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December 14, 2017


a view of a table where a woodcut of mountains is being produced

Old Books And Beetles

Scientists are studying books from hundreds of years ago to learn more about beetles.

November 1, 2017


some old books

What Is Old Book Smell?

Old books have a particular scent due to complex chemical processes.

July 24, 2017


A drawing of an outline of a person's head with a map of different areas in it.

Human Brains Are Cartographers

Cognitive science may have an explanation for some people's preferences for print over digital books.

November 13, 2013


A brain puzzle is displayed on a book shelf.

Eye-Opening Facts About Fiction

Literature offers a great mental vacation and opens the brain to new ways of thinking.

December 16, 2010


Old books that are falling apart

Why Do Some Old Books Turn Yellow And Fall Apart?

You go to the library and check out an old book. When opening the book, you notice the pages are yellow and falling apart. Why is this happening?

July 15, 2010



E-paper Makes Shift To Digital Print Easy On The Eyes

Will printed media, like books and newspapers, soon be a thing of the past?

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