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In Other Worlds
In Other Worlds
Written by Margaret Atwood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741769
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In Other Worlds
SF and the Human Imagination
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The author of The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake engagingly explores her lifelong relationship to science fiction, both as a reader and as a writer.
 
At a time when the borders between literary genres are increasingly porous, Margaret Atwood maps the richly fertile crosscurrents of speculative and science fiction, slipstream, utopias...

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In Other Worlds
In Other Worlds
Written by Margaret Atwood
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ISBN: 9780385533973
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In Other Worlds
SF and the Human Imagination
Written by Margaret Atwood


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $11.99

Note: The electronic version of this title contains over thirty additional, illuminating eBook-exclusive illustrations by the author.

At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential...

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In Other Worlds
In Other Worlds
Written by Margaret Atwood, Read by Margaret Atwood and Susan Denaker
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307943941
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In Other Worlds
SF and the Human Imagination
Written by Margaret Atwood
Read by Margaret Atwood and Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $20.00

At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential truths about the modern world. This is an exploration of her relationship with the literary form...

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Beyond Boundaries
Beyond Boundaries
Written by Miguel Nicolelis, Read by Patrick Egan
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ISBN: 9780307932457
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Beyond Boundaries
The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---and How It Will Change Our Lives
Written by Miguel Nicolelis
Read by Patrick Egan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $22.50

A pioneering neuroscientist shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become a paradigm-shifting reality.

Imagine living in a world where people use their computers, drive their cars, and communicate with one another simply by thinking. In this stunning and inspiring work, Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis shares... Read more >
How to Defeat Your Own Clone
How to Defeat Your Own Clone
Written by Kyle Kurpinski
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ISBN: 9780553907162
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How to Defeat Your Own Clone
And Other Tips for Surviving the Biotech Revolution
Written by Kyle Kurpinski


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $11.99

Send in the clones! On second thought, maybe not.
 
CAN IT READ MY MIND?
WILL IT BE EVIL?
HOW DO I STOP IT?
 
Find out the answers to these and other burning questions in this funny, informative, and ingenious book from two bioengineering experts who show you how to survive—and thrive—in a new age of... Read more >
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How to Defeat Your Own Clone
How to Defeat Your Own Clone
Written by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385786
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How to Defeat Your Own Clone
And Other Tips for Surviving the Biotech Revolution
Written by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $14.00

Send in the clones! On second thought, maybe not.
 
CAN IT READ MY MIND?
WILL IT BE EVIL?
HOW DO I STOP IT?
 
Find out the answers to these and other burning questions in this funny, informative, and ingenious book from two bioengineering experts who show you how to survive—and thrive—in a new age of... Read more >
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Microcosm
Microcosm
Written by Carl Zimmer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276865
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Microcosm
E. Coli and the New Science of Life
Written by Carl Zimmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $16.00

A Best Book of the YearSeed Magazine Granta Magazine The Plain-DealerIn this fascinating and utterly engaging book, Carl Zimmer traces E. coli's pivotal role in the history of biology, from the discovery of DNA to the latest advances in biotechnology. He reveals the many surprising and alarming parallels between... Read more >
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Uncertain Peril
Uncertain Peril
Written by Claire Hope Cummings
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085813
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Uncertain Peril
Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds
Written by Claire Hope Cummings


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2009
Price: $21.00

Life on earth is facing unprecedented challenges from global warming, war, and mass extinctions. The plight of seeds is a less visible but no less fundamental threat to our survival. Seeds are at the heart of the planet's life-support systems. Their power to regenerate and adapt are essential to maintaining our... Read more >
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Living Terrors
Living Terrors
Written by Michael T. Osterholm Phd., M.P.H. and John Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307423122
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Living Terrors
What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe
Written by Michael T. Osterholm Phd., M.P.H. and John Schwartz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

America is one killer organism away from a living nightmare that threatens all we hold dear...

A deadly cloud of powdered anthrax spores settles unnoticed over a crowded football stadium.... A school cafeteria lunch is infected with a drug-resistant strain of E. coli.... Thousands in a bustling shopping mall inhale a lethal... Read more >
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The Stem Cell Controversy
The Stem Cell Controversy
Edited by Michael Ruse and Christopher A. Pynes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024040
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The Stem Cell Controversy
Debating the Issues
Edited by Michael Ruse and Christopher A. Pynes


Format: Trade Paperback, 367 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $22.99

Stem cell research is headline news. Researchers are eager to move forward, state governments and private foundations are rushing to support it, and the sick and afflicted are desperate for its benefits. Yet powerful forces in our society — led by President George W. Bush — find it morally troubling and... Read more >
Glowing Genes
Glowing Genes
Written by Marc Zimmer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022534
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Glowing Genes
A Revolution In Biotechnology
Written by Marc Zimmer


Format: Hardcover, 221 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $28.99

Marc Zimmer has written the first popular science book on an amazing new area of biotechnology that will help fight cancer, create new products, improve agriculture, and combat terrorism. For more than one hundred and sixty million years, green fluorescent protein has existed in one species of jellyfish. In 1994 it... Read more >
Liberation Biology
Liberation Biology
Written by Ronald Bailey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022275
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Liberation Biology
The Scientific And Moral Case For The Biotech Revolution
Written by Ronald Bailey


Format: Hardcover, 332 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2005
Price: $30.99

The 21st century will undoubtedly witness unprecedented advances in understanding the mechanisms of the human body and in developing biotechnology. With the mapping of the human genome, the pace of discovery is now on the fast track. By the middle of the century we can expect that the rapid progress in... Read more >
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