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Product Description: Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, challenges some of the world's greatest scientists, artists, and philosophers to answer a provocative question crucial to our time. In 2014, he asked 175 brilliant minds to ponder: What scientific idea needs to be put aside in order to make room for new ideas to advance? The answers are as surprising as they are illuminating...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

Paperback:

9780062374349 | Perennial, February 17, 2015, cover price $15.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9781494558987 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.
9781494508982 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.

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Product Description: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient. Most cases are, in fact, asymptomatic and beyond the reach of the clinician. The number of reported cases of the disease has increased substantially over recent years, both in developed and developing countries...read more
By Susan Ericksen (narrator)

Hardcover:

9780407013292, titled "Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease" | Butterworth-Heinemann, September 1, 1989, cover price $120.00 | also contains Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease | About this edition: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient.

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Product Description: Meet the biggest superheroes and villains...and find out if you have what it takes to be one Before you can start vanquishing bad guys, it's important to be schooled in saving the world. Packed with quizzes, sidebars, trivia, and more, this sensational book reveals the science behind your favorite superheroes and supervillains and their ultracool devices and weapons, as well as other awesome technologies from the science-fiction realm...read more
By Howstuffworks.com (corporate author)

Paperback:

9781492603177 | Sourcebooks Inc, October 7, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Meet the biggest superheroes and villains.

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Product Description: Hollywood and science have found each other, and seem to have formed the strongest bond to date. The increasing use of science consultants in science fiction and science-themed productions, from comedies like The Big Bang Theory to dramas like Breaking Bad, as well as the creation of the Science and Entertainment Exchange by the National Academy of Sciences, suggests a new level of Interaction between science and entertainment media that will surely benefit both sides...read more
By Sidney Perkowitz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780841228245 | Amer Chemical Society, February 5, 2014, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Hollywood and science have found each other, and seem to have formed the strongest bond to date.

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Product Description: In Strung Together: The Cultural Currency of String Theory as a Scientific Imaginary, Sean Miller examines the cultural currency of string theory, both as part of scientific discourse and beyond it. He demonstrates that the imaginative component of string theory is both integral and indispensable to it as a scientific discourse...read more

Hardcover:

9780472118663 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 18, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In Strung Together: The Cultural Currency of String Theory as a Scientific Imaginary, Sean Miller examines the cultural currency of string theory, both as part of scientific discourse and beyond it.

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Product Description: Brain Culture investigates the American obsession with the health of the brain. The brain has become more than a bodily organ, acquiring a near-mystical status. The message that this organ is the key to everything is everywhere--in self-help books that tell us to work on our brains to achieve happiness and enlightenment, in drug advertisements that promise a few tweaks to our brain chemistry will cure us of our discontents, and in politicians' speeches that tell us that our brains are national resources essential to our economic prosperity...read more

Hardcover:

9780813550121 | Rutgers Univ Pr, June 15, 2011, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Brain Culture investigates the American obsession with the health of the brain.

Paperback:

9780813550138 | Rutgers Univ Pr, June 15, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Brain Culture investigates the American obsession with the health of the brain.

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Product Description: A complete update to the hit book on the real physics at work in comic books, featuring more heroes, more villains, and more science Since 2001, James Kakalios has taught "Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books," a hugely popular university course that generated coast-to-coast media attention for its unique method of explaining complex physics concepts through comics...read more

Hardcover:

9781592401468 | Gotham Books, September 8, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.

Paperback:

9781592405084 | 2 original edition (Avery Pub Group, November 3, 2009), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A complete update to the hit book on the real physics at work in comic books, featuring more heroes, more villains, and more science Since 2001, James Kakalios has taught "Everything I Needed to Know About Physics I Learned from Reading Comic Books," a hugely popular university course that generated coast-to-coast media attention for its unique method of explaining complex physics concepts through comics.
9781592402427 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, September 21, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the science behind the powers of popular comic superheroes and villains illustrates the physics principles underlying the supernatural abilities of such characters as Superman, Magneto, and Spider-Man.

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Product Description: "Once again, Gerald Weissmann, with a firm and easy knowledge of everyone who matters from Auden to Zola, bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between medicine and the muses, with wit, erudition, and, most important, wisdom...read more

Paperback:

9781934137161 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, April 1, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Once again, Gerald Weissmann, with a firm and easy knowledge of everyone who matters from Auden to Zola, bridges the space between science and the humanities, and particularly between medicine and the muses, with wit, erudition, and, most important, wisdom.

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Product Description: What is Mars? From the ancients to the present, we have imagined Mars repeatedly and studied it longingly. As scientific knowledge of Mars has changed, so has the cultural imagination of this celestial neighbors. The earth-centered beginnings of astronomy connected the blood-red planet with the God of War...read more

Hardcover:

9780275987190 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 2005, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: What is Mars?

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Product Description: Spaceships travel through time at lightspeed, piloted by human clones and talking animals. Serious injuries are healed with the wave of a medical gizmo. The media makes it all look easy. Can scientists hope to accomplish such amazing feats in the real world, or are they merely flights of fancy? This book is a fun look at what can, and can't, be achieved with current technology in today's laboratory experiments...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780313318221 | Greenwood Pub Group, May 30, 2002, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Spaceships travel through time at lightspeed, piloted by human clones and talking animals.

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Product Description: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient. Most cases are, in fact, asymptomatic and beyond the reach of the clinician. The number of reported cases of the disease has increased substantially over recent years, both in developed and developing countries...read more

Hardcover:

9780407013292 | Butterworth-Heinemann, September 1, 1989, cover price $120.00 | also contains This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress | About this edition: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient.

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