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New Books in Science

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Scientists about their New Books

  1. 1.
    David Munns, "Engineering the Environment: Phytotrons and the Quest for Climate Control in the Cold War" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2017)06/24/2019
    32:27
  2. 2.
    Nicholas Shea, "Representation in Cognitive Science" (Oxford UP, 2018)06/10/2019
    58:56
  3. 3.
    Stephan Bullard, "A Day-by-Day Chronicle of the 2013-2016 Ebola Outbreak" (Springer, 2018)06/07/2019
    28:11
  4. 4.
    Jessica Pierce, "Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible" (New World Library, 2019)05/07/2019
    54:49
  5. 5.
    Eric Topol, "Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again" (Basic Books, 2019)05/07/2019
    39:44
  6. 6.
    Chris Bernhardt, "Quantum Computing for Everyone" (MIT Press, 2019)05/02/2019
    53:41
  7. 7.
    Kate Brown, "Manuel for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future" (Norton, 2019)04/19/2019
    44:42
  8. 8.
    Christopher Preston, "The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World" (MIT Press, 2018)04/18/2019
    51:28
  1. 9.
    Emily Dawson, "Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning: The Experiences of Minoritised Groups" (Routledge, 2019)04/18/2019
    48:38
  2. 10.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  3. 11.
    Rick Van Noy, "Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South" (U Georgia Press, 2019)03/08/2019
    47:49
  4. 12.
    Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, "Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body" (Avery, 2017)02/13/2019
    52:18
  5. 13.
    Jonathan Birch, "The Philosophy of Social Evolution" (Oxford UP, 2017)02/11/2019
    1:01:30
  6. 14.
    Peter Hotez, "Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and Autism Dad" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)02/07/2019
    40:48
  7. 15.
    Elliott Sober, "The Design Argument" (Cambridge UP, 2018)01/28/2019
    41:22
  8. 16.
    Benoît Majerus, "From the Middle Ages to Today: Experiences and Representations of Madness in Paris" (Parigramme, 2018)01/16/2019
    33:53
  9. 17.
    Maria Kronfeldner, "What's Left of Human Nature? A Post-Essentialist, Pluralist, and Interactive Account of a Contested Concept" (MIT Press, 2018)01/15/2019
    1:09:15
  10. 18.
    George E. Mobus and Michael C. Kalton, "Principles of Systems Science" (Springer Verlag, 2015)01/02/2019
    1:03:49
  11. 19.
    William B. Young and Stephen D. Silberstein, "Navigating Life with Migraine and Other Headaches" (Oxford UP, 2018)12/31/2018
    26:21
  12. 20.
    Paul A. Offit, "Do You Believe in Magic?: Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural" (Harper, 2014)12/28/2018
    49:33
  13. 21.
    Steve Stewart-Williams, "The Ape That Understood the Universe: How Mind and Culture Evolve" (Cambridge UP, 2018)12/26/2018
    53:35
  14. 22.
    Samuel Schindler, "Theoretical Virtues in Science: Discovering Reality Through Theory" (Cambridge UP, 2018)12/14/2018
    59:16
  15. 23.
    McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)12/06/2018
    1:01:16
  16. 24.
    Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers, "The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War" (U Chicago Press, 2018)11/28/2018
    58:18
  17. 25.
    Geraint F. Lewis and Luke A. Barnes, “A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos” (Cambridge UP, 2016)11/13/2018
    40:49
  18. 26.
    David P. Barash, “Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are” (Oxford UP, 2018)11/13/2018
    1:20:07
  19. 27.
    Andrew C. A. Elliott, “Is That a Big Number?” (Oxford UP, 2018)11/09/2018
    51:37
  20. 28.
    Theodore M. Porter, “Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity” (Princeton UP, 2018)10/11/2018
    53:13
  21. 29.
    Hervé Guillemain, “Schizophrenics in the Twentieth Century: The Side Effects of History” (Alma, 2018)10/09/2018
    39:43
  22. 30.
    Peter Harries-Jones, “Upside-Down Gods: Gregory Bateson’s World of Difference” (Fordham UP, 2016)10/04/2018
    1:02:45
  23. 31.
    Byron Reese, “The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity” (Simon & Schuster, 2018)10/04/2018
    1:11:25
  24. 32.
    S. Hayes and D. S. Wilson, “Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior” (Context Press, 2018)09/27/2018
    1:14:45
  25. 33.
