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Somatic embryogenesis for micropropagation of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Somatic embryogenesis is a fascinating natural phenomenon where the embryo is formed from a single vegetative (somatic) cell instead of gametic fusion. It can occur in vitro and be used for cloning. Coconut cloning (micropropagation) has been explored for 40+ years with little success. This book (PhD thesis) represents exciting research on the issue, achieving over three times higher efficiency.
Reverse Evolution of Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Reverse Evolution was unknown to Darwin and today’s scientific community. It is discussed in easy-to-understand layman’s langu
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
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: $2.99 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.
3D Bioprinting: Printing Parts for Bodies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: Australian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
3D printing is changing the world by providing new ways to make anything from cars to houses to rocket turbines. But what if you could use living cells as the ink? Could you print an organ? Could you print the human body? Written by scientists, engineers and ethicists, this eBook tells the story of an impending revolution in medicine. The promise is grand, but what is the reality?
Ice Age
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The theory that came in from the cold... John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future hold?
Oak Tree Farm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
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 Life Of An Akita-Chow Mix
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heartwarming autobiographical memoir told by an Akita-Chow mix dog named Rusty. He tells his story from his early days with his mother,through his hardship times to being adopted into a loving home. He explains how he was judged because of his breeds and how the actions of all humans helped shape his behavior and reminds us why these beautiful animals come into our life
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.
Kids & Teachers TARDIGRADE Science Project Book: How to Find Tardigrades and Observe Them through a Microscope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
For students and teachers wishing to do a science fair project on tardigrades, this book is essential. With 100 pictures and detailed explanations, this book is written in a style intended to assist students and teachers in a variety of possible science projects with tardigrades
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften
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.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.