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Sharks - the animal answer guide Sharks - the animal answer guide

Jul 24, 2014
Calculus for dummies Calculus for dummies

Jul 24, 2014
Physical chemistry - a very short introduction Physical chemistry - a very short introduction

Jul 24, 2014
Snakes and other reptiles and amphibians Snakes and other reptiles and amphibians

"Explore the diversity of reptiles and amphibians from around the world with this compact and easy-to-use guide. Packed with more than 430 species, Nature Guide Snakes and other Reptiles and Amphibians is ideal for animal enthusiasts everywhere."-- back cover.

Jul 24, 2014
Count like an Egyptian - a hands-on introduction to ancient mathematics Count like an Egyptian - a hands-on introduction to ancient mathematics

Jul 24, 2014
Art and architecture of insects Art and architecture of insects

Jul 24, 2014
This is improbable too - synchronized cows, speedy brain extractors, & more WTF research This is improbable too - synchronized cows, speedy brain extractors, & more WTF research

Marc Abrahams collects the odd, the imaginative and the brilliantly improbable. Here he turns to research on the ins and outs of the very improbable evolutionary innovation that is the human body (brain included): What's the best way to get a monkey to floss regularly? How much dandruff do Pakistani soldiers have? If you add an extra henchman to your bank-robbing gang, how much more money will you 'earn'? How many dimples will be found on the cheeks of 28,282 Greek children? Who is the Einstein

Jul 24, 2014
Astrophotography Astrophotography

Jul 24, 2014
The eye - a very short introduction The eye - a very short introduction

The eye is one of the most remarkable achievements of evolution, evolving up to 40 times in different parts of the animal kingdom. For humans, vision is the most important sense, and much of our brains are used to process visual information.

Jul 24, 2014
A chosen calling - Jews in science in the twentieth century A chosen calling - Jews in science in the twentieth century

Jul 24, 2014
The science book The science book

"The newest title in this successful and acclaimed series is The Science Book, an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of help

Jul 24, 2014
Creating science fair projects with cool new digital tools Creating science fair projects with cool new digital tools

"Readers learn how they can use digital tools to brainstorm a question, research and take notes, collaborate with teammates, record and organize data, and create presentations using multimedia."--

Jul 24, 2014
Beasts - what animals can teach us about the origins of good and evil Beasts - what animals can teach us about the origins of good and evil

There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. The author's book begins here: there is something different about us. In his previous books the author has showed that animals can teach us much about our own emotions: love (dogs), contentment (cats), grief (elephants), among others. But animals have much to teach us

Jul 17, 2014