With Erika Engelhaupt as your guide, all your weirdest and wildest questions about science will be answered! Would your dog eat you if you died? (Quite possibly.) What’s the most painful insect sting in the world? (Two scientists experimented on themselves to find the answer.) From dollhouse-sized crime scenes built to analyze blood spatter to NASA’s enduring dilemma—do women need to have their periods in space?—this entertaining book explores oft-ignored but intriguing facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more. Featuring top-notch reporting, interviews with leading researchers, and a healthy dose of wit, Gory Details depicts the world’s most intriguing real-world applications of science in all their glory. The book brings you the best of the Gory Details blog — expanded and updated — and also lots of brand-new stories and on-the-scene reporting.
Coming September 8, 2020
Explore the gross, strange, morbid and outright absurd realities of our bodies, our world and our universe.
Based on the Gory Details blog at Science News and National Geographic, with lots of new and updated gory stories!