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Founders of Molecular Biology

William C. Summers

What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop

Henry Petroski

A Prehistory of Social Media

Kevin Driscoll

The Making of a Celebrity Science

Elizabeth D. Jones

A History of Reform, Reaction, and Money in American Medicine

Peter A. Swenson

The Story behind Human Experiments with Hepatitis

Sydney A. Halpern

The Past, Present, and Precarious Future of the Earth Beneath Our Feet

Jo Handelsman; With Research and Creative Contributions by...

Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Clare Hickman

A Family’s Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Joan L. Richards

From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World

Toby Musgrave

Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Nina Rattner Gelbart

A Global History of the First Psychedelic

Mike Jay

The Astronomical Observatories of Jai Singh II

Barry Perlus

From the Black Death to the Present

Frank M. Snowden; With a New Preface

Our Myth of Measured Time

Joseph Mazur

From Climate Change to a New Age of Sustainability

Carolyn Merchant

How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels

Stephen B. Heard; With Illustrations by Emily S. Damstra...

How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall

George B. Schaller

Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond

Marcia Bartusiak