Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in Science

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Science books by browsing the categories below.

Science:

Science:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
The Enlightenment Vision
The Enlightenment Vision
Written by Stuart Jordan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146405
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Enlightenment Vision
Science, Reason, and the Promise of a Better Future
Written by Stuart Jordan


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $26.00

This thought-provoking analysis evaluates the progress that global society has made since the Enlightenment. The author begins by pointing out features of present-day society that are the direct descendants of the Enlightenment's discoveries and advances: our technology, modern medicine, science-based worldview, democratic political institutions, and concepts of human rights are all... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Enlightenment Vision
Science, Reason, and the Promise of a Better Future
Written by Stuart Jordan


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

This thought-provoking analysis evaluates the progress that global society has made since the Enlightenment. The author begins by pointing out features of present-day society that are the direct descendants of the Enlightenment's discoveries and advances: our technology, modern medicine, science-based worldview, democratic political institutions, and concepts of human rights are all... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Genes, Cells and Brains
Genes, Cells and Brains
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678815
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Genes, Cells and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $26.95

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 miracle... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Genes, Cells and Brains
The Promethean Promises of the New Biology
Written by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 16, 2013
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 miracle... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535441
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Discover the unexpected ways friends influence our personalities, choices, emotions, and even physical health in this fun and compelling examination of friendship, based on the latest scientific research and ever-relatable anecdotes.

Why is dinner with friends often more laughter filled and less fraught than a meal with family? Although some say it’s... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744340
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape and structure...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378439
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Universe Within
Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $25.95

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, and the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery as big as the world itself: How are the events that formed our solar system billions of years ago embedded...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907868
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery story as big as the world itself: How have astronomical events that took place millions of years ago created the unique qualities of the human species?

In his... Read more >
The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012932
Our Price: $17.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

The Universe Within
Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Written by Neil Shubin
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.50

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery story as big as the world itself: How have astronomical events that took place millions of years ago created the unique qualities of the human species?

In his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age
Written by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888938
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Use Your Brain to Change Your Age
Secrets to Look, Feel, and Think Younger Every Day
Written by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

From the bestselling author and PBS star, a brain healthy program to turn back the clock, and keep your mind sharp and your body fit.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Daniel Amen has been helping people look and feel young, healthy, and vibrant with his brain healthy strategies. Now, he shares... Read more >
Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings
How the Universe Makes Life
Written by Richard Grossinger
Preface by Harold B. Dowse
Foreword by John E. Upledger


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Why is the universe conscious? What kindles mind inside matter? Why do fundamentalist sciences and religions never ask these questions? This sequel to Embryogenesis deals with the theoretical issues brought up by Embryogenesis, including: the relationship between thermodynamics/entropy and the emergence of life; a speculative set of embryogenic principles for all... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
On the Integration of Nature
Post-9/11 Biopolitical Notes
Written by Richard Grossinger


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

This collage-like book is an inquiry into the nature of life and of existence itself. Simultaneously philosophical, spiritual, and literary, it pushes the boundaries of this area of thought beyond the strictures of science, religion, and all other forms of ideology. Author Richard Grossinger dazzlingly blends narrative memoir, short science fiction... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
EDGE

Written by Koji Suzuki


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $12.99

Edge begins with a massive and catastrophic shifting of the San Andreas fault. The fears of California someday tumbling into the sea--that have become the stuff of parody--become real. But even the terror resulting from this catastrophe pales in comparison to the understanding behind its happening, a cataclysm extending beyond mankind's... Read more >
Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275530
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!, Life: A Natural History of Four Billion Years of Life on Earth and Dry Storeroom No. 1 comes a fascinating chronicle of life’s history told not through the fossil record but through the stories of organisms that... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Science of Consequences
How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World
Written by Susan M. Schneider
Illustrated by René C. Reyes


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $12.99

Children quickly learn that actions have consequences. This elementary lesson is repeated again and again throughout adulthood as we adjust our behaviors according to the reactions they produce in the social and natural environment. Now, an internationally recognized biopsychologist, tells the story of how something so deceptively simple can help make... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400075997
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of 2012
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012

In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code...

Read more >
The Undead
The Undead
Written by Dick Teresi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096114
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Undead
Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating-Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death
Written by Dick Teresi


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.00

What is death, and how do people in the medical profession determine it? In this fascinating examination of the increasingly blurred line between life and death, consciousness and unconsciousness, science journalist Dick Teresi introduces us to the coma specialists, organ transplant surgeons, ICU doctors, and many others who are faced with...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Order of Days
The Order of Days
Written by David Stuart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385527279
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Order of Days
Unlocking the Secrets of the Ancient Maya
Written by David Stuart


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $15.00

The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe.

Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return of Quetzalcoatl. According to many of these alarmingly titled books, the...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Present at the Creation
Present at the Creation
Written by Amir D. Aczel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307591821
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Present at the Creation
Discovering the Higgs Boson
Written by Amir D. Aczel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $15.00

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, the immensely hot and dense conditions that existed some...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Science of Consequences
The Science of Consequences
Written by Susan M. Schneider, Illustrated by René C. Reyes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616146627
Our Price: $21.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Science of Consequences
How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World
Written by Susan M. Schneider
Illustrated by René C. Reyes


Format: Trade Paperback, 383 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $21.00

Children quickly learn that actions have consequences. This elementary lesson is repeated again and again throughout adulthood as we adjust our behaviors according to the reactions they produce in the social and natural environment. Now, an internationally recognized biopsychologist, tells the story of how something so deceptively simple can help make... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Whole Story of Climate
The Whole Story of Climate
Written by E. Kirsten Peters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146726
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $26.00

In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying the history of Earth's dramatic and repeated climate revolutions, as revealed in the evidence of rocks and landscapes. This book, written... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying the history of Earth's dramatic and repeated climate revolutions, as revealed in the evidence of rocks and landscapes. This book, written... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Field Guide to Germs
A Field Guide to Germs
Written by Wayne Biddle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804631
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
A Field Guide to Germs
Revised and Updated
Written by Wayne Biddle


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the ravages of the Ebola virus in Zaire to outbreaks of pneumonic plague in India and drug-resistant TB in New York City, contagious diseases are fighting back against once-unconquerable modern medicine. Public concern about infectious disease is on the rise as newspapers trumpet the arrivals of new germs and the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957245
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $26.95

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines...

Read more >
Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957252
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines...

Read more >
View pages: 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Page 10 of 40
View past category highlights: