Brain Fuel: 199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life

Brain Fuel: 199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life

by Joe Schwarcz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0385666020

ISBN-13: 9780385666022

Pub. Date: 09/23/2008

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

If you're looking to be amazed, Brain Fuel is the book for you. If you want practical consumer information, anecdotes to spice up your conversation, or valuable tips on healthier eating, try Brain Fuel. If you are specifically wondering whether a daily dose of chocolate is likely to do you any good (yes); or in what way the ice was changed for the 1949-1950 NHL

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Overview

If you're looking to be amazed, Brain Fuel is the book for you. If you want practical consumer information, anecdotes to spice up your conversation, or valuable tips on healthier eating, try Brain Fuel. If you are specifically wondering whether a daily dose of chocolate is likely to do you any good (yes); or in what way the ice was changed for the 1949-1950 NHL season; or which part of a chicken terrified Alfred Hitchcock; or why the birth of Queen Victoria's eighth child was so different from the previous seven-bingo. Brain Fuel has the answers.

Are you hoping to inspire in yourself and your family an appreciation of the extraordinary role of science in everyday life? Look no further. This is Brain Fuel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385666022
Publisher:
Doubleday Canada
Publication date:
09/23/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Potions from the Past 3

Food Stuff 43

To Your Health 79

Toxie Relationships 117

Mysterious Connections 153

Chemicals in Action 187

Just Amazing 223

Curiouser and Curiouser 249

Index 265

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