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Dick Teresi

Dick Teresi is the author or coauthor of several books about science and technology, most recently The God Particle and Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science, both selected as New York Times Book Review notable books. He has been editor in chief of Science Digest, Longevity, VQ, and Omni, of which he was also a cofounder, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, The Atlantic, and Discover, among other publications.


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The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9611-4 (1-4000-9611-1)

What is death, and how do people in the medical profession determine it? In this fascinating examination of the increasingly blurred line between life and death, consciousness and unconsciousness, science journalist Dick Teresi introduces us to the coma specialists, organ transplant surgeons, ICU doctors, and many others who are faced with...

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The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
Pantheon | Hardcover | March 2012
$26.95/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42371-0 (0-375-42371-0)

Important and provocative, The Undead examines why even with the tools of advanced technology, what we think of as life and death, consciousness and nonconsciousness, is not exactly clear and how this problem has been further complicated by the business of organ harvesting.

Dick Teresi, a science writer with a dark sense...

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