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The Curie Society

Heather Einhorn, Adam Staffaroni, Janet Harvey, Joan Hilty

Tenacious Beasts

Christopher J. Preston

Methuselah's Zoo

Steven N. Austad

First Dawn

Roberto Battiston, Bonnie McClellan-Broussard, Marcia Bartusiak

Star Power

Alain Bécoulet, Erik Butler, Dennis G. Whyte

More than a Glitch

Meredith Broussard

The Alchemy of Us

Ainissa Ramirez

Seeing Science

Jack Challoner

Ghost Particle

Alan Chodos, James Riordon, Don Lincoln

Body Am I

Moheb Costandi

Carbon Queen

Maia Weinstock

The Exquisite Machine

Sian E. Harding

The Phantom Scientist

Robin Cousin, Edward Gauvin

The Leak

Robert P. Crease, Peter D. Bond


Erika Nesvold


Or Graur


Giosuè Baggio

Fertility Technology

Donna J. Drucker


Kathryn T Hall


Ritu Raman


Fergus Craik, Larry Jacoby


Nicholas Humphrey

The Sounds of the Cosmos

Mario Díaz, Gabriela González, Jorge Pullin


Jillian Scudder

Chemistry for Cooks

Sandra C. Greer

University Chemistry

James G. Anderson

Introduction to Urban Science

Luís M. A. Bettencourt

Drugs and the FDA

Mikkael A. Sekeres


Frank C. Keil


Carles Lalueza-Fox

On the Trail of Blackbody Radiation

Don S. Lemons, William R. Shanahan, Louis J. Buchholtz

Ending Epidemics

Richard Conniff

Terra Forma

Frédérique Aït-Touati, Alexandra Arènes, Axelle Grégoire, Bruno Latour, Amanda DeMarco

The Squares

Cyrus C. M. Mody

Atlas of Perfumed Botany

Jean-Claude Ellena, Erik Butler

Sexus Animalis

Emmanuelle Pouydebat, Erik Butler

Active Inference

Thomas Parr, Giovanni Pezzulo, Karl J. Friston

Sounding Bodies

Peter Pesic


Telmo Pievani, Michael Gerard Kenyon, Ian Tattersall


Saul Griffith

Power On!

Jean J. Ryoo, Jane Margolis

An Instinct for Truth

Robert T. Pennock

Salvador Luria

Rena Selya

The Evolution of Agency

Michael Tomasello

Curious Minds

Perry Zurn, Dani S. Bassett