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THE CANON: A WHIRLIGIG TOUR OF THE BEAUTIFUL BASICS OF SCIENCE

By: Angier, Natalie

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000042147

ISBN: 0547053460

Condition: Very Good


From the Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author of Woman, a playful, passionate guide to the science all around us With the singular intelligence and exuberance that made Woman an internatio nal sensation, Natalie Angier takes us on a whirligig tour of the scientifi c canon. She draws on conversations with hundreds of the world's top scient ists and on her own work as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for the New Yor k Times to create a thoroughly entertaining guid... View more info

TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD (THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD)

By: Anisuzzaman, D.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000027857

ISBN: 0333346556

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF FLIGHT VEHICLES (DOVER BOOKS ON AERONAUTICAL ENGINE ERING)

By: Ashley, Holt

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000027607

ISBN: 0486672131

Condition: Very Good


A read copy but no markings throughout, unblemished spine, NOT an ex-librar y edition: "Written by one of the leading aerospace educators of our time, each senten ce is packed with information. An outstanding book. - Private Pilot "Illuminated throughout by new twists in explaining familiar concepts, help ful examples and intriguing by-the-ways. A fine book." - Canadian Aeronauti cs and Space Journal This classic by a Stanford University educator and a pionee... View more info

WORKBOOK TO ACCOMPANY LOGIC

By: Baum, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000015247

ISBN: 0030133815

Condition: Good


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BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

By: Benyus, Janine M.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Perennial (HarperCollins): 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000042466

ISBN: 0688160999

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Biomimicry is a revolutionary new science that analyzes natures best ideas- -spider silk and eyes, seashells and brain cells, photosynthesis and DNA--a nd adapts them for human use. Janine Benyus takes us into the lab and out i n the field with the maverick researchers who are discovering natures ingen ious solutions to the prob... View more info

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CAE: COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING FOR INJECTION MOLDING

By: Bernhardt, Ernest C.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Hanser: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000027613

ISBN: 3446139508

Condition: Very Good


This book presents the state of the art and today's most significant and re volutionary changes in plastics technology: computer aided design, manufact ure and engineering. It is the first attempt to compile the different appro aches developed in industry and universities and to unifytheir presentation in a logical fashion for the plastics engineer. View more info

ELECTRIC UNIVERSE

By: Bodanis, David

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000039849

ISBN: 0349117667

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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DARWIN'S LOST WORLD: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF ANIMAL LIFE

By: Brasier, Martin

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000040763

ISBN: 0199548986

Condition: Very Good


Darwin's Lost World: The Hidden History of Animal Life by Martin Brasier It greatly puzzled Darwin that the most ancient rocks, those dating before the Cambrian period, seemed to be barren of fossils when he would expect th em to be teeming with life. Decades of work by modern paleontologists have indeed brought us amazing fossils from far beyond the Cambrian, from the de pths of the Precambrian. Yet hidden in these depths is a great mystery-some thing happened around t... View more info

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SHOTS IN THE DARK: THE WAYWARD SEARCH FOR AN AIDS VACCINE

By: Cohen, Jon

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000040428

ISBN: 0393322254

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. When scientists proved in 1984 that HIV causes AIDS, a vaccine race spun into action. But the sprint to develop an AIDS vaccine now more closely resembles a crawl. Jon Cohen elucidates the forces that have hindered the search: unforeseen scientific obstacles, clashing personalities, the uncertain marketplace, haphazard politica... View more info

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MIND OVER MATTER: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE COSMOS

By: Cole, K. C.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000045180

ISBN: 0156029561

Condition: Very Good


The universe comes down to earth in K. C. Cole's Mind Over Matter, a fresh and witty exploration of physics, cosmology, mathematics, astronomy, and mo re. Like no other science writer, Cole demystifies scientific concepts and humanizes the people who study them. Beginning with a discussion of how "th e mind creates reality as well as muddles it," she then peeks into the stor ies behind science's great minds and into their playful side, and concludes by illuminati... View more info

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THE THEORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM: A LOGICAL ANALYSIS

