The Telomerase Revolution by Michael Fossel – Book Review

Title: The Telomerase Revolution Author: Michael Fossel Genre: Science Non-Fiction, Health Blurb from Goodreads Science is on the cusp of a revolutionary breakthrough. We now understand more about aging—and how to prevent and reverse it—than ever before. Twenty years ago, there was still considerable debate of the nature of human aging, with a variety of … Continue reading The Telomerase Revolution by Michael Fossel – Book Review

Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World by Oren Harman – Book Review

Title: Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World (review copy) Author: Oren Harman Genre/Themes: Non-Fiction, Science, Philosophy Blurb from Goodreads A brilliant lyrical exploration of how modern science illuminates what it means to be human, from the award-winning author of The Price of Altruism We no longer think, like the ancient Chinese did, that the world was … Continue reading Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World by Oren Harman – Book Review

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – Book Review

Title: Helgoland (review copy) Author: Carlo Rovelli Genre/Themes: Science, History of Scientific Discoveries, Physics, Non-Fiction Blurb from Goodreads The Number One bestselling author of The Order of Time is back with a stunning book about the enigma of quantum physics In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, retreated to a small, treeless island in … Continue reading Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – Book Review

The Gendered Brain by Gina Rippon – Book Review

Title: The Gendered Brain Author: Gina Rippon Genre/Themes: Science, Non Fiction, Gender Blurb from Goodreads Do you have a female brain or a male brain?Or is that the wrong question? Reading maps or reading emotions? Barbie or Lego? We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex and gender. On … Continue reading The Gendered Brain by Gina Rippon – Book Review

Gender Mosaic by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – Book Review

Title: Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female brain (review copy) Authors: Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski Genre/Themes: Non Fiction, Science, Biology, Genetics, Gender, Sex, The Brain Blurb from Goodreads With profound implications for our most foundational assumptions about gender, Gender Mosaic explains why there is no such thing as a male … Continue reading Gender Mosaic by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – Book Review