Books et al.Fall Reading

Autumn books to fall for

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Science  09 Sep 2016:
Vol. 353, Issue 6304, pp. 1088-1093
DOI: 10.1126/science.aah4996

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A mother sets out to discover how her late son's organs helped to advance scientific research. A data scientist reveals how invisiblealgorithms perpetuate inequality. A citizen scientist delights in the contributions of enthusiastic volunteers. Taking a cuefrom the season, the books on this year's fall reading list are poignant, crisp, and reflective. Learn how to combat medical sciencedenial and why we tempt fate by building in disaster-prone areas. Join an awe-inspiring journey through the cosmos, delveinto a light-hearted exploration of profanity, or contemplate the path forward for autonomous vehicles and animal agriculture.