By Joe Schwarcz
Arrange to be surprised as soon as again.
Did you recognize what if you shake a ketchup bottle you're training thixotropy? That the traditional Greeks made themselves glance much less historic through inventing moisturizer? That the mysterious drug obecalp* is as potent as homeopathy and plenty of natural therapies? From the bestselling writer of An Apple a Day, Brain Fuel, and Science, feel and Nonsense comes a clean batch of inquiries into the technology of lifestyle. Dr. Joe, as he's affectionately recognized to thousands of readers, listeners, audience, and scholars, offers his 3rd ebook 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 medications, and the doubtful claims made for substitute treatments and wonder potions. there's a great quantity of inspiring, enlightening, someday simply downright extraordinary details drawn from the laboratory, from background, from our drugs cupboards and the bottles below our sinks. technology is all over the place, and Dr. Joe is retaining song - and doing it in a marvelously hot, eminently readable sort. allow the mind sparks fly!
*Try interpreting this be aware backwards.
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