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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
by George M. Church
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“Bold and provocative… Regenesis tells of recent advances that may soon yield endless supplies of renewable energy, increased longevity and the return of long-extinct species.”—New Scientist In Regenesis, Harvard biologist George... (read more)

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Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family
Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family
by Devra Davis
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andquot;As [Disconnect] shows, cell phones may actually be doing damage to far more than our attention spans-and could, in fact, be killing us.andquot; -Salon.com. Since the invention of radar, cell phone radiation was assumed to be harmless because it... (read more)

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Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution
Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution
by Ann Louise Gittleman
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An Eye-Opening Guide for Anyone Whos Plugged In Are we going to give up our cell phones, laptops, and other electronics? Absolutely not. But emerging scientific evidence reveals that the very innovations that have changed our lives are also exposing us... (read more)

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The Water We Drink: Water Quality and Its Effects on Health
The Water We Drink: Water Quality and Its Effects on Health
by Joshua Barzilay
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We all drink water and water-based fluids, yet most of us take water for granted. We assume that when we turn on the tap to fill our glass, bathtub, or washing machine, clean water will flow. But is it really safe? And if it is not, what can we do about... (read more)

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The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
by Deanna Duke
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Most of us turn a blind eye to the startling array of chemicals lurking in everything from shampoo to baby bottles to the money in our wallets, choosing to believe that government agencies ensure the safety of the products we wear, use, ingest, and... (read more)

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Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment
Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment
by Michael Huesemann
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Techno-Fix questions a primary paradigm of our age: that advanced technology will extricate us from an ever increasing load of social, environmental, and economic ills. Techno-Fix shows why negative unintended consequences of science and technology are... (read more)

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The Bed Bug Survival Guide: The Only Book You Need to Eliminate or Avoid This Pest Now
The Bed Bug Survival Guide: The Only Book You Need to Eliminate or Avoid This Pest Now
by Jeff Eisenberg
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The 5 year old who carried them home in his backpack thta he grabbed from the communal pile at school...The young assistant who got them from her new work cubicle...the executive who got them on an overseas flight... It can no longer be denied that the... (read more)

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Winter blues :seasonal affective disorder : what it is and how to overcome it
Winter blues :seasonal affective disorder : what it is and how to overcome it
by Norman E Rosenthal
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Winter isnt a “wonderland” for everyone. Every year, millions of us feel our energy levels ebb and spirits fall as the days grow shorter. The condition is called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and it can cause depression, reduce your... (read more)

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The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers
The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers
by Dave Wentz
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In The Healthy Home, father-and-son team Dr. Myron Wentz and Dave Wentz walk readers room-by-room through a typical house, pointing out the surprising health risks posed by the everyday products and behaviors of any modern family. With the help of... (read more)

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The Toxic Consumer: Living Healthy in a Hazardous World (Green Essentials)
The Toxic Consumer: Living Healthy in a Hazardous World (Green Essentials)
by Karen Ashton
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Suprisingly comprehensive for its size, this small volume describes in clear language the many synthetic chemicals found in everyday products and environments, discussing the risks, recommending alternatives, and surveying the history of chemical... (read more)

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The War on Bugs
The War on Bugs
by Will Allen
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"In classical Indian music the lineage and intellectual approach of master and disciples is known as a gharana. Rachel Carson's 100th anniversary provoked an enormous attack on her from the pesticide-reactionary complex, shamelessly misrepresenting both... (read more)

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What's Toxic, What's Not
What's Toxic, What's Not
by Gary Ginsberg and Brian Toal
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Arsenic. Mercury. Pesticides. Dioxin. Toxic gases. Your typical hazardous waste dump, right? Wrong. These materials can be found in the home. Every day, people work, live, and play amid potentially harmful toxins-things they might not even know are there.... (read more)

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High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxins, and Human Health
High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxins, and Human Health
by Elizabeth Grossman
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"From Arctic ice caps to dumps in southern China, Grossman takes readers on an amazing world tour as she reveals the hidden costs of our digital age. This is a story for our times."... (read more)

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Diagnosis: Mercury: Money, Politics, and Poison
Diagnosis: Mercury: Money, Politics, and Poison
by Jane Hightower
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The Pure Cure: A Complete Guide to Freeing Your Life from Dangerous Toxins
The Pure Cure: A Complete Guide to Freeing Your Life from Dangerous Toxins
by Sharyn Wynters
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The human race has invented nearly every toxin imaginable. In our food, there are chemicals that kill pests, make foods ripen faster and grow bigger, and lengthen shelf life. In our clothing, chemicals make fabrics soft, keep them from wrinkling, make... (read more)

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The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being
The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being
by Nena Baker
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Listen up, America, because this is a wake-up call. The Body Toxic sheds light on the toxic threats we encounter daily in toys, clothes, cosmetics, cookware, and more. The harmful effects of everyday products on our health are staggering, and Baker's eye-... (read more)

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Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution
Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution
by Ann Louise Gittleman
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A groundbreaking exposé of the hidden truths of electropollution, Zapped is the first comprehensive, step-by-step guide to counteracting the invisible hazards of everyday electromagnetic exposure. Award-winning author, nutritionist, and First... (read more)

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Dodging the Toxic Bullet: How to Protect Yourself from Everyday Environmental Health Hazards
Dodging the Toxic Bullet: How to Protect Yourself from Everyday Environmental Health Hazards
by David R Boyd
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Dodging the Toxic Bullet presents workable strategies that show how we can live longer, healthier lives by breathing clean air, eating healthy food, drinking safe water, and using non-toxic products. Author David R. Boyd provides accessible background on... (read more)

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The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health
The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health
by Jeffrey C May
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Husband and wife team Jeffrey and Connie May combine his skills and knowledge as a home inspector and certified indoor air quality professional with her experience as a writer and educator to create a resource text about household molds and the... (read more)

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How to Prevent Food Poisoning: A Practical Guide to Safe Cooking, Eating, and Food Handling
How to Prevent Food Poisoning: A Practical Guide to Safe Cooking, Eating, and Food Handling
by Elizabeth Scott
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From salmonella to deadly E.coli, from hepatitis-infected berries to mad cow disease, millions of people all over the world are getting sick from food they've eaten. How can you be sure the food you prepare for your family is safe? How can you protect... (read more)

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