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The Resource Monkeys, myths and molecules : separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life, Dr. Joe Schwarcz

Monkeys, myths and molecules : separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life, Dr. Joe Schwarcz

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Monkeys, myths and molecules : separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life
Title
Monkeys, myths and molecules
Title remainder
separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away. But when there are multiple answers from various sources, how can we know what information is reliable? In "Monkeys, Myths and Molecules," bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz takes a critical look at how facts are misconstrued in the media. He debunks the myths surrounding canned food, artificial dyes, SPF, homeopathy, cancer, chemicals present in our lives, and much more. Unafraid to expose the sheer nonsense people are led to believe about health, food, drugs, and our environment, Dr. Joe confronts pseudoscience and, convincingly and entertainingly, advocates for a scientific approach to the everyday
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Issued also in electronic format.
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Schwarcz, Joe
Dewey number
500
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
Label
Monkeys, myths and molecules : separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life, Dr. Joe Schwarcz
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Publication
Copyright
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Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Swallow the science -- A backward look -- Chemical worries -- Chemistry here and there -- Health matters -- Stretching the truth
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781770411913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn889169139
  • (OCoLC)889169139
Label
Monkeys, myths and molecules : separating fact from fiction in the science of everyday life, Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Swallow the science -- A backward look -- Chemical worries -- Chemistry here and there -- Health matters -- Stretching the truth
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781770411913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn889169139
  • (OCoLC)889169139

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