Reviews

  1. vanishing woman
    Science & Society

    ‘Invisible Women’ spotlights a gaping and dangerous gender data gap

    ‘Invisible Women’ explains how neglecting to collect or use data on women harms their health and safety.

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  2. Tokyo
    Archaeology

    ‘Cities’ reveals common ground between ancient and modern urban life

    In the book ‘Cities,’ archaeologist Monica Smith sees the positives in past and present metropolises.

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  3. phage virus attacking bacteria
    Health & Medicine

    In ‘The Perfect Predator,’ viruses vanquish a deadly superbug

    In ‘The Perfect Predator,’ an epidemiologist recounts the battle to save her husband from an antibiotic-resistant infection.

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  4. tiger
    Animals

    How a tiger transforms into a man-eater

    ‘No Beast So Fierce’ examines the historical and environmental factors that turned a tiger in Nepal and India into a human-killer.

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  5. gray wolf
    Animals

    ‘Epic Yellowstone’ captures the thriving ecosystem of the world-famous park

    A new documentary series about Yellowstone displays the dynamic, dramatic and exciting ecosystem that thrives within the park’s gates.

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  6. Tyrannosaurus rex
    Paleontology

    A new T. rex exhibit takes a deep dive into the iconic dinosaur

    “T. rex: The Ultimate Predator,” a new exhibit in New York City, draws on the latest science to provide a fresh look at Tyrannosaurus rex and its relatives.

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  7. Apple headquarters
    Science & Society

    Nine companies are steering the future of artificial intelligence

    In ‘The Big Nine,’ futurist Amy Webb explores the political and economic factors that are shaping artificial intelligence.

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  8. King Richard III’s bones
    Animals

    ‘Skeleton Keys’ unlocks the history and mysteries of bones

    From fish to dinosaurs to King Richard III, ‘Skeleton Keys’ surveys the scientific and cultural history of bones.

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  9. Chimps screaming
    Animals

    ‘Mama’s Last Hug’ showcases the emotional lives of animals

    In ‘Mama’s Last Hug,’ Frans de Waal argues that emotions occur throughout the animal world.

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  10. quasicrystal pattern
    Physics

    The quest for quasicrystals is a physics adventure tale

    In ‘The Second Kind of Impossible,’ physicist Paul Steinhardt recounts his journey to find quasicrystals in nature.

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  11. James Balog
    Climate

    ‘The Human Element’ makes the impacts of climate change feel real

    Photographer James Balog puts a human face on the impacts of climate change in the documentary The Human Element.

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  12. working out
    Health & Medicine

    ‘Good to Go’ tackles the real science of sports recovery

    In ‘Good to Go,’ science writer Christie Aschwanden puts science — and herself — to the test for the sake of sports recovery.

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