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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs
Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up
Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To
Nel contagio
Black Holes: The Reith Lectures
How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality
Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind
What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength
The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History
Statystycznie rzecz biorąc, czyli ile trzeba zjeść czekolady, żeby dostać Nobla?
Pandora's Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong
A Brief History of Time
The Selfish Gene
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
Bad Science
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
The God Delusion
The Grand Design
Stuff Matters by Mark MiodownikThe New Science of Strong Materials by J.E. GordonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondDesign as Art by Bruno MunariGerm Theory by Robert Gaynes
The Wonder of Stuff
32 books — 8 voters
The Martian by Andy WeirThe Lost City of Z by David GrannThe Invention of Nature by Andrea WulfOn the Move by Oliver SacksThe Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Science Friday Radio Show/Podcast
104 books — 41 voters

How to Clone a Mammoth by Beth ShapiroRise of the Necrofauna by Britt WrayWoolly by Ben MezrichResurrection Science by M.R. O'ConnorBring Back the King by Helen Pilcher
De-Extinction Science
12 books — 8 voters
The Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsSurely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. FeynmanThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard DawkinsEuler by William DunhamThe Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
Popular Science for Smarties
126 books — 31 voters

The Case of the Frozen Addicts by J. William LangstonThe Best Bits of Physics by Alasdair C. ShawHow to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) by Lee Alan DugatkinThe Demon-Haunted World by Carl SaganWonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould
How Science Works
14 books — 3 voters

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Silletti and I, for instance, chewed out cotton wads for the same amount of time. I produced .78 milliliters of stimulated saliva; she produced 1.4. She tried to reassure me. "It doesn't say anything about how good you are or how good I am with saliva." "Erika, I'm a dried up husk." "Don't say that, Mary.
Mary Roach, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

Brian Deer
If he could do what he did -- and I'll show you what he did -- who else is doing what in the hospitals and laboratories that we may one day look to for our lives?
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