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21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer Clusters, Carcinogenesis, Cancer and the Environment, Studies of Suspected Clusters, Interaction of Environmental Factors and Genes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer clusters, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. A cluster is defined as a greater than expected number of cases that occurs within a group of people, in a geographic area, or over a period of time. Cluster suspicion develops when several loved ones, neighbors, or coworkers are diagnosed with cancer.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer and the Environment - Carcinogenic Chemicals, Other Causes, Controversial Suspects (Cell Phones, Meat Chemicals, Acrylamide, Artificial Sweeteners)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer and the environment, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. Some of the questions answered include: What causes cancer? * The nature of cancer * What substances in the environment are known to cause or are likely to cause cancer in humans?
Epigenetics explained
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Our experiences affect our emotions, bodies and behaviour and trigger genetic switches, which then affect our children. The fascinating relatively new science, Epigenetics, explains how our genetic information is modified. (This book contains just the Epigenetics chapter from The Epigenetics of Diet.)
Whiteness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Silvius trusted the wrong friends and stole from the wrong enemies. Now he's one step ahead and on the run in Germany, far from the Indonesian past he cannot escape. Haunted and hunted, what's a harried thief to do? Evolve. But Evolution takes its toll, and the risks may be greater than death. Science fiction biopunk short story, 6,161 words.
The Achievements and the Days Book I. From the Origin to the Hominids
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Price: Free! Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
In book I the author touches on the origin of the universe, the origin of life and the origin of humanity. The areas include Big Bang Theory, atomic physics, chemistry and evolution at the universe, earth, cell, animal and human levels. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.
Liar (Icarus Helix #2)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Ellen discovers she has an amazing ability - she can tell if people are lying. But does she really want to know the hidden truths in the hearts of those around her?
The Copenhagen Project
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Price: Free! Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Spurred on by unease at the circumstances of her father's death, Lone Christensen leaves behind her duties at Cambridge University to investigate what really happened. The trail of secrets leads Lone to Denmark, and soon the young academic is up against a string of unexplained deaths, a shadowy detective, and her father's enemies, who are determined to ensure that his secrets have died with him.
Remailer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pretty Enid is looking for lost Fremont. She hires a not-reporting to look for him. That starts a wild ride of mystery and death in a far future of mixed-gender and lost genetics. A science fiction short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Thriving with Neurofibromatosis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,870. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In 2007, I chose to stop hiding, and start Thriving, as NF became a bigger part of my life than ever before, taking a firm grip on the health of three of my six children. Most people with NF, or any of a thousand other genetic disorders, focus on surviving from day to day. My kids deserve more than just to survive. And so do YOU. Thriving with Neurofibromatosis. We ALL have a story - this is mine.
The Methuselah Gene
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Meet Alan Dyson, a pharmaceutical scientist who lives for his work. He thinks someone has been watching him, following him. He's right. He shouldn't have told a woman pretending to be interested in him on the internet his secret: that he's developed an experimental drug which may extend life by decades. Now that he's in the crosshairs, he's about to learn it wasn't a woman after all.