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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic
Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Donald G McNeil Jr. · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A gripping narrative about the origins and spread of the Zika virus by New York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr.Until recently, Zika -- once considered a mild disease -- was hardly a cause for global panic. But as early as August 2015, doctors in northeast Brazil began to notice...
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Lab Girl
Lab Girl

Hope Jahren · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers,...
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An Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry
An Introduction to Heritage Breeds: Saving and Raising Rare-Breed Livestock and Poultry

D Phillip Sponenberg · Workman Pub Co
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

Heritage breeds matter, and they are often a better choice than conventional breeds for small farms and backyards. This eloquent, inviting, visual guide explains why conserving heritage breeds is important and shows you how you can raise these breeds yourself, helping to preserve them and benefiting...
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Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour
Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson · Princeton University Press
Pages: 470
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWelcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton,...
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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

Alanna Collen · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make up the vessel that you call your body, there are nine impostor cells hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and blood, muscle and bone, brain and skin, but also bacteria and fungi. Over your lifetime, you will carry the equivalent...
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National Geographic People of the World: Cultures and Traditions, Ancestry and Identity
National Geographic People of the World: Cultures and Traditions, Ancestry and Identity

Catherine Herbert Howell · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

From the heart of National Geographic comes this expansive guide to the clans, tribes, ethnicities, and peoples of the world. Organized in keeping with our knowledge of the migration of human groups through history, with statistics and a cultural portrait of each ethnic group, the book...
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Principles of Chemistry: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access
Principles of Chemistry: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Salem Press · Salem Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of chemistry, from elements and molecules to chemical reactions and properties of matter.
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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age
The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino SegreÌ€ · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo. Called the Pope by his peers, he was regarded as infallible in his instincts and research. His discoveries changed our world; they led to weapons of mass destruction...
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The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World

David Deutsch · Penguin Books
Pages: 487
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller: A provocative, imaginative exploration of the nature and progress of knowledgeIn this groundbreaking book, award-winning physicist David Deutsch argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the universe - and that improving them is the basic regulating...
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

Ed Yong · Ecco
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Book of 2016NPR Great Read of 2016Economist Best Books of 2016Brain Pickings Best Science Books of 2016Smithsonian Best Books about Science of 2016Science Friday Best Science Book of 2016A Mother Jones Notable Read of 2016MPR Best Books of 2016Chicago...
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StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond
StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

Neil Degrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

This beautifully illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted...
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