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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
    By 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
    Edited by Sheldon Krimsky, Edited by 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
    By 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
    By 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]
    Plague
    One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases
    By Kent Heckenlively, By Judy Mikovits
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On July 22, 2009, a special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), prostate cancer, lymphoma, and eventually neurodevelopmental disorders in children.... [READ MORE]
    The Oldest Enigma of Humanity
    The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings
    By Bertrand David, By 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
    By 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
    By Gordon Chaplin, Foreword by 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
    Edited by Sheldon Krimsky, Edited by Jeremy Gruber, Foreword by 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
    By 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]
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