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Innovating Food, Innovating The Law

by Mariachiara Tallacchini, Fernando Leonini & Matteo Ferrari

Innovating Food, Innovating the Law. An interdisciplinary approach to the challenges in the agro-food sector Edited by Fernando Leonini, Mariachiara Tallacchini, Matteo Ferrari The agro-food sector represents...


Molecules of an author in search of memory

by Dei, Luigi

Loosely based on Primo Levi’s The Periodic Table, the play has a Fahrenheit 451 setting. In a world without books or memory appears a common man, the Man in the street, with some heets of writing that he cannot...


Dazzle Gradually

by Dorion Sagan, Lynn Margulis & Roald Hoffman

At the crossroads of philosophy and science, the sometimes-dry topics of evolution and ecology come alive in this new collection of essays--many never before anthologized. Learn how technology may be a sort...


Human Cultures through the Scientific Lens

by Pascal Boyer

This volume brings together a collection of seven articles previously published by the author, with a new introduction reframing the articles in the context of past and present questions in anthropology, psychology...


Distances of the Stars - And Other Essays on Astronomy

by Camille Flammarion

Nicolas Camille Flammarion FRAS (1842–1925) was a French author and astronomer. A prolific writer, he produced over fifty books including science fiction novels, works on astronomy, and works on physical research....


A Pandemic in Residence

by Selina Mahmood

A debut essay collection of remarkable breadth and erudition by a young Pakistani-American doctor and writer.

During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Selina Mahmood—in the middle of the first year...


Is This Wi-Fi Organic?

by Dave Farina

How to Separate Real Scientific Truths from Fake News

?Scientific literacy is our best defense in an age of increasing disinformation.? ?Kellie Gerardi, Aerospace Professional and Author of Not Necessarily Rocket...


Top 10 Vaccine Objections

by Alex Ramirez

If you have ever thought any of the following, ?Vaccines are not for me, I'm young and healthy and don't need them?; ?I rather develop natural immunity to infections, without vaccination?; ?Immunisation is a...


Galileo's Gout

by Gerald Weissmann

"America's most interesting and important essayist." ?Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize?winning author of The Age of Insight

"[Gerald Weissmann] bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between...


Galileo's Gout

by Gerald Weissmann

"America's most interesting and important essayist." ?Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize?winning author of The Age of Insight

"[Gerald Weissmann] bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between...


Song For Molly, A

by Jeremy Bernstein

A Song for Molly is both a love story and a poetic homage to science. The subjects in this first-person novella range from encounters with Wittgenstein, Einstein and Gödel, to trying to live with a dog named...


Dispatches from the End of Ice

by Beth Peterson

The future of the world’s ice is at a critical juncture marked by international debate about climate change and almost daily reports about glaciers and ice shelves breaking, oceans rising, and temperatures...


Mystics of the Renaissance

by Rudolf Steiner

During the Renaissance science was never separated from mysticism and alchemy. Some of the finest minds such as Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton were all heavily involved in what they would of called the mystic...


Walking

by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, the naturalist, philosopher, and author of such classics as "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience," contributed a number of writings to The Atlantic in its early years. 

The month after his death...


COVID-19 LEGACY

by Simone Rotili

In this book are analyzed topics related to COVID-19 which form the basis of the understanding of the multiple aspects related to the protection of public health, and which will allow the reader to broaden his...


Praise of the Engineer

by Dionigi Cristian Lentini

It is progress that guarantees existence. Without engineering the human species would have already become extinct. The American writer James Albert Michener wrote: "Scientists dream about doing great things....


The Unpersuadables

by Will Storr

Why, that is, did the obviously intelligent man beside him sincerely believe in Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden and a six-thousand-year-old Earth, in spite of the evidence against them? It was the start of...


The Life and Love of the Insect

by Jean Henri Fabre

The Life and Love of the Insect enters into a hidden realm with 18 illustrated essays, rendered in lively, poetic language. Whether extolling the maternal instincts of the Sacred Beetle or chronicling the protracted...


The Human Odyssey

by Thomas Armstrong

"This is truly a major contribution ? brilliant, beguiling, and as broad in concept as it is deep." ? Jean Houston, PhD, author of The Possible Human

Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., an award-winning educator and expert...


A Devil's Chaplain

by Richard Dawkins

Essays on morality, mortality, and much more from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion.

This early collection of essays from renowned evolutionary biologist Richard...