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Product Description: Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims; about people like Harold Shipman, Alexander Litvinenko, Adelaide Bartlett, and Georgi Markov. Few books on poisons analyse these crimes from the viewpoint of the poison itself, doing so throws a new light on how the murders or attempted murders were carried out and ultimately how the perpetrators were uncovered and brought to justice...read more

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9781782624745 | Royal Society of Chemistry, October 1, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims; about people like Harold Shipman, Alexander Litvinenko, Adelaide Bartlett, and Georgi Markov.

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Product Description: Written by award-winning science writer John Emsley, this informative and highly enjoyable book explains the what, the why and the wherefore of the elements. Arranged alphabetically, from Actinium to Zirconium, it is a complete guide to all the elements that are currently known, with more extensive coverage of those we encounter in our everyday life...read more

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9780199605637 | New rev up edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2011), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Written by award-winning science writer John Emsley, this informative and highly enjoyable book explains the what, the why and the wherefore of the elements.

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Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements.

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9780198503415 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 4, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements.

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9780198503408 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 18, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements.

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Product Description: This book explains to the general reader the roles of chemistry in various areas of life ranging from the entirely personal to the worryingly global. These roles are currently not widely appreciated and certainly not well understood...read more

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9781847558626, titled "A Healthy, Wealthy, Sustainable World" | Royal Society of Chemistry, September 2, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This book explains to the general reader the roles of chemistry in various areas of life ranging from the entirely personal to the worryingly global.

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Product Description: Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims; about people like Harold Shipman, Alexander Litvinenko, Adelaide Bartlett, and Georgi Markov. Few books on poisons analyse these crimes from the viewpoint of the poison itself, doing so throws a new light on how the murders or attempted murders were carried out and ultimately how the perpetrators were uncovered and brought to justice...read more

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9780854049653 | 1 edition (Royal Society of Chemistry, October 1, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims; about people like Harold Shipman, Alexander Litvinenko, Adelaide Bartlett, and Georgi Markov.

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Product Description: Welcome to a tour of some of the recent advances in chemistry, taking in the cosmetic factory, the pharmacy, the grooming salon, the diet clinic, the power plant, the domestic cleaning company, and the art gallery along the way. Award-winning popular science writer John Emsley is our guide as he addresses questions of grooming, health, food, and sex...read more

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9783527318636 | Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, July 27, 2007, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Welcome to a tour of some of the recent advances in chemistry, taking in the cosmetic factory, the pharmacy, the grooming salon, the diet clinic, the power plant, the domestic cleaning company, and the art gallery along the way.

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Product Description: What is the secret of shower cleaners? How does the dangerous explosive nitroglycerin ward off heart attacks? And what medicines, usually prescribed for other purposes, are said to produce the ultimate orgasm? In Vanity, Vitality, and Virility, award-winning science writer John Emsley offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes account of 30 chemicals that we use everyday to make ourselves more beautiful, to improve our diet and sexual pleasure, to kill germs, and to ward off depression and other mental illnesses...read more

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9780192805096 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 13, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The science behind alpha-hydroxy acids, chlorine bleach, and other chemicals that people use every day is explored in a fascinating study that examines, through amusing anecdotes and odd facts, if and how they work.

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9780192806734 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 13, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What is the secret of shower cleaners?

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Product Description: Was Napoleon killed by the arsenic in his wallpaper? How did Rasputin survive cyanide poisoning? Which chemicals in our environment pose the biggest threat to our health today? In The Elements of Murder, John Emsley answers these questions and offers a fascinating account of five of the most toxic elements--arsenic, antimony, lead, mercury, and thallium--describing their lethal chemical properties and highlighting their use in some of the most famous murder cases in history...read more

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9780192805997 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A fascinating account of the five most toxic elements describes the lethal chemical properties of arsenic, antimony, lead, mercury, and thallium, as well as their use in some of the most famous murder cases in history, with profiles of such deadly poisoners as Mary Ann Cotton, Michael Swango, and Saddam Hussein and a look at modern-day environmental catastrophes.

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9780192806000, titled "The Elements of Murder" | Oxford Univ Pr, September 14, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Was Napoleon killed by the arsenic in his wallpaper?

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Product Description: Emsleys preisgekrönter Erfolgstitel Parfum, Portwein, PVC... Chemie im Alltag verlangte eine Fortsetzung. Hier ist sie! Entdecken Sie, warum Schokolade uns glücklich macht, was im Körper passiert, wenn Männer von der Liebe träumen, welche Geheimnisse Coca-Cola in sich birgt und ob Mozarts Tod nicht ein ärztlicher Kunstfehler war? Die Geheimnisse der Natur zu ergründen und zu entschlüsseln, scheint ein fast unlösbares Unterfangen zu sein...read more

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9783527307906 | Gardners Books, January 30, 2006, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Emsleys preisgekrönter Erfolgstitel Parfum, Portwein, PVC.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788467017175 | Espasa-Calpe, February 22, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: This is the first book for general readers that offers clear guidance through the chemical minefields that can be present in food. While most people are sensitive to one or more chemicals in their diet, such as M.S.G., alcohol or caffeine, our bodies can usually tolerate modest amounts of these offending substances...read more

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9780198504436, titled "Was It Something You Ate?: Food Intolerance: What Causes It and How to Avoid It" | Oxford Univ Pr, January 20, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Written by a popular science writer and a doctor specializing in food sensitivity, Was It Something You Ate?

