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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
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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...

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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...

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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
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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...

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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...

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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
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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
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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
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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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The Way of Science
Finding Truth and Meaning in a Scientific Worldview
Written by Dennis R. Trumble


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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FROM EROS TO GAIA
FROM EROS TO GAIA
Written by Freeman Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831026
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FROM EROS TO GAIA

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $22.99

Readers of Freeman Dyson’s previous books, Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, and Infinite in All Directions, have discovered for themselves what Dyson reveals here: that he was a writer long before he became a distinguished scientist.
 
The aim of this new book, as Dyson says, is to open windows, to let... Read more >
Raccoons
A Natural History
Written by Samuel I. Zeveloff


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $17.95

The word raccoon is drawn from the Native American Algonquian language. Their term arakun roughly translates to “he who scratches with his hands.” Anyone who has found a raccoon rummaging around in a once securely closed trash container can attest to how skillful raccoons are with their front paws. In fact... Read more >
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Rocket Girl
Rocket Girl
Written by George D. Morgan, Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147396
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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $18.00

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Signatures of Life
Signatures of Life
Written by Edward Ashpole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146689
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Signatures of Life
Science Searches the Universe
Written by Edward Ashpole


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $25.00

An intriguing overview of the ways in which science could find evidence for extraterrestrial  life
 
Are we alone in the universe, or is life a universal phenomenon?  For fifty years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Edward Ashpole explains... Read more >
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Signatures of Life
Science Searches the Universe
Written by Edward Ashpole


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $12.99

An intriguing overview of the ways in which science could find evidence for extraterrestrial  life
 
Are we alone in the universe, or is life a universal phenomenon?  For fifty years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Edward Ashpole explains... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Spacefarers
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623199
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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Apocalyptic Planet
Apocalyptic Planet
Written by Craig Childs
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ISBN: 9780307476814
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Apocalyptic Planet
A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth
Written by Craig Childs


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $16.95

2013 Orion Book Award Winner
2013 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award Winner

Ours is not a stable planet. It is prone to sudden, violent natural disasters and extremes of climate. In this exhilarating exploration of our globe, Craig Childs goes to where the apocalypse can be seen now. From the driest deserts...

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La Fisica del Futuro
La Fisica del Futuro
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9788499898834
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La Fisica del Futuro

Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $13.00

Cómo la ciencia modelará el futuro de la humanidad y nuestra vida diaria en el siglo XXI.

Con toda probabilidad, en 2100 podremos mover objetos con la mente, la inteligencia artificial estará en todas partes, la medicina molecular permitirá cultivar casi cualquier órgano y los rápidos avances en investigación genética harán posible... Read more >
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