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SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build

Jonathan Waldman · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A true story of innovation, centered on a scrappy team of engineers - far from the Silicon Valley limelight - and their quest to achieve a surprisingly difficult technological feat: building a robot that can lay bricks.Humans have landed men on the moon, programmed cars to drive themselves,...
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Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Author of the iconic bestsellers This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind, Daniel Levitin turns his keen insights to what happens in our brains as we age, why we should think about health span, not life span, and, based on a rigorous analysis of neuroscientific evidence,...
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Biology: The Easy Way

Gabrielle I. Edwards · Barrons Educational Series
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

This new edition in Barron's Easy Series contains everything students need to succeed in biology. Key content review and practice exercises to help students learn biology the easy way.Topics covered in Barron's Biology: The Easy Way include the cell, bacteria and viruses, fungi,...
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The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

Timothy C. Winegard · Dutton
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

**The instant New York Times bestseller**
*An international bestseller*

"Hugely impressive, a major work." - NPR

A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing...
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The Nature Cure: A Doctor's Guide to the Science of Natural Medicine

Andreas Michalsen MD · Viking
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

International bestselling author Dr. Andreas Michalsen uncovers the natural cures that will transform your health and change your life

Sunlight. Forest bathing. Fasting. Cold-water baths. Bloodletting. Leeches. Cupping. These ways of healing have been practiced in different cultures...
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Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

Richard Preston · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever - but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses - from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National...
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Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon

Tucker Malarkey · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"A powerful and inspiring story. Guido Rahr's mission to save the wild Pacific salmon leads him into adventures that make for a breathtakingly exciting read." - Ian Frazier, author of Travels in Siberia

In the tradition of Mountains Beyond Mountains and The...
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Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders

Billy Jensen · Sourcebooks
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller.
Have you ever wanted to solve a murder? Gather the clues the police overlooked? Put together the pieces? Identify the suspect?
Journalist Billy Jensen spent fifteen years investigating unsolved murders, fighting for the families of victims....
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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb

Sam Kean · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb

Scientists have always kept secrets. But rarely have the secrets been...
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Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Jill Heinerth · Ecco
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet

More people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more...

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