1202 books (61 pages) in this category
Monitoring, Challenges and Direction
by David Lindenmayer
This book highlights some of the temporal changes in the environment and/or in biodiversity that have occurred in different ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests, wet eucalypt forests and alpine regions through to rangelands and deserts.
by Donald Sparkman
by DAVID M. GATES
This classic and highly influential text presents a uniquely comprehensive view of the field of biophysical ecology. In its analytical interpretation of the ecological responses of plants and animals to their environments, it draws upon studies ...
What Modern Genetics Can Tell You about Assisted Reproduction, Human Behavior, and Personalized Medicine, and Much More
by Jeremy Gruber
Suitable for the nonscientist, this title looks at the many applications of genetics on the world around us by asking: What should we know about genetics and childbirth? Can our genes keep us from qualifying for health insurance? Can gene ...
by GEORGE GAMOW
How did our sun come into being? What keeps it hot and luminous, and what will be its ultimate fate? This fascinating and informative book offers answers to some of nature's most exciting and difficult questions. George Gamow, renowned physicist
How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do
by Wallace J. Nichols
Scientific explanations for Sci-fi's greatest inventions
by Rod Pyle
This beautifully illustrated pop science book which answers the enduring questions raised by science fiction, such as 'Do hoverboards really exist?', 'How can you bring a dinosaur back to life?' and 'Can we really travel in time and space?' ...
by Anjum Hoda
The accepted narrative of the global financial crisis of 2007-09 is that the central banks saved us from an inferno caused by Wall Street greed. While there is no doubt they did save us, it was in fact the firefighters who caused the fire.The ...
by CLIFFORD A. PICKOVER
""A really fun grab-bag of fascinating black facts related to science, pop-culture, sports, animals, religion, history, and so much more."" - Wink Books""Clever compendium of dark things include interesting scientific explanations."" - Science ...
by JAMES DALEY
""The supreme reality of our time is . . . the vulnerability of our planet."" When President John F. Kennedy sounded that alarm in 1963, the world couldn't anticipate the gravity of his warning. Today, as we confront the challenges of air ...
by Chris Smith
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Why We Can't Live Without Deceit
by Ian Leslie
by WILLIAM N LIPSCOMB
In this classic monograph, Nobel Prize-winning chemist William N. Lipscomb elucidates his area of expertise: the general structural principles and reactions of boron hydrides and related compounds. Lipscomb's work appeared only a decade after ...
by HANS SAGAN
This well-known text uses a limited number of basic concepts and techniques - Hamilton's principle, the theory of the first variation and Bernoulli's separation method - to develop complete solutions to linear boundary value problems associated ...
by Doidge Norman
The phenomenon of neuroplasticity - the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience - is the most important development in our understanding of the brain and mind since the beginning of ...
The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience
by Sally Satel
by Amy Shira Teitel
The incredible story of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.NASA's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969. But America's space agency wasn't created in a ...
by Amy Shira Teitel
NASA's history is a familiar story, culminating with the agency successfully landing men on the Moon in 1969. But NASA's prehistory is a rarely told tale, one that is largely absent from the popular space-age literature but that gives the ...
by Stephen;Mlodinow, Leonard; Hawking
"Stephen Hawking s worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing. Its author s engaging voice is one reason, and the compelling subjects he addresses is another- the nature of space and time, the
by Helen Pilcher
If you could bring back one living being from the whole of the history of time, what would you choose? Comedian and former stem-cell biologist Helen Pilcher has thought about this problem, a lot. In Bring back the King, Helen explains the ...