Science

Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves
Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water’s Edge
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    Radiant Relief: A Case for a Better Solution to Chronic Pain
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    Release date: Aug 28, 2018
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    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 05, 2018

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  • This Is the Way the World Ends by Jeff Nesbit
    This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America
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  • The Molecule of More by Daniel Z. Lieberman
    The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity--and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race
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  • This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    The Coming Storm
    21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (Mental Mastery Book 1)
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
    Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
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    The Thing About Jellyfish
    Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
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    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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    The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    The Origin of Species
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
    The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
    The Grand Design
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