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Microbiology
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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
by David Quammen
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that... (read more)

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Reference
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Desert Solitaire
Desert Solitaire
by Edward Abbey
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This memoir by Edward Abbey recounts his years as a park ranger working at Arches National Park in Utah. Abbey's keen eye and sharp writing clearly impart the beauty of the desert and the importance of preserving our limited natural resources. His... (read more)

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Viruses
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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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"Popular science writing at its best and the years most infectious page-turner" (People), this two-million-copy bestseller is "a top-drawer horror story...the best literary roller coaster of the fall" (Newsweek).... (read more)

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General
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Molecular & Cell Biology for Dummies (For Dummies)
Molecular & Cell Biology for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Rene Fester Kratz
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Your hands-on study guide to the inner world of the cell Need to get a handle on molecular and cell biology? This easy-to-understand guide explains the structure and function of the cell and how recombinant DNA technology is changing the face of science... (read more)

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Genetics
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
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This is an absolutely fascinating account of a line of cells that would proliferate to such a degree that they became immortal. Shaved from a tumor in a poor black woman in the 1950s, cultured without her knowledge, and grown to amazing proportions... (read more)

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Evolution
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From Lucy To Language : Revised, Updated, and Expanded (Rev 06 Edition)
From Lucy To Language : Revised, Updated, and Expanded (Rev 06 Edition)
by Donald Johanson
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In 1974 in a remote region of Ethiopia, Donald Johanson, then one of America's most promising young paleoanthropologists, discovered "Lucy", the oldest, best preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ever found. This discovery prompted a complete... (read more)

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Entomology and General Invertebrates
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The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
by Amy Stewart
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A blind, lungless little plow that sifts our soil a teaspoon at a time is responsible for engineering our entire ecosystem. Amy Stewart has uncovered the earthworm's purposeful cycle into a delightful read that also serves as a reminder to savor our... (read more)

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Neurobiology
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The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live-And How You Can Change Them
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live-And How You Can Change Them
by Richard J Davidson
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This longawaited book by a pioneer in brain research offers a new model of our emotions- their origins, their power, and their malleability. For more than thirty years, Richard Davidson has been at the forefront of brain research. Now he gives us an... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Shaping Life (Darwinism Today)
Shaping Life (Darwinism Today)
by John Maynard Smith
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During the past ten years, there has been a revolution in our understanding of developmental biology, as scientists apply the ideas and techniques of genetics and embryology to the processes of development. In this book, John Maynard Smith gives an... (read more)

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Used Books
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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
by Carl Zimmer
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andlt;B andgt;IN THIS REISSUED PAPERBACK EDITION WITH A NEW EPILOGUE, CARL ZIMMER REVEALS THE POWER, DANGER, AND BEAUTY OF PARASITES.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and the... (read more)

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