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Aging by Design: How New Thinking on Aging Will Change Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why do we age? This scientific mystery remains unsolved and has major implications for medicine and public health. This short book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to treat or prevent age-related diseases. 5/14
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) Astronaut Training Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This up-to-date training manual covers the crucial Environmental Control and Life Support System. The Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) maintains a pressurized habitable environment, provides water recovery and storage, and provides fire detection and suppression within the International Space Station (ISS).
Beloved: The Life of a "House Wolf"
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
My purpose in writing this book is threefold. First, I want to pay tribute to my loving companion of ten years. She was as special as they come. This little book is the best way to say “thank you” for the years of joy that she gave us during her precious lifetime.
Die großen Fragen der Zeit - Einsteins Relativitätstheorie, Quanten- und Stringtheorie leicht gemacht
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit der Möglichkeit von Zeitreisen und liefert eine anschauliche und leicht verständliche Erklärung physikalischer Theorien, wie Einsteins Relativitätstheorie und der Quanten- und Stringtheorie. Desweiteren wird das Zeitverständnis verschiedener Kulturen, z.B. der alten Ägypter, und verschiedene Methoden zur Beeinflussung des eigenen Zeitempfindens vorgestellt.
America's Space Shuttle: Main Propulsion System (SSME) NASA Astronaut Training Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's Main Propulsion System, including the Space Shuttle Main Engines. The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including significant excerpts from the Final Environmental Impact Statement - on the risks of the pipeline.
Brigitte’s Wildlife Blog – Tales and Stories of ‘de happenings around us
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Price: Free! Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Memories and Musings of a Wildlife Carer
Down East Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two retirees find something completely different when they move an old "fixer" cottage to the edge of a beautiful North Carolina tidal marsh and then enjoy the next eight years in their special "Garden of Eden".
One Hundred Muddy Paws For Thought
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the follow-up to the bestselling 100 Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human, offering advice to dogs of all shapes and sizes about how to survive in the great outdoors with their humans. Warning: Do not let your human read this!
2012 Guide to Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing from Shale Formations - Improving the Safety and Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing and Fracking
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production is covered in detail in this ebook, with a collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas. New material includes the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee striving to improve the safety and environmental performance of fracturing.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 1 - Gambit Photoreconnaissance Satellite 1963-1984
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers the Gambit photoreconnaissance satellite flown between 1963 and 1984. The previously classified documents in this collection, converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, were released by the NRO in September 2011 as part of its 50th anniversary.
Human Anatomy and Physiology Practice Questions: Integumentary System Disorders
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Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Book 43. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on integumentary system disorders.
Alternative to Darwinism and Creationism Based on Free Will
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Price: Free! Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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Voyaging to a world where people really do have free will we encounter a theory of evolution that supports traditional thinking about the self. Who should care? Anyone whose work affects the opinions others have of themselves. And the humanities generally, under threat from encroachment on their turf by the sciences, all of whose specialties depend on traditional notions of free will.
Microbiology Practice Questions: Viruses
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Series: Microbiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on viruses. Topics covered include characteristics of viruses, classification, replication, viruses and cancer, culturing, viroids and prions. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Microbiology, Introduction to Microbiology or Basic Microbiology.
Microbiology Practice Questions: Eukaryotes
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Series: Microbiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on the eukaryotes. Topics covered include an overview of eukaryotes, protozoa, fungi, algae and water molds. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Microbiology, Introduction to Microbiology or Basic Microbiology.
Microbiology Practice Questions: Prokaryotes
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Series: Microbiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on the prokaryotes. Topics covered an overview of the classification of prokaryotes, Domain Bacteria and Domain Archaea. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Microbiology, Introduction to Microbiology or Basic Microbiology.
Basic Electronics - Book 1
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Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This book covers the fundamentals of electronics in easily understood terms. Many charts and diagrams are included to help visualize the concepts. It begins with the creation and flow of electricity. Then it includes the basic function, properties, identification, and tolerances of standard electronic components. By the end of the book these components are used in basic circuits.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Rocky Shore Fieldwork
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Student resources to help understand observations made on the rocky sea shore. Biological and physical factors that influence the vertical and horizontal zonation of plants and animals, and help with identifying fucoid seaweeds and periwinkles in the UK. Instructions for carrying out surveys using transects, counting plants and animals using quadrats, and displaying results as kite diagrams.
Human Anatomy and Physiology Practice Questions: Disorders: Vol. 4-6
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Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Book 36. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This a collection of multiple choice questions on common disorders observed in blood, cardiovascular system, digestive system, respiratory system, urinary system, male reproductive system and female reproductive system. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Human Anatomy and Physiology I or II or General Anatomy and Physiology or Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.