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In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity

by Daniel J. Kevles

Daniel Kevles traces the study and practice of eugenics--the science of "improving" the human species by exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its most recent...


What Is Your Dangerous Idea?

by Mr. John Brockman & John Brockman

The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives—for better . . . or for worse . . .

From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientists...


Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy

by Mark P. Witton

For 150 million years, the skies didn't belong to birds--they belonged to the pterosaurs. These flying reptiles, which include the pterodactyls, shared the world with the nonavian dinosaurs until their extinction...


Reptiles and Amphibians of the Pacific Islands: A Comprehensive Guide

by George R. Zug

The Pacific is not only the world's largest body of water; its vast expanse also includes an extraordinary number and diversity of oceanic islands, from Palau and the Marianas east of the Philippines to Cocos...


Origins of Form: The Shape of Natural and Man-made Things-Why They Came to Be the Way They Are and How They Change

by Christopher Williams

Origins of Form will make readers—especially those who design and build—aware of their physical environment. Williams' practical, no-nonsense approach and his exquisite drawings provide a clear understanding...


The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them: Observing Eclipses, Bright Comets, Meteor Showers, and Other Celestial Wonders

by Fred Schaaf

"Fred Schaaf is one of the most experienced astronomical observers of our time. For more than two decades, his view of the sky--what will be visible, when it will be visible, and what it will look like--has...


The Genius Engine: Where Memory, Reason, Passion, Violence, and Creativity Intersect in the Human Brain

by Kathleen Stein

Embarking on a spellbinding journey to the frontiers of neuroscience, acclaimed science editor and writer Kathleen Stein takes an enthralling in-depth look at the prefrontal cortex, the site of our working memory,...


Mechanical Engineer's Handbook

by Dan B. Marghitu & J. David Irwin

The Mechanical Engineer's Handbook was developed and written specifically to fill a need for mechanical engineers and mechanical engineering students throughout the world. With over 1000 pages, 550 illustrations,...


Nucleation

by Dimo Kashchiev

This book represents a detailed and systematic account of the basic principles, developments and applications of the theory of nucleation.

The formation of new phases begins with the process of nucleation and...


Ergonomics Guidelines and Problem Solving

by A. Mital, Å. Kilbom & S. Kumar

There is an urgent need to disseminate ergonomics "know-how" to the work place. This book meets that need by providing clear guidelines and problem solving recommendations to assist the practitioner in decisions...


Oil Well Testing Handbook

by Amanat Chaudhry

This is a valuable addition to any reservoir engineer's library, containing the basics of well testing methods as well as all of the latest developments in the field. Not only are "evergreen" subjects, such...


Bioinformatics: Managing Scientific Data

by Zoé|Critchlow, Terence Lacroix

Life science data integration and interoperability is one of the most challenging problems facing bioinformatics today. In the current age of the life sciences, investigators have to interpret many types of...


Handbook of Industrial Membranes

by K. Scott

This manual contains necessary and useful information and data in an easily accessible format relating to the use of membranes. Membranes are among the most important engineering components in use today, and...


Future Climates of the World: A Modelling Perspective

by Ann Henderson-Sellers

Future Climates of the World: A Modelling Perspective is Volume 16 of the highly prestigious series of climatology reference books World Survey of Climatology.

The present volume offers a state-of-the-art overview...


Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures

by H.F. Burcharth, Tina J Hawkins & Barbara Zanuttigh

The effect of manmade activities is primarily local but can extend far away from the location of intervention. This underlines the importance of establishing coastal zone management plans covering large stretches...


Principles of Tissue Engineering

by Robert Lanza, Robert Langer & Joseph P. Vacanti

The opportunity that tissue engineering provides for medicine is extraordinary. In the United States alone, over half-a-trillion dollars are spent each year to care for patients who suffer from tissue loss or...


Rechargeable Batteries Applications Handbook

by Gates Energy Products

Represents the first widely available compendium of the information needed by those design professionals responsible for using rechargeable batteries. This handbook introduces the most common forms of rechargeable...


Cold-formed Tubular Members and Connections: Structural Behaviour and Design

by Greg Hancock, Tim J Wilkinson & Xiao-Ling Zhao

Cold formed structural members are being used more widely in routine structural design as the world steel industry moves from the production of hot-rolled section and plate to coil and strip, often with galvanised...


Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution

by Michael J. Sanderson & Larry Hufford

Why do unrelated organisms sometimes appear almost identical in details of the anatomy, behavior, physiology, and ecology? Homoplasy assembles leaders in evolutionary biology to explore issues of parallelism,...


Fiber Fracture

by M. Elices & J. Llorca

The idea for this book came out of the EURESCO Conference on High Performance Fibers: Euroconference on Fiber Fracture in 2000. Many of the books that are currently available look at different aspects of fiber...