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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds Hardcover – 4 Feb 2019

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Life-changing * Daily Mail * This is a sparkling and illuminating study, one of those rare books that could genuinely improve your life ... -- James McConnachie * Sunday Times * Readable and frequently fascinating ... Geddes's lovely book will fill you with longing for bright summer days, blue skies and a baking hot sun dispensing vitamin D and happiness to all who bask in its glow. Roll on, summer! -- James Marriott * Times * Dazzling ... Geddes is at her best when explaining complexities in accessible terms -- Jonathon Keats * New Scientist * A fascinating and deeply researched study into the surprising importance of sunlight for our health and wellbeing. Geddes will convince even the most committed sofa sloths to step outside into the sun. -- Gaia Vince Linda Geddes takes us on an illuminating quest to understand our body's relationship with sunlight, why we dance to the beat of circadian rhythms, and how these enlightening insights can make us all happier and healthier. -- Roger Highfield This is an excellent introduction and guide to the modern science of light and the human for the general public. -- Anna Wirz-Justice, Emeritus Professor at the Centre for Chronobiology, University of Base Praise for Bumpology: 'Linda Geddes is not afraid to ask anyone about anything. Don't get pregnant without it.' -- Tracey Brown * Sense About Science * What a BRILLIANT book! The antidote to anecdote, a great survey of current evidence. Just what the midwife ordered! -- Professor Alice Roberts

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Linda Geddes is a science journalist who specialises in biology, medicine and technology. She has worked as both news editor and reporter for New Scientist magazine, and has received numerous awards for her journalism, including the Association of British Science Writers' award for Best Investigative Journalism. She is also the author of Bumpology: The Myth-Busting Pregnancy Book for Curious Parents-To-Be.


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