An entertaining and digestible volume that demystifies science, from the author of 16 bestselling popular science booksCrave answers?A Feast of Sciencedemystifies the chemistry of everyday life, serving up practical knowledge to both inform and entertain. Guaranteed to satiate your hunger for palatable and relevant scientific information, Dr. Joe Schwarcz proves that chemical is not necessarily synonymous with toxic. Are there fish genes in tomatoes? Can snail-slime cream and bone broth really make your wrinkles disappear? Whats the problem with sugar, resistant starch, hops in beer, microbeads, and secret cancer cures? Are natural products the key to good health? And what is fake news all about? Dr. Joe answers these questions and more. Cutting through the fat of story, suggestion, and social-media speculation,A Feast of Sciencegets to the meat of the chemical reactions that make up our daily lives....
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A Feast of Science: Intriguing Morsels from the Science of Everyday Life Reviews
This is yet another great book from the no-nonsense but always entertaining Dr. Joe Schwarcz. He gives science a very good name, showing how every aspect of our lives is connected in some way with science. The content is is full of interesting "morsels" of facts, presented in the most appetizing manner. The range of topics is incredible, from TV shows, ancient history, "health" fads old and new, the environment, food and drink, our consuming ways...open to any page and you will find something th ...more
I enjoyed the book.
Great book with a lot of helpful information, it's not a fast read. It's not a book to read in one sitting.