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    Science for Sale
    How the US Government Uses Powerful Corporations and Leading Universities to Support Government Policies, Silence Top Scientists, Jeopardize Our Health, and Protect Corporate Profits
    David L. Lewis
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When Speaker Newt Gingrich greeted Dr. David Lewis in his office overlooking the National Mall, he looked at Dr. Lewis and said: “You know you’re going to be fired for this, don’t you?” “I know,” Dr. Lewis replied, “I just hope to stay out of prison.” Gingrich had just read Dr. Lewis’s commentary in... [READ MORE]
    The GMO Deception
    What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk
    Sheldon Krimsky, Jeremy Gruber
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying. This new book from... [READ MORE]
    Full Fathom Five
    Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
    Gordon Chaplin
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Gordon Chaplin’s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and somehow transformed himself into the author of a landmark scientific study, Fishes of the Bahamas, published by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. As a young boy, the author... [READ MORE]
    The Book of Basic Machines
    The U.S. Navy Training Manual
    U.S. Navy
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Have you ever wondered why levers and pulleys make it easy to lift heavy objects? Or thought about what it is that makes a combustion engine work? The Book of Basic Machines will give you the information you need to understand key concepts, techniques, components, and much more. Designed and prepared... [READ MORE]
    The Oldest Enigma of Humanity
    The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings
    Bertrand David, Jean-Jacques Lefrère
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Thirty thousand years ago our prehistoric ancestors painted perfect images of animals on walls of tortuous caves, most often without any light. How was this possible? What meaning and messages did the cavemen want these paintings to convey? In addition, how did these perfect drawings come about at a... [READ MORE]
    Unnatural Selection
    Why the Geeks Will Inherit the Earth
    Mark Roeder
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Unnatural Selection is the first book to examine the rise of the "technocentric being"—or geek—who personifies a distinct new phase in human evolution. People considered geeks often have behavioral or genetic traits that were previously considered detrimental. But the new environment of the Anthropocene... [READ MORE]
    Full Fathom Five
    Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
    Gordon Chaplin, Stan Waterman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Not since Jacques Cousteau has anyone brought us the sense of the ocean as our home . . . Far more than a science book.” —San Francisco Book Review Gordon Chaplin’s father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and transformed himself into the author of... [READ MORE]
    The GMO Deception
    What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk
    Sheldon Krimsky, Jeremy Gruber, Ralph Nader
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying.This new book from... [READ MORE]
    The Anthrax Letters
    A Bioterrorism Expert Investigates the Attack That Shocked America
    Leonard A. Cole
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the first fatal victim of bioterrorism in America. Bioterrorism expert Leonard Cole has written the... [READ MORE]
    Biotechnology in Our Lives
    What Modern Genetics Can Tell You about Assisted Reproduction, Human Behavior, and Personalized Medicine, and Much More
    Jeremy Gruber, Sheldon Krimsky
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For a quarter of a century, the Council for Responsible Genetics has provided a unique historical lens into the modern history, science, ethics, and politics of genetic technologies. Since 1983 the Council has had leading scientists, activists, science writers, and public health advocates researching... [READ MORE]
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