Tag Archives: popular science

Must-read microbiome stories: I CONTAIN MULTITUDES book review

ScienceThrillers.com book review of I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong Publication date: August 2016 Category: Popular science Summary (from the publisher): A groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that … Continue reading

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Book review: LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Science memoir Summary (from the publisher): An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that … Continue reading

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New release book review: THE HUMAN SIDE OF SCIENCE by Wiggins and Wynn

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Human Side of Science by Arthur R. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr.   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Popular nonfiction / history of science / science biography Summary (from the publisher): This lively and humorous book focuses … Continue reading

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It’s Okay to Be Smart: Marvelous PBS video series for all ages

At ScienceThrillers, we’re always on the lookout for entertaining ways to enhance science literacy. Here’s one that I was a little slow to stumble upon: It’s Okay to Be Smart. These are marvelous science-themed videos on a YouTube channel. They … Continue reading

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Mythbusters The Explosive Exhibition: a review

See special ScienceThrillers.com book giveaway at end of post! Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a big proponent of science literacy and science education, with a special interest in how entertainment can be used to educate. The most … Continue reading

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