By Joe Schwarcz
Organize to be surprised as soon as again.
Did you recognize what in the event you shake a ketchup bottle you're training thixotropy? That the traditional Greeks made themselves glance much less historic via inventing moisturizer? That the mysterious drug obecalp* is as powerful as homeopathy and lots of natural remedies? From the bestselling writer of An Apple a Day, Brain Fuel, and Science, experience and Nonsense comes a clean batch of inquiries into the technology of way of life. Dr. Joe, as he's affectionately recognized to thousands of readers, listeners, audience, and scholars, provides his 3rd publication within the Doubleday Canada sequence he introduced with Brain Fuel.
Using a Q&A layout, it explains the area via technology, and technological know-how via our universal adventure. There are sections on nutrition and nutrients, new medicinal drugs, and the doubtful claims made for substitute treatments and wonder potions. there's a large quantity of inspiring, enlightening, someday simply downright strange info drawn from the laboratory, from background, from our medication cupboards and the bottles below our sinks. technology is all over, and Dr. Joe is protecting tune - and doing it in a marvelously hot, eminently readable variety. permit the mind sparks fly!
*Try studying this be aware backwards.