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  • A Crack in Creation
    A Crack in Creation (English, Hardback) Jennifer A Doudna

    A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril.

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  • Why the Wheel is Round
    Why the Wheel is Round (English, Hardback) Steven Vogel

    The human body is an assemblage of parts that don't fully rotate. Anyone who has sprained an ankle, torn a rotator cuff, or tried to view behind them in an owl-like fashion can attest to the limits of human design. And these limitations pervade natural systems. With the exception of flagella, true wheels don't exist in the natural world. There are two modes of locomotionthe first is simple rolling, and the second is fixed rotation, such as a wheel or propeller. Humans have a created a world of that relies on rotationmany objects that require human muscle to move, from the knobs on a stove, to a steering wheel, to the track ball on a computer mouse. To the mind of a biomechanist, this point of connection between the human muscular-skeletal system and the world in which we use it to navigate is a terrain for marrying human functioning, development, and history. Cranks and Cranes does just that. Steven Vogel employs his love of history and his remarkable understanding of how things work to look at wheels and other rotational devices and how they are powered by the muscle and skeletal systems of humans and other domesticated animals.

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  • My Inventions
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla $11.75
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  • Hidden Figures
    Hidden Figures (English, CD-Audio) Margot Lee Shetterly $32.00 $39.99
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  • Engineering Victory
    Engineering Victory (English, Hardback) Thomas F. Army

    He reveals massive logistical operations as critical in determining the war's outcome.

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  • Ponderables, Engineering
    Ponderables, Engineering (English, Hardback) Tom Jackson

    Here is the essential guide to engineering, an authoritative reference book and timeline about how technology has given shape to our civilization. Engineering predates humanity; Homo habilis was knapping hand axes from st-sized ints more than a thousand centuries before the dawn of modern humans.

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  • Fatal Flight
    Fatal Flight (Hardback) Bill Hammack $30.82 $35.00
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  • Lab Girl
    Lab Girl (English, Paperback) Hope Jahren

    National Best Seller...

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  • The Undoing Project
    The Undoing Project (English, CD-Audio) Professor Michael Lewis

    Bestselling author Michael Lewis examines how a Nobel Prize?winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality....

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  • A Portable Cosmos
    A Portable Cosmos (English, Hardback) Alexander Jones

    The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as the Greeks understood it. Reflecting the most recent researches, A Portable Cosmos presents it as a gateway to Greek astronomy and technology and their place in Greco-Roman society and thought.

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  • My Inventions
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    An Unabridged Edition with All 6 Chapters to include: My Early Life - How Tesla Conceived the Rotary Magnetic Field - The Discovery of the Tesla Coil & Transformer

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  • Leonardo to the Internet
    Leonardo to the Internet (English, Paperback) Thomas J. Misa

    A history of the relationship between technology and society over the past 500 years. Spanning the preindustrial past, the age of scientific, political, and industrial revolutions, as well as the more recent eras of imperialism, modernism, and global security, it evaluates what the author calls "the question of technology".

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  • The Cybernetics Moment
    The Cybernetics Moment (English, Hardback) Ronald R. Kline

    Ultimately, he reveals the crucial role played by the cybernetics moment-when cybernetics and information theory were seen as universal sciences-in setting the stage for our current preoccupation with information technologies.

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  • Junkyards, Gearheads, and Rust
    Junkyards, Gearheads, and Rust (English, Hardback) David N. Lucsko

    By examining how cars are salvaged, repurposed, and restored, this book demonstrates that the history of the automobile is much more than a running catalog of showroom novelties.

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  • The Model T
    The Model T (English, Paperback) Robert Casey

    Richly illustrated with archival photos from The Henry Ford, The Model T is the definitive history of an iconographic piece of American technology.

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  • Powering the Luftwaffe
    Powering the Luftwaffe (English, Paperback) Jason R Wisniewski

    Aviation technology progressed by leaps and bounds during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Although much of this was due to advances in airframe design, much less appreciated is the role of aero engine development. This book focuses on this aspect, particularly German piston aero engine design and development, which has been generally under researched and under published compared to Allied piston...

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  • Whoosh!
    Whoosh! (English, Hardback) Chris Barton

    A cool idea with a big splash...

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  • Machine Learning
    Machine Learning (English, Paperback) Ethem Alpaydin

    Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use every day, from product recommendations to voice recognition -- as well as some we don't yet use everyday, including driverless cars. It is the basis of the new approach in computing where we do not write programs but collect data; the idea is to learn the algorithms for the tasks automatically from data. As computing devices grow...

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  • Science and Technology in World History
    Science and Technology in World History (English, Paperback) James E. McClellan, Harold Dorn

    Facts and figures have been thoroughly updated and the work includes a comprehensive Guide to Resources, incorporating the major published literature along with a vetted list of websites and Internet resources for students and lay readers.

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