Edited by New York Times bestselling author Jerome Groopman, The Best American Science Writing 2010 collects in one volume the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Distinguished by new and impressive voices as well as some of the foremost names in science writing—David Dobbs, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Larissa MacFarquhar among them—this eleventh edition features outstanding journalism from a wide variety of publications, providing a comprehensive overview of the year’s most compelling, relevant, and exciting developments in the world of science. Provocative and engaging, The Best American Science Writing 2010 reveals just how far science has brought us—and where it is headed next.
Same comments as the 2009 version -- A nice compendium. Read about half the articles. Some just didn't catch my attention.Published on January 31, 2011 by R. J. McCabe
The essays are a pretty solid bunch, mostly oriented toward medical and social / behavioral topics, with well-known general-interest publications as the dominant sources and... Read morePublished on January 23, 2011 by T. Burket