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Journey Into the Deep Discovering New Ocean Creatures by Rebecca L. Johnson (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 4, 2011 tagged coffee table book • science
A photo-filled overview of the 10 year Census of Marine Life that documented the oceans’ plants and animals.
A Garden of Marvels How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants by Ruth Kassinger (2014)
Reviewed by emilyreads on October 17, 2014 tagged science
A former brown thumb explores broad questions about plants that have puzzled scientists for centuries.
The Disappearing Spoon And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 25, 2011 tagged science
The Violinist's Thumb And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code by Sam Kean (2012)
Reviewed by emilyreads on August 22, 2014 tagged science
An engaging, comprehensive look at DNA.
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 27, 2015 tagged science
Pink is for Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating, David DeGrand (2016)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by sarahhunt on October 14, 2016 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction • picture book • science
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (2009)
Reviewed by flemtastic on July 9, 2010 tagged coming of age • historical fiction • science
Calpurnia’s mother wants her to act like a lady, but she loves science and the outdoors.
Quantum Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality by Manjit Kumar (2010)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on May 21, 2010 tagged science
The Great Motion Mission A Surprising Story of Physics in Everyday Life by Cora Lee , Steve Rolston (2009)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 4, 2010 tagged science
Working Stiff Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek, T.J. Mitchell (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 9, 2014 tagged biography • science
A medical examiner explains the limits of forensic science, and tells of interesting dead bodies she’s seen.
Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life by Susan Middleton (2014)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on January 8, 2016 tagged coffee table book • science
Kakapo Rescue Saving the World's Strangest Parrot (Scientists in the Field) by Sy Montgomery, Nic Bishop (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 28, 2011 tagged science
The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece by Roseanne Montillo (2013)
Reviewed by robert on October 30, 2015 tagged biography • classic • science
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 16, 2015 tagged humor • science
Invincible Microbe Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure by Jim Murphy, Alison Blank (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 9, 2013 tagged history • science
Come as You Are The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski (2015)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on July 24, 2015 tagged nonfiction • science
Deep Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves by James Nestor (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on September 5, 2014 tagged nonfiction • science
An exploration of the origins, rules, and dangers of freediving.
Here There Be Monsters The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid by HP Newquist (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 13, 2011 tagged science
The Kraken was thought to be just a tall tale until evidence of its existence was found in the stomachs of whales.
Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest by Jack Nisbet (2015)
Reviewed by craigseasholes on October 2, 2015 tagged essays • history • science
Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biography • science
The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss by Claire Nouvian (2007)
Reviewed by emilyjones on September 18, 2015 tagged coffee table book • science
Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine by Paul A. Offit (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 24, 2013 tagged science
An unapologetic look at alternative medicine from a scientific point of view.
Levitation Physics and Psychology in the Service of Deception by Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston (2007)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 27, 2012 tagged graphic novel • science
Art and Architecture of Insects by David M. Phillips (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 4, 2014 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction • science
Black and white micrographs taken with a scanning electron microscope show the art and architecture of insects.
The Omnivore's Dilemma A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan (2007)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on August 5, 2007 tagged science
Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 18, 2015 tagged science
Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 1, 2013 tagged science
Cool, illustrated facts about extinct animals, each depicted in a funny, true, sometimes sad comic.
Think Smart A Neuroscientist's Prescription for Improving Your Brain's Performance by Richard Restak, M.D. (2009)
Reviewed by davidtomashek on October 1, 2010 tagged science
Bomboozled How the U.S. Government Misled Itself and Its People Into Believing They Could Survive a Nuclear Attack by Susan Roy (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 30, 2011 tagged history • science
Sex at Dawn The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality by Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jethá (2010)
Reviewed by billba on June 25, 2010 tagged science
Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom by Leila Schneps, Coralie Colmez (2013)
Reviewed by robert on April 29, 2016 tagged history • science
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka, Read by Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by theo on January 23, 2015 tagged audiobook • coming of age • science • science fiction
No-Drama Discipline The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by saracole on January 16, 2015 tagged nonfiction • science