Joe Schwarcz

Dr. Joe Schwarcz is a professor of chemistry and director of the Office for Chemistry and Society at McGill University. He has received many honors, including the prestigious American Chemical Society's Grady-Stack Award for interpreting chemistry for the public. He lives in Montreal.


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The Genie in the Bottle

Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Holt Paperbacks

Looking for a headache cure? Try willow bark. Wondering how that ice cream got its color? Could be from bug juice. Giving us the lowdown on these and other...


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Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs

Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Holt Paperbacks

Have you ever wondered about the science behind Alice’s strange adventures in Wonderland, Casanova’s experiments with "Spanish Fly," and zombies in...


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