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Cyberactivism : Online Activism in Theory and Practice (03 Edition)

Martha Mccaughey

Cyberactivism is a timely collection of essays examining the growing importance of online activism. The contributors show how online activists have not only incorporated recent technology as a tool for change, but also how they have changed the meaning... (read more)

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Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification

Brandon Broll

Compared to the obvious complexity of animals, plants at a glance seem relatively simple in form. But that simplicity is deceptive: the plants around us are the result of millennia of incredible evolutionary adaptations that have allowed them to survive,... (read more)

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AIP Conference Proceedings #1076: Let's Face Chaos Through Nonlinear Dynamics: Proceedings of "Let's Face Chaos Through Nonlinear Dynamics" 7th International Summer School and Conferen

Marko Robnik

This volume contains papers written by the invited lecturers and the contributors (short reports and posters). The papers do not necessarily cover exactly one-to-one what has been presented at the conference - for that we would need at least one thousand... (read more)

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The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: Roots of Evo-Devo

Ron Amundson

In this book Ron Amundson examines 200 years of scientific views on the evolution-development relationship from the perspective of evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo). This new perspective challenges several popular views about the history of... (read more)

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Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids: 65 Million Years of Mammalian Evolution in Europe

Jordi Agusti

Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids takes us on a journey through 65 million years, from the aftermath of the extinction of the dinosaurs to the glacial climax of the Pleistocene epoch; from the rain forests of the Paleocene and the Eocene, with their... (read more)

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

Jeff Goldberg

In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and cramped laboratory in Aberdeen, Sweden. While working on the brains of pigs, the duo discovered a nonaddictive narcotic chemical... (read more)

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