Not A Scientist

Author: Dave Levitan
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ISBN: 9780393353327
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An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.

Mistakes Were Made But Not By Me

Author: Carol Tavris
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547416032
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Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it?

The Death Of Expertise

Author: Tom Nichols
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190469412
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Browsing WebMD puts one on equal footing with doctors, and Wikipedia allows all to be foreign policy experts, scientists, and more.As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of Expertise, there are a number of reasons why this has occurred - ranging ...

Brilliant Blunders

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439192383
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As Mario Livio luminously explains in this “thoughtful meditation on the course of science itself” (The New York Times Book Review), these five scientists expanded our knowledge of life on earth, the evolution of the earth, and the ...

Einstein S Mistakes The Human Failings Of Genius

Author: Hans C. Ohanian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393070422
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As this book persuasively argues, the defining hallmark of Einstein’s genius was not any special mathematical ability but an uncanny talent to use his mistakes as stepping stones to formulate his revolutionary theories. “[A] clear ...

Descartes Error

Author: Antonio Damasio
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407072064
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In this wonderfully engaging book, Damasio takes the reader on a journey of scientific discovery through a series of case studies, demonstrating what many of us have long suspected: emotions are not a luxury, they are essential to rational ...

Pandora S Lab

Author: Paul A. Offit
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217986
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These are today's sins of science--as deplorable as mistaken past ideas about advocating racial purity or using lobotomies as a cure for mental illness.

Einstein S Greatest Mistake

Author: David Bodanis
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544808584
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Bestselling biographer David Bodanis traces Einstein from the skeptical, erratic student to the world's most brilliant physicist—and then to the desolate, fallen-from-grace celebrity.

The Vaccine Race

Author: Meredith Wadman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698177789
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I loved this book.” —John M. Barry, New York Times bestselling author of The Great Influenza The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the conquest of rubella and other devastating diseases.