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Genetics in the Wild

Written by John C. Avise


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $24.95

Award-winning geneticist John C. Avise guides this delightful voyage around the planet in search of answers to nature's mysteries. He demonstrates how scientists directly examine DNA to address long-standing questions about wild animals, plants, and microbes. Through dozens of stories that span the world, nature emerges as a realm where truth... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: eBook, 388 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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Parasite Biodiversity

Written by Robert Poulin and Serge Morand


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $59.95

This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification of life. Read more >
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The Beak of the Finch
The Beak of the Finch
Written by Jonathan Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872963
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The Beak of the Finch
A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength... Read more >
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Time, Love , Memory
Time, Love , Memory
Written by Jonathan Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153362
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Time, Love , Memory
A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

"A fascinating history--. Literate and authoritative--.Marvelously exciting." --The New York Times Book Review

Jonathan Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Beak of the Finch, brings his brilliant reporting skills to the story of Seymour Benzer, the Brooklyn-born maverick scientist whose study of genetics and experiments with fruit fly genes has... Read more >
Fukushima
What You Need to Know
Written by Mark Heley


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $2.99

Fukushima: What You Need to Know is a concise but comprehensive guide to the disaster at Fukushima and its ongoing consequences. Presenting a solution-based approach, Mark Heley details the current problems and future potential risks and offers balanced information about what we can do about them.

The book covers:
• The extent... Read more >
The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739803
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.00

On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious love of evolutionary science and his equally infectious disdain for creationism, biblical literalism, intelligent design theory, and other products of godly illogic. This funny and fearless book collects and expands on some of his most... Read more >
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John Glenn
America's Astronaut
Written by Andrew Chaikin


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $4.95

In February 1962, he became the first American to orbit the Earth. Since then John Herschel Glenn Jr. has stood in the popular imagination as a quintessentially American hero. In John Glenn:  America's Astronaut, a special edition e-book featuring 45 stunning photographs as well as a video, Chaikin explores Glenn's path... Read more >
Genes, Cells, and Brains
Genes, Cells, and Brains
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683149
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Genes, Cells, and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miraculous... Read more >
Mental Biology
Mental Biology
Written by W.R. Klemm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149444
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949424
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in Science & Technology

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... Read more >
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America
Written by Sarah Garlick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212826
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

Written by Sarah Garlick


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and... Read more >
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
Written by Catherine Herbert Howell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212819
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America

Written by Catherine Herbert Howell


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

With this basic beginner's field guide to North American wildflowers, all who enjoy nature and the outdoors can identify common wildflowers, from backyard weeds to dainty forest blossoms. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title offers key facts about 160 of the most common wildflowers and weeds, coast...

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Visible Bones
Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country
Written by Jack Nisbet


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the... Read more >
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461452
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Animal Wise
How We Know Animals Think and Feel
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

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 rats... Read more >
Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)
Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124768
Our Price: $12.99
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the revised AP Chemistry Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher.

The AP Chemistry course and test are undergoing major changes, with a new version of the exam... Read more >
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149420
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Overpowered
Overpowered
Written by Martin Blank, PhD
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805098
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Overpowered
The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It
Written by Martin Blank, PhD


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $23.95

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently...

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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957900
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert... Read more >
A Chance for Lasting Survival
A Chance for Lasting Survival
Written by Pan Wenshi, Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun, Translated by Richard B. Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623175
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: Hardcover, 370 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: eBook, 460 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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Computing with Quantum Cats
Computing with Quantum Cats
Written by John Gribbin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149215
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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $28.95

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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