Science

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    Earthquake Prediction
    Dawn of the New Seismology
    By David Nabhan, Foreword by Paolo Palmieri
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An epoch-changing work on scientific developments which can save countless lives.Each year the world faces thousands of earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater, resulting in devastating property destruction and tragic loss of life. To help avert these catastrophes, scientists have long searched for ways... [READ MORE]
    The Drug Hunters
    The Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines
    By Donald R. Kirsch, By Ogi Ogas
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The surprising, behind-the-scenes story of how our medicines are discovered, told by a veteran drug hunter.The search to find medicines is as old as disease, which is to say as old as the human race. Through serendipity— by chewing, brewing, and snorting—some Neolithic souls discovered opium, alcohol,... [READ MORE]
    Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States
    A Scientific Assessment
    By US Global Change Research Program
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As global climate change proliferates, so too do the health risks associated with the changing world around us. Called for in the President’s Climate Action Plan and put together by experts from eight different Federal agencies, The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health: A Scientific Assessment is... [READ MORE]
    Generation Robot
    A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation
    By Terri Favro
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots... [READ MORE]
    The Science of Superheroes
    The Secrets Behind Speed, Strength, Flight, Evolution, and More
    By Mark Brake, By Jon Chase
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    The concept of the superhero has permeated our culture. They fascinate their fans with their incredible superhuman abilities and impressive technology. But do you ever wonder if any of it is plausible or rooted in fact? Enter The Science of Superheroes, which address more than fifty topics that span... [READ MORE]
    The Science of Harry Potter
    The Spellbinding Science Behind the Magic, Gadgets, Potions, and More!
    By Mark Brake, By Jon Chase
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    Harry Potter has brought the idea of magic and sorcery into mainstream fruition more than any other book series in history. Often perceived as a supernatural force, magic captivates and delights its audience because of its seeming ability to defy physics and logic. But did you ever wonder if science... [READ MORE]
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