By: Ellis, John M.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000024569

ISBN: 0520025474

Condition: Good/Good


Minimum wear throughout, NOT an ex-library book. View more info

AS THE FUTURE CATCHES YOU: HOW GENOMICS & OTHER FORCES ARE CHANGING YOUR LI FE, WORK, HEALTH & WEALTH

By: Enriquez, Juan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crown Business: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000030706

ISBN: 0609609033

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. You will never look at the world in the same way after reading As the Futur e Catches You. Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprece dented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically dem onstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revo lutions on your life. Gen... View more info

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WHY US?: HOW SCIENCE REDISCOVERED THE MYSTERY OF OURSELVES

By: Fanu, James Le

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000041630

ISBN: 037542198X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The triumph of science in explaining man's unique place in the universe mig ht seem almost complete. But in this lucid and compelling account, James Le Fanu describes how in the recent past science has come face-to-face with t wo seemingly unanswerable questions concerning the nature of genetic inheri tance and the workings of t... View more info

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FRESH: A PERISHABLE HISTORY

By: Freidberg, Susanne

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043052

ISBN: 0674057228

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. That rosy tomato perched on your plate in December is at the end of a great journeyĆ¢??not just over land and sea, but across a vast and varied cultura l history. This is the territory charted in Fresh. Opening the door of an o rdinary refrigerator, it tells the curious story of the quality stored insi de: freshness. We want fr... View more info

COMBUSTION ENGINEERING; A REFERENCE BOOK ON FUEL BURNING AND STEAM GENERATI ON

By: Fryling, Glenn R.

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: 1966: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000019694

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Rubbing to dustjacket, no tears,creases, bookplate inside ffep, o/w clean a nd bright, no markings throughout: First published in 1947 under the editorship of Otto de Lorenzi. Bibliographical footnotes. View more info

THE ANATOMY OF POWER

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000027855

ISBN: 0241111617

Condition: Good/Good


The Anatomy of Power is a 1983 book by Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbr aith. It sought to classify three types of power: compensatory power in whi ch submission is bought, condign power in which submission is won by making the alternative sufficiently painful, and conditioned power in which submi ssion is gained by persuasion. It further divided power by source: power ei ther stems from personality or leadership, property or wealth, or organisat ion. The book goes o... View more info

RADICAL EVOLUTION: THE PROMISE AND PERIL OF ENHANCING OUR MINDS, OUR BODIES -- AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN

By: Garreau, Joel

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000036206

ISBN: 0767915038

Condition: Good


Taking us behind the scenes with today's foremost researchers and pioneers, bestselling author Joel Garreau shows that we are at a turning point in hi story. At this moment we are engineering the next stage of human evolution. Through advances in genetic, robotic, information, and nanotechnologies, w e are altering our minds, our memories, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny-and perhaps our very souls. Radical Evolution reveals that the powers of our comic-bo... View more info

LONGMAN SCIENCE HANDBOOK: ALL FIELDS OF SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE EXPLAINED AND I LLUSTRATED

By: Godman, Arthur

Price: ¥715.00

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000004041

ISBN: 0582099668

Condition: Near Fine


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AN IMAGINED WORLD : A STORY OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY

By: Goodfield, June

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000004043

ISBN: 0140062041

Condition: Very Good


An Imagined World follows the scientific research of Anna Britt as she expl ores the connections between cancer and iron (among many other things). Jun e Goodfield, a philosopher of science, weaves together all the bits and pie ces of science - the euphoria of insight, the dynamics of an international laboratory, the problem of obtaining funding, the need for exact experiment s and an open mind - and creates a mystery that is both suspenseful and com prehensible. Those w... View more info

HIGHER SUPERSTITION: THE ACADEMIC LEFT AND ITS QUARRELS WITH SCIENCE

By: Gross, Professor Paul R.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045295

ISBN: 0801847664

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. With the emergence of "cultural studies" and the blurring of once-clear academic boundaries, scholars are turning to subjects far outside their traditional disciplines and areas of expertise. In Higher Superstition scientists Paul Gross and Norman Levitt raise serious questions about the growing criticism of science by h... View more info