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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and ...
Brian Switek.
 
Publisher: FSG
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374135065
Daedalus Item Code: 51599
 
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Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form
Michael Sims.
 
Publisher: Penguin
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142004647
Daedalus Item Code: 51234
 
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The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Neil Shubin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378439.  Daedalus Item Code: 51273
 
During the past 13.7 (or so) billion years since the Big Bang, our universe has evolved, stars have formed and died, and our planet congealed from the matter in space; mountains, seas, and entire ... (Read More)
 
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Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen: An Exploration of Mathematical Connections
Peter M. Higgins.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199218431.  Daedalus Item Code: 51400
 
What do road systems, mazes, family trees, mingling at parties, and the Internet all have in common? All of them are networks, and in this lively look at the mathematics of these phenomena, Peter ... (Read More)
 
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Circulation: William Harvey's Revolutionary Idea
Thomas Wright.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099552697.  Daedalus Item Code: 51560
 
(Winner of the 2012 Wellcome Trust Book Prize) William Harvey's theory of circulation was as controversial in 1628 as Copernicus's idea that the earth revolved around the sun. Unleashing ... (Read More)
 
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Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle
Thea Cooper & Arthur Ainsberg.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312648701.  Daedalus Item Code: 51044
 
In 1919 Elizabeth Hughes, the 11-year-old daughter of future Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes—essentially a fatal prognosis. The only known form ... (Read More)
 
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The Day the World Discovered the Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus
Mark Anderson.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820380.  Daedalus Item Code: 51775
 
On June 3, 1769, the planet Venus briefly passed across the face of the sun in a cosmic alignment that occurs only twice in a century. Anticipation of the event sparked a competition among various ... (Read More)
 
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The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
Temple Grandin & Richard Panek.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544227736.  Daedalus Item Code: 51431
 
When the bestselling author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation was born, in 1947, autism had only just been named; today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 51811
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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Isaac Newton: Christian Encounters
Mitch Stokes.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595553034.  Daedalus Item Code: 51525
 
As an inventor, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher, Isaac Newton forever changed the way we see and understand the world, yet he wrote more about faith and religion than on all of these subjects ... (Read More)
 
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James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters
Karen Hunger Parshall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199671380.  Daedalus Item Code: 50841
 
In the folklore of mathematics, James Joseph Sylvester (1814–97) is the eccentric, hot-tempered British Jew wielding a sword-cane, who—together with Arthur Cayley—developed a theory and language of ... (Read More)
 
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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316182331.  Daedalus Item Code: 51276
 
In The Disappearing Spoon, science writer Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries of the periodic table; here he explores the wonders of the genetic building blocks of life, DNA. There are genes to ... (Read More)
 
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