A lively, illustrated exploration of the 500-million-year history of bone, a touchstone for understanding vertebrate life and human culture.
An earth scientist reveals the dynamic biography of the most resonant—and most necessary—chemical element on Earth.
A jaw-dropping exploration of everything that goes wrong when we build AI systems—and the movement to fix them.
In Underland, Robert Macfarlane delivers an epic exploration of the Earth’s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land...
A medical historian narrates the last century of scientific struggle against an enduring enemy: deadly contagious disease.