The Youngest Science

The Youngest Science

From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw medicine evolve from an art into a sophisticated science. The Youngest Science is Dr. Thomas’s account of his life in the medical profession and […]

Science, Sense & Nonsense

Science, Sense & Nonsense

When did “chemical” become a dirty word? Forty or so years ago, chemistry — which had been recognized as a miracle-making boon to humanity – somehow became associated with warfare, sinister food additives, “toxins” and pollution. It’s a situation that Dr. Joe Schwarcz aims to put into perspective. Yes, there’s a downside to chemistry, he […]

Science for Sale

Science for Sale

When Speaker Newt Gingrich greeted Dr. David Lewis in his office overlooking the National Mall, he looked at Dr. Lewis and said: “You know you’re going to be fired for this, don’t you?” “I know,” Dr. Lewis replied, “I just hope to stay out of prison.” Gingrich had just read Dr. Lewis’s commentary in Nature, […]

Forensic Science of CSI

Forensic Science of CSI

The CBS television show, “C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation,” has captured audiences – and ratings – with its unflinchingly realistic details of forensic science, tools, and technology. This fascinating new book – written by an acclaimed biographer with a master’s degree in forensic psychology – goes behind the crime-solving techniques dramatized on the TV show to […]

Information-Seeking Behavior of Basic Science Researchers: Implications for Library Services (Report)

Information-Seeking Behavior of Basic Science Researchers: Implications for Library Services (Report)

INTRODUCTION In fall 2005, Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont (UVM) established a formal liaison program to serve patrons in the college of medicine (COM), college of nursing and health sciences, and its primary teaching hospital, Fletcher Allen Health Care (FAHC).

Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders

Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders

A beautifully illustrated atlas that provides robust speech-language pathology and audiology learning tools is based on the award-winning textbook Atlas of Anatomy and the work of Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher. The updated text reflects advances in neuroscience and invaluable insights from Leonard L. LaPointe, one of the foremost teachers and practitioners in […]