About the Author
Jay Ingram is the author of the best-selling books "The Science of Everyday Life," "Talk, Talk, Talk" and "The Burning House," which won the 1995 Canadian Science Writers Book Award. He hosts his own weekly prime time show called "Discovery Connection" which now airs in the U.S., and is co-host and producer of Discovery Channel's award winning "@discovery.ca" television's first and only daily science and nature news magazine. He has received two ACTRA Awards including one for Best Host: the Sandford Fleming Medal from the Royal Canadian Institute for his work popularizing science; and the Royal Science of Canada McNeil Medal for the Public Awareness of Science. He also contributes a weekly science column to the Toronto Star.