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When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and historic dimensions of the world water crisis, he provides our most complete portrait yet of this growing danger and... Read more >
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Carrots and Sticks
Carrots and Sticks
Written by Ian Ayres
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553907827
Our Price: $13.99
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Carrots and Sticks
Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done
Written by Ian Ayres


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

Could you lose weight if you put $20,000 at risk? Would you finally set up your billing software if it meant that your favorite charity would earn a new contribution? If you’ve ever tried to meet a goal and came up short, the problem may not have been that the goal... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535922
Our Price: $11.99
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
Magnificent Principia
Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece
Written by Colin Pask


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg has written that "all that has happened since 1687 is a gloss on the Principia." Now you too can appreciate the significance of this stellar work, regarded by many as the greatest scientific contribution of all time. Despite its dazzling reputation, Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica... Read more >
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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
Written by Edward O. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375414565
Our Price: $11.99
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The Future of Life

Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $11.99

One of the world’s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the... Read more >
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Written by Katrina Firlik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365491
Our Price: $11.99
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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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Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784087
Our Price: $13.99
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Merlin's Tour of the Universe

Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson


Format: eBook, 316 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

Merlin, a fictional visitor from the Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Omniscia, has been friends with many of the most important scientific figures of the past including Kepler, da Vinci, Magellan, Doppler, Einstein and Hubble. In this delightful tour of the galaxies, Merlin often recounts his conversations with these historical figures in his... Read more >
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Phi
Phi
Written by Giulio Tononi
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907226
Our Price: $14.99
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Phi
A Voyage from the Brain to the Soul
Written by Giulio Tononi


Format: eBook, 380 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.99

This title is printed in full color throughout.

From one of the most original and influential neuroscientists at work today, here is an exploration of consciousness unlike any other—as told by Galileo, who opened the way for the objectivity of science and is now intent on making subjective experience a part of...

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Mycelium Running
Mycelium Running
Written by Paul Stamets
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607741244
Our Price: $26.99
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Mycelium Running
How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
Written by Paul Stamets


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $26.99

Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how.
 
The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called... 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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