A new book by Randall Munroe, author of the popular science webcomic xkcd, explains how to fix real-world problems by using science to find ridiculously complicated solutions.
Whether you're interested in neuroscience, psychology or the environment, Live Science recommends interesting science books to add to your shelf.
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Archaeologists are excavating the remains of an ancient Roman library — a bibliophile's dream that once held up to 20,000 scrolls — in Cologne, Germany.
You can read about Kenneth Lacovara's adventures, as well as a compelling history of dinosaur research, in his new book, "Why Dinosaurs Matter."
Win a free copy of the new book "Why Dinosaurs Matter" by answering a trivia question about the paleo-beasts on Facebook this Tuesday (Sept. 26).
Enter Live Science's book giveaway for a chance to win a copy of "Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator" by Annette Libeskind Berkovits.
What goes on behind the scenes at a zoo? Author Annette Libeskind Berkovits, retired Senior Vice President for Education at the Bronx Zoo, has plenty of stories to tell.
In "Surviving Death," Leslie Kean reveals stunning and wide-ranging evidence suggesting that consciousness survives death.
In "Calculating the Cosmos," author Ian Stewart presents a guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe.
Live Science takes a seat at the table with Bill Schutt, author of "Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History."
The stolen works include a 1566 edition of Copernicus' book, and early works by Galileo, Isaac Newton and more.
In "Are Numbers Real?," author Brian Clegg explores the way that math has become more and more detached from reality, and yet despite this is driving the development of modern physics.
A series of graphic non-fiction books is proving that comics are terrific for telling stories about science.
E-book sales are falling, even though many said they would "kill" print books. Computers and television were also supposed to spell the book's demise. At one point, people even feared the phonograph.
In "Einstein's Great Mistake," author David Bodanis explores what we owe Einstein today — and how much more he might have achieved if not for his all-too-human flaws.
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