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Neurofeedback on Your Bookshelf: Two Great New Books

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 11.20.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., is currently at number 12 on the New York Times list of bestselling science books. It discuss...

16 Great Gifts For The 'Science Geek' On Your List

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.13.2013 | Science

Looking for a great holiday gift for your favorite geek? Don't worry. HuffPost Science has pulled together our annual gift guide with great ideas for ...

LOOK: 22 Great Gifts For Science Geeks

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

Shopping for that special someone this holiday season can be tough--especially if he or she is a science enthusiast. What gift is smart enough? Fun en...

Science and Math With an 'Edge' -- Learning Is Best When It's Messy and Unpredictable

Larry Bock | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Larry Bock

Science has suffered too long from a public-relations problem perpetuated by images of nerdy researchers in white coats spouting boring formulas and theories. If we are to excite and inspire kids in science we have to explore new and creative interactive approaches.

Rosenberg's Guide to Reality

Richard Geldard | Posted 03.06.2012 | Books
Richard Geldard

What Alex Rosenberg has done is to take the scientific principle of reductionism and apply it to questions science is not equipped to answer.

Popular Science Books Become Popular

Telegraph | Tom Chivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The universe is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate, yet we still don't know what much of it is made of. If I had to guess, I'd say that most of it...

Penguin Launches Science Book Imprint

Crain's New York Business | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin Group USA is making another bet on niche publishing. At a time when most houses are looking to cut back on titles, the publisher is launching...

Kids' Book About Parasites Full Of Gross-Out Fun

Boing Boing | Cory Doctorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The publishers of "What's Eating You?: Parasites -- The Inside Story" were kind enough to send me a copy of this science picture book for young reader...

Bill Bryson's 'Really Short History of Nearly Everything' Is The Dream Gift Book For Every Curious Kid

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Bill Bryson has created "A Really Short History of Nearly Everything," and he's done me -- and you, and every curious kid burdened by a dull textbook or a brain-dead science teacher -- a huge favor.