    Anjan Chakravartty, “Scientific Ontology: Integrating Naturalized Metaphysics and Voluntarist Epistemology” (Oxford UP, 2017)09/17/2018
    1:02:42
  26. 34.
    Andrew J. Hogan, “Life Histories of Genetic Disease: Patterns and Prevention in Postwar Medical Genetics” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2016)09/13/2018
    32:24
  27. 35.
    Albert Müller, ed., “The Beginning of Heaven and Earth Has No Name: Seven Days With Second-Order Cybernetics” (Fordham UP, 2014)09/05/2018
    47:17
  28. 36.
    Dorothy H. Crawford, “Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History” (Oxford UP, 2018)08/09/2018
    48:19
  29. 37.
    Joëlle Gergis, “Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia” (Melbourne UP, 2018)07/27/2018
    14:42
  30. 38.
    Sabina Leonelli, “Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study” (U Chicago Press, 2016)07/27/2018
    39:55
  31. 39.
    Randi Hutter Epstein, “Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything” (Norton, 2018)07/18/2018
    42:38
  32. 40.
    Eric Winsberg, “Philosophy and Climate Science” (Cambridge UP, 2018)07/16/2018
    1:05:59
  33. 41.
    Sam Kean, “The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code” (Back Bay, 2013)07/10/2018
    48:28
  34. 42.
    Jonathan W. Marshall, “Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)05/29/2018
    54:38
  35. 43.
    Jörg Matthias Determann, “Space Science and the Arab World: Astronauts, Observatories, and Nationalism in the Middle East” (I. B. Tauris, 2018)05/11/2018
    58:51
  36. 44.
    Sam Kean, “The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons” (Little, Brown and Co., 2015)04/26/2018
    56:33
  37. 45.
    Sigrid Schmalzer, et. al., “Science for the People: Documents from America’s Movement of Radical Scientists (UMass Press, 2018)04/23/2018
    57:53
  38. 46.
    Susan M. Squier, “Epigenetic Landscapes: Drawings as Metaphor” (Duke UP, 2017)04/17/2018
    44:38
  39. 47.
    Karl H. Muller et al., “New Horizons for Second-Order Cybernetics” (World Scientific, 2017)04/13/2018
    59:48
  40. 48.
    Thomas Morris, “The Matter of the Heart: A History of the Heart in Eleven Operations” (Thomas Dunne, 2018)04/11/2018
    1:01:39
  41. 49.
    Molly Ladd-Taylor, “Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017)03/28/2018
    48:35
  42. 50.
    Menachem Fisch, “Creatively Undecided: Toward a History and Philosophy of Scientific Agency” (U Chicago Press, 2017 )03/15/2018
    1:03:51
  43. 51.
    Andrew Lees, “Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment” (Notting Hill Editions, 2017)03/12/2018
    1:01:32
  44. 52.
    Henry Jay Przybylo, “Counting Backwards: A Doctor’s Notes on Anesthesia” (W.W. Norton, 2017)03/07/2018
    59:06
  45. 53.
    Michael Shermer, “Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia” (Henry Holt, 2018)02/20/2018
    53:25
  46. 54.
    Dmitry Novikov, “Cybernetics: Past to Future” (Springer Verlag, 2016)02/15/2018
    59:31
  47. 55.
    Howard I. Kushner, “On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017)02/14/2018
    47:31
  48. 56.
    Ty Tashiro, “Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome” (Harper Collins, 2017)02/13/2018
    52:05
  49. 57.
    Erika Dyck and Alex Deighton, “Managing Madness” (U Manitoba Press, 2017)01/31/2018
    53:46
  50. 58.
    Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs, “Jonas Salk: A Life” (Oxford UP, 2015)12/29/2017
    57:57
  51. 59.
    Dan Flores, “Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History” (Basic Books, 2016)12/08/2017
    55:20
  52. 60.
    Abby Hafer, “The Not-So-Intelligent Designer: Why Evolution Explains the Human Body and Intelligent Design Does Not” (Cascade Books, 2015)11/25/2017
    1:27:14
  53. 61.
    Scott Bembenek, “The Cosmic Machine: The Science That Runs Our Universe and the Story Behind It” (Zoari Press, 2017)10/23/2017
    54:20
  54. 62.
