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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Decei
Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Decei
by Steven M. Druker
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This book uncovers the biggest scientific fraud of our age. It tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world's food supply came into being, how it advanced by consistently... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe
Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe
by Curt Stager
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Praise for Your Atomic Self "Curt Stager takes us on a ride into Wonderland, exploring in an intimate way how different atoms and molecules are essential to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. After reading Your Atomic Self, you wont take even... (read more)

Available October 14, 2014
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Wildfire Survival (Urban Survival)
Wildfire Survival (Urban Survival)
by James Kavanagh
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With the loss of 19 firefighters in an Arizona wildfire earlier in 2013, the topic of wildfire survival is a topic of conversation in many places these days. Wildfire Survival is a must have for anyone in a wildfire prone area, providing concise and... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Microsporidia: Pathogens of Opportunity
Microsporidia: Pathogens of Opportunity
by Louis M. Weiss
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Microsporidia: Pathogens of Opportunity provides a systematic overview of the biology of this important pathogen. Written by leading experts in the field, the book combines background and basic information on microsporidia with descriptive methods and... (read more)

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Decei
Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Decei
by Steven M. Druker
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Steven M. Druker is a public interest attorney who, as executive director of the Alliance for Bio-Integrity, initiated a lawsuit that forced the FDA to divulge its files on genetically engineered foods. This revealed that politically appointed... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Tooling Around: Crafty Creatures and the Tools They Use
Tooling Around: Crafty Creatures and the Tools They Use
by Ellen Jackson
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Hungry chimps have quite a trick: catching termites with a stick. Chimpanzees insert sticks, straw, or long blades of grass into termite mounds. The termites cling to the inserted object. Then the chimpanzee pulls the insects out of the mound and enjoys... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth
A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth
by Joe Kirschvink
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Charles Darwins theories, first published more than 150 years ago, form the backbone of how we understand the history of the Earth. In reality, the currently accepted history of life on Earth is so flawed, so out of date, that it's past time we need a... (read more)

Available February 10, 2015
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Exploring Evolution
Exploring Evolution
by Michael Alan Park
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"The topic of evolution is both fascinating and controversial. Aimed at an educated reader who may know little about the topic and written in a clear, straightforward way, this book will explain the basic principles of evolutionary theory, the role it... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Walden & Civil Disobedience (Vintage Classics)
Walden & Civil Disobedience (Vintage Classics)
by Henry David Thoreau
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Available August 26, 2014
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Essentials of Ecology
Essentials of Ecology
by Colin R. Townsend
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Essentials of Ecology presents introductory ecology in an accessible, state-of-the-art format designed to cultivate the novice student's understanding of, and fascination with, the natural world. This new edition has been updated throughout, with new... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Insect Histology: Practical Laboratory Techniques
Insect Histology: Practical Laboratory Techniques
by Pedro Barbosa
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This title is a much needed update of Barbosa's self-published Manual of Basic Techniques in Insect Histology. It is a laboratory manual of 'traditional' and 'modern' insect histology techniques, completely revised using cutting-edge methodology carried... (read more)

Available September 2014
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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis
The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis
by Ruth Defries
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A MacArthur “Genius” and eminent scientist shows how an ordinary mammal manipulated nature to become a technologically sophisticated city-dweller—and why our history points to an optimistic future in the face of environmental crisis... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Unnatural Selection: Why the Geeks Will Inherit the Earth
Unnatural Selection: Why the Geeks Will Inherit the Earth
by Mark Roeder
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Unnatural Selection is the first book to examine the rise of the "technocentric being"—or geek—who personifies a distinct new phase in human evolution. People considered geeks often have behavioral or genetic traits that were previously... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics (Coursesmart)
Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics (Coursesmart)
by Hasan Khatib
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Animal genetics is a central topic in upper-level animal science programs. Filling a void in existing literature on animal science, Animal Genetics introduces genetic principles and presents their application in production and companion animals. The book... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Tooling Around: Crafty Creatures and the Tools They Use
Tooling Around: Crafty Creatures and the Tools They Use
by Ellen Jackson
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Hungry chimps have quite a trick: catching termites with a stick. Chimpanzees insert sticks, straw, or long blades of grass into termite mounds. The termites cling to the inserted object. Then the chimpanzee pulls the insects out of the mound and enjoys... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
Your price: $17.95
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Translational Research and Discovery in Gastroenterology: Organogenesis to Disease
Translational Research and Discovery in Gastroenterology: Organogenesis to Disease
by Deborah L. Gumucio
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Translational Research and Discovery in Gastroenterology: Organogenesis to Disease bridges the gap between basic and clinical research by providing basic science information on GI organ development side by side with clinical... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Springer Series in Vision Research #4: Evolution of Visual and Non-Visual Pigments
Springer Series in Vision Research #4: Evolution of Visual and Non-Visual Pigments
by David M. Hunt
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Research on the evolution of visual and non-visual pigments is both exciting and timely. There is an explosion of interest in visual pigments across both invertebrates and vertebrates and the discovery of non-visual pigments involved in irradiance... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Biological Reaction Engineering: Dynamic Modelling Fundamentals with Simulation Examples
Biological Reaction Engineering: Dynamic Modelling Fundamentals with Simulation Examples
by Irving J. Dunn
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Biological reactions may be mediated by enzymes, and whole microbial, animal or plant cells are at the core of many processes and products in a wide range of industries, such as the food and beverage, health, pharmaceutical, environmental, and chemical... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Casting Quiet Waters: Reflections on Life and Fishing
Casting Quiet Waters: Reflections on Life and Fishing
by Jake Macdonald
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In Casting Quiet Waters, some of North Americas most respected literary writers take us on a fishing trip and use that as an opportunity to explore issues of the human condition. A little more than five centuries ago an odd English nun named Dame Juliana... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Handbook of Biomedical Telemetry (IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering)
Handbook of Biomedical Telemetry (IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering)
by K. S. Nikita
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Handbook of Biomedical Telemetry describes the main components of a typical biomedical telemetry system as well as its technical challenges. Author K. S. Nikita addresses technologies for biomedical sensing and design of biomedical telemetry devices with... (read more)

Available August 2014
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