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Research Methods: Functional Skills
Price: $36.00 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
This eBook describes the principles and concepts for planning and conducting research. Topics include critical thinking, scientific problem solving, experimental designs, methods, statistical analyses, and interpreting findings. Knowing how and when to apply the topics shows functional skills in complex reasoning. Increase your research methods knowledge and make evidence-based decisions.
How Much Do You Weigh? A YouTube Companion Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
How much do you weigh? Not you personally but all of us, yes every single one of us alive today. This ebook is a companion to the YouTube video of the same title that puts us and the rest of nature on the scales. No one has done this before--but though the story is novel--its actually the implications of the book about who we are and what our future is going to be that will grab you the most.
The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos? This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.
Really? Wow!
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Maybe the most positive, exciting, new, major event in humankind history will be upon us in less than five decades. It may truly be a start of a new phase for human existence. I believe all of us, as a world society, will willingly embrace the discovery and make basic human changes that will support a much better world for us and future generations.
The New Calendar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
How can we restructure the calendar so that days no longer 'leap' around month to month and year to year, and so that seasons don't shift through the months of the calendar? This book answers that question. There's an important distinction between a calendar and time. A calendar is a tool; durations of time are what the tool measures.
Fun With Pi (3.14)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
‘I have never had better sex’ ‘Truly a masterpiece’ ‘What do you mean it is a book full of numbers?’ What do you get in this e-book? This book contains Pi to 1 Million places.
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology: Nervous System
Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on the nervous system. Topics covered include divisions of the nervous system, nerve tissue, neurons, nerves, nerve tracts, nerve impulses, spinal cord, spinal nerves, spinal cord reflexes, brain, meninges, CSF, and cranial nerves.
Theory On The Eternal Mind
Series: How the Brain works, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
We stand at the center of a spectrum of size, at the precise focal point of a universal imaging process. While sitting in a forest, park or other natural setting, imagine the possibility that your surroundings are a living diorama, being projected inwards from the background of the entire universe. Thus, descending in upon us, the gravitational dots of the sky holographically assemble our reality.
Horse Schools F.A.Q. For Parents
Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In question and answer format, an article on questions I've been asked from parents on their children attending horse schools. This 800 word article originally appeared in Blaze Magazine.
Lobulated ears: natural selection gone bionic?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Primatology
Join us in interviewing our own ear lobe, an unassuming flap of pure skin that assumes more significance the more it is scrutinised. Unique social complexity plus a technical niche has – we hypothesise – created selective pressure in Homo sapiens for an organ allowing personal standing to be updated in ways that were not just more artful than in any ape, but the start of our bionic revolution.
Pensar en sentir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Spanish. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Nuestras emociones y percepciones ante la ciencia. Los seres humanos somos el gran acertijo del universo ante nuestros propios ojos inquisitivos. Éstas son algunas instantáneas del esfuerzo por entendernos a nosotros mismos, cómo percibimos el universo que nos rodea, cómo sentimos, cómo pensamos, qué trastornos sufrimos y cómo vemos la vida y la muerte.
¡Ellos fueron!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Ellos fueron algunos científicos muy conocidos, y otros que sin llegar a ser famosos han sido influencias poderosas en el avance de distintas disciplinas. 50 hombres y mujeres que investigaron el universo con la ciencia y hallaron las respuestas que dan forma a nuestra vida cotidiana, nuestro conocimiento, nuestro bienestar, nuestra salud y nuestro futuro.
Restitution of the Two Books on Plane Loci of Apollonius of Perga together with On Spheric Contacts by Pierre de Fermat (1601-1665)
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Pierre de Fermat, the famous French Renaissance mathematician who gave us Fermat's Last Theorem, left no mathematical records so far as the English-speaking world is concerned. This is because he wrote in Latin. Here for the first time are two of his early works restoring the lost geometry treatise of Apollonius of Perga as well as Fermat's own expansion of plane loci into 3D.
Before The Big Bang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
The biggest question ever asked by science is: Where did everything come from? Science has answered this big question for nearly one hundred years. Everything was created after the big bang. If the Big Bang created the Universe and everything. What was it that created the Big Bang originally? What is it that went, Bang?
The Method of Understanding the Language of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
A new hypothesis has been formed to go out and explain the genetic world and the chaotic bounds of the language and DNA. It goes out to show the algorithms provided by Gregg Schaffter that demonstrate the possible layout behind the genetic language.
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
Sagebrush Heart: Sagebrush Landscape of Elko County, Nevada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
In Elko County, sagebrush is always within view if merely in one’s peripheral vision. The sagebrush landscape is a beautiful but harsh landscape, a land little known and less understood. It is also a landscape in trouble. Over 500,000 acres of ground burned in 2007 and one million acres in 2006. Nevada has seen six bad fire seasons since 1999, burning an average of one million acres each year.
Everyday Arguments and the Theory of Argumentation
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 330,640. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Jason Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
The theory of arguments is developed as it was actually practiced by the early Greek probabilists. It is then illustrated by a number of examples of actual arguments. How does one handle facts, simple or complex, introduced by one’s opponent in an argument? How can one use antitheses and reversals in an argument? How does one handle analogies, or slippery slope arguments, or dilemmas?
Trypanosoma cruzi, the Causative Agent of Chagas' Disease: A Biological, Cultural, and Economic Review
Price: Free! Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
This e-book describes detailed and often-overlooked aspects of the human parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Each chapter features different aspects of the parasite, such as epidemiology, social stigma, lifecycle contributors, economic impact, pathology of Chagas’ disease and more. This book was originally written as an honors assignment and senior thesis, and now made available for public use.
Bridging The Difference
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
When you open this book and your mind to the truth that another world is possible, I hope that you'll join the growing global movement to make this dream a reality. All this time you may not have known there are two sides to this fight we call life. Bridging the Difference will show you who the “good guys” are.