Science Book a Day 10 Most Popular Books in May 2015

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  1. How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
  2. Systema Naturae
  3. Gray’s Anatomy
  4. Meet Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Endorphin, Oxytocin, Serotonin
  5. Fahrenheit 451
  6. Scientific Babel: The language of science from the fall of Latin to the rise of English
  7. Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era
  8. The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time
  9. The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest
  10. The Artist & the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life

May’s 10 most popular books of the month included some regular favourites, but I am happy to see Michael Gordin’s fascinating Scientific Babel make the list. David Quammen’s The Chimp and the River continued its stay on the list while The Artist & The Scientists, and Lee Smolin’s The Singular Universe reminded us the space and scientific illustration are still important in science. Make sure you check them out. 🙂


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