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100 Flying Birds - Photographing the Mechanics of Flight 100 Flying Birds - Photographing the Mechanics of Flight

Jun 10, 2021
A short history of humanity - a new history of old Europe A short history of humanity - a new history of old Europe

"In this eye-opening book, Johannes Krause, director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and journalist Thomas Trappe offer a new way of understanding our past, present, and future. Krause is a pioneer in the revolutionary new science of archaeogenetics, archaeology augmented by revolutionary DNA sequencing technology, which has allowed scientists to uncover a new version of human history reaching back more than 100,000 years. Using this technology to re-examine human bone

Jun 11, 2021
Ashkenazi herbalism - rediscovering the herbal traditions of eastern European Jews Ashkenazi herbalism - rediscovering the herbal traditions of eastern European Jews

"A rediscovery of the forgotten legacy of the Jewish medicinal plant healers who thrived in eastern Europe's Pale of Settlement, from the Middle Ages through the modern era"--

Jun 16, 2021
Biodiversity - A Beginner's Guide Biodiversity - A Beginner's Guide

Jun 10, 2021
Capturing Snowflakes - Winter's Frozen Artistry Capturing Snowflakes - Winter's Frozen Artistry

Jun 10, 2021
Carbon - one atom's odyssey Carbon - one atom's odyssey

"An illustrated exploration of the existence of a carbon atom, from the Big Bang 14 billion years ago, through the geological ages of Earth, up to the animals and plants it exists in today"--

May 27, 2021
Chemistry for breakfast - the amazing science of everyday life Chemistry for breakfast - the amazing science of everyday life

"In this quirky and endlessly surprising book, scientist and award-winning YouTuber Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim tells us about the amazing science behind everyday things (like drinking water) and not-so-everyday things (like space travel and baby dinosaurs). Come along for the ride of a lifetime! Chemistry for Breakfast turns the ordinary into extraordinary, explaining everything from heat conduction to expiration dates, with a side of states-of-matter and biological clocks. With Mai as your guide, y

Jun 16, 2021
Eloquence of the sardine - extraordinary encounters beneath the sea Eloquence of the sardine - extraordinary encounters beneath the sea

"Bill Franc¸ois' Eloquence of the Sardine is a charming narrative nonfiction book about the secret lives of fishes. If we listen to the ocean, what do we hear? What can it teach us? How can it change us? Written by a marine scientist (and winner of Frencheloquence competitions), this work of narrative non-fiction blends Bill Franc¸ois' personal story with that of sea creatures to create an original and exciting work. In poetic prose, he describes his unlikely journey from being a Parisian child,

Jun 10, 2021
Empire of ants - the hidden worlds and extraordinary lives of earth's tiny conquerors Empire of ants - the hidden worlds and extraordinary lives of earth's tiny conquerors

"A world-leading ant researcher's magisterial tour of ants' superhuman, six-legged civilization"--

Jun 15, 2021
Everything you need to ace pre-algebra and algebra 1 in one big fat notebook - the complete high school study guide Everything you need to ace pre-algebra and algebra 1 in one big fat notebook - the complete high school study guide

"The Big Fat Notebook series for high school takes on Pre-Algebra & Algebra I, often a student's first high school-level math course, and a big challenge"--

Jun 7, 2021
Extraordinary orchids Extraordinary orchids

"Extraordinary Orchids reveals some of the bizarre life-styles and interactions that botanists have uncovered among different categories of orchids: the epiphytic orchids, the ground-dwelling ones, the insect-mimicking ones and those whose lifestyles are so closely bound to their interactions with insects and birds. Many orchid common names refer to the shape-shifting forms of the orchid flower - the 'man-orchids' or 'monkeyorchids' are so called because of their resemblance to the primate form.

Jun 11, 2021
Flashes of creation - George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the great Big bang debate Flashes of creation - George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the great Big bang debate

"In the past decade, Paul Halpern has brought readers three stunning histories of science -- Einstein's Dice and Schroedinger's Cats, The Quantum Labyrinth, and Synchronicity -- that reveal the twisted, bizarre, and illuminating stories of physics' greatest thinkers and ideas. In Flashes of Creation, Halpern turns to what might be the biggest story of them all: the discovery of the origins of the universe and everything in it. Today, the Big Bang is so deeply entrenched in our understanding of t

Jun 10, 2021
Fossils Inside Out - A Global Fusion of Science, Art, & Culture Fossils Inside Out - A Global Fusion of Science, Art, & Culture

Jun 10, 2021
How to garden the low carbon way - the steps you can take to help combat climate change How to garden the low carbon way - the steps you can take to help combat climate change

"Transform your outdoor space into a low-impact, carbon-absorbing sink with this fantastic gardening guide, packed with ideas to grow a climate-friendly garden that will help protect the planet. Keen on starting your own garden but unsure about your environmental impact? This guide will give you practical advice on which soil to use, plants that are best for absorbing carbon dioxide, low-carbon fertilizers, and cutting out single-use plastic. What's more, this garden book is completely backed by

Jun 4, 2021
Locked in time - animal behavior unearthed in 50 extraordinary fossils Locked in time - animal behavior unearthed in 50 extraordinary fossils

"Fossils allow us to picture the forms of life that inhabited the earth eons ago. But we long to know more: how did these animals actually behave? We are fascinated by the daily lives of our fellow creatures-how they reproduce and raise their young, how they hunt their prey or elude their predators, and more. What would it be like to see prehistoric animals as they lived and breathed? From dinosaurs fighting to their deaths to elephant-sized burrowing ground sloths, this book takes readers on a

May 27, 2021
Mushroom wanderland - a forager's guide to finding, identifying, and using more than 25 wild fungi Mushroom wanderland - a forager's guide to finding, identifying, and using more than 25 wild fungi

"The breathtaking beauty of mushrooms from a master forager: how to identify and use them in cooking, home remedies, and spirituality. Foraging for mushrooms is a meditative and rewarding escape. Even if readers aren't ready to head out into the woods, this enchanting visual guide is a welcome introduction to 25 easily identifiable species, organized by location and use. Author Jess Starwood has led hundreds of foraging trips, sharing her knowledge of nature with students. This, her first book,

Jun 7, 2021
New England's Roadside Ecology - Explore 30 of the Region's Unique Natural Areas New England's Roadside Ecology - Explore 30 of the Region's Unique Natural Areas

Jun 10, 2021
On being a bear - face to face with our wild sibling On being a bear - face to face with our wild sibling

"Since prehistory, humans and bears have lived side by side. Many cultures around the world viewed bears as a kind of wild counterpart of humans, cloaked in fur. For centuries, bears have been feared and revered, driven away and killed; at the same time, we've reduced them to fluffy toys and cute characters. Why have we misunderstood bears so deeply, and what can we do to repair our connection with them? Drawing on science, history, legend, and colorful anecdotes from his thirty years of trackin

Jun 4, 2021
Painless earth science Painless earth science

Presents a guide to the fundamentals of Earth science, including the studies of geology, earthquakes, volcanoes, and climate, and provides quizzes with full explanations of each answer.

Jun 10, 2021
The arbornaut - a life discovering the eighth continent in the trees above us The arbornaut - a life discovering the eighth continent in the trees above us

"Biologist, botanist, and conservationist Meg Lowman-aka "CanopyMeg"-takes us on an adventure into the "eighth continent" of the world's treetops, along her journey as a tree scientist, and into climate action"--

Jun 3, 2021

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