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ASAP Biology: A Quick-Review Study Guide for the AP Exam

Princeton Review · Princeton Review
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

LIKE CLASS NOTES - ONLY BETTER. The Princeton Review's ASAP Biology is designed to help you zero in on just the information you need to know to successfully grapple with the AP test. Advanced Placement exams require students to have a firm grasp of content - you can't bluff or even...
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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

Michael E Summers · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are being discovered all the time, and even more...
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Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To

Dean Burnett · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett.The brain may be the seat of consciousness and the engine of all human experience, but it's also messy, fallible, and disorganized. For example, did you know...
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McGraw-Hill Education Science Workbook for the GED Test

McGraw-Hill Education Editors · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Print book

All new for the new GED test! Drills and exercises to help you ace the Science section The GED test includes a Science section covering life science, physical science, and earth and space science. This workbook provides the focused practice you need to earn a passing score on this section....
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Earth in Human Hands: The Rise of Terra Sapiens and Hope for Our Planet

David Grinspoon · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

For the first time in Earth's history, one species--humans--is knowingly altering our planet's evolution, exerting increasing influence and attempting stewardship. How we handle this juncture may very well determine the fate not just of our species, but of life, and the planet. Without...
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How to Take Pictures of an Eclipse: An astrophotography beginner's guide to capturing solar and lunar eclipses

Allan Hall · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 150
Format: Paperback

Do you want to learn how to take photographs of an excitingSolar or Lunar Eclipse? Do you have the right equipment for the job? Do youwant to know ALL the tips and techniques needed to make this a success?A total Solar Eclipse is an incredible sight to behold. It is one of nature'smost...
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The Healing Self: A Revolutionary Plan for Wholeness in Mind, Body, and Spirit

Deepak Chopra · Harmony
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After collaborating on two major books featured as PBS specials, Super Brain and Super Genes, Chopra and Tanzi now tackle the issue of lifelong health and heightened immunity.In the face of environmental toxins, potential epidemics, super bugs, and the aging process The Healing Self offers...
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Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World

Stephen Post (Foreword by) · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200

It's time for a kindness revolution. In The Kindness Cure, psychologist Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how simple practices of kindness--for ourselves, for others, and for our world--can dissolve our feelings of fear and indifference,...
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Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening

John Elder Robison · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

An extraordinary memoir about the cutting-edge brain therapy that dramatically changed the life and mind of John Elder Robison, the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eye Imagine spending the first forty years of your life in darkness, blind to the emotions and social signals...
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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

Bill Mesler · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin?How did life begin?It is perhaps the most important question science has ever asked. Over the centuries, the search for an answer has been entwined with some of science's...
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Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

John Bemelmans Marciano · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

The American standard system of measurement is a unique and odd thing to behold with its esoteric, inconsistent standards twelve inches in a foot, three feet in a yard, sixteen ounces in a pound, one hundred pennies to the dollar. For something as elemental as counting and estimating the world...
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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

Michael Lewis · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways...
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The Practical Astronomer, 2nd Edition: Explore the Wonders of the Night Sky

Anton Vamplew · DK
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

A complete introduction to observing and understanding the night sky, explaining and demystifying stargazing to recognize objects and explain how they move through the sky over the night and the year.Explore the wonders of the night sky in The Practical Astronomer. Informative and easy-to-use...
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GMO Myths and Truths: A Citizen's Guide to the Evidence on the Safety and Efficacy of Genetically Modified Crops and Foods, 3rd Edition

Claire Robinson · Earth Open Source
Pages: 141
Format: Paperback

It is often claimed that the case against genetically modified (GM) crops and foods is based on emotion, not science, and that to oppose GM crop and food technology is to be anti-science. It is also claimed that GM crops offer higher yields and better nutrition, that they are safe for health...
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