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The Nature of Science: An A-Z Guide to the Laws and Principles Governing Our Universe

By: James Trefil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2003

Seller ID: 247355

ISBN: 0618319387

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The ultimate science handbook for the home explains in everyday terms 200 of the most important laws and principles that define one's sense of the physical world. 100 full-color illustrations & photos. 434 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Science; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0618319387. ISBN/EAN: 9780618319381. Inventory No: 247355. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Snake Charmer: A Life and Death in Pursuit of Knowledge

By: Jamie James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 236654

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the fall of 2001, deep in the jungle of Burma, a team of scientists searches for rare snakes. They are led by Dr. Joe Slowinski, at 38 already one of the most brilliant biologists of our time. It is the most ambitious scientific expedition ever mounted into this remote region, brought to a dramatic halt by the bite of the many-banded krait, the deadliest serpent in Asia. Thus begins one of the most remarkable wilderness rescue attempts of modern times. In The Snake Charmer, renowned journalist and author Jamie James captures the life and death of the fascinating and charismatic Joe Slowinsk... View more info

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Gene Structure and Expression

By: John D. Hawkins

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge Univ. Press: 1996

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 234621

ISBN: 0521568668

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book, first published in 1996, is a concise yet fully informative coverage of the structure and function of genes. It describes DNA and how it replicates, how DNA is transcribed and translated into proteins, the organisation of genes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, the control of gene expression and the role of retroviruses and oncogenes in cancer. There are additional discussions of gene families, genes and the immune systems and mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes. This is a third edition of a successful undergraduate text. It has been extensively updated, particularly in regard to adv... View more info

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Reaching for the Sun: How Plants Work

By: John King

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 247539

ISBN: 0521587387

Condition: Very Good Condition


Green plants are all around us. We are totally dependent on them for food; we cultivate them for our pleasure; and we have used them in a vast number of ways down the centuries to our advantage. But have you ever wondered how plants work? Where do trees get the material to make wood? How does a bulb 'know' to sprout in the spring? Why are flowers different colours and why do they smell? This book answers these questions in a charming and accessible way. From their ability to take energy from sunlight to make their own food to their amazing range of life-sustaining, death-defying strategies, Jo... View more info

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The Changing Universe ...The Story of the New Astronomy

By: John Pfeiffer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Scientific Book Club:

Seller ID: 232716

Condition: Good Condition


With a foreword by Bart J. Bok. The science of radio astronomy and the techniques of modern electronics, originally created for radar and television, are now being adapted to the needs of astronomy and the universe is now being listened to as well as looked at. 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science; Science & Technology; Astronomy. Inventory No: 232716. Hardcover View more info

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Black Holes

By: John Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana/ Collins: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 078652

ISBN: 0006335098

Condition: Good


189 pages. The end of the universe? Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0006335098. ISBN/EAN: 9780006335092. Inventory No: 078652. Paperback View more info

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Dust: A History of the Small & The Invisible

By: Joseph A. Amato

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, University of California Press: 2000

Seller ID: 247474

ISBN: 0520231953

Condition: Good Condition


While the story of the big has often been told, the story of the small has not yet even been outlined. With Dust, Joseph Amato enthralls the reader with the first history of the small and the invisible. Dust is a poetic meditation on how dust has been experienced and the small has been imagined across the ages. Examining a thousand years of Western civilization--from the naturalism of medieval philosophy, to the artistry of the Renaissance, to the scientific and industrial revolutions, to the modern worlds of nanotechnology and viral diseases--Dust offers a savvy story of the genesis of the mi... View more info

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New Moments In Science #2

By: Karl Kruszelnicki

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1997

Seller ID: 240926

ISBN: 073225874X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Flying lasers, robofish & Cities of slime and more brain bending science moments 176 pages. Previous owner details on inside cover. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Reg Lynch and Peter Pound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science; Science & Technology; ISBN/EAN: 9780732258740. Inventory No: 240926. Paperback View more info

