ONLY A THEORY: EVOLUTION AND THE BATTLE FOR AMERICA’S SOUL CTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN” “”> Miller, a BrownUniversity biology professor and outspoken opponent of intelligent design, examines the arguments, passion and motivations of those who reject Darwin’s theory in the larger context of American culture, ending with an exploration of how the […]

  6. BOOK LIST | I’m Lucy: A Day in the Life of a Young Bonobo

    A baby bonobo named Lucy tells children just how similar she is to them. Blue Bark Press, 2008, 33 p., $19.95 I’M LUCY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A YOUNG BONOBO The book can also be ordered at

  7. BOOK LIST | Life in Cold Blood

    LIFE IN COLD BLOOD CTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN” “”> Take a journey to the far corners of the Earth to learn about the emergence of amphibians and reptiles from the primeval water millions of years ago as well as their current plight as some of the species most at risk for extinction. […]

  8. BOOK LIST | The Animal Research War

    THE ANIMAL RESEARCH WAR CTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN” “”> A scientist and ethicist team up to reveal how decades of animal rights extremism has impacted scientific advancement and examines cases in which activists used terrorist tactics to threaten medical researchers’ lives and work. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, 174 p., $34.95

  9. BOOK LIST | A Field Guide to Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac: Prevention and Remedies

    A FIELD GUIDE TO POISON IVY, POISON OAK, AND POISON SUMAC: PREVENTION AND REMEDIES CTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN” “”> Critical to keeping any naturalist, gardener or wanderer of woods rash- and itch-free, this updated pocket-sized guide helps readers identify, avoid and, when all else fails, wade through the many myths, lore and […]

  10. Life

    BOOK REVIEW | Amazon Expeditions: My Quest for the Ice-Age Equator

    Review by Elizabeth Quill.

  11. Health & Medicine

    BOOK REVIEW | Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer

    Review by Nathan Seppa.

  12. Health & Medicine

    BOOK LIST | Science Lessons: What the Business of Biotech Taught Me about Management

    The former CEO of Amgen narrates the company’s rise from start-up to biotech giant. Harvard Business School Press, 2008, 288 p., $29.95 SCIENCE LESSONS: WHAT THE BUSINESS OF BIOTECH TAUGHT ME ABOUT MANAGEMENT