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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
by Astra Taylor
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From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and... (read more)

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Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
by W. R. Klemm
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W. R. Klemm, DVM, PhD, is a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A & M University and the author of over five hundred publications, including sixteen previous books, most recently, Memory Power 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Better... (read more)

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Brain Structure and Its Origins: In Development and in Evolution of Behavior and the Mind
Brain Structure and Its Origins: In Development and in Evolution of Behavior and the Mind
by Gerald E. Schneider
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This introduction to the structure of the central nervous system demonstrates that the best way to learn how the brain is put together is to understand something about why. It explains why the brain is put together as it is by describing basic functions... (read more)

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Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren (American and Comparative Environmental Policy)
Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren (American and Comparative Environmental Policy)
by Joseph F. C. (edt) Dimento
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Most of us are familiar with the term climate change but few of us understand the science behind it. We don't fully comprehend how climate change will affect us, and for that reason we might not consider it as pressing a concern as, say, housing prices... (read more)

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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
by Evgeny Morozov
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In the very near future, “smart” technologies and “big data” will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to solve problems in highly original... (read more)

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Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death
Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death
by Sam Parnia
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Contrary to popular belief, death is not a moment in time, such as when the heart stops beating, respiration ceases, or the brain stops functioning. Death, rather, is a process—a process that can be interrupted well after it has begun... (read more)

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A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle
A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
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When On the Origin of Species came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary biology. All the material that he received for this book was from the famous expeditions he took on the Beagle during the 1830s... (read more)

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Make: Basic Arduino Projects: 26 Experiments with Microcontrollers and Electronics
Make: Basic Arduino Projects: 26 Experiments with Microcontrollers and Electronics
by Don Wilcher
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This companion book to MakerSheds Ultimate Microcontroller Kit provides 30 clearly explained projects that you can build with this top-selling kit right away—including multicolor flashing lights, timers, tools for testing circuits, sound... (read more)

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Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks
Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks
by Peter C. Little
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In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nations largest corporate-state mitigation efforts... (read more)

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The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
by Temple Grandin
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“The right brain has created the right book for right now.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Temple Grandin may be the most famous person with autism, a condition that affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of it... (read more)

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Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials #1: Cardiac Regeneration and Repair: Pathology and Therapies
Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials #1: Cardiac Regeneration and Repair: Pathology and Therapies
by Ren-ke (edt) Li
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK and the United States. For those who survive heart disease, few victims recover completely. Cell therapies, tissue engineering, and biomaterials technologies have advanced and now offer the potential... (read more)

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Control of Welding Distortion in Thin-Plate Fabrication: Design Support Exploiting Computational Simulation (Series in Welding and Other Joining Technologies)
Control of Welding Distortion in Thin-Plate Fabrication: Design Support Exploiting Computational Simulation (Series in Welding and Other Joining Technologies)
by Tom Gray
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The uneven process of heating and cooling during welding can cause distortions in the metal components which create residual stresses. Welding distortion is a particular problem in fabricating thin-plate structures, such as ships. Based on pioneering... (read more)

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Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity
by Edward Slingerland
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A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being   Why is it always hard to fall asleep the... (read more)

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A Chance for Lasting Survival: Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
A Chance for Lasting Survival: Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
by Pan Wenshi
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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits
Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits
by John Gribbin
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John Gribbin gained a PhD from the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge (then under the leadership of Fred Hoyle) before working as a science journalist for Nature and later New Scientist. He is the author of a number of bestselling popular science books,... (read more)

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Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks
Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks
by Peter C. Little
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In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nations largest corporate-state mitigation efforts... (read more)

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Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials #2: Cardiac Regeneration and Repair: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials #2: Cardiac Regeneration and Repair: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
by Ren-ke (edt) Li
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK and the United States. For those who survive heart disease, few recover completely. Cell therapies, tissue engineering, and biomaterials technologies have advanced and now offer the potential to... (read more)

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Neurobiology of Monotremes
Neurobiology of Monotremes
by Ken (edt) Ashwell
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Handbook of Project-Based Management, Fourth Edition
Handbook of Project-Based Management, Fourth Edition
by Rodney Turner
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Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions
Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions
by George G. Penelis
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