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||The Age of
Depression and Its Social Origins by Dan G. Blazer. Explores why the
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.
Technology Vernacular Science and Social Power by Ron Eglash,
L. Croissant, Giovanna Di Chiro and Rayvon Fouché.
of how groups outside the centers of scientific power reinvent consumer
products. Trade paperback. Explore.
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.
Botanist and the Vintner
How Wine Was Saved for the World by Christy Campbell. The story of a
aphid from the Americas that almost destroyed the vineyards of Europe.
Illustrated with maps and B&W plates. Indexed. 320 pages. Explore.
and Planning Interstellar Exploration by Paul Gilster. Describes the
and efforts involved in planning for interstellar space exploration.
302 pages. Explore.
in Science and Technology From Maize to Menopause by Daniel
Abby J. Kinchy, and Jo Handelsman. Volume 1 in Science and Technology
Society series. Discusses hot topics in sci-tech-from scientific,
political, religious, and societal perspectives.. Indexed. 341 pages. Explore.
||Evil Genes Why
Hitler Rose, Enron Failed and My Sister Stole My Mother's Boyfriend by
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.
Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest by Peter
A fertile partnership between consumers, corporations, scientists, and
farmers could allow the biotech harvest to reach its full potential.
trade paperback edition. Indexed. 243 pages. Explore.
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 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
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.
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. Explore.
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.
it Safe to Eat? Enjoy Eating and Minimize Food Risks by Ian
discussion of food saefty problems and questions - ranging from GM food
to natural toxins. Indexed. 247 pages. Explore.
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 Connecting
Innovations in Microbiology and Biochemistry to Engineering
Fundamentals by Nathan S. Mosier and Michael R. Ladisch. Explore.
Climate Variability and
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.
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.
Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics by Julien Clinton Sprott.
sourcebook and two-DVD set describes eighty-five physics demonstrations
suitable for performance both in and outside the classroom. Indexed.
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.
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.
The Elegant Logic of the Universe by Keith J. Laidler. This book
a thorough grounding in the methods of science, stressing the
of arriving at rational conclusions by carefully considering and
the evidence available. Hardcover. Explore.
||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
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
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
of the Cascades Their Rise and Their Risks by Richard L.
photographs, exciting illustrations, and simple informative text by
science writer Richard L. Hill. Trade paperback. Explore
Scientists Think by Jeremy Stangroom Twelve of
scientists and scientific thinkers discuss compelling issues of the
Featured scientists include Steven Pinker, Robin Murray, Norman Levitt,
E.O. Wilson and Steve Jones. Indexed. 196 pages.Explore.