It’s All Relative | Science & Technology Reviews, March 1, 2017

the family gene

A science text that reads like a mystery and a family’s struggle to stop any further transmission of a deadly gene; both excellent, accessible additions for most public libraries

Genetically Speaking | Science and Technology Reviews, December 2016

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A hopeful, struggle-against-the-odds story that adopts the tone of a Hallmark made-for-TV movie; an intriguing and intimate book for anyone who has or will have children

Plague and Mutation | Medical Books Previews, Mar. 2017, Pt. 2

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Hatch, Steven, M.D. Inferno: A Doctor’s Ebola Story. St. Martin’s. Mar. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781250085139. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250085146. MEMOIR/MEDICAL An assistant professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, specializing in infectious disease and immunology, Hatch traveled to Liberia in 2013 to work at a hospital there. Six months later, several of […]

Science Titles from Jane Goodall, Bernd Heinrich, & More | Nonfiction Previews, Apr. 2014, Pt. 2

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  Denworth, Lydia. I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language. Dutton. Apr. 2014. 368p. ISBN 9780525953791. $26.95. HEALTH/HEARING When her third son was almost two, Denworth was told that he suffered from profound and progressive hearing loss—a shocking revelation, for as a science writer she well understood […]