AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017), coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Crease on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26795) $10.00

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Features forcing rings open to make polyacetylene. Also stem cell cures, extreme weather driving rapid adaptation, refuges for amphibians, and more. pp425-524.

DAEDALUS: The Next Generation: Work in Progress

Graubard, Stephen R. (editor). Daedalus: The Next Generation: Work in Progress. Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Spring 1999. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26709) $12.00

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Contributors include D. Graham Burnett, Catherine Epstein, Tarek E. Masoud, Douglas McGray, Jamie Frederic Metzl, Samantha Power, Serenella Sferza, Maya Todeshini. 218p. Vol 128, No 2.

ROSTON, E: The Carbon Age: How Life’s Core Element Has Become Civilization’s Greatest Threat

Roston, Eric. The Carbon Age: How Life’s Core Element Has Become Civilization’s Greatest Threat. Walker & Company, 2008. ISBN: 0802715575. Unmarked book. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26669) $12.00

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Charts the science of carbon and makes us aware of the seminal impact carbon has, and has had, on our lives. 310p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Amnesty International Report 2007 The State of the World’s Human Rights

Amnesty International Report 2007 The State of the World’s Human Rights. ISBN: 1887204466. Unmarked text. Maps and illustrations. Documents the state of human rights in 153 countries during 2006. 337p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26661) $24.00

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AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6348, 21 July 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6348, 21 July 2017), cover AAAS Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6348, 21 July 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26616) $10.00

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Features Lymphatic Hydraulics. Also climate engineering, fungal fears for the world’s salamanders, and epigenetics meets cancer’s hallmarks. pp225-328.

FOEI: Sparks of Hope, Fires of Resistance: FOEI Celebrates the Sustainable Path Forward (30th Anniversary Publication

Friends of the Earth. Sparks of Hope, Fires of Resistance: FOEI Celebrates the Sustainable Path Forward (30th Anniversary Publication). Friends of the Earth, 2001. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26596) $15.00

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Illustrated. 44p. Looks at Friends of the Earth’s alternatives to ongoing environmentally and socially destructive trends related to economic globalization.

NAE: Information Technologies and Social Transformation (Series on Technology and Social Priorities)

Information Technologies and Social Transformation (Series on Technology and Social Priorities), book coverNational Academy of Engineering. Information Technologies and Social Transformation (Series on Technology and Social Priorities). National Academies Press, 1985. ISBN: 0309035295. Unmarked text. 173p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26585) $10.00

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Edited by Bruce R. Guile. A collection of papers by scholars of technology and society, based on a National Academy of Engineering symposium, explores the process of mutual adjustment between information technologies and social institutions.

The topics addressed include recent developments and likely futures in information technology, comparison of information technology to historical developments in other technologies, and the interaction of information technology with businesses, homes, property rights in information, and various hierarchies of social organization.

Contributors: John S. Mayo, Melvin Kranzberg, Harlan Cleveland, Anne Wells Branscomb, and others.