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Writing: Theory and History of the Technology of Civilization traces the origins of writing tied to speech from ancient Sumer through the Greek alphabet and beyond.

Examines the earliest evidence for writing in Mesopotamia in the fourth millennium BC, the origins of purely phonographic sys...

This incredible book tells you how the brain works, how it helps you survive in the world, and how it makes you the person that you are. You can study the different functions, areas, and states of the brain, and at each stage, there are cool games, quizzes, puzzles, brain teasers, and more! The a...

Of all the mind-bending discoveries of physics--quarks, black holes, strange attractors, curved space--the existence of antimatter is one of the most bizarre. It is also one of the most difficult, literally and figuratively, to grasp. Antimatter explores this strange mirror world, where particles...

This series explores the fascinating forces that govern our bodies and the natural world. From water’s amazing ability to change its form to magnetism, this series gives young readers a chance to see how science can explain both themselves and the world around them. Bright, colourful layouts with...

We don't just live in the air; we live because of it. It's the most miraculous substance on earth, responsible for our food, our weather, our water, and our ability to hear. In this exuberant book, gifted science writer Gabrielle Walker peels back the layers of our atmosphere with the stories of ...

All through his busy day, clocks tell Puppy when it is time for breakfast, a nap, a bath, and other activities.

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Briefly describes how a cow produces milk, how the milk is processed in a dairy, and how various other dairy products are made from milk.

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New Lines takes the pulse of a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is refracted through a pervasive digital culture. Matthew W.

Wilson draws together arch...

Full of intriguing information on historical sites relating to scientific discoveries in Europe, including Eastern Europe and Russia. Covers locales from all periods in history such as cave paintings in the Vezere Valley, France; Einstein's apartment in Bern, Switzerland; wall depictions of the P...

A practical and inspirational introduction to observing, understanding and studying the natural world, written by TV wildlife expert, Nick Baker Being a naturalist is about combining different skills, tricks of the trade and investigative techniques. The New Amateur Naturalist is the ultimate ref...

With exoplanets being discovered daily, Earth is still the only planet we know of that is home to creatures who seek a coherent explanation for the structure, origins, and fate of the universe, and of humanity's place within it. Today, science and religion are the two major cultural entities on o...

"The Universal Force" conveys the excitement of science and nature's mysteries. It describes gravitation as seen by examining the achievements of those great scientists who have struggled with the seemingly simple facts and managed to extract some truth about the nature of gravity, its origins, a...

Could the Egyptian Sphinx have been built many centuries earlier than conventional history would have us believe? Could the great natural disasters that propelled the evolution of life on Earth have played a dominant role as well in the rise and fall of civilizations? Could Earth have been home t...

To one nineteenth-century scholar, their fierce, ridged brows were evidence of a "moral darkness" that set them irrevocably apart from human beings. Some commentators accused them of cannibalism. Yet by the 1970s the Neandertals were being hailed as "the first flower people" and praised for their...

A uniquely accessible way of looking at recent major advances in the science of embryonic development In the span of just three decades, scientific understanding of the formation of embryos has undergone a major revolution. The implications of these new research findings have an immediate bearing...

Each of the four volumes of Ingenious Mechanisms is an independent treatise on the subject of mechanisms. The books are similar in size and general character, but the contents are different. The mechanisms described are grouped into chapters

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"A wild ride. Positively clogged with scientific information." —Kirkus Reviews Survive! Inside the Human Body, Volume 3 concludes our incredible tour of the human body with a wild ride through the nervous system. When Geo and Dr. Brain find themselves inside Phoebe's brain, they must brave shocki...

If you want to efficiently capitalize on the opportunities of online businesses, you must find the RIGHT SET OF TOOLS to help you. While you're giving your best for the success of your online business, do you still find yourself.. - Working long hours on most days but end your day feeling like yo...

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