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Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
by Emily Anthes
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For centuries, we've toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags. But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a... (read more)

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This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
by John (edt) Brockman
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What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world's most influential thinkers. Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology... (read more)

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life
Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life
by J. Craig Venter
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In 2010, scientists led by J. Craig Venter became the first to successfully create "synthetic life"—putting humankind at the threshold of the most important and exciting phase of biological research, one that will enable us to actually write the... (read more)

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The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
by Richard Dawkins
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This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
by John Brockman
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What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world's most influential thinkers. Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology... (read more)

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The Six Sigma Way
The Six Sigma Way
by Peter S. Pande
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The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature
The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature
by Timothy Ferris
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In his most important book to date, award-winning author Timothy Ferris ? ?the best popular science writer in the English language today? (Christian Science Monitor) ? makes a passionate case for science as the inspiration behind the rise of liberalism... (read more)

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The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature
The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature
by Timothy Ferris
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In his most important book to date, award-winning author Timothy Ferris ? ?the best popular science writer in the English language today? (Christian Science Monitor) ? makes a passionate case for science as the inspiration behind the rise of liberalism... (read more)

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Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
by Emily Anthes
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For centuries, we've toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags. But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a... (read more)

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The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
by Sam Harris
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Sam Harris’s first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to nonbelieving scientists—agree on one point... (read more)

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Religion and Science CD (Listen to Genius)
Religion and Science CD (Listen to Genius)
by Bertrand Russell
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"New truth is often uncomfortable," Bertrand Russell wrote, "but it is the most important achievement of our species." In Religion and Science (1961), his popular polemic against religious dogma, he covers the ground from demonology to quantum physics... (read more)

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Welcome to Your Child's Brain: How the Mind Grows from Conception to College
Welcome to Your Child's Brain: How the Mind Grows from Conception to College
by Sandra Aamodt
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How children think is one of the most enduring mysteries—and difficulties—encountered by parents. In an effort to raise our children smarter, happier, stronger, and better, parents will try almost anything, from vitamins to toys to DVDs. But... (read more)

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Clausewitz's on War (Books That Changed the World)
Clausewitz's on War (Books That Changed the World)
by Hew Strachan
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Perhaps the most important book on military strategy ever written, Carl von Clausewitz's On War has influenced generations of generals and politicians, has been blamed for the unprecedented death tolls in the First and Second World Wars, and is... (read more)

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the fundamentals of the universe. All of the mysteries physicists and cosmologists face—from the Big Bang to the future... (read more)

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The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath
by Nicco Mele
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Radical connectivity--our ability to connect instantly, constantly, and globally--is altering the exercise of power with dramatic speed and reshaping our biggest institutions. Governments, corporations, centers of knowledge, and expertise are eroding... (read more)

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How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
by Chris Impey
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In this vibrant, eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe, Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzlingly strange aftermath of the Big Bang. What if we could look... (read more)

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Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back
Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back
by Andrew Zolli
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Katrina. Haiti. BP. Fukushima. The Great Recession. Those are just a few of the catastrophic disruptions the world has endured in recent years. As we try to respond to such crises, key questions arise: What causes one system to break under great stress... (read more)

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life
Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life
by J. Craig Venter
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In 2010, scientists led by J. Craig Venter became the first to successfully create "synthetic life"—putting humankind at the threshold of the most important and exciting phase of biological research, one that will enable us to actually write the... (read more)

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Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
by David Owen
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Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent lightbulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: everything you've been told about being green is wrong. The quest for a breakthrough battery or a 100 mpg car is a dangerous fantasy. We are consumers, and we like... (read more)

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Sua Sponte: The Forging of a Modern American Ranger
Sua Sponte: The Forging of a Modern American Ranger
by Dick Couch
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The 75th Ranger Regiment is a unique and distinct culture among the American military establishment. They stand alone, even among our other Special Operations forces, as the most active brigade-sized force in the current Global War on Terrorism. Since 9... (read more)

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