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It Ain't Necessarily So... Bro

By: Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2006

Seller ID: 219163

ISBN: 0732280613

Condition: Very Good


Australia's favourite scientist answers more curly questions about life, the universe and everything; questions such as Are virgin births possible? (they are) Will a black hole suck you in? (it won't) Is the most radioactive device in our homes the microwave? (it's not, it's the smoke detector) No-one conveys the excitement and wonder of science quite like Dr Karl and this, his twenty-fifth book, takes us on another thoroughly entertaining exploration of the world around us. If you like your science fun and unpredictable, don't miss this new addition to the Dr Karl library. 227 pages. Quantity... View more info

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It Ain't Necessarily So... Bro

By: Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2006

Seller ID: 239790

ISBN: 0732280613

Condition: Very Good


Australia's favourite scientist answers more curly questions about life, the universe and everything; questions such as Are virgin births possible? (they are) Will a black hole suck you in? (it won't) Is the most radioactive device in our homes the microwave? (it's not, it's the smoke detector) No-one conveys the excitement and wonder of science quite like Dr Karl and this, his twenty-fifth book, takes us on another thoroughly entertaining exploration of the world around us. If you like your science fun and unpredictable, don't miss this new addition to the Dr Karl library. 227 pages. Light ta... View more info

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Forensic Engineering

By: Kenneth L. Carper [Editor]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: USA, CRC Press: 1998

Seller ID: 248640

ISBN: 0849374839

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Forensic Engineering, first published in 1989, comprehensively summarizes forensic activity and failure investigation in engineering, providing illustrative case studies and investigative techniques. Contributors are the foremost authorities in such fields as fire investigation, industrial accidents, product liability, traffic accidents, civil engineering, transportation disasters, and environmental systems failures - demonstrating the diverse spectrum of forensic experience. The book outlines the nuts-and-bolts aspects of forensic engineering as well as examines specific details for improving... View more info

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Human Physiology

By: Kenneth Walker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054899

Condition: Very Good Condition


169 pages. Minor creasing to spine, edges and corners of book cover. Very minor foxing to page edges and titlepage. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Science::Physiology; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 054899. Paperback View more info

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The Making of Scientific Management Vol II - Management in British Industry

By: L. Urwick and E.F.L. Brech

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman: 1957

Seller ID: 226367

Condition: Good Condition


241 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 226367. Hardcover View more info

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The Laboratory of the Body: Dental Research - Science's Newest Frontier

By: Lawrence Calton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid House: 1972

Seller ID: 232668

Condition: Good Condition


226 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science; United States; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 232668. Hardcover View more info

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The Laboratory of the Body: Dental Research: Science's Newest Frontier

By: Lawrence Galton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid House: 1972

Seller ID: 232720

Condition: Very Good Condition


226 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science; United States; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 232720. Hardcover View more info

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A Dictionary of Biology

By: M. Abercrombie, C. J. HIckman, M. L. Johnson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1965

Seller ID: 232234

Condition: Good Condition


Penguin Reference Books No. R3. 254 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science::Biology; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 232234. Paperback View more info

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The Face Finder

By: M. M. Gerasimov

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225027

ISBN: 0091055105

Condition: Very Good Condition


Gerasimov was a pioneer in forensic facial reconstruction, used in anthropology, archaeology, and criminal science. Translated from the German by Alan Houghton Brodrick. Dust jacket has a small tear to top of front cover. 200 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science::Forensics; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0091055105. ISBN/EAN: 9780091055103. Inventory No: 225027. Hardcover View more info

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New Biology No. 28

By: M.L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie, G.E. Fogg [Editors]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1959

Seller ID: 248275

Condition: Good Condition


The Voyage of the Beagle; The Structure of Darwinism; The Formation of Animal Species; The Origins of Isolation; Automatic Mechanical Self-Reproduction; Hair 135 pages. Pages well browned. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science::Biology; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 248275. Paperback View more info