New sci-fi and science reads for April 2022

We’re now officially into spring reading season, so it’s time to welcome in a brand-new crop of sci-fi and science releases! Hidden in Plain Sight: The History, Science, and Engineering of Microfluidic Technology by Albert FolchFolch takes us under the microscope with an engaging overview and detailed images of the study of fluids at submillimeter […]

New sci-fi and science reads for March 2022

Are you done with winter? You and me both. Let’s discover some fresh, new reads for spring, featuring a few heavy hitters along with some lesser-known names, and a double dose of dinosaurs! The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World by Oliver MilmanInsects tend to be pretty low on […]

Science on a Sunday

This is the first in a new weekly roundup of links to some of the science stories that have caught my eye recently. With the JWST getting close to starting its scientific work, here’s an article that digs into what we can expect from it. Read more… Many people think our galaxy must be special […]

Life in a bubble

Recent discoveries show that our solar system lies in the middle of a giant “bubble” in space, which encompasses a volume five hundred light-years wide around us. As a result of this, there are relatively few star systems inside that region, and at its edge, a frenzy of star formation has taken place. The Local […]

New sci-fi and science reads for February 2022

Welcome to February reads! Let’s fight our way through the hearts, teddy bears, and chocolate (okay, maybe we’ll stop for chocolate) and get to the important stuff–the new science and sci-fi releases out this month. The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Amy Webb & Andrew HesselSynthetic […]

The Future of Medical Treatment

In my Joe Ballen and Logan’s World novels, I mention several times the characters’ use of “nanobiotics.” My idea was that microscopic specialized robots could be injected into a wound site, programmed to repair damage to organs and tissues, fight disease, and effectively work alongside the human body’s natural healing systems, to make such treatment […]