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Lisa Feldman Barrett’s Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain sheds some light on our most powerful organ and its intriguing processes.

Lisa Feldman Barrett’s Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain sheds some light on our most powerful organ and its intriguing processes.

With scalpel-like precision, anthropologist Eben Kirksey carves away at the ethics of new scientific advancements in The Mutant Project.

With scalpel-like precision, anthropologist Eben Kirksey carves away at the ethics of new scientific advancements in The Mutant Project.

Terry Virts didn’t want to write another typical astronaut book. Instead, he wanted to make the reader say “Wow!” and to make them laugh.

Terry Virts didn’t want to write another typical astronaut book. Instead, he wanted to make the reader say “Wow!” and to make them laugh.

James Hamblin explains why he stopped showering five years ago and argues that our modern idea of extreme hygiene has gone a little overboard.

James Hamblin explains why he stopped showering five years ago and argues that our modern idea of extreme hygiene has gone a little overboard.

Emily Levesque trains her gaze on humans’ fascination with the stars in this engaging look at the field of astronomy and its practitioners.

Emily Levesque trains her gaze on humans’ fascination with the stars in this engaging look at the field of astronomy and its practitioners.

James Nestor’s work reveals the importance of our breath and promises us a changed life if only we’ll take a moment to stop, slow down and breathe.

James Nestor’s work reveals the importance of our breath and promises us a changed life if only we’ll take a moment to stop, slow down and breathe.

Ingredients begins with a bit of common knowledge—eating processed food is bad—and subjects it to scrutiny. How bad, exactly? And why?

Ingredients begins with a bit of common knowledge—eating processed food is bad—and subjects it to scrutiny. How bad, exactly? And why?

Math isn’t a subject most people consider humorous. But Matt Parker manages to portray the science of mathematics as fun and hilarious in Humble Pi.

Math isn’t a subject most people consider humorous. But Matt Parker manages to portray the science of mathematics as fun and hilarious in Humble Pi.

Capturing a sense of the infinite unknown that enraptures dedicated stargazers, SUN AND MOON is a stunning visual history of space exploration.

Capturing a sense of the infinite unknown that enraptures dedicated stargazers, SUN AND MOON is a stunning visual history of space exploration.

Gender Mosaic demolishes the warped science that claimed to have located the gender binary inside our skulls.

Gender Mosaic demolishes the warped science that claimed to have located the gender binary inside our skulls.

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