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9780198509660 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This is the first book for general readers that offers clear guidance through the chemical minefields that can be present in food.

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Product Description: The incredible ""glowing"" history of the ""Devil's element ""phosphorusDiscovered by alchemists, prescribed by apothecaries, exploited by ninth-century industrialists, and abused by twentieth-century combatants, the chemical element phosphorus has fascinated us for more than three centuries...read more

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9781620456316 | Turner Pub Co, January 1, 2002, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The incredible ""glowing"" history of the ""Devil's element ""phosphorusDiscovered by alchemists, prescribed by apothecaries, exploited by ninth-century industrialists, and abused by twentieth-century combatants, the chemical element phosphorus has fascinated us for more than three centuries.
9780471394556 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The incredible "glowing" history of the "Devil's element "phosphorusDiscovered by alchemists, prescribed by apothecaries, exploited by ninth-century industrialists, and abused by twentieth-century combatants, the chemical element phosphorus has fascinated us for more than three centuries.

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9780471441496 | Turner Pub Co, January 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The incredible ""glowing"" history of the ""Devil's element ""phosphorusDiscovered by alchemists, prescribed by apothecaries, exploited by ninth-century industrialists, and abused by twentieth-century combatants, the chemical element phosphorus has fascinated us for more than three centuries.

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Product Description: Ein neuer Titel des Erfolgsautors John Emsley über ein packendes Thema: Die Lebensgeschichte des Phosphors, des ominösen 13. Elements, beginnt zu einer Zeit, als vielen Stoffen noch eine magische Bedeutung zugeschrieben wurde. Durch Zufall entdeckt auf der Suche nach dem Stein der Weisen, wurde der Phosphor berühmt durch sein gespenstisches Leuchten und berüchtigt als langsam wirkendes Gift, dessen tödliche Wirkung zahlreiche mysteriöse Morde belegen...read more

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9783527304219 | Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, September 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Ein neuer Titel des Erfolgsautors John Emsley über ein packendes Thema: Die Lebensgeschichte des Phosphors, des ominösen 13.

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Product Description: Nein, dieses Buch ist nicht einer der vielen Ernährungsratgeber, der Ihnen verrät, mit welchen kleinen Tricks Sie mehr als hundert Jahre alt werden. Oh nein, auch die ultimativen Diättipps für die Idealfigur werden Sie hier nicht finden...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783527302611 | Vch Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh, January 1, 2001, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Nein, dieses Buch ist nicht einer der vielen Ernährungsratgeber, der Ihnen verrät, mit welchen kleinen Tricks Sie mehr als hundert Jahre alt werden.

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Discusses interesting chemicals, such as the smelliest, most lethal, and most versatile, in a non-technical style that covers each chemical's importance without using formulas, equations, or diagrams

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9780198502661 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 14, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Discusses interesting chemicals, such as the smelliest, most lethal, and most versatile, in a non-technical style that covers each chemical's importance without using formulas, equations, or diagrams

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9780192862068 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Discusses interesting chemicals, such as the smelliest, most lethal, and most versatile, in a non-technical style that covers each chemical's importance without using formulas, equations, or diagrams
9780198503798 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.01 | also contains Southern Pacific in California | About this edition: Discusses interesting chemicals, such as the smelliest, most lethal, and most versatile, in a non-technical style that covers each chemical's importance without using formulas, equations, or diagrams

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Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements

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9780198558194 | 3 sub edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 11, 1998), cover price $78.00 | About this edition: Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements

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9780198558187 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1998), cover price $44.50 | About this edition: Presents chemical, physical, nuclear, electron, crystal, biological, and geological data on all the chemical elements
9780198559283 | 2nd edition (Clarendon Pr, December 1, 1995), cover price $24.95 | also contains Motivating Students: 25 Strategies to Light the Fire of Engagement | About this edition: This widely acclaimed reference book collects together in a single volume the most important facts about all the chemical elements.
9780198555681 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 10, 1991, cover price $24.95 | also contains Wet Moon 4 Ahogada en maldad / Drowned in Evil | About this edition: The second edition of this widely acclaimed reference book collects together in a single volume the most important facts about all the chemical elements.

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Product Description: Intended as a non-technical reference guide, this book contains information for all those concerned about the impact of chemicals - both natural and synthetic - in their foodstuffs, their lives and the environment. It explains in accessible, non-technical language the science behind sugar and artificial sweeteners; cholesterol, animal fats and fibre; painkillers; plastics and PVC; and the risks associated with taking drugs...read more

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9780716745051, titled "The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide: A Jargon-Free Guide to the Chemicals of Everyday Life" | W H Freeman & Co, November 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: How many top-selling perfumes are made entirely from synthetic chemicals?

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9780716730347, titled "The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide: A Jargon-Free Guide to the Chemicals of Everyday Life" | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Intended as a non-technical reference guide, this book contains information for all those concerned about the impact of chemicals - both natural and synthetic - in their foodstuffs, their lives and the environment.

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By J. Emsley (contributor), R. D. Ernst (contributor), B. J. Hathaway (contributor) and K. D. Warren (contributor)

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9780387134116 | Springer Verlag, September 1, 1984, cover price $75.00 | also contains Philadelphia Phillies: Where Have You Gone
9783540134114 | Springer Verlag, August 1, 1984, cover price $99.00

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9783662157343 | Springer Verlag, August 23, 2014, cover price $99.00

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