Category Archives: Science

Flavor

You know what I love? Things that are delicious! Which is basically why I picked up Flavor by Bob Homes – I hadn’t heard of it before but the cover looked tasty. (You know what I do not love? Flavour … Continue reading

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The Soul of an Octopus

Right before my library branch closed for renovations, I grabbed The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery, partly because I’ve read some of her other stuff but mostly becasue Octopus! (I’ll miss you serendipity. I have to request all … Continue reading

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The Demon in the Freezer

Y’all! How have you been? I’ve been off gallivanting. I meant to take a bunch of fabulous pictures to show you, dutifully packed my camera, then … never used it once. Um, how about we say I was busy doing … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Were

I once mentioned to my dad that I’d had a dream about a bear and he told me some theory whereby you dream about your local Big Predator, so since we lived in bear country (er, very broadly defined) of … Continue reading

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A More Perfect Heaven

When I was in school, a new Science unit would usually start off with some History talk. As in, say “We’ll be doing the Laws of Motion. That Newton was quite a character.” I liked it because it was like … Continue reading

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Elements of Murder and Mittens

My mom read a review of The Elements of Murder by John Emsley a while ago and mentioned it to me a couple of times and then gave me a copy for Christmas. It’s probably a sign of how many … Continue reading

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Spillover

Remember when I said Spook wasn’t that spooky? Y’all I should have posted about Spillover:Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen on Halloween because it’s way scarier. It’s about zoonosis, which is to say diseases that infect … Continue reading

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