An award-winning Boston University educator and researcher provides a chilling look at the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, explaining how we got here and what we must do to address this growing global health crisis.
The best-selling author of The Genius of Birds draws on paradigm-changing scientific research into bird emotions and intelligence to explore advanced behaviors ranging from communicating and giving gifts to forming cooperative groups and dancing.
The best-selling author of Angler and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist reveals how he has been chillingly targeted for his role in helping Edward Snowden, sharing firsthand insights into today’s surveillance-industrial revolution and the fight for personal privacy.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter presents an urgent investigation into the role of corporate and government greed on the opioid epidemic as it devastatingly unfolded throughout small and vulnerable Appalachian communities.
Enough, argues bestselling author Bjorn Lomborg. Climate change is real, but it's not the apocalyptic threat that we've been told it is. Projections of Earth's imminent demise are based on bad science and even worse economics.
A fourth-generation beekeeper describes the work of the Bees Without Borders organization, the quirky personalities he has encountered throughout his career and the remarkable apiaries he maintains on iconic buildings throughout New York City.
Ingredients offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. Apart from the burning question of whether you should eat that Cheeto, Zaidan explores a range of topics.
Epidemiologist Adam Kucharski explores topics including gun violence, online manipulation, and, of course, outbreaks of disease to show how much we get wrong about contagion, and how astonishing the real science is.