The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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Sep 272016
 

Synopsis: The acclaimed author of The Brother Gardeners and Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas continue to influence how we view ourselves and our relationship with the natural world today.
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New science invention kit lets kids create fun bedroom boobytraps

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Aug 262016
 

Think your kid would enjoy a security system for their piggy bank? How about a programmable pop-up puppet to prank their little brother? These are just a couple of the things they can make with the Rule Your Room Kit, a new invention toolbox from …
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Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century

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Jun 132016
 
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This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race—revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases—continues to undermine a just society and promote inequality in a supposedly “post-racial” era. Named one of the ten best black nonfiction books 2011 by AFRO.com, Fatal Invention offers a timely and “provocative analysis” (Nature) of race, science, and politics by one of the nat