April 18, 2023

Indiscernible Elements: Calcium

Part poetry, biography, fictional narrative, artwork and photography, Korynn Newville’s Indiscernible Elements: Calcium, is best described as an exhibition book where the book itself constitutes the exhibition.

Created in part to satisfy the requirements for a masters degree in the architecture program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the book works with […]


November 8, 2022

The Medical Jungle: A Pioneering Surgeon’s Battle to Revolutionize Vascular Care and Challenge the Medical Mafia

Until the early 1970s, patients with lower limbs affected with gangrene traditionally received amputation. When a young surgeon working at New York’s Montefiore Hospital helped develop better techniques for vascular repair, however, up to 90% of affected limbs were eventually saved. This marked the beginning of a pioneering career that established author Frank J. Veith […]


September 19, 2022

On Creation and the Origins of Life: An Exploration of Intelligent Design

In this essay collection, Bob Yari contends that species changes thought to be engendered by evolution are far too complex to have been brought about simply by natural selection.

Yari begins with a caveat: We can’t know for certain if there’s a god or even what reality is. Thus, he notes, his idea can only […]


August 15, 2022

The Arecibo Antenna: The Truth Revealed

The average physics enthusiast may know about the Arecibo antenna, a cutting-edge radio telescope. However, in The Arecibo Antenna, Helias Doundoulakis posits that most people probably are woefully unaware of the antenna’s history and that his own brother George was its main design contributor.

The Arecibo antenna was designed to analyze distant electromagnetic waves. It […]


July 11, 2022

Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science: The Never-Ending Frontier

Walter Sierra closes his four-volume series and resumes his in-depth analysis of rocketry with Beyond the Saga of Rocket Science: The Never-Ending Frontier. In this book, he concludes his historical study while also giving editorial perspective and projections.

Sierra begins where he left off in volume three, covering the former Soviet Union and its space […]


June 21, 2022

Rockpeople: Ancient Man Captured in Stone

In his slim book Rockpeople: Ancient Man Captured in Stone, Michael G. Hunter posits that there are petrified miniature people in rocks all over the earth.

“In the 1970s and 1980s,” Hunter states, “the Japanese paleontologist Chonosuke Okamura concluded from his observation of rocks that there were miniature people on Earth that became embedded in […]


November 22, 2021

The Anthropocene Epoch: When Humans Changed the World

Although much of what appears in this book “may seem a bit bleak and pessimistic,” ultimately there’s plenty of reason not to despair over the environment. That’s the driving message of Bruce Glass’s brisk primer to how humankind triggered global warming and other ills and how we all can address it.

Science mavens are unlikely […]


November 15, 2021

Hydrogen Medicine: Combining Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Co2

In this alternative medicine book, Dr. Mark Sircus, a Brazilian acupuncturist and honorary doctor of oriental and pastoral medicine, discusses hydrogen therapy and how it can treat disease and enhance health.

Sircus posits that hydrogen gas’s anti-inflammatory effects may provide antioxidant intervention for a range of conditions, including COVID-19 infection, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric disorders, neurodegenerative […]


August 30, 2021

French Surgery of the Eighteenth Century

In his French Surgery of the Eighteenth Century, Serge J. Dos offers an extraordinary compression of facts, anecdotes, biographical portraits, procedural descriptions and lists of inventions, aiming to show how 18th century Paris “had become the greatest center for surgery,” and how the creation of the Royal Academy of Surgery “outshone all other achievements.” In […]


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