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I See Myself (Vicki Cobb Science Play)

By: Cobb, Vicki; Gorton, Julia [Illustrator]

Price: $17.13

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2002-08-06

Seller ID: 9780688178369


Look in a mirror. Who do you see? Your very own self, that's who Now look in a shiny doorknob or in a puddle. Can you see yourself in them?How about in the pages of this book?You might not see yourself, but you will feel yourself getting smarter as you begin to understand how and why you can see yourself. Renowned science author Vicki Cobb illuminates the scientific principles of light and reflection in a way that even the youngest kids can understand. Follow... View more info

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On the Origin of Species: A Facsimile of the First Edition (Harvard Paperbacks)

By: Darwin, Charles; Mayr, Ernst [Introduction]

Price: $36.21

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2001-02-22

Seller ID: 9780674637528


It is now fully recognized that the publication of Charles Darwin s "Origin of Species" in 1859 brought about a revolution in man s attitude toward life and his own place in the universe. This work is rightly regarded as one of the most important books ever published, and a knowledge of it should be part of the intellectual equipment of every educated person. The book remains surprisingly modern in its assertions and is also remarkably accessible to the layman, much more... View more info

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Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind

By: Donald C. Johanson; Maitland Edey

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1981-09-15

Seller ID: 9780671724993


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All Politics Is Global: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes

By: Drezner, Daniel W.

Price: $39.93

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2008-09-07

Seller ID: 9780691096421


Has globalization diluted the power of national governments to regulate their own economies? Are international governmental and nongovernmental organizations weakening the hold of nation-states on global regulatory agendas? Many observers think so. But in "All Politics Is Global," Daniel Drezner argues that this view is wrong. Despite globalization, states--especially the great powers--still dominate international regulatory regimes, and the regulatory goals of states... View more info

Ideas and Opinions (Modern Library)

By: Einstein, Albert; Lightman, Alan [Introduction]

Price: $20.73

Publisher: Modern Library: 1994-06-21

Seller ID: 9780679601050


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Ornithology

By: Frank B. Gill

Price: $294.93

Publisher: W. H. Freeman: 2006-10-06

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780716749837


"Ornithology" is the classic text for the undergraduate ornithology course, long admired for its evolutionary approach to bird science. The new edition maintains the scope and expertise that made the book so popular while incorporating the latest research and updating the exquisite program of drawings. View more info

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The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics

By: Henig, Robin Marantz

Price: $23.58

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2001-05-12

Seller ID: 9780618127412


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Traces Of The Past: Unraveling The Secrets Of Archaeology Through Chemistry (Helix Books)

By: Lambert, Joseph B.

Price: $24.59

Publisher: Basic Books: 1998-09-23

Seller ID: 9780738200279


Where Stonehenge's giant bluestones come from? Was the fall of the Roman Empire hastened by lead poisoning? How did amber get from the Baltic to Belize? In exploring these and other historical enigmas, Joseph Lambert expertly details the rich insights into ancient life that chemistry alone can provide.Using cutting-edge scientific methods such as radiocarbon dating, DNA analysis, and elemental fingerprinting, acclaimed chemist Joseph Lambert expertly details the rich ins... View more info

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From Egg to Chicken (Lifecycles)

By: Legg, Gerald

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 1998-08-01

Seller ID: 9780531153338


This series traces the growth process of a particular plant or animal, using simple, clear texts and detailed, full-color artwork. View more info

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Acid Rain and the Rise of the Environmental Chemist in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Life and Work of Robert Angus Smith (Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945)

By: Peter Reed

Price: $154.99

Publisher: USA, Routledge: 2014

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 9781409457756


Robert Angus Smith (1817-1884) was a Scottish chemist and a leading investigator into what came to be known as 'acid rain'. This study of his working life, contextualized through discussion of his childhood, education, beliefs, family, interests and influences sheds light on the evolving understanding of sanitary science during the nineteenth century. Born in Glasgow and initially trained for a career in the Church of Scotland, Smith instead went on to study chemistry in... View more info

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Eckert Animal Physiology

By: Randall, David; French, Kathleen; Burggren, Warren

Price: $316.74

Publisher: W. H. Freeman: 2001-11-09

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 9780716738633


This classic animal physiology text focuses on comparative examples that illustrate the general principles of physiology at all levels of organization--from molecular mechanisms to regulated physiological systems to whole organisms in their environment. View more info

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Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition

By: Rogers, Everett M.

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Free Press: 2003-08-16

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 9780743222099


Now in its fifth edition, "Diffusion of Innovations" is a classic work on the spread of new ideas. In this renowned book, Everett M. Rogers, professor and chair of the Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico, explains how new ideas spread via communication channels over time. Such innovations are initially perceived as uncertain and even risky. To overcome this uncertainty, most people seek out others like themselves who have already ... View more info

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

By: Watson Ph.D., James D.

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Touchstone: 2001-06-12

Seller ID: 9780743216302


By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with gr... View more info

Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature

By: Weinberg, Steven

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Vintage: 1994-02-01

Seller ID: 9780679744085


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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures

By: Zimmer, Carl

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Atria Books: 2001-11-09

Seller ID: 9780743200110


In this re-issued paperback edition with a new epilogue, Carl Zimmer reveals the power, danger, and beauty of parasites in "a book capable of changing how we see the world" ( "Los Angeles Times" ). For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and the darkest shadows of science. In "Parasite Rex," Carl Zimmer takes readers on a fantastic voyage into the secret universe of these extraordinary life-forms--which are not only among the most highly ev... View more info