This was a nice holiday surprise for me: I was featured on the cover of Italy's Style magazine.
(Click on the cover to read the article)
The prior month it was Brad Pitt, and the month before that, Mick Jagger. Good company!
Hear actress Emily Blunt read the story "The Cast" from Sum.
In 2011, I scanned a 3,000 mummy. What can (and can't) be concluded based on his perspicuously elongated skull shape, known as dolicocephy (elongated head)?
In 2011, I posted about my scanning of a 3,000 year old mummy, Neskhons. Now, by analyzing the data in several different ranges of electron density, I've found something unexpected: inside the mummy's torso are 4 small funerary amulets.
Interested in issues of memory and the brain? Watch a clip of David on the History Channel.
In September, 2009, Sum became the number 2 book in the United Kingdom on Amazon's bestseller list, only behind Dan Brown's Lost Symbol.
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.