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Dominic D'Agostino

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Dominic D'Agostino, Ph. D., is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida. He focuses on medical biochemistry, physiology, neuroscience, and neuropharmacology. D'Agostino is also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC)
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson - Sep 14, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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In Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To ...
Dominic D'Agostino
Jul 19, 2020
Just finishing "Short History of Nearly Everything". This book is information-dense and manages to be humorous and super entertaining. Audiobook is perfect for a long road trip if you have Audible.     source
Curable
How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform our Health Care System
Travis Christofferson - Oct 03, 2019
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Smart metrics, slow thinking, off-label drugs, and a "Moneyball" prescription for fixing modern medicine--by the author of Tripping Over the Truth The United States is fast becoming the sickest nation in the Western world. Cancer rates continue to rise. There is an epidemic of chronic disease in children. Even with all the money and modern innovati...
Dominic D'Agostino
Sep 26, 2019
Many of you may have read the book "Tripping Over the Truth" by Travis Christofferson. I had the honor of writing the foreword to that book. Travis' New book "Curable" is an amazing story that you will find engaging and highly informative. Check it out!     source
Failure Is Not an Option
Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Gene Kranz - Jun 23, 2009 (first published in 2000)
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Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA's Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the...
Dominic D'Agostino
Jun 30, 2019
Gene Kranz has always been a huge inspiration. Just finished his book "Failure is not an option". The level of detail he goes into describing mission control is fantastic.     source
Fight Cancer with a Ketogenic Diet, Third Edition
Using a Low-Carb, Fat-Burning Diet as Metabolic Therapy
Ellen Davis - Jan 16, 2017
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The ketogenic diet is a natural, nontoxic metabolic therapy being studied and utilized for cancer prevention and treatment. It works because cancer cells are dependent upon a constant supply of blood sugar (glucose) to stay alive. Normal cells can make energy from both glucose and ketones (metabolic by-products of burning fat), but most cancer cell...
The Screwtape Letters
C. S. Lewis - Apr 21, 2015 (first published in 1942)
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A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles, seen from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." C.S Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demo...
Dominic D'Agostino
Really good.     source
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Cancer as a Metabolic Disease
On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer
Thomas Seyfried - Jun 25, 2012
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The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention. It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism. However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited. This book aims to...
Dominic D'Agostino
A really, really good book. It’s required reading for all my students.     source
The Language of God
A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
Francis S. Collins - Jul 17, 2007 (first published in 2006)
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An instant bestseller from Templeton Prize–winning author Francis S. Collins, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyo...
Dominic D'Agostino
It really inspired me because I had no idea that a scientist of his stature could have such a devout faith.     source
Unlimited Power Featuring Tony Robbins Live!
Anthony (Tony) Robbins - Feb 01, 2000 (first published in 1986)
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It's not about power over other people. It's about power over yourself!Yes, you can do, have, achieve, and create anything you want out of life. Anthony Robbins has proved it. Robbins, the undisputed master of the magic of mind power shows you in this audio program how to harness yours. He demonstrates -- passionately and eloquently -- that whateve...
Dominic D'Agostino
I liked it so much, I bought it and I gave it to all my lifting buddies.     source