Deceived Wisdom is the latest book from science journalist David Bradley published by E&T Books and available from all good outlets, including Amazon and Waterstones, as an audio edition from Audible and for immediate download from Sciencebase.com.
May 7, 2013
As the average age of the population goes up with people surviving many years more than their allegorical three score years and ten, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of senile dementia will rise too. Many people can suffer symptoms for many years and yet live independent lives or at least with minimal care intervention, so it is critical for designers and manufacturers to take this into account if their products are to …
May 3, 2013
Carl Zimmer offered some insights at TED-Ed into how dinosaurs got their plumage and evolved into the flying birds, excellent birds, we see today. This is witty animation plucks up the courage to fill in the gaps.
On an entirely unrelated note, I wrote a song about flight, which you can hear on my SoundCloud page or via my Songs, Snaps and Science site.
May 2, 2013
My publisher just added up all the sales of my book Deceived Wisdom including hardback sales since November, Kindle and ePub downloads and the Audible editions. The grand total so far…drum roll please…is 10,000 copies, which ain’t bad for a popular science book (although it was #1 on amazon for a while ahead of Sir David and ProfBrianCox) and my publisher E&T Book‘s first foray into science. Many thanks to everyone who took the …
You can also browse photos, listen to a few songs and read opinions with a scientific twist from David Bradley on the Songs, Snaps & Science site.