books about: experiment
In the Shadow of Man
This best-selling classic tells the story of one of the world's greatest scientific adventures. Jane Goodall was a young secretarial school graduate when the legendary Louis Leakey chose her to undertake a landmark study of chimpanzees in the wild. In the Shadow of Man is an absorbing account of her early years at Gombe Stream Reserve, telling us of the remarkable discoveries she made as she got to know the chimps and they got to know her. This ...
The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Genetic Mystery, a Lethal Cancer, and the Improbable Invention of a Lifesaving ...
Philadelphia, 1959: A scientist scrutinizing a single human cell under a microscope detects a missing piece of DNA. That scientist, David Hungerford, had no way of knowing that he had stumbled upon the starting point of modern cancer research— the Philadelphia chromosome. It would take doctors and researchers around the world more than three decades to unravel the implications of this landmark discovery. In 1990, the Philadelphia chromosome ...
Glenn J Soucy, 2014
In the damp, dark forest of northern Maine, a secret that was buried for decades becomes exposed. Jeremy was five years old and playing in the thick forest, when he fell into a forgotten tunnel. The old passage was left over from WWII; when the USA was trying to create the Master Race with DNA alterations. The chemicals were still there, mixing with flood waters, and only becoming stronger. Jeremy is rescued from the tunnel, and spends ...
From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose…Bestselling author Dean Koontz presents his most terrifying, dramatic and moving novel: The explosive story of a man and a woman, caught in a relentless storm of mankind’s darkest creation…
The Dex-Files (Experiment in Terror #5.7)
Metal Blonde Books, 2012
Warning - The Dex-Files contains harsh language and graphic sexual scenes suitable for readers 18 yrs of age and older. It also contains numerous spoilers for the Experiment in Terror Series and is recommended to those who have read books all the novels in the series (including Old Blood) The truth is out there... The Dex-Files is a compilation novel that accompanies the Experiment in Terror Series. In the Dex-Files we find a variety of scenes ...
Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror #9)
Metal Blonde Books, 2014
(New to this angsty, sexy, scary romance series? Start with book #1, Darkhouse, FREE on Amazon and other retailers. Warning: this series contains harsh language, violence, gore and sexual scenes of a graphic nature - reader discretion is advised) **The dramatic conclusion to the Experiment in Terror Series.** Perry Palomino and Dex Foray. On their own, they’re uniquely brilliant. Together, they’re an unstoppable team. Until now. ...
Lying Season (Experiment in Terror #4)
Metal Blonde Books, 2011
Amateur ghost-hunter Perry Palomino has battled ghosts, fought off skinwalkers and skirted the fine line between life and death. But can she survive bunking down in Seattle for a week with her partner (and man she secretly loves) Dex and his perfect girlfriend, Jennifer? And can she do so while being tormented by a malicious spirit from Dex’s increasingly shady past? With love and life in the balance, Perry must ...
Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond
Martin A. Lee
Few events have had a more profound impact on the social and cultural upheavals of the Sixties than the psychedelic revolution spawned by the spread of LSD. This book for the first time tells the full and astounding storypart of it hidden till now in secret Government filesof the role the mind-altering drug played in our recent turbulent history and the continuing influence it has on our time. And what a story it is, beginning with LSD’s ...
Into the Hollow (Experiment in Terror #6)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Perry Palomino has fought her demons – and won – but the battle is far from over. She’s now left broken and on her own, leaving behind her life and family in Portland to focus on giving Dex Foray – and the Experiment in Terror show – a second chance. But their past mistakes continue to tease and test their relationship, as does the wild and desolate terrain of the Canadian Rockies. The snow-covered peaks and ravenous forests hide an ...
Ashes to Ashes (Experiment in Terror #8)
Metal Blonde Books, 2013
It’s been two months since Perry Palomino and Dex Foray’s relationship reached a new turning point, two months since Perry started a new life in Seattle, and two months since their Experiment in Terror show took on a new partner, ex-Wine Babe Rebecca Sims, and found a new level of success. But whenever there is light in their lives, the madness still has a way of coming back in. When the team is sent back to the stormy Oregon coast to ...
The Experiment: Discover a Revolutionary Way to Manage Stress and Achieve Work-Life Balance (The Experiments ...
Executive Joy! Publishing, 2014
** #1 Bestselling Book in Creativity and Business Leadership Training ** Learn transformational life skills in this exciting new modern business fable by acclaimed expert R. Michael Anderson. Stressed? Overwhelmed? Burned Out? Dennis is living on the edge. His business is struggling, he's separated from his wife and kids, and he's in utter turmoil because he can't see a way out... Until he meets a coach named Robert. Skeptical at first, ...
Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun
Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2010
From the creator of the mentos soda geyser--the viral video sensation--comes a collection of outrageously entertaining science experiments and cool tricks guaranteed to get ooohs and ahhhs! Author, celebrity teacher and science guy Steve Spangler teaches you how to transform the ordinary into the amazing as you make everyday items ooze, bubble, fizz, and pop! Make people wonder . . . How did you do that? From flying toilet paper to trash can ...
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition
Dial Books for Young Readers
When fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, let alone school, William spent his days in the library . . . and figured out how to bring electricity to his village. Persevering against the odds, William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind. Lyrically told and gloriously ...
Strength to Love
Martin Luther King Jr
"If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love." So wrote Coretta Scott King. She continued: "I believe it is because this book best explains the central element of Martin Luther King, Jr.' s philosophy of nonviolence: His belief in a divine, loving presence that binds all life. That insight, luminously conveyed in this classic text, here presented in a ...
Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family's Experiment with Holy Time (The Young Clergy Women Project)
Rev. MaryAnn McKibben-Dana
"A 'must-read' for 2013." -Ministry Matters "Life felt like a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle with 600 pieces." So writes MaryAnn McKibben Dana in the introduction of her book. As she considered her family's frenetic suburban existence--a relentless list of work, errands, carpool, dishes, email, bills, yardwork--she knew something had to change. The family faced a choice: to continue at the same frantic pace or to fight back with a ...
Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
John W. Foreman
Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions. But how does one exactly do data science? Do you have to hire one of these priests of the dark arts, the "data scientist," to ...
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living
Paul R. Lipton
Mulberry Harbor Press
No day is ever wasted that can be lived consciously and to the full. 2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. Perhaps partly because both his parents had died when they were young, and because he had already experienced his own serious ...
Eyewitness Workbooks: Rocks and Minerals (DK Eyewitness Books)
Perfect for getting ahead at school or just stimulating children's interest, this groundbreaking series of workbooks leaves the competition in the dust, with exciting subjects, 48 full-color pages, a turn-and-learn info wheel, and special carrying folders. Never before have there been workbooks with so many opportunities for fun and interactive learning! This book helps kids take their knowledge of rocks and minerals to the next level, from ...
The Sage's Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for the Second Half of Life
The Experiment, 2010
The tenth anniversary edition of William Martin’s free-verse interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, written expressly for those coming into the fullness of their wisdom Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching , one of the world’s most widely read books of wisdom, reminds its readers that the sage has been venerated in China for thousands of years. In this free-verse interpretation of the Tao , William Martin subtly and powerfully captures the complex ...
Obedience to Authority
The Dilema of Obedience Obedience is as basic an element in the structure of social life as one can point to. Some system of authority is a requirement of all communal living, and it is only the man dwelling in isolation who is not forced to respond, through defiance or submission, to the commands of others. Obedience, as a determinant of behavior is of particular relevance to our time. It has been reliably established that from 1933 to 1945 ...
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