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  • Most Delicious Poison

    The Story of Nature's Toxins—From Spices to Vices

    by Noah Whiteman ...
    An evolutionary biologist tells the story of nature’s toxins and why we are attracted—and addicted—to them, in this “magisterial, fascinating, and gripping tour de force” (Neil Shubin).A deadly secret lurks within our spice racks, medicine cabinets, backyard gardens, and private stashes.Scratch beneath the surface of a coffee bean, a red pepper flake, a poppy seed, a mold spore, a foxglove leaf, a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Beyond Oil and Gas

    The Methanol Economy

    Completely revised and updated, the third edition of this bestseller discusses the concept and ongoing development of using methanol and derived dimethyl ether as a transportation fuel, energy storage medium, and as a chemical raw material to replace fossil fuels.The contents have been expanded by 35% with new and up to date coverage on energy storage, methanol from biomass and waste products, as ... Read more

    $47.00 USD

  • The Devil's Element: Phosphorus and a World Out of Balance

    by Dan Egan ...
    **A New Yorker Best Book of 2023 • A Smithsonian Staff Favorite of 2023The New York Times best-selling author on the source of great bounty—and now great peril—all over the world.**Phosphorus has played a critical role in some of the most lethal substances on earth: firebombs, rat poison, nerve gas. But it’s also the key component of one of the most vital: fertilizer, which has sustained life for ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Rocket Girl

    The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist

    LIKE THE FEMALE SCIENTISTS PORTRAYED IN HIDDEN FIGURES, MARY SHERMAN MORGAN WAS ANOTHERUNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE-NOWHER STORY IS FINALLY TOLD.This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Liquid Rules

    The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

    Sometimes explosive, often delicious, occasionally poisonous, and always fascinating: the New York Times bestselling author of Stuff Matters offers an "entertaining discussion of the various ways our lives are enriched by fluids” (The Wall Street Journal). We know that we need water to survive, and that, for some of us, a cup of coffee or a glass of wine can feel just as vital. But do we really ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Disappearing Spoon

    And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

    by Sam Kean ...
    From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table.Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why is gallium (Ga, 31) the go-to element for laboratory pranksters?The Periodic Table is a crowning scientific achievement, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Pool Care For Dummies

    Crystal-clear advice for maintaining a crystal-clear swimming poolKeeping a swimming pool ready for use requires some chemistry know-how, an understanding of how pool mechanics work, and some time spent doing good old-fashioned cleaning work. Pool Care For Dummies offers a reliable, comprehensive resource for building the knowledge that lets you turn pool maintenance into a do-it-yourself task. ... Read more

    $15.00 USD

  • What's In This Stuff?

    The Hidden Toxins in Everyday Products - and What You Can Do About Them

    We all like to buy things that make our lives easier, keep us healthy and provide a bit of luxury. But, few of us are aware that many of the products we buy every day are polluting our homes and bodies. In this fascinating and sometimes shocking book, Pat Thomas reveals that many widely-used products contain a cocktail of cheap, poorly-tested chemicals that are implicated in long-term health ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Handbook of Infrared and Raman Characteristic Frequencies of Organic Molecules

    This necessary desk reference for every practicing spectroscopist represents the first definitive book written specifically to integrate knowledge about group frequencies in infrared as well as Raman spectra. In the spirit of previous classics developed by Bellamy and others, this volume has expanded its scope and updated its coverage. In addition to detailing characteristic group frequencies of ... Read more

    $65.99 USD

  • Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry: A Practical Guide

    The second edition of Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry: A Practical Guide follows the highly successful first edition by F.G. Kitson, B.S. Larsen, and C.N. McEwen (1996), which was designed as an indispensible resource for GC/MS practitioners regardless of whether they are a novice or well experienced. The Fundamentals section has been extensively reworked from the original edition to give ... Read more

    $89.99 USD

  • Cosmetic and Toiletry Formulations, Vol. 8

    This book contains hundreds of cosmetic and toiletry formulations based on information received from numerous industrial companies and other organizations. Each formulation is indentified by a description of end use. The formulations contains a listing of each raw material, processing procedure, and source of the formula. ... Read more

    $211.99 USD

  • Thinking Like a Physical Organic Chemist

    Physical organic chemistry is a modern scientific subdiscipline whose reach is pervasive throughout chemistry, underpinning every academic and industrial synthetic process. All current organic chemistry textbooks rest upon the foundations of physical organic chemistry, and all of them rely on the concept of reaction mechanism as the means for understanding organic reactions. Yet many outside of ... Read more