    Michael Wintroub, “The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge Across the Sixteenth-Century World” (Cambridge UP, 2017)10/04/2017
    56:32
  55. 63.
    Brian Clegg, “Big Data: How the Information Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives” (Icon Books, 2017)09/19/2017
    53:13
  56. 64.
    Jan De Winter, “Interests and Epistemic Integrity in Science” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)09/15/2017
    1:02:19
  57. 65.
    Iwan Rhys Morus, ed.,”The Oxford Illustrated History of Science” (Oxford UP, 2017)09/07/2017
    57:09
  58. 66.
    Ron Edwards, “The Edge of Evolution: Animality, Inhumanity, and Doctor Moreau” (Oxford UP, 2016)08/25/2017
    55:31
  59. 67.
    Robert Wright, “Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment” (Simon and Schuster, 2017)08/25/2017
    55:03
  60. 68.
    Gualtiero Piccinini, “Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account” (Oxford UP, 2016)07/15/2017
    1:02:47
  61. 69.
    Brian Clegg, “The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe” (Icon Books, 2017)06/29/2017
    50:16
  62. 70.
    Kees van Deemter, “Computational Models of Referring: A Study in Cognitive Science” (MIT Press, 2016)06/22/2017
    53:07
  63. 71.
    Neil M. Maher, “Apollo in the Age of Aquarius” (Harvard UP, 2017)06/20/2017
    51:27
  64. 72.
    Beau Lotto, “Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently” (Hatchette Books, 2017)05/30/2017
    45:10
  65. 73.
    Tara H. Abraham, “Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch’s Transdisciplinary Life in Science” (MIT Press, 2016)05/11/2017
    33:54
  66. 74.
    Lisa Messeri, “Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds” (Duke UP, 2016)05/04/2017
    1:02:37
  67. 75.
    J. C. McKeown, “A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Healing Arts of Greece and Rome” (Oxford UP, 2017)04/29/2017
    47:56
  68. 76.
    Tania Munz, “The Dancing Bees: Karl von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language” (U of Chicago Press, 2016)04/25/2017
    1:01:06
  69. 77.
    Raz Chen-Morris, “Measuring Shadows: Kepler’s Optics of Invisibility” (Penn State UP, 2016)03/29/2017
    1:00:52
  70. 78.
    Colleen Derkatch, “Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine” (U of Chicago Press, 2016)03/29/2017
    1:02:33
  71. 79.
    Kathleen McAuliffe, “This is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society” (Mariner Books, 2017)03/21/2017
    38:10
  72. 80.
    Stephanie Ruphy, “Scientific Pluralism Reconsidered: A New Approach to the (Dis)unity of Science (U. Pittsburgh Press, 2017)03/15/2017
    1:03:58
  73. 81.
    Carl Gillett, “Reduction and Emergence in Science and Philosophy” (Cambridge UP, 2016)02/15/2017
    1:07:01
  74. 82.
    Berit Brogaard, “On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion” (Oxford UP, 2015)02/13/2017
    50:10
  75. 83.
    Randy Olson, “Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story” (U. Chicago Press, 2015)02/04/2017
    1:01:25
  76. 84.
    Projit Bihari Mukharji, “Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies, and Braided Science: (University of Chicago Press, 2016)01/16/2017
    1:04:44
  77. 85.
    Joshua Howe, “Behind the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming” (U. Washington Press, 2016)01/10/2017
    33:07
  78. 86.
    Brian Clegg, “Are Numbers Real? The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)01/04/2017
    51:13
  79. 87.
    Ian Stewart, “Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe” (Basic Books, 2016)12/29/2016
    54:10
  80. 88.
    Pamela S. Turner, “Crow Smarts/Samurai Rising” (HMH/Charlesbridge, 2016)10/28/2016
    47:24
  81. 89.
    J.D. Trout, “Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science” (Oxford UP, 2016)10/15/2016
    1:07:48
  82. 90.
    Asif A. Siddiqi, “The Red Rockets’ Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957” (Cambridge UP, 2013)09/30/2016
    45:18
  83. 91.
    Kenneth Schaffner, “Behaving: What’s Genetic, What’s Not, and Why Should We Care?” (Oxford UP, 2016)09/15/2016
    1:04:41
  84. 92.
    Alfred S. Posamentier and Robert Geretschlager, “The Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line” (Prometheus Books, 2016)09/11/2016
    53:46
  85. 93.
