Joe Schwarcz

Joe Schwarcz


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Dr. Joe Schwarcz holds a PhD in chemistry and is host of the radio program The Dr. Joe Show, directo of McGill University's Office for Science & Society and the author of fourteen bestselling books. Well known for his informative and entertaining lectures, Dr. Schwarcz has received numerous awards for teaching and deciphering science for the public.

Average rating: 3.71 · 1,901 ratings · 201 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
An Apple a Day

3.58 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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That's the Way the Cookie C...

3.81 avg rating — 261 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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The Fly in the Ointment: 70...

3.75 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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The Genie in the Bottle: 67...

4.05 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2001 — 11 editions
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Radar, Hula Hoops, and Play...

3.90 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Qu...

3.43 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Monkeys, Myths, and Molecul...

3.57 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Brain Fuel: 199 Mind-Expand...

3.38 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Let Them Eat Flax: 70 All-N...

3.83 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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Dr. Joe and What You Didn't...

3.68 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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“pretty soon, there will be ten billion people coming to dinner. And there is no way they are going to be fed organically.”
Joe Schwarcz, Science, Sense & Nonsense

“Salt was so important that Roman soldiers were given extra money to purchase it. This was referred to as a “salarium,” from which our word “salary” derives. Soldiers who performed their duties particularly well were said to be worth their salt!”
Joe Schwarcz, Is That a Fact?

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Joe Schwarcz, Is That a Fact?

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