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Curiosity
An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen
Written by Rod Pyle


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity

Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity--the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle follows... Read more >
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Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
The Chemistry of Alchemy
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149154
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $24.95

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Extermination of the American Bison
The Extermination of the American Bison
Written by William Temple Hornaday, Foreword by John Mack Faragher, Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623571
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The Extermination of the American Bison

Written by William Temple Hornaday
Foreword by John Mack Faragher
Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $29.95

When William Temple Hornaday wrote this text for the Smithsonian Institution in 1889, the thirty million buffalo that had once roamed North America had been reduced to a few hundred. Alarmed by this decimation, Hornaday--a hunter, zoologist, writer, and the Smithsonian's chief taxidermist--set out for Montana to collect specimens for preservation... Read more >
The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741806
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.95

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the major transformations that contributed to key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the... Read more >
Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba

Edited by Rodolfo Claro, Kenyon C. Lindeman and Lynne R. Parenti


Format: eBook, 253 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $49.95

Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive... Read more >
The Asteroid Threat
The Asteroid Threat
Written by William E. Burrows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149130
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $19.95

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $11.99

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742308
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under...

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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390612
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553390629
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Wild Connection
Wild Connection
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149468
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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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, 320 pages
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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A Troublesome Inheritance
A Troublesome Inheritance
Written by Nicholas Wade, Read by Alan Sklar
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780698162655
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A Troublesome Inheritance
Genes, Race, and Human History
Written by Nicholas Wade
Read by Alan Sklar


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $29.95

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A Troublesome Inheritance
A Troublesome Inheritance
Written by Nicholas Wade, Read by Alan Sklar
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611762778
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A Troublesome Inheritance
Genes, Race, and Human History
Written by Nicholas Wade
Read by Alan Sklar


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $39.95

Drawing on startling new evidence from the human genome, an exploration of how and why the human population differentiated into distinctive races beginning fifty thousand years ago
Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different... 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 >
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