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The geek manifesto : why science matters

Author: Mark Henderson
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There has never been a better time to be a geek (or a nerd, or a dork). What was once an insult used to marginalize those curious people (in either sense of the word) and their obsessive interest in science has increasingly become a badge of honour.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Henderson
ISBN: 9780593068236 0593068238 9781446438848 1446438848 0593068246 9780593068243
OCLC Number: 774638265
Description: 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Geeks Are Coming --
2. Geeking the Vote --
Why science matters to politics --
3. Policy-based Evidence --
Why science matters to government --
4. Unfair and Unbalanced --
Why science matters in the media --
5. Geekonomics --
Why science matters to the economy --
6. Science Lessons --
Why science matters to education --
7. Doing Science Justice --
Why science matters in court --
8. Placebo Politics --
Why science matters in healthcare --
9. Geeks and Greens --
Why science matters to the environment --
10. Geeks of the World Unite!
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