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The World Is Blue

Written by Sylvia A. Earle


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $15.95

A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very existence of life on Earth. Legendary marine scientist Sylvia Earle portrays a planet teetering on the brink of irreversible environmental crisis.

In recent decades we’ve learned more... Read more >
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Self Comes to Mind
Self Comes to Mind
Written by Antonio Damasio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379498
Our Price: $13.99
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Self Comes to Mind
Constructing the Conscious Brain
Written by Antonio Damasio


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

From one of the most significant neuroscientists at work today, a pathbreaking investigation of a question that has confounded philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists for centuries: how is consciousness created?
 
Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years studying and writing about how the brain operates, and his work has garnered acclaim...

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Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
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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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King of Hearts
King of Hearts
Written by G. Wayne Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557247
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King of Hearts
The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
Written by G. Wayne Miller


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $12.99

Few of the great stories of medicine are as palpably dramatic as the invention of open-heart surgery, yet, until now, no journalist has ever brought all of the thrilling specifics of this triumph to life.

This is the story of the surgeon many call the father of open-heart surgery, Dr. C. Walton... Read more >
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The Soul Fallacy
What Science Shows We Gain From Letting Go of Our Soul Beliefs
Written by Julien Musolino
Foreword by Victor J. Stenger


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

Most Americans believe they possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of the body. In sharp contrast, the current scientific consensus rejects the traditional soul, although this conclusion is rarely discussed publicly. In this book, a cognitive scientist breaks the taboo and explains why modern science leads to this... Read more >
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The Demon Under the Microscope
The Demon Under the Microscope
Written by Thomas Hager
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307352286
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The Demon Under the Microscope
From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug
Written by Thomas Hager


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $11.99

The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed laws, and single-handedly launched the era of antibiotics. This incredible discovery was sulfa, the first antibiotic. In The Demon Under the Microscope, Thomas Hager chronicles the dramatic history of the drug that shaped modern medicine.

Sulfa saved... Read more >
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In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Written by John Gribbin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307790446
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In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Quantam Physics And Reality
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA... Read more >
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The Emperor of Scent
The Emperor of Scent
Written by Chandler Burr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362605
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The Emperor of Scent
A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Written by Chandler Burr


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 21, 2003
Price: $11.99

For as long as anyone can remember, a man named Luca Turin has had an uncanny relationship with smells. He has been compared to the hero of Patrick Süskind’s novel Perfume, but his story is in fact stranger, because it is true. It concerns how he made use of his powerful... 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: eBook0
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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