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A primate's memoir- a neuroscientist's unconventional life among the baboons A primate's memoir- a neuroscientist's unconventional life among the baboons

From the author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers. Over two decades, Sapolsky survives culinary atrocities, gunpoint encounters, and a surreal kidnapping, while witnessing the encroachment of the tourist mentality on the farthest vestiges of unspoiled Africa. As he conducts unprecedented physiological research on wild primates, he becomes evermore enamored of his subjects -- unique and compelling characters in their own right -- and he returns to them summer after summer, until tragedy finally pre

Apr 23, 2014
Animal architecture Animal architecture

Apr 23, 2014
Bald eagle nest Bald eagle nest

Apr 23, 2014
California seashore & wildlife California seashore & wildlife

Apr 22, 2014
Curiosity's mission on Mars - exploring the red planet Curiosity's mission on Mars - exploring the red planet

Discusses some of the information sent back from "Curiosity," the Mars Rover, including pictures of the Martian landscape, traces of water in Martian soil, and the key chemicals necessary for life.

Apr 22, 2014
Einstein's cosmos - how Albert Einstein's vision transformed our understanding of space and time Einstein's cosmos - how Albert Einstein's vision transformed our understanding of space and time

Apr 16, 2014
Everyday calculus - discovering the hidden math all around us Everyday calculus - discovering the hidden math all around us

Apr 23, 2014
Infinitesimal - how a dangerous mathematical theory shaped the modern world Infinitesimal - how a dangerous mathematical theory shaped the modern world

"The epic battle over a mathematical concept that shook the old order and shaped the world as we know it"--

Apr 18, 2014
It's not rocket science It's not rocket science

Apr 23, 2014
Lucky planet - why Earth is exceptional-- and what that means for life in the universe Lucky planet - why Earth is exceptional-- and what that means for life in the universe

Apr 17, 2014
Reptiles & amphibians Reptiles & amphibians

Falcon Pocket Guides are full-color, visually appealing, on the go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature.

Apr 18, 2014
Shrubs and woody vines of Indiana and the Midwest - identification, wildlife values, and landscaping use Shrubs and woody vines of Indiana and the Midwest - identification, wildlife values, and landscaping use

As the definitive identification guide to the shrubs and woody vines of Indiana, this book provides coverage of approximately 90 percent of the species that are found in surrounding Midwestern states. As well as covering indigenous species, it also includes all currently known invasive shrubs and woody vines. Written by two leading experts on woody plants and their myriad values, the guide is prepared in the same attractive, easy-to-use format as their best-selling Native Trees of the Midwest. D

Apr 23, 2014
The constants of nature - from Alpha to Omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe The constants of nature - from Alpha to Omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe

Apr 16, 2014
The knowledge - how to rebuild our world from scratch The knowledge - how to rebuild our world from scratch

"How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What crucial knowledge would they need to survive in the immediate aftermath and to rebuild civilization as quickly as possible-a guide for rebooting the world? Human knowledge is collective, distributed across the

Apr 23, 2014
The oldest living things in the world The oldest living things in the world

Apr 23, 2014