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The Age of MelancholyMajor Depression and Its Social Origins by Dan G. Blazer. Explores why the incidence of depression has been on such an increase in the last 50 years, while our basic biology hasn't changed as rapidly. Indexed. 251 pages. Explore.
Appropriating Technology Vernacular Science and Social Power by Ron Eglash, Jennifer L. Croissant, Giovanna Di Chiro and Rayvon Fouché.  A study of how groups outside the centers of scientific power reinvent consumer products. Trade paperback. Explore.
Big Fleas Have Little Fleas Big Fleas Have Little Fleas How Discoveries of Invertebrate Diseases Are Advancing Modern Science by Elizabeth W. Davidson, Collection of stories about  invertebrate diseases and the scientists who learned to use those diseases to control pests and create products beneficial to humans. Indexed. 198 pages.  Explore.
The Botanist and the Vintner How Wine Was Saved for the World by Christy Campbell. The story of a tiny aphid from the Americas that almost destroyed the vineyards of Europe. Illustrated with maps and B&W plates. Indexed. 320 pages. Explore.
Centauri Dreams Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration by Paul Gilster. Describes the issues and efforts involved in planning for interstellar space exploration. Indexed. 302 pages. Explore.
Controversies in Science and Technology From Maize to Menopause by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Abby J. Kinchy, and Jo Handelsman. Volume 1 in Science and Technology in Society series. Discusses hot topics in sci-tech-from scientific, legal, political, religious, and societal perspectives.. Indexed. 341 pages. Explore.
Evil Genes Evil Genes Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed and My Sister Stole My Mother's Boyfriend by Barbara Oakley. Hardcover, new. A popular science text that melds scientific research with family history in an examination of the genetics and neurobiology of personality disorders. Indexed. 459 pages. Explore.
Food, Inc. Mendel to Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest by Peter Pringle. A fertile partnership between consumers, corporations, scientists, and farmers could allow the biotech harvest to reach its full potential. First trade paperback edition. Indexed. 243 pages. Explore.
For the Love of Physics
For the Love of Physics From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time - A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics by Walter Lewin. Explore.
Inside of a Dog Inside of a Dog What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
by Alexandra Horowitz. Describes dogs' perceptual and cognitive abilities to explain what it might be like to be a dog. Indexed. 368 pages. Explore.
The Kitchen as Laboratory The Kitchen as Laboratory Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking by Cesar Vega, Job Ubbink, Erik van van der Linden. Collection of essays on how chefs and scientists are advancing culinary knowledge by testing hypotheses rooted in the physical and chemical properties of food. Indexed. 312 pages.  Explore.
What the Nose Knows What the Nose Knows The Science of Scent in Everyday Life
by Avery Gilbert. An olfaction expert explores the latest scientific discoveries on the human sense of smell. Indexed. 290 pages.
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The Human Factor The Human Factor Revolutionizing the Way People Live with Technology by Kim Vicente. Explores the widening gap between people and technology and discusses ways to bridge the divide. Indexed. 352 pages, Explore.
Is it Safe to Eat? Enjoy Eating and Minimize Food Risks by Ian Shaw. Informed discussion of food saefty problems and questions - ranging from GM food to natural toxins. Indexed. 247 pages. Explore.
Meteorites and the Early Solar System II Meteorites and the Early Solar System II Edited by Dante S. Lauretta and Harry Y. McSween. A valuable textbook for graduate education in planetary science and an authoritative reference for meteoriticists and researchers. Indexed. 943 pages, Explore.
Modern Biotechnology Modern Biotechnology Connecting Innovations in Microbiology and Biochemistry to Engineering Fundamentals by Nathan S. Mosier and Michael R. Ladisch. Explore.
Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming by Rick Battarbee and Heather Binney. This book addresses predictable modification in the climate system in the context of global warming, examining current thinking on natural climate change, the use of models to simulate past climate variability, and the role of past climate variability in explaining current changes to ecosystems and society over the later part of the Holocene. Indexed. 276 pages. Explore.
Notes from the Holocene Notes from the Holocene A Brief History of the Future by Dorion Sagan. Combines philosophy, science, and an understanding of illusion to probe the deep questions of existence. Indexed. 226 pages. Explore.
Physics Demonstrations A Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics by Julien Clinton Sprott. Illustrated sourcebook and two-DVD set describes eighty-five physics demonstrations suitable for performance both in and outside the classroom. Indexed. 290 pages. Explore.
Plant Proteomics Plant Proteomics edited by Christine Finnie. Annual Plant Revies series, Volume 28. This volume highlights the ways proteome analysis is used to probe the complexities of plant biochemistry and physiology. Indexed. 253 pages. Explore.
Protostars and Planets V Protostars and Planets V Edited by Bo Reipurth, David Jewitt and Klaus Keil. Space Science Series title. 249 contributing authors report on recent advances in ground and space-based astronomy and in numerical computing techniques. Indexed. 1024 pages. .Explore.
Science and Sensibility The Elegant Logic of the Universe by Keith J. Laidler. This book provides a thorough grounding in the methods of science, stressing the importance of arriving at rational conclusions by carefully considering and evaluating the evidence available. Hardcover. Explore.
The Shallows The Shallows What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr. Examines the organic impact of computers and the Internet on the human mind, behaviors and neurology. Indexed. 276 pages. Explore
The Solar System Beyond Neptune The Solar System Beyond Neptune edited by M. A. Barucci, H. Boehnhardt, D. P. Cruikshank, and A. Morbidelli. Some 100 authors contribute to a detailed and up-to-date picture of trans-Neptunian objects. Illustrated with 191 line drawings, 15 halftones and 15 color plates. Indexed. 632 pages. 3.6 pounds. Explore
Symmetry Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill. A popular science book that explains the elegant concept of symmetry and all its profound ramifications to life on Earth and the universe at large. Indexed. 363 pages. Explore.
Volcanoes of the Cascades Their Rise and Their Risks by Richard L. Hill. Stunning photographs, exciting illustrations, and simple informative text by award-winning science writer Richard L. Hill. Trade paperback. Explore
What Scientists Think by Jeremy Stangroom  Twelve of world's leading scientists and scientific thinkers discuss compelling issues of the day. Featured scientists include Steven Pinker, Robin Murray, Norman Levitt, E.O. Wilson and Steve Jones. Indexed. 196 pages.Explore.

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