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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345806468
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $7.99

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott, Read by Jonathan Cowley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193078
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott
Read by Jonathan Cowley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $10.00

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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The Transcendental Temptation
A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

In this landmark work, Paul Kurtz examines the reasons why people accept supernatural and paranormal belief systems in spite of substantial evidence to the contrary. According to Kurtz, it is because there is within the human species a deeply rooted tendency toward magical thinking—the “transcendental temptation”—which undermines critical judgment and paves... Read more >
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The Transcendental Temptation
The Transcendental Temptation
Written by Paul Kurtz
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ISBN: 9781616148270
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The Transcendental Temptation
A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 516 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

In this landmark work, Paul Kurtz examines the reasons why people accept supernatural and paranormal belief systems in spite of substantial evidence to the contrary. According to Kurtz, it is because there is within the human species a deeply rooted tendency toward magical thinking—the “transcendental temptation”—which undermines critical judgment and paves... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124188
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $18.99

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

Inside the Book: All the Practice & Strategies You Need
2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations... Read more >
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Embryogenesis
Species, Gender, and Identity
Written by Richard Grossinger
Illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner and Jillian O'Malley


Format: eBook, 952 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $39.95

Embryogenesis is an unusual book in that it brings together a highly illustrated, practical embryology book in simple language, perfect for health practitioners, with a fascinating read on the history and philosophy of biological science. It discusses the various stages of embryonic development (meiosis, fertilization, blastula development, and gastrulation, and then... Read more >
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Magnificent Principia
Magnificent Principia
Written by Colin Pask
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147457
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Magnificent Principia
Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece
Written by Colin Pask


Format: Hardcover, 500 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $26.00

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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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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Our Political Nature
Our Political Nature
Written by Avi Tuschman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148232
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: Hardcover, 500 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


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

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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Science Set Free
Science Set Free
Written by Rupert Sheldrake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436728
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Science Set Free
10 Paths to New Discovery
Written by Rupert Sheldrake


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.00

The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern day science that will radically change the way we view what is possible.

In Science Set Free (originally published to acclaim in the UK as The Science Delusion), Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the... Read more >
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Einstein
Einstein
Written by Philipp Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831361
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Einstein

Written by Philipp Frank


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $16.99

Much has been written about Albert Einstein, technical and biographical, but very little remains as valuable as this unique hybrid of a book written by Einstein’s colleague and contemporary. Both rich in personal insights and grounded in a deep knowledge of twentieth-century science, Phillip Frank's biography anchors the reader with a... Read more >
The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148528
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $20.00

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
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ISBN: 9780307595140
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $27.95

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349710
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379344
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $24.00

“I’m an atheist swimming in a sea of superstition, surrounded by well-meaning, good people with whom I share a culture and similar concerns, and there’s only one thing I can do. I have to laugh.” —PZ Myers
 
On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious...

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The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
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ISBN: 9780307907455
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

“I’m an atheist swimming in a sea of superstition, surrounded by well-meaning, good people with whom I share a culture and similar concerns, and there’s only one thing I can do. I have to laugh.” —PZ Myers
 
On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious...

Read more >
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Severe Weather

Written by National Geographic


Format: eBook, 47 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $3.99

Severe weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes have increased fourfold in the last two decades, shaking the foundations of our existence. Weather-related tragedies have fascinated humans throughout time. For those who loved The Perfect Storm andKrakatoa, the millions who log onto daily weather forecasting sites and check weather apps, and people who can't get enough... Read more >
Biology of Marine Mammals

Edited by John E. Reynolds


Format: eBook, 588 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $60.00

Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biological and ecological concepts. They describe functional morphology, sensory systems, energetics, reproduction, communication and cognition, behavior, distribution, population biology, and... Read more >
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Invisible Nature
Invisible Nature
Written by Kenneth Worthy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147631
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Invisible Nature
Healing the Destructive Divide Between People and the Environment
Written by Kenneth Worthy


Format: Trade Paperback, 396 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $19.00

A revolutionary new understanding of the precarious modern human-nature relationship and a path to a healthier, more sustainable world.

Amidst all the wondrous luxuries of the modern world—smartphones, fast intercontinental travel, Internet movies, fully stocked refrigerators—lies an unnerving fact that may be even more disturbing than all the environmental and social costs...

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Invisible Nature
Healing the Destructive Divide Between People and the Environment
Written by Kenneth Worthy


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

A revolutionary new understanding of the precarious modern human-nature relationship and a path to a healthier, more sustainable world.

Amidst all the wondrous luxuries of the modern world—smartphones, fast intercontinental travel, Internet movies, fully stocked refrigerators—lies an unnerving fact that may be even more disturbing than all the environmental and social costs of...

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Conversation Pieces
Inspirational objects in UCL's historic collections
Written by Mark Carnall


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their... Read more >
The Making of the Mind
The Making of the Mind
Written by Ronald T. Kellogg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147334
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The Making of the Mind
The Neuroscience of Human Nature
Written by Ronald T. Kellogg


Format: Trade Paperback, 340 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

Using the findings of recent neuroscience, a psychologist reveals what sets humans apart from all other species, offering a fascinating exploration of our marvelous and sometimes frightening cognitive abilities and potentials.

According to human genome research, there is a remarkable degree of overlap in the DNA of humans and chimpanzees. So... Read more >
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The Making of the Mind
The Neuroscience of Human Nature
Written by Ronald T. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

Using the findings of recent neuroscience, a psychologist reveals what sets humans apart from all other species, offering a fascinating exploration of our marvelous and sometimes frightening cognitive abilities and potentials.

According to human genome research, there is a remarkable degree of overlap in the DNA of humans and chimpanzees. So... Read more >
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The Way of Science
The Way of Science
Written by Dennis R. Trumble
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147556
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The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: Trade Paperback, 375 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition.

This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes... Read more >
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