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The End of Plagues

by John Rhodes St. Martin's Press (September 24, 2013)

At the turn of the twentieth century, smallpox claimed the lives of two million people per year. By 1979, the disease had been eradicated and victory was declared across the globe. Yet the story of smallpox...


Against Their Will

by Allen M. Hornblum, Judith L. Newman & Gregory J. Dober St. Martin's Press (June 25, 2013)

During the Cold War, an alliance between American scientists, pharmaceutical companies, and the US military pushed the medical establishment into ethically fraught territory. Doctors and scientists at prestigious...


Prize Fight

by Morton Meyers, M.D. St. Martin's Press (June 05, 2012)

We often think of scientists as dispassionate and detached, nobly laboring without any expectation of reward. But scientific research is much more complicated and messy than this ideal, and scientists can be...


Gravity

by Brian Clegg St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2012)

A history of gravity, and a study of its importance and relevance to our lives, as well as its influence on other areas of science.

Physicists will tell you that four forces control the universe. Of these, gravity...


The Guardian of All Things

by Michael S. Malone St. Martin's Press (August 21, 2012)

A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilization

Memory makes us human. No other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity nor so regularly revisits those memories...


Smart Medicine

by Dr. William Hanson, M.D. St. Martin's Press (June 07, 2011)

We're a nation in love with the drama of the medical world—from fast-paced hospital life to the race to discover cures for diseases. In Smart Medicine, William Hanson brings to life the fascinating true world...


The Fossil Hunter

by Shelley Emling St. Martin's Press (October 13, 2009)

At a time when women were excluded from science, a young girl made a discovery that marked the birth of paleontology and continues to feed the debate about evolution to this day.

Mary Anning was only twelve years...


Poison

by Gail Bell St. Martin's Press (October 11, 2002)

"Readers with a strong stomach will enjoy this unusual memoir laced with a natural history of poison." - Publishers Weekly

Years after Dr. William Macbeth died, his ornate medicine case passed to his estranged...


Bosnia's Million Bones

by Christian Jennings St. Martin's Press (November 26, 2013)

The extraordinary story of how a team of international forensic scientists pioneered ground-breaking DNA technology to identify the bodies of thousands of victims of the Yugoslav Wars, and how their work is...


The Artificial Ape

by Timothy Taylor St. Martin's Press (July 20, 2010)

A breakthrough theory that tools and technology are the real drivers of human evolution

Although humans are one of the great apes, along with chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, we are remarkably different...


Plastic Fantastic

by Eugenie Samuel Reich St. Martin's Press (May 12, 2009)

This is the story of wunderkind physicist Jan Hendrik Schön who faked the discovery of a new superconductor made from plastic. A star researcher at the world-renowned Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, he claimed...


Steam

by Andrea Sutcliffe St. Martin's Press (March 24, 2015)

In 1807, Robert Fulton, using an English mail-order steam engine, chugged four miles an hour up the Hudson River, passing into popular folklore as the inventor of the steamboat. However, the true first passenger...


The Poisoner

by Gail Bell St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2003)

"Readers with a strong stomach will enjoy this unusual memoir laced with a natural history of poison." - Publishers Weekly

Years after Dr. William Macbeth died, his ornate medicine case passed to his estranged...


Coal Wars

by Richard Martin St. Martin's Press (April 14, 2015)

Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the world's power. Our...


Age of Discovery

by Ian Goldin & Chris Kutarna St. Martin's Press (May 24, 2016)

The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact—and gain courage and wisdom from the past. Age of Discovery...


Finding Zero

by Amir D. Aczel St. Martin's Press (January 06, 2015)

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these...