Travel Through Time With This New Book About the Mysterious Evolution of Whales

Whales have an unfinished story. The plot so far has been enthralling; they’ve evolved from four-legged dog-like terrestrial animals to up to 200-ton marine behemoths. But when you begin to ponder how these giants came to be and where they’re going, you’re left with more questions than answers. How did whales become…

Doctor Who Exposed Flint Water Crisis Opens Up About Trust and Trauma

It’s been almost three years since Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was tipped by a friend, at a barbecue of all places, that the city of Flint, Michigan’s drinking water could be tainted by lead. For Dr. Mona, a pediatrician at Flint’s Hurley Medical Center, the months that followed were a non-stop search for the missing piece…

This Book Is All About Death, Murder, Mourning, and 'an Anatomical Christ'

“On an average day, visitors might encounter Dr. Couney’s Infant Incubators, where premature babies were kept alive by novel technology that had yet to be adopted by hospitals,” writes Joanna Ebenstein of the medical miracles once tucked away inside New York City’s most famous amusement park in her new book, Death: A…