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Most Read This Week Tagged "Science"

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
On Immunity: An Inoculation
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
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The Innovators: How a Group of  Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
The Grand Design
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Do No Harm
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
The Science of Interstellar
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World
Sane New World: Taming The Mind
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
Alan Turing: Unlocking the Enigma
My Brief History
Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks
How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Free Will
The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France
The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age
The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries (The Great Courses)
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You
Lives in Ruins: Archeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
The Meaning of Human Existence
The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
Imagine: How Creativity Works
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

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Sam Kean The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
His Favorite Science Books for Nonscientists: No need for a lab coat. Enjoy these picks from the science writer behind The Violinist's Thumb, an in-depth look at our genetic code.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Isaac Asimov
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov

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