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Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
Lester R. Brown.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344158.  Daedalus Item Code: 29349
 
Food is the new oil, says Lester Brown; and land is the new gold. The author of the Plan B series of books, the president of the Earth Policy Institute, and "one of the pioneers and heroes of global ... (Read More)
 
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The Genial Gene: Deconstructing Darwinian Selfishness
Joan Roughgarden.
Publisher: California.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780520258266.  Daedalus Item Code: 24082
 
Are selfishness and individuality—rather than kindness and cooperation—basic to biological nature? Does a "selfish gene" create universal sexual conflict? Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these ... (Read More)
 
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The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong
David Shenk.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848312180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42706
 
The author of The Forgetting, Data Smog, and The Immortal Game, David Shenk here addresses the old saw that talent and ability—the "genius" of certain individuals for particular ... (Read More)
 
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Geology of the Desert Southwest: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed
Cynthia Light Brown. Eric Baker, illus.
Publisher: Nomad Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936313402.  Daedalus Item Code: 31217
 
A desert region known for its dry, often hot climate as well as its stands of saguaro cactus and the spectacular beauty of the Grand Canyon, the Southwest includes southern California, Nevada, ... (Read More)
 
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How it Ends: From You to the Universe
Chris Impey.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393339987.  Daedalus Item Code: 51311
 
Though we may keep the fact tucked away at the back of our minds, most of acknowledge our own mortality. Yet few of us are aware of what science has to say about death on a larger scale. Here, with a ... (Read More)
 
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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
Ray Kurzweil.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124047.  Daedalus Item Code: 39051
 
Could scientists reverse-engineer the human mind and use that information to build super-intelligent computers to solve the world’s most complex problems? Arguing against the prevailing notion that ... (Read More)
 
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The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
Jon Gertner.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122791.  Daedalus Item Code: 43966
 
For many of us growing up in the mid-20th century, Bell Labs was the face of technological innovation, harnessing scientific discoveries to bring "the future" to the American consumer. Journalist Jon ... (Read More)
 
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It's Not Rocket Science: Discover the Surprisingly Simple Ideas Behind the Most Exciting Bits of Science
Ben Miller.
Publisher: Sphere.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780751545005.  Daedalus Item Code: 50910
 
Black holes, DNA, the Large Hadron Collider—if you've ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing the bigger picture on some truly spectacular science, fear not, for help is at hand. Ben ... (Read More)
 
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James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters
Karen Hunger Parshall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199671380.  Daedalus Item Code: 50841
 
In the folklore of mathematics, James Joseph Sylvester (1814–97) is the eccentric, hot-tempered British Jew wielding a sword-cane, who—together with Arthur Cayley—developed a theory and language of ... (Read More)
 
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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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Massive: The Missing Particle that Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science
Ian Sample.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465019472.  Daedalus Item Code: 40503
 
Chronicling the biggest science story of our time, the Guardian's science correspondent Ian Sample traces four decades in the search for the so-called "God particle," the tiny Higgs boson. ... (Read More)
 
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The Merely Personal: Observations on Science and Scientists
Jeremy Bernstein.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566633444.  Daedalus Item Code: 01876
 
A compilation of observations on science and scientists, these 13 essays from the National Book Award–nominated author of Albert Einstein and Hitler's Uranium Club include critical ... (Read More)
 
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