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Beekeeping – From Science to Practice

Russell H Vreeland · Springer
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

This book will help beekeepers understand the fundamentals of beekeeping science. Written in plain and accessible language by actual researchers, it should be part of every beekeeper's library. The respective chapters not only present raw data; they also explain how to read and understand...
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Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase

Gianferrari, Maria · MILLBROOK PR INC

Dash Hide Splash Ride Exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and dolphins diving through the surf. Additional text explains how playing benefits animals. Fascinating back...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot · Broadway Books
Pages: 381
Format: Paperback

Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne


Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells - taken without her knowledge in 1951 - became one of the most important tools...
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Gatecrasher: How I Helped the Rich Become Famous and Ruin the World

Ben Widdicombe · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A smart, gossipy, and very funny examination of celebrity culture from New York's premiere social columnist. Ben Widdicombe is the only writer to have worked for Page Six, TMZ, and The New York Times - an unusual Triple Crown that allowed him personal access to the full gamut of Hollywood...
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Barron's SAT Subject Test: Chemistry, 14th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests

JOSEPH A KERNION MARK MASCETTA · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

The updated edition of Barron's SAT Subject Test: Chemistry includes:A full-length diagnostic test with explained answersFour practice tests that reflect the actual SAT Subject Test ChemistryAll questions answered and explainedDetailed reviews covering all test topicsAppendixes, which...
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Sun Moon Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets

Tyler E Nordgren · Basic Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

With beautiful illustrations and a detailed map, Sun Moon Earth has everything you need to get ready for the next solar eclipse.
On April 8, 2024, millions of Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: a total eclipse of the sun. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer...
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Dream Big, Little Scientists: A Bedtime Book

Schaub, Michelle · CHARLESBRIDGE PUB

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The Little Book of Black Holes

Steven S. Gubser · Princeton University Press
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Dive into a mind-bending exploration of the physics of black holes

Black holes, predicted by Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity more than a century ago, have long intrigued scientists and the public with their bizarre and fantastical properties. Although Einstein understood...

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Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep

Michael McGirr · Pegasus Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep -- and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it. Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he'd never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated...
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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker PhD · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert - Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab - reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

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