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Fire: Servant, Scourge, and Enigma
Hazel Rossotti.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486422619.  Daedalus Item Code: 04247
 
Written in a lively style and illustrated with 117 black and white photos, drawings, and ephemera, this book examines the nature of fire, its symbolic significance, and its exploitation and ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
Ali Almossawi. Alejandro Giraldo, illus.
Publisher: The Experiment.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781615192250.  Daedalus Item Code: 49496
 
From sound-bite journalism and sponsored news articles to viral Internet videos, we're awash in a daily flood of biased rhetoric and irrational debate intended to sway our sympathies, our votes, and ... (Read More)
 
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Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind
Emily Anthes & Scientific American. Steve Mirsky, foreword.
Publisher: St. Martins/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312386382.  Daedalus Item Code: 12972
 
Science journalist Emily Anthes takes a fantastic voyage through the whorls and curves of the human brain, surveying everything from how quickly you can possibly think (and that left-handed people ... (Read More)
 
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Irrefutable Evidence: Adventures in the History of Forensic Science
Michael Kurland.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566638036.  Daedalus Item Code: 33690
 
The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals—and, just as important, freeing the innocent—has transformed society's assault on crime, argues two-time Edgar Award ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 43551
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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Martian Summer: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix Mars Misson
Andrew Kessler.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981765.  Daedalus Item Code: 40502
 
In the summer of 2008, Discovery Channel contributor Andrew Kessler was granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to preparations for the Phoenix Mars mission, which sent a probe to the Martian ... (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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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self
Jennifer Ouellette.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143121657.  Daedalus Item Code: 43959
 
As diverse as people appear to be, all of our genes and brains are nearly identical, notes science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Also the author of The Calculus Diaries and Black Bodies and ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov: The Story of Stalin's Persecution of One of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Scientists
Peter Pringle.
Publisher: J.R.Books Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906217914.  Daedalus Item Code: 33919
 
The former Moscow bureau chief of London's Independent and the author of Food, Inc., Peter Pringle re-creates the extraordinary life and tragic end of a brilliant geneticist who fell ... (Read More)
 
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