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  • Scientific American's Ask the Expertsby Editors of Scientific American

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21

    Why is the night sky dark? How do dolphins sleep without drowning? Why do hangovers occur? Will time travel ever be a reality? What makes a knuckleball appear to flutter? Why are craters always round? There's only one source to turn to for the answers to the most puzzling and thought-provoking questions about the world of science: Scientific American... more...

  • A Look Backby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2012; US$ 5.54

    It's hard to believe 2012 is coming to a close. Lucky for us, this year has seen some amazing science, and in this eBook, we've compiled Scientific American's best stories of 2012 with an eye on content, authorship and news value. Section One kicks off with the award-winners. This year, Scientific American editors received awards from the National... more...

  • From Abuse to Recoveryby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.54

    From Abuse to Recovery: Understanding Addiction by the Editors of Scientific American Addiction is costly on many levels to the individuals affected, their families and society as a whole, but science may soon be able to offer treatment options to make the road to recovery a little smoother. In this eBook, From Abuse to Recovery: Understanding Addiction,... more...

  • Dinosaurs!by Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2014; US$ 5.54

    Terrible lizards. That's what the word "dinosaurs" means. Yet dinosaurs are not true lizards, and they are not necessarily terrible either. In fact, paleontologists have overturned one misconception after another, and in this eBook, "Dinosaurs!", we look at what the latest research tells us and what we still have to learn about these endlessly fascinating... more...

  • Breaking Bad (Habits)by Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2014; US$ 5.54

    Self-improvement is a lifelong quest. We all have things we'd like to change about ourselves, which is why many people make New Year's resolutions. Yet, research shows that only about 8% of resolution-makers achieve their goals. Making personal change is hard, and making changes to established behavior patterns is harder still ? even though the potential... more...

  • Understanding Child Developmentby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2015; US$ 5.54

    How exactly do children become the adults they were meant to be? In this eBook, Understanding Child Development, we investigate this profoundly complicated process from infancy through early childhood (the teenage years will be covered in a separate eBook). Included in this collection are several seminal studies on infant cognition where researchers... more...

  • Eureka! The Science of Geniusby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2015; US$ 5.54

    How do we define genius? For the Mega Society, it means a one-in-a-million level score on an IQ test, which is why the society only has 27 members. Standardized testing to measure intelligence began in the first half of the 20th century, but a high IQ score is only one way to quantify genius. Another is by virtue of extraordinary achievement and... more...

  • Our Furry Friendsby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2015; US$ 5.54

    In the U.S., more than half of households have a pet ? usually more than one. They?re usually considered members of the family, and some of us even call them our ?furry children.? The strength of the human-pet bond tells us as much or more about ourselves as it does about our pets, and in this eBook, Our Furry Friends: The Science of Pets, we... more...

  • 9 to 5by Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2016; US$ 4.61

    Everyday hundreds of millions of people go to work. Hours upon hours are spent at desks, in offices, in meetings, speaking to and collaborating with colleagues. But how many of those hours are productive ones? How can we make the most of those hours and become more successful? Many factors ? personal, professional and psychological ? combine to... more...

  • Ask the Expertsby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2016; US$ 4.61

    Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the longest continuously published magazine in the US and the home of the most exciting authors presenting the most dynamic ideas in science today. As the leading popular source and authority on science, technology, and innovation, Scientific American?s award-winning scientist-authored content engages, educates... more...