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Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War
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|June 6, 2017

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Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries—panic, exhaustion, heat, noise—and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as…
Spook: Science Tackles The Afterlife
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|September 26, 2006

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"What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that—the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top?" In an attempt to…
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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|March 25, 2003

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Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings.…
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
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|June 26, 2013

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The study of sexual physiology-what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better-has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of…
Gulp: Adventures On The Alimentary Canal
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|April 2, 2013

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“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and…
Packing For Mars: The Curious Science Of Life In The Void
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|April 5, 2011

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Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they…
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
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|June 26, 2013

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"What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that-the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my laptop?" In an attempt to find…
My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places
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|October 22, 2015

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From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach comes the complete collection of her “My Planet” articles published in Reader’s Digest .  The quirky, brilliant author takes a magnifying glass to everyday life, exposing moments…
GULP
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|October 28, 2015

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“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and…
Come vivremo su Marte
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|May 30, 2017

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La nostra prossima casa la affitteremo in un altro pianeta del sistema solare. Trascorreremo le vacanze estive sulla Luna e nelle sere d’agosto ci ritroveremo a brindare a un cocktail party in qualche catena alberghiera su Marte. Tutto intorno a noi vedremo…
BONK: Alles über Sex – von der Wissenschaft erforscht
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|October 5, 2009

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Orgasmusmaschinen, Audio-Stimulation, Vaginalkameras oder Gruppenonanie – vor keiner noch so erstaunlichen Versuchsreihe hat die Forschung halt gemacht, um unsere Sexualität zu erforschen. "Bonk" erklärt, was Sexualforschung überhaupt ist, wie sie ihren…
Die fabelhafte Welt der Leichen
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|July 6, 2012

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Mit dem Tod ist keinesfalls alles vorbei. Leichen sind auf vielfältige Weise nützlich, indem sie Forschung und Wissenschaft zur Verfügung stehen. Sie helfen dabei, Autos sicherer zu machen, dienen als Anschauungs- und Übungsobjekte für angehende Ärzte und geben…
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