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Achieving sustainable cultivation of apples

by Dr K. Evans, M. Karkee, Sally A. Bound & Dr Dugald C. Close et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (June 16, 2017)

Originating in Central Asia, apples are one of the most important fruits globally and are grown in over 100 countries. Apple cultivation faces a number of challenges. Increasing global competition has put the...


Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers

by Vanessa Grubbs, M.D. Amistad (June 13, 2017)

A young, hopeful doctor’s memoir—an unforgettable love story and an informative journey into the world of medicine and kidney transplantation that ultimately asks: What does it mean to let go of something...


The Ends of the World

by Peter Brannen Ecco (June 13, 2017)

As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride...


Ensuring safety and quality in the production of beef Volume 1

by Prof. James S. Dickson, Prof. Gary R. Acuff, Dr Lynn Post & Mr Joseph M. Bosilevac et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (June 09, 2017)

Beef production faces a range of challenges. There is an ongoing need to ensure safety in the face of threats from zoonoses and other contaminants, particularly in more intensive beef production systems and...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 1

by Dr Dave Watson, Paula Robles Bolivar, Dr Candice Gardner & R. O. Akinwale et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (June 09, 2017)

Maize is one of the most important and widely grown cereal crops in the world and is a staple food for almost a billion people, particularly in the developing world. It has been estimated that maize yields need...


A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education

by Professor Dilly Fung Professor of Higher Education Development & Academic Director Ucl Centre for Advancing Learning and Teaching UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students and ‘real world’...


Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 2

by Dr Nico van Belzen, J. E. O. Rege, Emeritus Prof. Norman R. Scott & Ms Sophie Bertrand et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (June 06, 2017)

Cow’s milk is one of the world’s most important agricultural food products. Its importance in the diet is widely acknowledged and it is an essential ingredient in a wide range of foods. In meeting rising...


It's All a Game

by Tristan Donovan St. Martin's Press (May 30, 2017)

"[A] timely book...It’s All a Game provides a wonderfully entertaining trip around the board, through 4,000 years of game history." —The Wall Street Journal

Board games have been with us longer than even...


Henry Ford

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Henry Ford in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Henry Ford....


Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice Volume 1

by Prof. Takuji Sasaki, Anuj Kumar, R. B. Angeles-Shim & Prof. M. Ashikari et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (May 22, 2017)

Rice is one of the most important foods in the world. As the demand for rice continues to increase, there is an urgent need to increase yields in the face of such challenges as climate change, threats from pests...


26TH THE OBSERVER OF GENESIS. THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE CREATION STORY

by Alberto Canen Alberto Canen (May 19, 2017)

More than 300,000 books sold! Genesis, the seven days of Creation ... Where does the text that makes up the first part of the Bible come from? Is its text a mere introductory poem ... or is it a narrative? What's...


Botany (Collins Internet-Linked Dictionary of)

by Collins Collins (May 18, 2017)

The language of botany from plant structure to genetic modification defined and explained for students of plant sciences and botanical enthusiasts

The dictionary,with over 4,000 entries,covers the many subject...


Apollo 8

by Jeffrey Kluger Henry Holt and Co. (May 16, 2017)

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph

In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States...


Warblers and Other Songbirds of North America

by Paul Sterry Harper Design (May 16, 2017)

A stunning full-color photographic field guide of 285 species of North American songbirds and warblers, captured in glorious life-sized detail and featuring concise descriptions, location maps, and useful facts...


Aliens

by Jim al-Khalili Picador (May 09, 2017)

In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000,...


Tourism and Indigeneity in the Arctic

by Dr. Arvid Viken & Dr. Dieter K. Müller Channel View Publications (May 03, 2017)

This is the first book to exclusively address tourism and indigenous peoples in the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced by academic and political discourses, and...


Beginning AutoCAD 2018

by Cheryl R. Shrock & Steve Heather Industrial Press, Inc. (May 02, 2017)

The BeginningAutoCAD® 2018 Exercise Workbook is designed for classroom instruction and self-study alike, and is now suitable for both inch and metric users to accommodate readers around the world.  Each lesson...


