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Stepping in the Same River Twice Replication in Biological Research
ISBN: HB: 9780300209549, Yale University Press, June 2017
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 38 black&white illus.
An international team of biologists, philosophers, and historians of science explores the critically important process of replication in biological and biomedical research. Without replication, the trustworthiness of scientific research remains in d...
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House of Lost Worlds Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth
ISBN: PB: 9780300226928, ISBN: HB: 9780300211634, Yale University Press, June 2017
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 97 colour illus.
This fascinating book tells the story of how one museum changed ideas about dinosaurs, dynasties, and even the story of life on earth. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, now celebrating its 150th anniversary, has remade the way we see the wo...
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Fine Lines Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300194555, Yale University Press, May 2016
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 75 colour illus., 94 black&white illus.
This landmark book is the first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov's long-neglected contributions as a scientist. Although his literary achievements are renowned, until recently his scientific discoveries were ignored or dismissed by many. Nabokov cr...
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Exploration and Discovery Treasures of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9781933789057, Yale University Press, April 2016
128 pp., 25x15 cm, 150 colour illus.
Founded in 1866 with a generous gift from international financier George Peabody, the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University has for 150 years acquired, studied, protected, and displayed its ever-expanding collections. Among the museum'...
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Naturalists at Sea Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin
ISBN: PB: 9780300205404, ISBN: HB: 9780300180732, Yale University Press, October 2015
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 36 colour illus.
On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the "long eighteenth century", naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports. Lured by intoxicating opportunities to discover exotic and perhaps lucrati...
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Discovering Tuberculosis A Global History, 1900 to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300190298, Yale University Press, August 2015
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Tuberculosis is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases, killing nearly two million people every year, now more than at any other time in history. While the developed world has nearly forgotten about TB, it continues to wreak havoc across mu...
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Private Doubt, Public Dilemma Religion and Science Since Jefferson and Darwin
ISBN: HB: 9780300203677, Yale University Press, July 2015
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Each age has its own crisis-our modern experience of science-religion conflict is not so very different from that experienced by our forebears, Keith Thomson proposes in this thoughtful book. He considers the ideas and writings of Thomas Jefferson an...
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Power of Knowledge How Information and Technology Made the Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9780300208672, ISBN: HB: 9780300167955, Yale University Press, June 2015
448 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Information is power. For more than five hundred years the success or failure of nations has been determined by a country's ability to acquire knowledge and technical skill and transform them into strength and prosperity. Leading historian Jeremy Bla...
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Voyaging in Strange Seas The Great Revolution in Science
ISBN: PB: 9780300212754, Yale University Press, May 2015
336 pp., 25x15 cm, 32 black&white illus.
In 1492 Columbus set out across the Atlantic; in 1776 American colonists declared their independence. Between these two events old authorities collapsed – Luther's Reformation divided churches, and various discoveries revealed the ignorance of the an...
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Jefferson's Shadow The Story of His Science
ISBN: PB: 9780300205930, ISBN: HB: 9780300184037, Yale University Press, June 2014
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Hundreds, even thousands, of books have been written about Thomas Jefferson's many accomplishments as statesman, leader of men, country farmer, inventor, lawyer, architect, and philosopher. But until now, no author has focused on the important role o...
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