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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Written by Katrina Firlik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365491
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Written by Katrina Firlik


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $11.99

Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly wry. In Another Day in the Frontal Lobe, Dr. Firlik draws on this... Read more >
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461469
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Animal Wise
The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

New York Times Bestseller

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant?  Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and...

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Visions
Visions
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794772
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Visions
How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $11.99

In Visions, physicist and author Michio Kaku examines the great scientific revolutions that have dramatically reshaped the twentieth century--the quantum mechanics, biogenetics, and artificial intelligence--and shows how they will change and alter science and the way we live.

The next century will witness more far-reaching scientific revolutions, as we make the transition... Read more >
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Radioactive Boy Scout
Written by Ken Silverstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588363565
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor
Written by Ken Silverstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 2, 2004
Price: $13.99

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments—building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion—were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing... Read more >
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Deep Ancestry
The Landmark DNA Quest to Decipher Our Distant Past
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $12.95

Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using... Read more >
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A User's Guide to the Brain
A User's Guide to the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375421792
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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theatres of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $12.99

John Ratey, bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, here lucidly explains the human brain’s workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125338
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Environmental Science Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. This eBook edition is optimized for on-screen learning with... Read more >
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The Knife Man
The Knife Man
Written by Wendy Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419453
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The Knife Man
Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Written by Wendy Moore


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote his gothic horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, he based the house of the genial doctor-turned-fiend on the home of John Hunter. The choice was understandable, for Hunter was both widely acclaimed and greatly feared.
 
From humble origins, John Hunter rose to become the most... Read more >
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The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying the history of Earth's dramatic and repeated climate revolutions, as revealed in the evidence of rocks and landscapes. This book, written... Read more >
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The Age of Empathy
The Age of Empathy
Written by Frans de Waal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307462527
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The Age of Empathy
Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society
Written by Frans de Waal


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

"An important and timely message about the biological roots of human kindness."
—Desmond Morris, author of The Naked Ape

Are we our brothers' keepers? Do we have an instinct for compassion? Or are we, as is often assumed, only on earth to serve our own survival and interests? In this thought-provoking book, the... Read more >
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