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On the fringe - where science meets pseudoscience On the fringe - where science meets pseudoscience

"Pseudoscience is not a real thing. The term is a negative category, always ascribed to somebody else's beliefs, not to characterize a doctrine one holds dear oneself. People who espouse fringe ideas never think of themselves as "pseudoscientists"; they think they are following the correct scientific doctrine, even if it is not mainstream. In that sense, there is no such thing as pseudoscience, just disagreements about what the right science is. This is a familiar phenomenon. No believer ever th

Feb 25, 2021
Holding Back the River - The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways Holding Back the River - The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways

Feb 25, 2021
The Glitter in the Green - In Search of Hummingbirds The Glitter in the Green - In Search of Hummingbirds

Feb 25, 2021
Around the World in 80 Plants Around the World in 80 Plants

Feb 25, 2021
100 Plants to Feed the Monarch - Create a Healthy Habitat to Sustain North America's Most Beloved Butterfly 100 Plants to Feed the Monarch - Create a Healthy Habitat to Sustain North America's Most Beloved Butterfly

Feb 25, 2021
The atlas of disappearing places - our coasts and oceans in the climate crisis The atlas of disappearing places - our coasts and oceans in the climate crisis

"A heavily illustrated book and narrative about the threat of rising sea levels around the world"--

Feb 22, 2021
The log from the Sea of Cortez The log from the Sea of Cortez

Feb 18, 2021
First Steps - How Upright Walking Made Us Human First Steps - How Upright Walking Made Us Human

Feb 18, 2021
Extraterrestrial - the first sign of intelligent life beyond Earth Extraterrestrial - the first sign of intelligent life beyond Earth

"Harvard's top astronomer lays out his controversial theory that our solar system was recently visited by advanced alien technology from a distant star"--

Feb 17, 2021
The gardener's botanical- an encyclopedia of latin plant names The gardener's botanical- an encyclopedia of latin plant names

Scientific plant names are an invaluable tool for those who understand them. Formed from Greek and, more commonly, from Latin root words, not only do they make it possible for gardeners and botanists to communicate, they also contain a wealth of hidden information. The Gardener's Botanical is the key to unlocking these secrets. This guide contains a breathtaking array of botanical names in alphabetical order. Each word is listed with a pronunciation guide, definition, example plant, and, where a

Feb 17, 2021
Bees - a natural history Bees - a natural history

"The vital role of bees in human ecology is underlined by the estimate that every third mouthful of human food is dependent on the pollinating services of bees. Only recently have biologists discovered that human survival is inextricably linked to the survival of insects, specifically, bees. Today the 16-20,000 species of bee continue to play vital roles in human ecology. We survive only by grace of the life-sustaining network of bee-plant relationships. 'Bees' immerses readers in the world of a

Feb 12, 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

Feb 11, 2021
In Search of Mycotopia - Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms In Search of Mycotopia - Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms

Feb 11, 2021
Genesis - the story of how everything began Genesis - the story of how everything began

"A breakout bestseller in Italy, now available for American readers for the first time, Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began is a short, humanistic tour of the origins of the universe, earth, and life-drawing on the latest discoveries in physics toexplain the seven most significant moments in the creation of the cosmos"--

Feb 11, 2021
Follow the Flock - How Sheep Shaped Human Civilization Follow the Flock - How Sheep Shaped Human Civilization

Feb 11, 2021
Vera Rubin - a life Vera Rubin - a life

"Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton offer the first biography of Vera Rubin, an astronomer who made vital contributions to our understanding of dark matter. An outstanding scientist herself, Rubin also championed women in science, by mentoring, advocatingfor hiring women faculty, disseminating their research, and recognizing their achievements"--

Feb 8, 2021
The Universe - The Big Bang, Black Holes, and Blue Whales The Universe - The Big Bang, Black Holes, and Blue Whales

Feb 8, 2021
The Hummingbird Handbook - Everything You Need to Know About These Fascinating Birds The Hummingbird Handbook - Everything You Need to Know About These Fascinating Birds

Feb 8, 2021
Bicycling With Butterflies - My 10,201-mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration Bicycling With Butterflies - My 10,201-mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration

Feb 8, 2021
There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness - And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy, and the World There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness - And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy, and the World

Feb 3, 2021

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