Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption
Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History
The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief
The Killing Compartments: The Mentality of Mass Murder
Vaccine Science Revisited: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? (The Underground Knowledge Series, #8)
The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World
The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
Influenza: The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History
Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From
Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms--and What to Do Next
  • Give Back the Light by James C. Moore
    Give Back the Light: A Doctor's Relentless Struggle to End Blindness
    Release date: Jan 08, 2019
    A Look at a Legacy

    Faced with potential blindness because of a recurring detached retina, James Moore makes a last attempt to save the sight in his rig
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    Giveaway dates: Feb 06 - Feb 20, 2019

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  • The Secret Wisdom of Nature by Peter Wohlleben
    The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things ― Stories from Science and Observation
    Release date: Mar 05, 2019
    WIN 1 of 5 copies of The Secret Wisdom of Nature—the final book in The Mysteries of Nature trilogy that began with The Hidden Life of Trees.

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  • Hangry by Sarah Fragoso
    Hangry: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy (Including a Customizable Paleo/Mediterranean Plan!)
    Release date: Jun 04, 2019
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  • Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
    The Fifth Risk
    The Only Woman in the Room
    Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    Brief Answers to the Big Questions
    The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery
    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
    Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
    Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    The Overstory
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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    The Origin of Species
    The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
    Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
    The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
    The Grand Design

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    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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