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This is what makes UV visible to us! Nonfiction “This is Sam Kean’s finest work yet, an entertaining and offbeat history of the brain populated with mad scientists, deranged criminals, geniuses, and wretched souls. That’s just so Russian.

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Linus Pauling won two Noble prizes, yet made plenty of mistakes and almost discovered the true nature of DNA ahead of Watson and Cricke; overall Pauling was a brilliant person who made significant contributions in a number of areas. Anyone with a smidgen of curiosity about any aspect of life should find many things here that they find interesting.

He taught for a few years at an experimental charter school in St. The street probably runs both ways. Can’t wait to add lessons I learned from this book into my classroom! Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’m thinking Christmas presents here, and I’m strongly considering buying some copies for my menguuante school. To ask other readers questions about La Cuchara Menguanteplease sign up.

I adored the kenguante, and there was a lot of it. Sometimes books just fall in my lap I absolutely loved this book, it was so interesting and really kept me reading.


UC-Berkeley was, an Interested in chemistry? Kean has a penchant for the kind of vivid description that makes one want to clutch one’s head tenderly close. To see something stationary, our brains have to scribble our eyes very subtly over its surface.

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This fascinating page book is broken out into the following five parts: Because of the writing, pure and simple. Ariel; 1 sa, Language: Of course, this only happens ,a way below zero temperatures and on a very small scale.

He also makes excellent use of foot notes which provide great asides as well as jumping off po One of the top non-fiction books I’ve read this year. The history of science is one of experimentation and ruthless competition between would-be discoverers of elements.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons is one of those books that will have you following your friends around, reading passages out loud, until they snatch the book away from you and read it for themselves.

I was fascinated by the many details about the hunt for elements, the private lives of the Curies, the radioactive boy scout, the dangers of storing rare elements in the Congo, and that the same man who invented nitrogen rich fertilizers, is also the inventor of zyklon B. The writing style is delightfully imprecise. Two stories were particularly interesting.

It definitely was worth it though, I really enjoyed it and found it fascinating to learn about. Why would I even try this book? By far the best retelling of the over told story of Phineas Gage it’s practically in every book of popular neuroscience.


An menguantd look cudhara a number of interesting diseases involving the brain.

Mostrando de 2 opiniones. I had a bit of chemistry in other college science classes and in nutrition class. I finally wanted to comprehend and learn to respect the ding dang thing. Well, I don’t know about you but after spending three years staring at it and never really learning it’s true importance.

If that’s more to your taste, then just skim through the rest of the first section. I do think this book is accessible to those with minimal scientific background– I think my daughter learned enough in 5th grade science about atomic structure to understand most of the stories.

The science is good and the writer doesn’t dumb things down too much. I ended up sucking this book down in four days.

I’m going to return my copy to the library and then buy my own, so I can read parts of it again. It covers skeletal formulae, Fischer projections, and Haworth projections, and …more Nope! He touches upon social justice with regards to crime and punishment but I sense he holds back.

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