Discusses the challenges that still need to be met to achieve a truly online global experience, including needed advances in language translation and cross-cultural inspiration which will lead to increased connectivity between people.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist weaves together letters that highlight his childhood, career and why he became a biologist, in the hopes of inspiring today's young people into similar pursuits.
From Ocean Waves to Light Waves Via Shock Waves, Stadium Waves, and All the Rest of Life's Undulations
Offers information on how all sorts of waves work and how and why they form, including ocean waves, light waves, sound waves, and brain waves.
This chronicle of 19th-century America's fascination with butterflies traces the achievements of six naturalists who identified countless new species and unveiled the mysteries of their existence.
An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans
A former senior vice president at Cigna who testified before the Senate panel on health care reform explains how health insurers bankroll propaganda campaigns and lobbying efforts aimed solely protecting a company's profits and not the health of those insured.
My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What into What America Eats
Ettlinger spent five years investigating the sources of processed food ingredients. He reveals the unexpected ways in which chemicals and other non-food raw materials are manufactured into common brand consumables.
Describes how to replace modern fruits and vegetables, which are high in starch and sugar and lower in nutrients than earlier generations of the plants, with different varieties, easily located in grocery stores and farmers markets, that have better nutritional value. 75,000 first printing.
Tracing some of the economic highs and lows that impacted the world in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, this book serves as an introduction to the emerging field of resilience research. It explains how to approach disruptions in ecosystems, businesses and governments.
Questions long-held beliefs about dinosaurs and presents the latest scientific findings on what colors they really were, how they got so big, and how they actually may have died out.