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Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause
Louise Foxcroft.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847081711.  Daedalus Item Code: 60548
 
(Winner of the Longman-History Today Book Award in 2009) Meticulously researched and always entertaining, British medical historian Louise Foxcroft here traces the history of "the ... (Read More)
 
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Richard Preston.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385495226.  Daedalus Item Code: 62278
 
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure, and in a few days 90 percent of its victims are ... (Read More)
 
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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Eugenia Cheng.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465051717.  Daedalus Item Code: 72735
 
A tenured math professor in the rarefied field of category theory, Eugenia Cheng also has a passion for cooking, and in this delightful exploration of numbers she shows how closely the two are ... (Read More)
 
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I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language
Lydia Denworth.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780142181867.  Daedalus Item Code: 62898
 
Science journalist Lydia Denworth's third son Alex was nearly two when he was identified with significant hearing loss that was likely to get worse. Denworth knew the importance of enrichment to the ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
Amir Alexander.
Publisher: Scientific American.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176815.  Daedalus Item Code: 72645
 
On August 10, 1632, five robed men convened in a Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a deceptively simple proposition: that a continuous line is composed of distinct and infinitely tiny parts. The ... (Read More)
 
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Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Mark Pendergrast.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151011209.  Daedalus Item Code: 62521
 
"Wherever widespread illness breaks out, agents of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) will likely be dispatched to investigate. Operating under the auspices of the Atlanta-based Centers for ... (Read More)
 
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The Intimate Universe: How the Stars are Closer Than You Think
Marek Kukula.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781786483706.  Daedalus Item Code: 70499
 
The cosmos is closer than you think, notes Royal Observatory, Greenwich, astronomer Marek Kukula. Here he explores the myriad ways in which we are intrinsically connected to the rest of the universe, ... (Read More)
 
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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen
Philip Ball.
Publisher: Chicago.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780226238890.  Daedalus Item Code: 61938
 
If offered the chance—by cloak, spell, or superpower—to be invisible, who wouldn't want to give it a try? We are drawn to the idea of stealthy voyeurism and the ability to conceal our own acts, but ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements
David Berlinski.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014811.  Daedalus Item Code: 60494
 
"'As dazzling as first love,' is how Bertrand Russell described his initial encounter with Euclid. As a mathematician who understands what Russell felt, [David] Berlinski guides his readers through ... (Read More)
 
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Kore: On Sickness, the Sick and the Search for the Soul of Medicine
Andrzej Szczeklik. Adam Zagajewski, intro. John Martin, afterword. Antonia Lloyd-Jones, trans.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619020191.  Daedalus Item Code: 72330
 
"Eloquently elaborating on the symbiosis of medicine and the humanities, Polish physician [Andrzej] Szczeklik mulls over the many connections between the worlds of science and medicine and the ... (Read More)
 
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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Matthew Cobb.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465062676.  Daedalus Item Code: 61944
 
When Francis Crick and James Watson put forward their double-helix model of DNA structure in 1953, they set off an international race to uncover the secrets of the genetic code, which might reveal ... (Read More)
 
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