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  1. Book ImageA Cabinet of Medical Curiosities

    Jan Bondeson

    "Dr. Bondeson dissects a dozen . . . examples of human credulity with the scalpel of a forensic historian, and the result is a colorful collection of true detective stories." — Richard D. AltickMore

  2. Book ImageCalculations in Chemistry: An Introduction

    Donald J. Dahm, Eric A. Nelson

    Second Edition

    Helps students overcome the biggest barrier to their success in chemistry: math.More

  3. Book ImageCase Studies in Cancer

    Richard J. Lee, Jeremy S. Abramson, Richard A. Goldsby

    A case-based approach to cancer biologyMore

  4. Book ImageCats' Paws and Catapults: Mechanical Worlds of Nature and People

    Steven Vogel, Kathryn K. Davis

    "Full of ideas and well-explained principles that will bring new understanding of everyday things to both scientists and non-scientists alike."—R. McNeill Alexander, NatureMore

  5. Book ImageCelestial Navigation

    Jeff Toghill

    To the uninitiated, celestial navigation appears to be a somewhat frightening exercise in mathematics.More

  6. Book ImageCell of Cells: The Global Race to Capture and Control the Stem Cell

    Cynthia Fox

    Positioned at the cutting edge of science, Cell of Cells charts the international race to utilize the stem cell.More

  7. Book ImageCharles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism, 1861-1864

    Marsha Driscoll, Elizabeth E. Dunn, Dann Siems, Et Al.

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Charles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism thrusts students into the intellectual ferment of Victorian England just after publication of The Origin of Species.More

  8. Book ImageChemConnections Activity Workbook

    Sharon Anthony, Kevin L. Braun, Heather Mernitz

    Make chemistry memorable: choose from fifty-nine collaborative activities that will make your general chemistry lecture, recitation, homework, or lab more relevant, interactive, and collaborative.More

  9. Book ImageChemConnections: Build a Better CD Player: How Can You Get Blue Light from a Solid?

    Herbert Beall, Dean J. Campbell, Arthur B. Ellis, Et Al.

    This module challenges students to think about a question in materials design—how to get light out of a solid.More

  10. Book ImageChemConnections: Computer Chip Thermochemistry: How Can We Create an Integrated Circuit from Sand?

    Susan E. Kegley, Jennifer G. Loeser, Marco Molinaro, Et Al.

    The fabrication of integrated circuits on silicon-based semiconductors is used to introduce students to the rapidly growing industry of semiconductor processing. Enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy are introduced sequentially as the various fabrication steps are considered.More

  11. Book ImageChemConnections: How Can We Reduce Air Pollution from Automobiles?

    Howard Drossman, Wayne Tikkanen, Sandra Laursen

    ChemConnections modules cover a broad range of chemical topics and supply research-base, classroom-tested, active learning strategies that guide students through the scientific process.More

  12. Book ImageChemConnections: How Could Life Have Arisen on Earth?

    Jason Dworkin, Paul G. Jasien, Matthew Levy, Et Al.

    Major events in the origin and evolution of life are examined from a chemical perspective, including the formation of the solar system, the first reproducing molecules, the evolution of metabolism, and the search for extraterrestrial life.More

  13. Book ImageChemConnections: How Do We Get from Bonds to Bags, Bottles, and Backpacks?

    Sharon Anthony, Karen Harding

    This module is designed to help students learn about chemical bonding, polarity, intermolecular forces, and the impact of chemical structure on the properties of materials by focusing on polymers.More

  14. Book ImageChemConnections: Water Treatment: How Can We Make Our Water Safe to Drink?

    Susan E. Kegley, Doug Landfear, David Jenkins, Et Al.

    Second Edition

    ChemConnections modules cover a broad range of chemical topics and supply research-base, classroom-tested, active learning strategies that guide students through the scientific process.More

  15. Book ImageThe Chemical Tree: A History of Chemistry

    William H. Brock

    From alchemy to industry, a synthetic history of chemistry through the ages.More

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