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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…
A Crop of Lies
Amazon Bestselling Author Jeba Smith debuts retired Navy SEAL Henry Dolan as a man who many suspect is up to something untoward as he supposedly farms his West Texas ranch. But nobody rightly knows what that is. The truth will shock them to the core.
The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and ...
Columbia University Press
Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combines with nature to engineer biological diversity. Surveying the twenty-year history of the field while also highlighting its latest findings and innovations, this volume provides a readily ...
The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our ...
Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying. This new book from the Council for Responsible Genetics gathers the best, most thought-provoking essays by the leading scientists, science writers, and public ...
Human Heredity: Principles and Issues
HUMAN HEREDITY presents the concepts of human genetics in clear, concise language and provides relevant examples that you can apply to yourself, your family, and your work environment. Author Michael Cummings explains the origin, nature, and amount of genetic diversity present in the human population and how that diversity has been shaped by natural selection. The artwork and accompanying media visually support the material by teaching rather ...
Slipping the Past
Decadent Publishing Company, LLC, 2014
Some love affairs last a lifetime…others never end. Fifty years into the future, if you’re one of the damned, you don’t run for your life, you run to save your soul. Jocelyn Miller is wanted for crimes she committed before she was born. Homeless, blind, and out in the elements on one of the coldest nights of the year, her desperation results in a bad decision. When Jocelyn and her brother Nate rob a convenience store, Jocelyn comes ...
Crocodile Tears (Alex Rider Book 8)
A charity broker con artist has raised millions of dollars in donations, only to invest them in a form of genetically modified corn that has the power to release an airborne strain of virus so powerful it can knock out an entire country in one windy day. A catastrophe so far-reaching that it would raise millions of dollars more in charitable donations, all of which would be embezzled by one man. The antidote? Alex Rider, of course, who survives ...
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, ...
Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods
Jeffrey M. Smith
Eating genetically modified food is gambling with every bite. The biotech industry's claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe is shattered in this groundbreaking book. Sixty-five health risks of the foods that Americans eat every day are presented in easy-to-read two-page spreads. The left page is designed for the quick scanning reader; it includes bullets, illustrations, and quotes. The right side offers fully referenced text, ...
Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered ...
Jeffrey M. Smith
Without knowing it, Americans eat genetically modified (GM) food everyday. While the food and chemical industries claim that GMO food is safe, a considerable amount of evidence shows otherwise. In Seeds of Deception , Jeffrey Smith, a former executive with the leading independent laboratory testing for GM presence in foods, documents these serious health dangers and explains how corporate influence and government collusion have been used to ...
GMO Free Diet: How to stay healthy by identifying and avoiding dangerous foods (genetically modified ...
Digital Direct Publishing, 2013
Nourish your body with healthy foods using this Amazon Bestseller - GMO Free Diet You’re about to discover how to identify and avoid these dangerous and controversial foods from your diet completely. GMO's (Genetically Modified Organisms) are everywhere. Banned in many countries all over the world including Japan, Australia, and the UK, GMO foods are abundant in the United States. Over 75% of foods sold in supermarkets contain GMO's. ...
The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America , which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects ...
Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
South End Press
Contents Introduction Chapter 1 The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply Chapter 2 Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food Cultures Chapter 3 The Stolen Harvest Under the Sea Chapter 4 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows Chapter 5 The Stolen Harvest of Seed Chapter 6 Genetic Engineering and Food Security Chapter 7 Reclaiming Food Democracy
The Unhealthy Truth: One Mother's Shocking Investigation into the Dangers of America's Food Supply-- and What ...
Robyn O’Brien is not the most likely candidate for an antiestablishment crusade. A Houston native from a conservative family, this MBA and married mother of four was not someone who gave much thought to misguided government agencies and chemicals in our food—until the day her youngest daughter had a violent allergic reaction to eggs, and everything changed. The Unhealthy Truth is both the story of how one brave woman chose to take on the ...
Seeds of Deception & GMO Trilogy (Book & DVD Bundle)
Jeffrey M. Smith
Now Jeffrey M. Smith's best-selling book is paired with a new DVD and CD set that shows how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) put our health and environment at risk. This set will impact consumer perceptions and buying habits. DVD 1: Unnatural Selection This stunning, award-winning documentary by Bertram Verhaag and Gabriele Kröber reveals harsh consequences of genetic engineering on three continents. Vandana Shiva, Andrew Kimbrell, ...
Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food
Pamela C. Ronald
R. W. Adamchak
Oxford University Press
By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased food production. Written as part memoir, part instruction, and part contemplation, ...
Never Be Sick Again: Health Is a Choice, Learn How to Choose It
One day Raymond Francis, a chemist and a graduate of MIT, found himself in a hospital, battling for his life. The diagnosis: acute chemical hepatitis, chronic fatigue, multiple chemical sensitivities, and several autoimmune syndromes, causing him to suffer fatigue, dizziness, impaired memory, heart palpitations, diarrhea, numbness, seizures and numerous other ailments. Knowing death was imminent unless he took action, Francis decided to research ...
The Strongest Boy in the World, Updated and Expanded: How Genetic Information is Reshaping Our Lives, Updated ...
Philip R. Reilly
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
This updated edition of Philip Reilly's highly praised and provocative book has been expanded to include an essay about the fast-moving and controversial field of personal genomics. In the essay, Reilly explains how new, cutting-edge technologies have facilitated the rapid discovery of genetic markers associated with ailments such as macular degeneration, heart disease, and schizophrenia. He describes how the same powerful technologies can be ...
Layla Dog Press, 2013
The Resistance Has Begun. Remy Alexander wants vengeance. When she and her friends discover a clue that could help reveal the truth behind the massacre that claimed her sister's life, she may finally get her chance. Valerian Orlean wants answers. Why the girl he was in love with disappeared three years ago. Why she joined the Resistance - a covert organization sworn to destroy everything he believes in. When he is appointed to lead a ...
Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®
Oxford University Press
The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is also safe, nutritious, fresh, and grown by local farmers using fewer chemicals. Heavily subsidized and underregulated commercial farmers are facing stronger push back from environmentalists and consumer activists, and food companies are under the microscope. ...
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