Best-selling author and licensed mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from children about death, dead bodies and decomposition.
A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them.
An enchanting biography of the most resonant—and most necessary—chemical element on Earth.
Through science and philosophy, Conscience illuminates the answer to the question of how we determine right from wrong.
Frankenstein: How a Monster Became an Icon: The Science and Enduring Allure of Mary Shelley's Creation
Few creations have risen from literary origins to reach world-wide importance like Frankenstein. This landmark volume celebrates the bicentenary of Mary Shelley's creation and its indelible impact on art and culture.