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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Michio Kaku · Doubleday, a division of Random House, LLC
Pages: 377
Format: Print book

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Compelling ... .Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip" - The New York Times Book ReviewThe New York Times best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles...
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Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss
Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss

Sandra Aamodt · Current
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

"If diets worked, we'd all be thin by now. Instead, we have enlisted hundreds of millions of people into a war we can't win." What's the secret to losing weight? If you're like most of us, you've tried cutting calories, sipping weird smoothies, avoiding fats, and swapping out sugar...
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Kingdom Under Glass: A Tale of Obsession, Adventure, and One Man's Quest to Preserve the World's Great Animals
Kingdom Under Glass: A Tale of Obsession, Adventure, and One Man's Quest to Preserve the World's Great Animals

Jay Kirk · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

A sweeping historical narrative of the life of Carl Akeley, the famed explorer and taxidermist who changed the way Americans viewed the conservation of the natural worldDuring the golden age of safaris in the early twentieth century, one man set out to preserve Africa's great beasts....
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The Strange Library
The Strange Library

Haruki Murakami · Knopf
Format: Print book

From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami - a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library. Opening the flaps on this unique little book, readers will find themselves immersed in the strange world of best-selling Haruki Murakami's...
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Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society
Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society

Cordelia Fine · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Goodbye, beliefs in sex differences disguised as evolutionary facts. Welcome the dragon slayer: Cordelia Fine wittily but meticulously lays bare the irrational arguments that we use to justify gender politics." -- Uta Frith, emeritus professor of cognitive development, University...
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The Man Who Stalked Einstein: How Nazi Scientist Philipp Lenard Changed the Course of History
The Man Who Stalked Einstein: How Nazi Scientist Philipp Lenard Changed the Course of History

Bruce J. Hillman · Lyons Press
Format: Hardcover

By the end of World War I, Albert Einstein had become the face of the new science of theoretical physics and had made some powerful enemies. One of those enemies, Nobel Prize winner Philipp Lenard, spent a career trying to discredit him. Their story of conflict, pitting Germany's most...
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Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine
Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine

Luba Vikhanski · Chicago Review Press Incorporated
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a brilliant insight: what if the mobile cells he saw gathering around the thorns were the same as white blood cells that traveled...
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500 SAT Math Questions to Know by Test Day
500 SAT Math Questions to Know by Test Day

Jerimi Ann Walker · McGraw-Hill Companies
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score We want you to succeed on the Math section of the SAT. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. These questions are similar to the ones you'll find...
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Human Anatomy
Human Anatomy

DK · DK
Format: Hardcover

For students of anatomy, biology, and the biomedical sciences; medical professionals; and curious families, DK's Human Anatomy will be a definitive resource. Written by acclaimed anatomist, Dr. Alice Roberts, Human Anatomy is an up-to-the-minute study of the body. Spectacular digital...
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Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

Theodore Gray · Black Dog & Leventhal
Format: Hardcover

The Elements has become an international sensation, with over one million copies in-print worldwide. An eye-opening, original collection of gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table. The elements are what we, and everything around...
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The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth
The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams · W W Norton
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A rich and sweeping exploration into the science and history behind the most mysterious, primal, and powerful force on earth: the tide.Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. But the tide rises and falls according to rules that are a mystery...
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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made
Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made

Gaia Vince · Milkweed Editions
Format: Hardcover

We all know our planet is in crisis, and that it is largely our fault. But all too often the full picture of change is obstructed by dense data sets and particular catastrophes. Struggling with this obscurity in her role as an editor at Nature, Gaia Vince decided to travel the world and see for herself...
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