Browse by Subject: Science and Technology

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The Diabetes Epidemic: Controlling, Curing, and Preventing

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When the Seas Rise: Global Changes and Local Impacts

When the Seas Rise takes us on an eye-opening journey from the dying coastal forests, where salt-killed tree trunks stand like sentinels of a retreating army, to the high tide-flooded streets of cities from St. Augustine to Key West. Meet the scientists at the University of Florida--researchers in biology, geology, entomology, horticulture, urban and regional planning, as well as other fields--who, along with other experts around the state, are planning for the sea change already upon us and the greater changes to come.

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The Wind Engineers: Building a Hurricane-Safe House

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Building a Better Tomato: The Quest to Perfect "The Scandalous Fruit"

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Spies and Shuttles: NASA's Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA

In this real life spy saga, James E. David reveals the extensive and largely hidden interactions between NASA and U.S. defense and intelligence departments.

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Non-Native and Invasive Ticks: Threats to Human and Animal Health in the United States

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Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge

First published by NASA in 2000 as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mid-1970s.