    $98.99 USD

  • Revelations in Air

    A Guidebook to Smell

    by Jude Stewart ...
    **An extraordinary, strange, and startlingly beautiful exploration of smell, the least understood of our five sensesThe nose on your face is the Buckingham Palace Guard of your body, the maitre d' of all taste, as well as the seducer of your imagination, and memory—and Jude Stewart has charmed them all into a wicked, poetic and illuminating tour of their mysterious domains. —Jack Hitt, author of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Extrusion

    The Definitive Processing Guide and Handbook

    Series series Plastics Design Library
    Why is it important to get to equilibrium and how long does it take? Are there problems running polypropylene profiles on a single screw extruder? Does the job involve compounding color concentrates on a corotating twin screw extruder? This unique reference work is designed to aid operators, engineers, and managers in quickly answering such practical day-to-day questions in extrusion processing. ... Read more

    $359.99 USD

  • Nose Dive

    A Field Guide to the World's Smells

    by Harold McGee ...
    The ultimate guide to the smells of the universe – the ambrosial to the malodorous, and everything in between – from the author of the acclaimed culinary guides On Food and Cooking and Keys to Good CookingFrom Harold McGee, James Beard Award-winning author and leading expert on the science of food and cooking, comes an extensive exploration of the long-overlooked world of smell. In Nose Dive, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Practical Process Research and Development

    A guide for Organic Chemists

    Designed to provide a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to organic process research and development in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and agricultural chemical industries, this book describes the steps taken, following synthesis and evaluation, to bring key compounds to market in a cost-effective manner. It describes hands-on, step-by-step, approaches to solving process development problems ... Read more

    $112.99 USD

  • The Deliberate Poisoning of Earth

    by Steve Nelson ...
    Series series Steve's Important eBooks
    This eBook contains just 4 chapters & over 80 pics; grouped together in the form of Attack Formations. Because Humanity is Under Attack! Today we face Attack from; The Chemtrails Air Assault , Radiation Via Air and Water, The Chemical Ground Attack & The Water Attack Force, plus many other platoons of destruction heading our way.I have thought of this as the last battle of Spartacus as his people ... Read more


  • The Dancing Wu Li Masters

    An Overview of the New Physics

    by Gary Zukav ...
    “The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.”—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesGary Zukav’s timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling masterpiece, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, is arguably the most widely acclaimed introduction to quantum physics ever written. Scientific American raves: “Zukav is such a ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • The Heat Will Kill You First

    Life and Death on a Scorched Planet

    by Jeff Goodell ...
    New York Times best-selling journalist Jeff Goodell presents a "masterful, bracing" (David Wallace-Wells) examination of the impact that temperature rise will have on our lives and on our planet, offering a vital new perspective on where we are headed, how we can prepare, and what is at stake if we fail to act.“When heat comes, it’s invisible. It doesn’t bend tree branches or blow hair across your ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Alchemy of Air

    A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler

    by Thomas Hager ...
    A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the Haber-Bosch discovery that changed billions of lives—including your own.At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’ s scientists to find a solution.This is the story of the two men who found it: brilliant, self-important ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Case Against Sugar

    by Gary Taubes ...
    From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Ingredients

    A Visual Exploration of 75 Additives & 25 Food Products

    In the bestselling tradition of The Elements and Salt Sugar Fat, an unprecedented visual exploration of what is really inside our food, setting the record straight on the controversial and fascinating science of chemical and synthetic additives in processed food—from Twinkies and McNuggets to organic protein bars and healthy shakes.What’s really in your food?We’ve all read the ingredients label on ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

    Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

    **The bestselling popular science author “****has made it his mission to tackle myths about science and the so-called experts who spread them” (**CBC Radio).The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away. But when there are multiple answers from various sources, how do we know what information is reliable? In Monkeys, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Love Sense

    The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships

    Series Book 2 - The Dr. Sue Johnson Collection
    The bestselling author of Hold Me Tight presents a revolutionary new understanding of why and how we love, based on cutting-edge research.Every day, we hear of relationships failing and questions of whether humans are meant to be monogamous. Love Sense presents new scientific evidence that tells us that humans are meant to mate for life. Dr. Johnson explains that romantic love is an attachment ... Read more

    $15.99 USD