The Social Ecology of Border Landscapes

by Anna Grichting & Michele Zebich-Knos Anthem Press (May 02, 2017)

“The Social Ecology of Border Landscapes” is a collection of essays from a wide range of disciplines that address Social Ecologies in border landscapes. As an approach, Social Ecology is useful because it...


Ensuring safety and quality in the production of beef Volume 2

by Prof. Michael E. Dikeman, Dr Ranjith Ramanathan, John M. Gonzalez & Jennifer Fleming et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (April 30, 2017)

Consumer expectations of sensory and nutritional quality have never been higher. Drawing on an international range of expertise, this book reviews research in understanding and improving the quality of beef....


Maximising Your Intellectual Abilities

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about maximising your intellectual abilities with this practical guide.

Human beings only use 10% of their brain capacity: this...


Adapt: How Humans Are Tapping into Nature's Secrets to Design and Build a Better Future

by Amina Khan St. Martin's Press (April 18, 2017)

Amina Khan believes that nature does it best. In Adapt, she presents fascinating examples of how nature effortlessly solves the problems that humans attempt to solve with decades worth of the latest and greatest...


Grasshopper: Visual Scripting for Rhinoceros 3D

by David Bachman Industrial Press, Inc. (April 17, 2017)

We live in a three-dimensional world.  To design objects for everyday living, users must learn how to create in three dimensions.  For precise modern designs that must conform to specific tolerances, we use...


Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale Chelsea Green Publishing (April 15, 2017)

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...


Enlightenment Travel and British Identities

by Mary-Ann Constantine & Nigel Leask Anthem Press (April 15, 2017)

Enlightenment Travel and British Identities is the first-ever collection of essays devoted to the influential eighteenth-century travel writer, antiquarian and naturalist, Thomas Pennant. Offering a truly multidisciplinary...


Hokum!

by Rob King University of California Press (April 07, 2017)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

 

Hokum!...


Diving Deeper into SCUBA... Science

by Costantino Balestra & Peter Germonpré Acrodacrolivres (April 04, 2017)

The editors of and authors of this book are a cadre of scientists and physicians with broad experience and knowledge of diving physiology and decompression theory. As is often the case, it requires a group effort...


Thoreau and the Language of Trees

by Richard Higgins University of California Press (April 04, 2017)

Trees were central to Henry David Thoreau’s creativity as a writer, his work as a naturalist, his thought, and his inner life. His portraits of them were so perfect, it was as if he could see the sap flowing...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of tomatoes

by Prof. A. K. Handa, Dr A. K. Mattoo, F. T. Delazari & V. S. Almeida et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (March 31, 2017)

Tomatoes are the second most important vegetable crop in the world after potatoes. Originating in South America, they are now grown widely around the world. As the population continues to grow, there is a need...


Sea Change: How Markets and Property Rights Could Transform the Fishing Industry

by Birgir Runolfsson, Paul Dragos Aligica, H. Sterling Burnett & Rachel Tingle et al. London Publishing Partnership (March 30, 2017)

Government management of fisheries has been little short of disastrous. In many regions, valuable fish stocks have collapsed as a result of overfishing. Ill-conceived regulation also means that every year millions...


The Otters’ Tale

by Simon Cooper William Collins (March 23, 2017)

Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 ‘The best popular account of the lives of otters written so far’ Times Literary Supplement

When Simon Cooper bought an abandoned water mill that straddles a small...


Fossils, Finches and Fuegians: Charles Darwin’s Adventures and Discoveries on the Beagle (Text Only)

by Richard Keynes HarperCollins (March 23, 2017)

A narrative account of Darwin’s historic 4-year voyage on the Beagle to South America, Australia and the Pacific in the 1830s that combines the adventure and excitement of Alan Moorehead’s famous (and now...


Achieving sustainable production of eggs Volume 1

by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts, Dr Bart De Ketelaere, Prof. Yoshinori Mine & Yasumi Horimoto et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (March 21, 2017)

World egg consumption is increasing, particularly in developing countries. This creates new challenges, particularly for more intensive systems which have played a major role in increasing production and productivity....


Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 1

by Dr Nico van Belzen, Dr Stephanie Clark, Prof. Patrick F. Fox & Prof. Young W. Park et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (March 21, 2017)

Cow’s milk is one of the world’s most important agricultural food products. Its importance in the diet is widely acknowledged and it is an essential ingredient in a wide range of foods. In meeting rising...


The Effect of Encryption on Lawful Access to Communications and Data

by James A. Lewis, Denise E. Zheng & William A. Carter Center for Strategic & International Studies (March 20, 2017)

The Internet has become central to global economic activity, politics, and security, and the security environment has changed recently, as we face much more aggressive state actors in espionage. Terrorists and...


OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Korea 2017

by Collectif Oecd (March 16, 2017)

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


The Body Builders

by Adam Piore Ecco (March 14, 2017)

Fareed Zakaria GPS Book of the Week

Weaving together vivid storytelling and groundbreaking science, The Body Builders explores the current revolution in human augmentation, which is helping us to triumph over...


Forces of Nature

by Professor Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen William Collins (March 09, 2017)

Sunday Times Bestseller

How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?

Think you know our planet?

Think again.

Forces of...


Achieving sustainable production of eggs Volume 2

by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts, Dr Dana L. M. Campbell, Krysta Morrissey & Michelle Hunniford et al. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (February 28, 2017)

  • Discusses latest research on welfare issues for laying hens such as beak trimming; 
  • Summarises advances in optimising hen nutrition and health;  
  • Assesses developments in reducing the environmental impact of...


Isaac Newton

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Isaac Newton in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of...


Head in the Game

by Brandon Sneed Dey Street Books (February 28, 2017)

An intriguing blend of science and sports that explores how some of the worlds greatest athletes are utilizing the last frontier of performance-enhancing technology—the mental mapping and engineering of their...


AutoCAD 3D Modeling

by Steve Heather Industrial Press, Inc. (February 23, 2017)

The AutoCAD® 3D Modeling Exercise Workbook is designed for classroom instruction and self-study alike, and is suitable for both inch and metric users. There are 8 lessons and 4 modeling projects, all of which...


Your Baby's Microbiome

by Toni Harman & Alex Wakeford Chelsea Green Publishing (February 23, 2017)

From the Directors of the Award-Winning Documentary Microbirth

At least two amazing events happen during childbirth.

There’s the obvious main event, which is the emergence of a new human into the world. But...


Stealing Fire

by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal Dey Street Books (February 21, 2017)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A mind-blowing tour along the path from sex and drugs to R&D.” - Financial Times

It’s the biggest revolution you’ve never heard of, and it’s hiding in plain sight. Over the past...


Fun Facts about Galaxies Astronomy for Kids | Astronomy & Space Science

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The galaxy is so big scientists don't really know what’s out there! What little information our scientists have gathered have been published in several books. This book, however, further breaks down these...


Cell Biology 7th Grade Textbook | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

At seventh grade, your child will become very busy with school lessons and extra-curricular activities. You can help your child breeze through his lessons on cell biology by giving him a copy of this educational...


Molecules and How They Work! Chemistry for Kids Series - Children's Analytic Chemistry Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Is chemistry too difficult to understand? Not if you have this educational book around! Composed of select information on molecules and presented in a child-friendly format, this book will definitely capture...


The Ocean Alphabet of Fish and Marine Mammals | Children's Fish & Marine Life

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

There are way too many marine lives under the ocean that you can imagine. Some you don't even know exists. This book is for your kids’ road to mastering the alphabet while swimming down and down through the...


From the Ground to the Grocery! Popular Healthy Foods, Fun Farming for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Farming is fun, especially if you’re growing the most popular and healthy foods you see in the grocery. But where do these produce come from? And how are they grown? Learn the basics of farming in this cool...


The Cell and Division Biology for Kids | Children's Biology Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Biology is quite an interesting subject, especially if you break it down to its cellular levels. Working from the cells up will provide a unique perspective into the workings of the human body. It’s like understanding...


Can People Ever Go Back in Time? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Time, velocity, speed and all kinds of energy will be discussed in this educational book for kids. Dedicated to the world of physics, this book will give your kids good insights about all the possibilities that...