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This is your brain on puzzles. A leading neuroscientist and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal how solving puzzles improves your brain function. It's no secret that puzzles are fun to solve. But when Dr. Richard Restak, a respected neurosci...

The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind

In hundreds of watersheds and communities across the United States, conservation is being reinvented and invigorated by collaborative efforts between federal, state, and local governments working with nongovernmental organizations and private land...

Conservation for a New Generation: Redefining Natural Resources Management

Electrons and ions have been used for over 40 years as probes to investigate the fascinating properties of helium liquids. The study of the transport properties of microscopic charge carriers sheds light on superfluidity, on quantum hydrodynamics,...

Electrons and Ions in Liquid Helium (International Series of Monographs on Physics)

Linus Pauling wrote a series of over 800 scientific papers spanning a wide range of fields, some of which he himself initiated. This is volume one in a set of two detailing some of his most important writings in the fields of quantum mechanics, ch...

Linus Pauling: Selected Scientific Papers (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Chemistry)

This work offers an assessment and analysis of the way in which human factors function in the flight situation, with regard to pilots and aircraft staff. The author was formerly the Human Factors Consultant to KLM.

Human Factors in Flight

Programmed cell death is a common pattern of growth and development in both animals and plants. However, programmed cell death and related processes are not as generally recognized as central to plant growth. This is changing fast and is becoming ...

Plant Cell Death Processes

There are nearly 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America alone, and identifying them can sometimes be a daunting task. In fact, in just the twenty years since publication of the first edition of the Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater F...

Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, Second Edition (Peterson Field Guides)

This book provides a solid foundation in introductory biostatistics with up-to-date methods, lucid explanations, and a modern approach. Explains commonly used biostatistical methods, such as odds and risk ratios, and Fisher's exact test, in a clea...

Biostatistics for the Health Sciences

This book gives a new insight of Mars by adopting an original outline based on history rather than on subtopic (atmosphere, surface, interior). It focuses on the past and present evolution of Mars and also incorporates all the recent results from ...

Planet Mars: Story of Another World (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Astronomy)

One Hundred Flowers features 100 exquisite colour portraits of dahlias, roses, anemones, poppies, pansies, orchids, tulips, azaleas, peonies, and other flowers in luscious detail. Each variety is coupled with a brief description, including tips ab...

One Hundred Flowers

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