Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary by Larrañaga, Lewis & Lewis EdsSignificant expansion of both chemical and biochemical terms including the addition of biochemical terms in the emerging fields in biology and biological engineering such as synthetic biology,& ;highlighting the merging of the sciences of chemistry and biology Updates and expands the extensive data on chemicals, trade name products, and chemistry-related definitions
The Disappearing Spoon by Sam KeanFrom New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table.
Call Number: QD466.K37 2010
Publication Date: 2011
Seven Elements That Changed the World by John BrowneWith carbon we access heat, light and mobility at the flick of a switch, while silicon enables us to communicate across the globe in an instant. Yet our use of the Earth's mineral resources is not always for the benefit of humankind--our relationship with the elements is one of great ambivalence.
The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah BlumBlum draws from highly original research to track the fascinating, perilous days when a pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime.
Call Number: HV6555.U62 N373 2010
Publication Date: 2010
A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life by Ben McFarlandA World From Dust describes how a set of chemical rules combined with the principles of evolution in order to create an environment in which life as we know it could unfold. Beginning with simple mathematics, these predictable rules led to the advent of the planet itself, as well as cells, organs and organelles, ecosystems, and increasingly complex life forms.
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