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More Life-Size Zoo: An All-New Actual-Size Animal Encyclopedia - Teruyuki Komiya, Kristin Earhart, Junko Miyakoshi, Toshimitsu Matsuhashi, Toshimitsu  Matsuhashi
The actual-size animal photography phenomenon continues with stunning portraits of 20 all-new zoo favorites in More Life-Size Zoo. Whether getting eye-to-eye with a hippopotamus or nose-to-nose with a bison, there's not a zoo in the world where readers can get as close to the animals as they do in this fascinating book. With fun, informative facts complementing the stunning life-size photographs of each animal, More Life-Size Zoo gets readers within arm's length to an orangutan, a baby gibbon,
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Mustang Designer: Edgar Schmued and the P-51 - Ray Wagner
Mustang Designer tells the story of American wartime fighter development, including engines and armaments, as part of a nationwide program of aircraft builders and fliers, focusing on Edgar Schmued, the designer of the Mustang. The P-51 Mustang is widely regarded as the best propeller-driven fighter that ever flew. What many might not realize is that the plane's developer was a German migrant. This book tells of how Schmued created a weapon that would ultimately prove lethal to the aspirations
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Chemistry - John Olmsted
"Chemistry 1ce" by Olmsted, Williams, Burk is a newly adapted general chemistry text designed for the specific needs and requirements of Canadian professors and students for use in one or two semester introductory chemistry courses. This adaptation was based on recommendations from an advisory board of instructors from leading institutions across Canada who worked with our Canadian author throughout the development of this text to reach a consensus on topics that best suit Canadian curriculum.
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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement - Ingmar Persson, Julian Savulescu
Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on our urgently finding ways to bring about radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our own human nature. We have rewritten our own moral agenda by the drastic changes we have made to the conditions of life on earth. Advances in technology enable us to exercise an influence that extends all over the world and far into the future. But our moral psychology lags behind and leaves us ill equipped to deal with the challenges we
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Prescription for Nutritional Healing: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements - Phyllis A. Balch
Natural health's number-one bestseller for more than twenty years, completely revised and updated. With more than five million copies sold, Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the most trusted, comprehensive source on dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and herbs. A pioneer in the field of nutritional healing, Phyllis Balch passionately and meticulously researched and compiled this groundbreaking book. Now, a generation later, her message has more relevance than ever: consume fresh
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Learn C on the Mac - Dave Mark
Considered a classic by an entire generation of Mac programmers, this popular guide has been updated for Mac OS X. Don't know anything about programming? No problem! Acclaimed author Dave Mark starts out with the basics and takes you through a complete course in programming C using Apple's free Xcode tools. This book is perfect for beginners learning to program. It includes Mac OS X examples!Provides best practices for programming newbies Written by the expert on Cprogramming for the Mac
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Advanced Organic Chemistry - Jerry March
This survey of advanced chemistry covers virtually all the useful reactions--600 all told--with the scope, limitations, and mechanism of each described in detail. Extensive general sections on the mechanisms of the important reaction types, and five chapters on the structure and stereochemistry of organic compounds and reactive intermediates are included as well. Of the more than 10,000 references included, 5,000 are new in this edition.
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Saving Babies Through Screening?: The Consequences of Expanding Genetic Newborn Screening in the United States - Stefan Timmermans, Mara Buchbinder
It has been close to six decades since Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA and more than ten years since the human genome was decoded. Today, through the collection and analysis of a small blood sample, every baby born in the United States is screened for more than fifty genetic disorders. Though the early detection of these abnormalities can potentially save lives, the test also has a high percentage of false positives--inaccurate results that can take a brutal emotional toll on