    Sandra Harding, “Objectivity and Diversity: A New Logic of Scientific Inquiry” (U. of Chicago Press, 2015)09/07/2016
    1:08:09
  86. 94.
    James Rodger Fleming, “Inventing Atmospheric Science: Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the Foundations of Modern Meteorology” (MIT Press, 2016)08/26/2016
    1:02:41
  87. 95.
    Peter Harrison, “The Territories of Science and Religion” (U. of Chicago Press, 2014)07/21/2016
    53:01
  88. 96.
    Marta Zaraska, “Meathooked: The History and Science of our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Meat” (Basic Books, 2016)07/05/2016
    41:02
  89. 97.
    Michael F. Robinson, “The Lost White Tribe: Explorers, Scientists, and the Theory that Changed a Continent” (Oxford UP, 2016)06/03/2016
    1:08:51
  90. 98.
    Eben Kirksey, “Emergent Ecologies” (Duke UP, 2015)04/18/2016
    1:07:53
  91. 99.
    Eric Dietrich, “Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World” (Columbia UP, )04/15/2016
    1:05:12
  92. 100.
    David J. Stump, “Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori” (Routledge, 2015)02/15/2016
    1:04:31
  93. 101.
    Dale Jamieson, “Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed – and What It Means for Our Future” (Oxford UP, 2014)01/21/2016
    1:04:00
  94. 102.
    Peter J. Gloviczki, “Journalism and Memorialization in the Age of Social Media” (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015)12/30/2015
    31:45
  95. 103.
    Natasha Myers, “Rendering Life Molecular: Models, Modelers, and Excitable Matter” (Duke UP, 2015)12/21/2015
    1:04:38
  96. 104.
    Brian Clegg, “How Many Moons Does the Earth Have? The Ultimate Science Quiz Book” (Icon Books, 2015)12/07/2015
    52:17
  97. 105.
    Eric T. Meyer and Ralph Schroeder, “Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities” (MIT Press, 2015)11/15/2015
    36:36
  98. 106.
    Anita Guerrini, “The Courtiers’ Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)11/04/2015
    1:04:20
  99. 107.
    Eugene Raikhel, Todd Meyers, Emily Yates-Doerr, “Somatosphere.net”10/13/2015
    1:00:01
  100. 108.
    Isabelle Dussauge, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, and Francis Lee, “Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine” (Oxford UP, 2015)09/26/2015
    49:47
  101. 109.
    Sandra Harding, “Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)09/04/2015
    1:12:34
  102. 110.
    Tom Jackson, “Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again” (Bloomsbury, 2015)08/19/2015
    54:32
  103. 111.
    Raf De Bont, “Stations in the Field: A History of Place-Based Animal Research, 1870-1930” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)07/24/2015
    59:59
  104. 112.
    James A. Secord, “Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age” (U of Chicago Press, 2014)07/03/2015
    1:04:52
  105. 113.
    Tom McLeish, “Faith and Wisdom in Science” (Oxford UP, 2014)05/22/2015
    49:27
  106. 114.
    Chris Morgan, “The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000” (McFarland, 2015)04/17/2015
    52:02
  107. 115.
    Nick Wilding, “Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge” (U Chicago Press, 2014)03/15/2015
    1:10:40
  108. 116.
    Edmund Russell, “Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth” (03/11/2015
    48:47
  109. 117.
    Orit Halpern, “Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason since 1945” (Duke UP, 2014)03/09/2015
    1:13:37
  110. 118.
    Nicolas Rasmussen, “Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise” (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)01/30/2015
    1:03:19
  111. 119.
    Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain, “Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century” (U of Chicago Press, 2014)01/16/2015
    1:09:02
  112. 120.
    William Sheehan and Christopher Conselice, “Galactic Encounters” (Springer, 2014)01/12/2015
    1:05:06
  113. 121.
    David A. Rothery, “Planet Mercury: From Pale Pink Dot to Dynamic World” (Springer, 2014)12/28/2014
    1:07:50
  114. 122.
    Vera Kolb, “Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach” (CRC Press, 2014)12/11/2014
    59:54
  115. 123.
    Daniel Margocsy, “Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)12/09/2014
    1:08:25
  116. 124.
    James Giordano, “Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense” (CRC Press, 2014)12/04/2014
    1:12:42
  117. 125.
