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Joe Schwarcz
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Dr. Joe Schwarcz, a professor of chemistry, is director of the Office for Science and Society, dedicated to demystifying science for the public, at McGill University. He writes a weekly column in The Gazette, hosts the Dr. Joe Show on Montreal's CJAD and Toronto's CFRB, and has made hundreds of television appearances on the Discovery Channel, CBC, and CTV. He is the author of the bestselling An Apple a Day.

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Dr. Joe's Brain Sparks
179 Inspiring and Enlightening Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.95

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Dr. Joe's Brain Sparks
179 Inspiring and Enlightening Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $19.95

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Dr. Joe's Brain Sparks
179 Inspiring and Enlightening Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: eBook
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Dr. Joe's Health Lab
164 Amazing Insights into the Science of Medicine, Nutrition and Well-being
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Health Lab’s theme is the most popular of Dr Joe’s specialties. There are riveting and sometimes hair-raising vignettes from the history of medicine and food production. There are reports aimed at equipping readers to recognize and beware muddled thinking, misunderstandings and deceptions in media stories about health and nutrition and in... Read more >
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Dr. Joe's Health Lab
164 Amazing Insights into the Science of Medicine, Nutrition and Well-being
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: eBook
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $14.99

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The Right Chemistry
108 Enlightening, Nutritious, Health-Conscious and Occasionally Bizarre Inquiries into the Science of Daily Life
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $19.50

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The Right Chemistry
108 Enlightening, Nutritious, Health-Conscious and Occasionally Bizarre Inquiries into the Science of Daily Life
Written by Joe Schwarcz


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $14.99

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Brain Fuel
199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life
Written by Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $15.00

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Brain Fuel
199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life
Written by Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Dr. Joe's Science, Sense and Nonsense
61 Nourishing, Healthy, Bunk-free Commentaries on the Chemistry That Affects Us All
Written by Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $15.00

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Science, Sense & Nonsense

Written by Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $18.50

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Also available as an eBook.

Science, Sense & Nonsense

Written by Dr. Joe Schwarcz


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $11.99

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