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Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
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Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
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Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
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Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
Continuum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a mathematical theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future and he receives a reply.
Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center - Mississippi Test Facility, Apollo Program, Saturn V, Space Shuttle STS Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), Challenger Accident
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of NASA's rocket engine test facility, the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The Rise and Fall of Dyna-Soar: A History of Air Force Hypersonic R&D, 1944-1963 - Pathfinding Effort to Develop a Transatmospheric Boost Glider and Spaceplane, Manned Military Space Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Bioinstrumentation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biophysics
Bioinstrumentation deals with the instrumentation techniques and principles used for measuring physical, physiological, biochemical and biological factors in man or other living organisms. This book provides a comprehensive knowledge about the basic principles and applications of the tools and techniques generally used in biology and also those used in the growing field of molecular biology.
Animal Biotechnology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Animal biotechnology, which is the art and science of producing genetically engineered animals, has advanced in the past few years, and it has now become possible to generate animals with useful novel properties for use in various areas like dairy, biomedicine and so on. This book offers a reasonably comprehensive introduction to the broad and diverse field of animal biotechnology.
Military and Department of Defense Response to Climate Change and Emerging Environmental Issues, Adaptation Roadmap, Security Challenge, Global Warming Military Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook provides exceptional coverage of the response of the military and the Department of Defense (DoD) to environmental changes, climate change and global warming.
1961 History of the Early Era of Space and Rocket Development: Chronology of Missile and Astronautic Events, Time Capsule of Fascinating News and Milestones, Mercury, Atlas, Titan ICBM, Soviet Claims
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces a truly fascinating chronology of space events from 1686 through 1961, compiled by famous space historian Dr. Charles Sheldon II for Congress.
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
The Coming of the Quantum Christ: The Shroud of Turin and the Apocalypse of Selfishness
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,220. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
The Shroud of Turin, the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, is arguably the most important object on the face of earth. It offers support for the Gospel accounts of his torture, Crucifixion and Resurrection Selfish environmental exploitation now threatens humanity with Apocalyptic extinction. The Shroud is a "sign of the time" brought to us brought to us by science. Is it providence or happenstance?
Reflections On God Evolution and Quran
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 187,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
I tried to evaluate why I think that there is a God behind life, and why I think that He is the God of Quran.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
The Story of Light
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
In this all-encompassing work, Ben Bova explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Southern Cross Safari: Around Australia by bus and train
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,120. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Rubida ePress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this intriguing travel narrative, author Bruce Gall takes the reader on a 26,000-kilometre (16,000-mile) bus and train trip around Australia, exploring the nature of the country, its fascinating wildlife and stunning landscapes.