(by title)

History / Science-General


How a humble substance helped create a modern world
Staubach, Suzanne

Nature / Science-General / Ecology & Environmental Studies / Nautical

Crab Wars

Scientists, entrepreneurs, and environmentalists collide in a battle over the horseshoe crab and the lucrative biotech industry based on its blood.
Sargent, William


The Dancing Universe

Available again, with a new preface, a physicist's "exceptionally clear summary of 2,500 years of science and a fascinating account of the ways in which it often does intersect with spiritual beliefs" --Kirkus Reviews
Gleiser, Marcelo



A Nobel Laureate’s classic introduction to the study of physics as a liberal art.
Cooper, Leon N.

Science-General / Philosophy

Research Ethics

This reader provides a thorough overview of the ethical dilemmas confronting contemporary research scientists.
Elliott, Deni, and Judy E. Stern, eds.

Science-General / Resource Management

Science and Sustainable Management of the North Sea

This book is the product of a research program that provided the opportunity for natural scientists, socio-economic scientists and lawyers to gather and discuss the North Sea ecosystem.
Calewaert, Jan-Bart & Maes, Frank, eds.

Science-General / Evolution

Sex, Genes & Rock ’n’ Roll

An evolutionary biologist looks at diverse environmental and social problems to show how the basic evolutionary imperative of survival and adaptation shapes our world
Brooks, Rob


A Tear at the Edge of Creation

Includes a new afterword on the discovery of the Higgs Boson
Gleiser, Marcelo

Science-General / Geography & Geology / New England / Juvenile Non-fiction

Under New England

Explores the geology of New England in a colorful and kid-friendly format
Barker, Charles Ferguson

Science-General / Visual Culture

Visual Cultures of Science

A new collection explores the complex role of visual representation in science.
Pauwels, Luc, editor

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