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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0679768114
Calls for decisive action to save Earth's endangered biological heritage, profiling threatened animals and plants and offering a program based on economic, ethical, and religious ideals for preserving our biosphere.
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature
A Gardener's Education
Paperback      ISBN: 0802140114
The author of The Botany of Desire draws on his gardening experiences to explore attitudes toward nature and wilderness, environmental questions, and what gardening teaches about the borders between nature and culture. Reprint.
Planting the Future: Saving Our Medicinal Herbs
Planting the Future
Saving Our Medicinal Herbs
Paperback      ISBN: 0892818948
Planting the Future shows how land stewardship, habitat protection, and sustainable cultivation are of critical importance to ensure an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for future generations.
Challenging Nature: The Clash Between Biotechnology and Spirituality
Challenging Nature
The Clash Between Biotechnology and Spirituality
Paperback      ISBN: 0060582685
A distinguished molecular biologist examines the scientific principles and research behind the emerging field of biotechnology, discussing the clash between science and spirituality and the ramifications of that conflict in terms of hindering life-saving scientific innovations. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The Ghost Map
The Ghost Map
Paperback      ISBN: 1594482691
A historical chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading. Reprint.
Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
Parasite Rex
Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
Paperback      ISBN: 074320011x
A look inside the often hidden world of parasites turns the clock back to the beginning of life on Earth to answer key questions about these highly evolved and resilient life forms.
Prehistoric Past Revealed: The Four Billion Year History of Life on Earth
Prehistoric Past Revealed
The Four Billion Year History of Life on Earth
Hardcover      ISBN: 0520241053
Describes how the discovery of fossil remains can trace the history of life on Earth.
The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
The Emperor of Scent
A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
Paperback      ISBN: 0375759816
Provides a close-up look at scientific maverick Luca Turin, a man whose remarkable powers of smell and obsession with perfume led to the discovery of how the nose works and how scents are detected. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance
The Growth of Biological Thought
Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance
Paperback      ISBN: 0674364465
An incisive study of the development of the biological sciences chronicles the origins, maturation, and modern views of the classification of life forms, the evolution of species, and the inheritance and variation of characteristics
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
In Search of Memory
The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0393329372
“A stunning book.