Science + Psychology

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SECOND OPINION: 8 DEADLY DISEASESAWESTERN MEDICINE, EASTERN MEDICINE, YOU POWER: TOGETHER THEY COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Written by Gopalan, Radha
Most people would agree that we aren't taught much about 'wellness.' And while there seems to be an increased awareness related to 'fitness, ' more often than not we only think about 'health' or doctors when we're sick. What's left in the middle of those two extremes is a life-long struggle to stay healthy and productive in a world of mixed medical messages. For the first time, Dr.
February 2, 2016 | Paperback | Plata Publishing | 288 Pages |
$18.95
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AMERICAN ECLIPSE: A NATION'S EPIC RACE TO CATCH THE SHADOW OF THE MOON AND WIN THE GLORY OF THE WORLD

Written by Baron, David
On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended on the American West, darkening skies from Montana Territory to Texas.
June 6, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 352 Pages |
$27.95
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GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR

Written by Roach, Mary
Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries--panic, exhaustion, heat, noise--and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat. She visits the fashion design studio of U.S.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Written by Degrasse Tyson, Neil
What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$18.95
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CLIMATE OF HOPE: HOW CITIES, BUSINESSES, AND CITIZENS CAN SAVE THE PLANET

Written by Pope, Carl
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 272 Pages |
$26.99
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ENDS OF THE WORLD: VOLCANIC APOCALYPSES, LETHAL OCEANS, AND OUR QUEST TO UNDERSTAND EARTH'S PAST MASS EXTINCTIONS

Written by Brannen, Peter
One of Vox's Most Important Books of the DecadeNew York Times Editors' Choice 2017Forbes Top 10 Best Environment, Climate, and Conservation Book of 2017
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 336 Pages |
$27.99
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VISUAL INTELLIGENCE: SHARPEN YOUR PERCEPTION, CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Written by Herman, Amy E
"Sharp and original, this book should alter how readers look at the world. " --Kirkus "This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book will make you see the world more clearly than you ever have before.
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books | 316 Pages |
$15.99
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CRACK IN CREATION: GENE EDITING AND THE UNTHINKABLE POWER TO CONTROL EVOLUTION

Written by Sternberg, Samuel H
A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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HUMAN ANATOMY: STEREOSCOPIC IMAGES OF MEDICAL SPECIES

Written by Naughten, Jim
Following his highly successful book, Animal Kingdom, Jim Naughten brings to life historic specimens of the human body in this peculiarly enthralling collection of stereoscopic photographs.
May 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 144 Pages |
$45.00
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MATHEMATICS LOVER'S COMPANION: MASTERPIECES FOR EVERYONE

Written by Scheinerman, Edward R
Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment How can a shape have more than one dimension but fewer than two? What is the best way to elect public officials when more than two candidates are vying for the office? Is it possible for a highly accurate medical test to give mostly incorrect results? Can you tile your floor with regular pentagons?
March 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 296 Pages |
$28.00

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