The Right Chemistry : 108 Enlightening, Nutritious, Health-Conscious and Occasionally Bizarre Inquiries into the Science of Daily Life
A big part of Dr. Joes job as director of McGill Universitys Office of Science and Society is persuading people that the pursuit of science knowledge is a potential source of wonder, enlightenment and well-being for everyone. And as a chemist, hes particularly keen to rescue chemistry from the bad rep its developed over recent decades. There is more to chemistry than toxins, pollution, and ""Dont drink that soda--its full of chemicals.""'The'evangelic zeal Dr. Joe brings to his day job is of course also the driving force behind his work as an author. Once again, here he is to tell that everything is full of chemicals, and that chemistry means health, nutrition, beauty products, cleaning products, DNA, and the means by which Lady Gagas meat dress was held together.'In the style established with the bestsellingBrain Fuel, each section here is themed and contains a mixture of short, pithy items and slightly longer mini-essays. And as before--but never with such energy and relish--Dr.
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November 06, 2012
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