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Birth of the Coolth

Dianne Timblin

A brief review of Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything, by Salvatore Basile

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If These Cubicles Could Talk

Dianne Timblin

A brief review of Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985–2000, by Doug Menuez

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Snow Science

Sandra J. Ackerman

A brief review of Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth: Weather, Climate Change, and Finding Deep Powder in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains and Around the World, by Jim Steenburgh

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The Evolution of Friendship

Harold Green

A brief review of Talent for Friendship: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait, by John Edward Terrell

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Thoroughly Modern Microbes

Margaret Clark

A brief review of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues, by Martin J. Blaser

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The Bonds that Make Everything

Fenella Saunders

2015-01NightstandSaundersF2.jpgA brief review of Molecules: The Elements and Architecture of Everything, by Theodore Gray, with photographs by Nick Mann

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The World's Survivors

Katie L. Burke

A brief review of The Oldest Living Things in the World, by Rachel Sussman

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Taste Masters

Sandra J. Ackerman

2015-01NightstandAckermanF1.jpgA brief review of Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste, by Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbaek

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Journeys to the Brink

Ram Ramabhadran

A brief review of Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead, by David Casarett

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Life Below the Ankles

David L. Hu


A brief review of How Snakes Work: Structure, Function and Behavior of the World’s Snakes, by Harvey B. Lillywhite

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