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||Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life
of Your Common Cold
by Jennifer Ackerman. Explains what a cold is, how it works, and
whether it's really possible to "fight one off." Indexed. 244
Einstein's Vision Remarkable Discoveries
Shaped Modern Science.
Hardcover, new. Third volume of the author's trilogy on Einstein.
286 pages. Explore.
Humorous Writing from Scientific American by Steve Mirsky. Collection
of the author's humor columns from Scientific American. Indexed. 220
||Bonebeds Genesis, Analysis,
and Paleobiological Significance
by Raymond R. Rogers, David A. Eberth and Anthony R. Fiorillo. Thirteen
respected researchers provide workable definitions, theoretical
frameworks, and a compendium of modern techniques in bonebed data
collection and analysis. Indexed. 499 pages. Explore.
The Dots To Future Electric
Edward J. Bair. Explains why most plans for a permanent solution to the
energy problem fall short, analyzing a dozen aspects of known energy
sources in the context of both human and geologic history. Indexed. 273
||The Emotion Machine Commonsense
Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind by
Marvin Minsky. Marvin Minsky introduces a new model of the brain in
which emotions, intuitions, and feelings are not distinct things, but
different ways of thinking. Indexed. 387 pages. Explore.
||Fixing the Sky The
Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control by James Rodger
Columbia Studies in International and Global History. Traces the
tragicomic history of the rainmakers, rain fakers, weather warriors,
and climate engineers who have have tried to manipulate weather and
climate. Indexed. 325 pages. Explore.
||Hippocrates' Shadow Secrets
from the House of Medicine
by David Newman.
Age Mystery A Proposed
Theory for Climate Change by L.G. Bell. A
study of the ending of the last Ice Age leads to predictions about the
probable effect of global warming on future climate. 161
||In the Memory of the Map A
Cartographic Memoir by Christopher Norment. Sightline Books series
title in literary nonfiction. The author's memoir explores the complex
relationship among maps, memory, and experience. Source Notes. 253
Sensing in Plants by M. Wada, K. Shimazaki, M. Iino.
Published in cooperation
with The Botanical Society of Japan. Presents the latest findings in
photomorphogenesis, including photoreceptors, signal transduction,
and circadian rhythms Illustrated with 46 figures, 4 in color. Indexed.
370 pages, Explore.
||Neurogastronomy How the
Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters
by Gordon M. Shepherd. scientiofic exploration of how we perceive
flavor and how it affects cuisine, behavior and society. Indexed. 267
Climate Change Past and Present
by Thomas M . Cronin. Written for advanced undergraduate and graduate
students and researchers in geology, geography, biology, glaciology,
oceanography, atmospheric sciences, and climate modeling, this text can
also serve as a reference for those requiring a general background on
natural climate variability. Large format. Indexed. 441 pages. Explore.
||Power to Save the World The
Truth About Nuclear Energy by Gwyneth Cravens. An argument for nuclear
power as a safe energy source and an essential deterrent to global
warming. Glossary. 413 pages. Explore.
||Science, Society, And the Search
in the Universe
by Bruce M. Jakosky. An introduction to the science of astrobiology --
life elsewhere in the universe besides Earth. Indexed. 150 pages. Explore
||Seen and Unseen Discovering
the Microbes of Yellowstone
by Kathy B. Sheehan, David J. Patterson, Brett Leigh Dicks, and Joan M.
Henson. spectacular and colorful tour of Yellowstone National Park's
microbial flora and fauna. Illustrated with color photos and maps
Life and Times of the Telescope by Fred Watson. A history of
development of the telescope and its impact on science and society.
342 pages. Explore.
||Trans Fatty Acids
edited by Albert J. Dijkstra, Richard J. Hamilton and Wolf Hamm. An
overview of trans fatty acids in oils and fats used in food
manufacture. Indexd. 240 pages. Explore.
||Weird Life The Search for
Life That Is Very, Very Different from Our Own by David M. Toomey. An
exploration of hypothetical life forms on Earth and other planets.
Photographs and illustrations. Indexed. 268 pages. Explore.