    William J. Turkel, “Spark from the Deep” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)11/13/2014
    1:07:32
  118. 126.
    Lawrence Lipking, “What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution” (Cornell UP, 2014)11/05/2014
    1:07:50
  119. 127.
    Roberto Trotta, “The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is” (Basic Books, 2014)10/21/2014
    1:00:12
  120. 128.
    Don Lincoln, “The Large Hadron Collider” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2014)10/09/2014
    59:53
  121. 129.
    Mary-Jane Rubenstein, “Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse” (Columbia UP, 2014)09/29/2014
    59:51
  122. 130.
    David N. Livingstone, “Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2014)08/06/2014
    1:12:17
  123. 131.
    Thomas McFaul and Al Brunsting, “God is Here to Stay: Science, Evolution, and Belief in God” (Wipf and Stock, 2014)06/19/2014
    54:32
  124. 132.
    Jane Maienschein, “Embryos Under the Microscope: The Diverging Meanings of Life” (Harvard UP, 2014)06/12/2014
    1:12:41
  125. 133.
    Omar W. Nasim, “Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)06/02/2014
    1:07:39
  126. 134.
    Melinda B. Fagan, “Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology: Knowledge in Flesh and Blood” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)05/15/2014
    1:08:11
  127. 135.
    Richard Yeo, “Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)05/14/2014
    1:09:02
  128. 136.
    Oscar E. Fernandez, “Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us (Princeton UP, 2014)04/17/2014
    51:56
  129. 137.
    Robert Mitchell, “Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)04/16/2014
    1:10:54
  130. 138.
    Abena Dove Osseo-Asare, “Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)04/10/2014
    1:10:24
  131. 139.
    David Kaiser, “How the Hippies Saved Physics” (W.W. Norton, 2012)04/02/2014
    1:11:31
  132. 140.
    Matthew C. Hunter, “Wicked Intelligence” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)03/23/2014
    1:11:50
  133. 141.
    John Hibbing et al., “Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences” (Routledge, 2013)02/24/2014
    19:59
  134. 142.
    Michael Pettit, “The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)02/19/2014
    53:44
  135. 143.
    Chuck Adler, “Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction” (Princeton UP, 2014)02/14/2014
    1:34:09
  136. 144.
    Hallam Stevens, “Life Out Of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)01/31/2014
    1:14:59
  137. 145.
    John Waldman, “Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations” (Lyons Press, 2013)01/16/2014
    44:34
  138. 146.
    Michael Weisberg, “Simulation and Similarity: Using Models to Understand the World” (Oxford UP, 2013)01/15/2014
    1:01:45
  139. 147.
    Gabriel Finkelstein, “Emil du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany” (MIT Press, 2013)01/14/2014
    1:13:16
  140. 148.
    Angela N. H. Creager, “Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)01/07/2014
    1:09:17
  141. 149.
    Sarah S. Richardson, Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome (University of Chicago Press, 2013)11/27/2013
    58:31
  142. 150.
    Kim TallBear, “Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science” (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)11/23/2013
    57:44
  143. 151.
    Muhammed Ali Khalidi, “Natural Categories and Human Kinds: Classification in the Natural and Social Sciences” (Cambridge UP, 2013)11/15/2013
    1:04:16
  144. 152.
    William J. Clancey, “Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers” (MIT Press, 2012)11/03/2013
    1:06:01
  145. 153.
    Dorothy H. Crawford, “Virus Hunt: The Search for the Origin of HIV” (Oxford UP, 2013)10/16/2013
    40:37
  146. 154.
    Adam R. Shapiro, “Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Anti-Evolution Movement in American Schools” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)09/27/2013
    1:11:10
  147. 155.
    Tim Maudlin, “Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time” (Princeton UP, 2012)09/17/2013
    55:41
  148. 156.
    Michael Ruse, “The Gaia Hypothesis: Science on a Pagan Planet” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)09/08/2013
    1:09:34
  149. 157.
    Hannah S. Decker, “The Making of DSM-III: A Diagnostic Manual’s Conquest of American Psychiatry” (Oxford UP, 2013)08/23/2013
    1:07:39
  150. 158.
    David Munns, “A Single Sky: How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy” (MIT Press, 2012)07/29/2013
    1:07:32
  151. 159.
    Nathaniel Comfort, “The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine” (Yale UP, 2012)07/05/2013
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