Science

Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life by Susan Middleton - Book Review

Staff Pick Logo
Spineless Cover Image
By Susan Middleton, Sylvia A Earle (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781419710070
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 21st, 2014

Simply stunning. Spineless features large, high-quality photos of invertebrate marine life. From starfish to jellyfish, sea snails to squid, Middleton’s photography is breathtakingly vibrant, with descriptive insights into each animal’s world and behavior. Not your average coffee table book, this one will fascinate for hours at a time. ~ Reviewed by Joe Michon-Huneau


The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy by Paige Williams - Book Review

Staff Pick Logo
The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316382533
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Hachette Books - September 11th, 2018

This deftly wrought book almost defies a category. While it is a book of Paleontology this book reads like an old fashioned "Who Dunnit" but throw in international espionage, Mongolian History and a solid dose of psychology and you've got a great read. If you liked Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon this is for you. I love this book. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything by Randi Hutter Epstein - Book Review

Staff Pick Logo
Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393239607
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 26th, 2018

A historical review of how endocrinology came to be a cohesive branch of science and medicine rather than a disjointed study of various glands and secretions by scientists who focused only on individual parts of the body, rather than the whole. Epstein startles and delights with tales of parents collecting pituitaries and university basements full of brains. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ (Revised Edition) by Giulia Enders - Book Review

Staff Pick Logo
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ (Revised Edition) Cover Image
By Giulia Enders, Jill Enders (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771643764
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Greystone Books - March 27th, 2018

Funky study of a funky topic: intestines big and small, bacteria good and bad, and billions of microscopic helpers breaking down and distributing the food we eat to all the right places. Enders' disarming discoveries demonstrate the worthiness to pay heed to our gut feelings. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Science
Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs