Nightstand Science

Former SBN executive Erika Diaz returns to share some reading recommendations that you should add to Nature, Science and whatever other journals you read. She will be reviewing one book per month, both fiction and non-fiction, so long as they are science related. If you have any book suggestions please do send them her way through the comment box below or tweet them to her @ErikaDiazGR

The Emperor of all Maladies

Jessica Zhang - Thursday, September 01, 2011

Not a single day that goes by when you don’t hear or read about cancer. Whether you find out about an acquaintance who has recently been diagnosed, or you see an ad for the “Fundraiser for ____ (fill in your cancer of choice)” or you turn on the news to find out that one of the most prominent politicians of this country has succumbed to this all-consuming disease.  And yet despite its apparent omnipresence, there seem to be more questions than answers.   READ MORE


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