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Kaplan SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 1 2015-2016

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Essential strategies, practice, and review to ace the SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 1. Getting into a top college has never been more difficult. Students need to distinguish themselves from the crowd, and scoring well on a SAT Subject Test gives students a competitive edge. Kaplan...
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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey · Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

For decades after the identification of the structure of DNA, scientists focused only on genes, the regions of the genome that contain codes for the production of proteins. Other regions that make up 98 percent of the human genome were dismissed as "junk," sequences that serve...
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Wolves

Leonard Lee III Rue · New Line Books
Format: Hardcover

An informative series that provides, in a concise format, better understanding of animals and their habitats. Fascinating in its diversity, the natural world comes to life on the pages of these spec tacularly illustrated volumes.
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The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers

Kim Kavin · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

We love them with all our hearts, but do we really know where our dogs came from? Kim Kavin, author of Little Boy Blue, reveals the complex network behind the $11 billion-a-year business of selling dogs. A must-read for the benefit of all dogs, everywhere. In what promises to become an "Omnivore's...
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Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Gödel

John Stillwell · Princeton University Press
Pages: 422
Format: Print book

Elements of Mathematics takes readers on a fascinating tour that begins in elementary mathematics--but, as John Stillwell shows, this subject is not as elementary or straightforward as one might think. Not all topics that are part of today's elementary mathematics were always considered...
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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten Surgeon

Cherry Lewis · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A colorful and absorbing portrait of James Parkinson and the turbulent, intellectually vibrant world of Georgian London. Parkinson's disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 60,000 new cases each year in the United States alone, yet few know anything about the man the disease...
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America's Top-rated Cities, South, 2015

David Garoogian · Grey House Pub
Format: Print book

Americas Top-Rated Cities provides current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data in one easy-to-use source on the top 100 cities that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.,
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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Peter Godfrey-Smith · Farrar
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousnessAlthough mammals and birds are widely regarded to be the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods,...
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Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

Eugene E. Harris · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In 2001, scientists were finally able to determine the full human genome sequence, and with the discovery began a genomic voyage back in time. Since then, we have sequenced the full genomes of a number of mankind's primate relatives at a remarkable rate. The genomes of the common chimpanzee...
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The Age of Genomes: Tales from the Front Lines of Genetic Medicine

Steven Monroe Lipkin · Beacon Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A leading geneticist explores what promises to be one of the most transformative advances in health and medicine in historyAlmost every week, another exciting headline appears about new advances in the field of genetics. Genetic testing is experiencing the kind of exponential growth once...
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Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

David Shier · McGraw-Hill Education

Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health...
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God's Planet

Owen Gingerich · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

With exoplanets being discovered daily, Earth is still the only planet we know of that is home to creatures who seek a coherent explanation for the structure, origins, and fate of the universe, and of humanitys place within it. Today, science and religion are the two major cultural entities...
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The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science

Marcus du Sautoy · Viking
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting." - Bill Bryson A captivating journey to the outer reaches of human knowledgeEver since the dawn of civilization we have been driven by a desire to know - to understand the physical world...
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Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: A Kidney Doctor's Search for the Perfect Match

VANESA GRUBBS · Amistad
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A young, hopeful doctor's memoir - an unforgettable love story and an informative journey into the world of medicine and kidney transplantation that ultimately asks: What does it mean to let go of something that you love, even if it is life itself?When Vanessa fell in love with Robert,...
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What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley

Kim Cross · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

Immersive reporting and dramatic storytelling set you right in the middle of the horrific superstorm of April 2011, a weather event that killed 348 people.April 27, 2011, marked the climax of a superstorm that saw a record 358 tornadoes rip through twenty-one states in three days, seven...
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