Science Book a Day 10 Most Popular Books in April 2015

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  1. Systema Naturae
  2. How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
  3. Meet Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Endorphin, Oxytocin, Serotonin
  4. What Is Life? How Chemistry Becomes Biology
  5. The Emperor’s New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics
  6. Gray’s Anatomy
  7. The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest
  8. Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing
  9. E=MC2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation
  10. Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

April’s 10 most popular books of the month included some regular favourites, but I am happy to see that Laura J Snyder’s Eye of the Beholder has joined our monthly round up. Addy Pross’ book, What is Life? looks intriguingly at the thinning division between chemistry and biology and The Emperor’s New Mind is a modern classic by Roger Penrose. Of course, David Quammen’s The Chimp and the River is a book definitely worth your attention too. Make sure you check them out. 🙂


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