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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Dickson D. Despommier
Publisher: Columbia University Press (2013, Jul 16th).
Rod AdamA well-written and fascinating introduction to human parasitology from an intriguing, seldom-used perspective: how we can learn from parasites to achieve medical breakthroughs. Robert GwadzDickson D. Despommier's approach is unique, easy going, and insightful. His book will appeal to both scientists and laypeople interested in science and medicine — and will be of particular interest to travelers to exotic places. Carl ZimmerThere's a lot to learn from a tapeworm. Parasites have evolved stunningly successful strategies for thriving in our bodies for millions of years. Drawing on his long career as a parasitologist, Dickson D. Despommier explores the lessons we can gain from our passengers, creating a fascinating tour of the parasitic world. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: New Press, The (2014, Feb 11th).
"In the first definitive account of the Fukushima disaster, two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists ... team up with journalist Susan Q. Stranahan ... to tell this harrowing story, [which] combines [an] ... account of the tsunami and the nuclear emergency it created with an explanation of the science and technology behind the meltdown as it unfolded in real time"--Amazon.com. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sally P. SpringerMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 3 edition (2013, Jul 1st).