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Could you get away with murder?

I’ve always found that every so-called “scary” novel can be topped by a way better non-fiction book and that is the case here.  “Body in question: exploring the cutting edge in forensic science” by Brian Innes… 189 more words


New Reference Books on Sciences as of July 2014

Chemistry : the central science, 12th ed.

Authors                       Martin Salisbury

Place of Publication  London

Date of Publication    2012

Publisher                     Laurence King Pub

 In the 12th, every word and piece of art has been studied for effectiveness. 423 more words

New Acquisitions

Weekly links and book recomendations

This week I’ve been a little lax in reading articles online. Hopefully, I can make it up to you by posting the few interesting articles I’ve read as well a list of my top 5 favorite science books.   497 more words

"The Sports Gene: Talent, Practice and the Truth about Success" by David Epstein

My great-great-great uncle William Cayley was a country doctor, infamous for once riding up on his horse to a patient’s house. Peering through the window from his saddle, he intoned to the man’s wife that “he will be dead in 3 days”, before galloping off into the distance. 637 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Fabulous Non-Fiction Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. This week is a Freebie — we each pick our own topic. 641 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert - a review

From Wired’s Top Ten best books of 2014, #LeedsReadsRecommends The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on Earth. 371 more words

Book Reviews

How the World Works by Christiane Dorion (review)

I first found out about Christiane when work hosted the Royal Society Young Peoples Book Prize last year. Her book How Animals Live was nominated for the prize and I ran a workshop with her on animal adaptation as part of the days events. 400 more words

The World Around Us