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Buoyancy-Driven Flows

by Claudia Cenedese, Jacques Verron & Eric P. Chassignet

<p>Buoyancy is one of the main forces driving flows on our planet, especially in the oceans and atmosphere. These flows range from buoyant coastal currents to dense overflows in the ocean, and from avalanches to volcanic pyroclastic flows on the

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Burning Planet

The Story of Fire Through Time

by Andrew C. Scott

<p>Raging wildfires have devastated vast areas of California and Australia in recent years, and predictions are that we will see more of the same in coming years, as a result of climate change. But this is nothing new. Since the dawn of life on ...

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Calculating the Cosmos

How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

by Professor Ian Stewart

<p>Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the formation of the Earth and its Moon to the planets and asteroids of the solar system and from there out into the galaxy and the universe. He describes the architecture of space

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California

A Fire Survey

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>The coastal sage and shrublands of California burn. The mountain-encrusting chaparral burns. The conifer forests of the Sierra Nevada, Cascades, and Trinity Alps burn.  The rain-shadowed deserts after watering by El Niño cloudbursts and the ...

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Calorimetry

by Andrew Feig

<p><em>Calorimetry,</em> the latest volume in the <em>Methods in Enzymology</em> series continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. Calorimetry is a highly technical experiment and it is ...

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Cambridge Scientific Minds

by Peter Harman & Simon Mitton

<p>Since the 'scientific revolution' of the seventeenth century, a great number of distinguished scientists and mathematicians have been associated with the University of Cambridge. Cambridge Scientific Minds provides a portrait of some of the ...

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Camel

by Robert Irwin

<p>A distinct symbol of the desert and the Middle East, the camel was once unkindly described as “half snake, half folding bedstead.” But in the eyes of many the camel is a creature of great beauty. This is most evident in the Arab world, where ...

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Can Medicine Be Cured?

The Corruption of a Profession

by Seamus O'Mahony

<h2>A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine.</h2> <p><strong>'A deeply fascinating and rousing book'</strong> <em>Mail on Sunday</em>.</p> <p><strong>'What makes this book a ...

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Can Science Explain Religion?

The Cognitive Science Debate

by James W. Jones

<p>The &quot;New Atheist&quot; movement of recent years has put the science-versus-religion controversy back on the popular cultural agenda. Anti-religious polemicists are convinced that the application of the new sciences of the mind to ...

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Can't Just Stop

An Investigation of Compulsions

by Sharon Begley

<p><strong>HIGHLY COMMENDED for the British Medical Awards book prize for Popular Medicine</strong></p> <p>'Filled with emotionally resonant stories, <em>Can't Just Stop</em> helps us understand not only the underpinnings of some forms of ...

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Cancer Free: Shocking Facts About Cancer

by Jessica James

A diagnosis of cancer can be very frightening, and the best way is conquer fear is through greater knowledge of the topic. In this incredible book learn everything there is to know about: - How to prevent brain cancer alternative treatment - How

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Cancer Virus

The story of Epstein-Barr Virus

by Dorothy H. Crawford, Alan B. Rickinson & Ingólfur Johannessen

<p>The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) was discovered in 1964. At the time, the very idea of a virus underlying a cancer was revolutionary. Cancer is, after all, not catching. Even now, the idea of a virus causing cancer surprises many people. But ...

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Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoparticles

Current and Potential Applications

by Alexander V. Vakhrushev, Vladimir I. Kodolov, A. K. Haghi & others

<p>This new volume looks at significant new research, methodologies, and applications in the fields of carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles. It explores a variety of new developments in advanced carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles along with the ...

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Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores

A Natural History of Toxic Mold

by Nicholas P. Money

<p>Molds are everywhere: we inhale their microscopic spores from birth to death. But when an investigation in Ohio revealed that babies suffering from a serious lung illness had been exposed to a toxic black mold in their homes, millions of ...

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Cashing In On Cannabis

by Colin Wilson

<p>What is cannabis? How does it affect us medically? What is its economic significance and where do governments stand on this topic? “Cashing In On Cannabis” takes you on an intricate journey which covers basically every important topic that ...

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Castalia: The Citadel of Reason

by Dr. Thomas Stark

<p>Dante placed the great geniuses of the pagan world, such as Plato and Aristotle, in Limbo, the first circle of Hell. They were not punished or tortured. Instead, they lived in a magnificent citadel of reason located in an idyllic valley with ...

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Catálogo bibliográfico sobre o sucesso

by Silvério da Costa Oliveira

<p>Aqui trata-se somente de material de pesquisa bibliográfica, tendo sua utilidade restrita a pesquisadores sobre o tema do sucesso, êxito e prosperidade. Este catálogo bibliográfico foi elaborado no decorrer dos três anos de pesquisa que ...

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Catalogue of Special Technical Works for Manufacturers, Students, and Technical Schools

by Sir Walter Scott

<p>Catalogue OF Special Technical Works FOR Manufacturers, Students, and Technical Schools</p> <p>BY EXPERT WRITERS</p> <p>PUBLISHED BY<br /> SCOTT, GREENWOOD &amp; CO.</p> ...

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Catching Breath

The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

by Miss Kathryn Lougheed

<p><strong>Tuberculosis is an ancient disease, but it's not a disease of history.</strong> With more than a million victims every year – more than any other disease, including malaria – and antibiotic resistance now found in every country ...

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Catching Stardust

Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

by Natalie Starkey

<p><strong>'A promising debut.' <em>New Scientist</em></strong></p> <p>Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious – comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in

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