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New and Gift Books received Dec. 6, 2019

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Books are listed in call number order, in the following subjects:

Agriculture  - S Climatology - QC Pharmacology - QP
Anatomy  -  QM Ecology  -  QH Physics  -  QC
Astronomy  -  QB Geology  -  QE Physiology   -  QP
Biochemistry  - QD Immunology - QR Science (general, history, philosophy) - Q
Biology  -  QH Medicine  -  RA Technology  -  T
Botany  -  QK Microbiology  -  QR Virology - QR
Chemistry  -  QD Neuroscience   -  RC Zoology   -  QL

Q - Science (General, History, Philosophy) & QA - Mathematics & Computer Science

The Royal Society : and the invention of modern science / Adrian Tinniswood.
Q41 .T56 2019.

Rocks, radio and radar : the extraordinary scientific, social and military life of Elizabeth Alexander / Mary Harris.
Q143.A44 H37 2019.

Chaos in nature / Christophe Letellier.
Q172.5.C45 L478 2019.

The promise of science : essays and lectures from modern scientific pioneers /edited by Lorie Karnath.
Q173 .P96275 2019.

Fraud in the lab : the high stakes of scientific research / Nicolas Chevassus-au-Louis ; translated by Nicholas Elliott.
Q175.37 .C4413 2019.

An instinct for truth : curiosity and the moral character of science / Robert T.Pennock.
Q175.5 .P456 2019.

Theory and best practices in science communication training / edited by Todd P.Newman.
Q223 .T487 2020.

A concise introduction to machine learning / A. C. Faul.
Q325.5 .F38 2020.

A human algorithm : how artificial intelligence is redefining who we are / Flynn Coleman.
Q334.7 .C646 2019.

The promise of artificial intelligence : reckoning and judgment / Brian Cantwell Smith.
Q334.7 .S65 2019.

Cyber-enabled intelligence / edited by Huansheng Ning, Liming Chen, Ata Ullah, Xiong Luo.
Q335 .C93 2020.

QB - Astronomy, Cosmology

Imagined life : a speculative scientific journey among the exoplanets in search of intelligent aliens, ice creatures, and supergravity animals / James Trefil, Michael Summers.
QB54 .T74 2019.

Formation of the first black holes / editors, Muhammad Latif and Dominik Schleicher.
QB843.B55 F6755 2019.

QC - Physics, Climatology

Physics teaching and learning : challenging the paradigm / edited by Dennis W. Sunal, Jonathan T. Shemwell, James W. Harrell, Cynthia S. Sunal.
QC44 .P487 2019.

The making of measure and the promise of sameness / Emanuele Lugli.
QC85 .L84 2019.

Magnifying spacetime : how physics changes with scale / Daniel Coumbe.
QC173.59.S65 C68 2019.

The emergence of spacetime in string theory / Tiziana Vistarini.
QC173.59.S65 V52485 2019.

Something deeply hidden : quantum worlds and the emergence of spacetime / Sean Carroll.
QC174.12 .C365 2019.

Six impossible things : the mystery of the quantum world / John Gribbin.
QC174.12 .G748 2019.

Communication strategies for engaging climate skeptics : religion and the environment / Emma Frances Bloomfield.
QC902.9 .B56 2019.

QD - Chemistry, Biochemistry

Symphony in C : carbon and the evolution of (almost) everything / Robert M. Hazen.
QD181.C1 H39 2019.

QE - Geology, Paleontology

Volcanoes and earthquakes : a guide to our unquiet earth / Chiara Maria Petrone, Roberto Scandone, Alex Whittaker.
QE521.2 .P48 2019.

New England earthquakes : the surprising history of seismic activity in the Northeast / John E. Ebel.
QE535.2.U6 E24 2019.

QH - Biology, Ecology, Genetics

The poetics of natural history / Christoph Irmscher ; with foreword and photographs by Rosamond Purcell.
QH21.U5 I75 2019.

Ecotoxicology of marine organisms / editors, Bernardo Duarte and Isabel Caçador.
QH91.5 .E26 2020.

Edge of awe : experiences of the Malheur-Steens country / edited by Alan L. Contreras ; foreword by William Kittredge ; illustrations by Ursula K. Le Guin.
QH105.O7 E33 2019.

African perspectives on some contemporary bioethics problems / by Godfrey B. Tangwa.
QH332 .T357 2019.

Evolutionary causation : biological and philosophical reflections / edited by Tobias Uller and Kevin N. Laland.
QH360.5 .E9596 2019.

Life finds a way : what evolution teaches us about creativity / Andreas Wagner.
QH360.5 .W34 2019.

Mechanisms of evolution / Börje Ekstig.
QH366.2 .E4947 2019.

Genome chaos : rethinking genetics, evolution, and molecular medicine / Henry H. Heng.
QH442 .H46 2019.

Evolution's clinical guidebook : translating ancient genes into precision medicine / Jules J. Berman.
QH447 .B47 2019.

Membranes to molecular machines : active matter and the remaking of life / Mathias Grote.
QH506 .G768 2019.

Characterization of biological membranes : structure and dynamics / edited by Mu-Ping Nieh, Frederick A. Heberle, John Katsaras.
QH601 .C49 2019.

QK - Botany

Plant systematics : an integrated approach / Gurcharan Singh.
QK95 .S572 2019.

Wild edible underutilized plants : nutritional, antinutritional, and nutraceutical aspects / by V.R. Mohan, P.S. Tresina, A. Doss.
QK98.5.A1 M64 2020.

The way through the woods : on mushrooms and mourning / Long Litt Woon ; translated from the Norwegian by Barbara J. Haveland.
QK617 .L63 2019.

Stress physiology of woody plants / edited by Wenhao Dai.
QK754 .S767 2019.

Plant dormancy : mechanisms, causes and effects / Renato V. Botelho, editor.
QK761 .P5788 2019.

Tropical bioproductivity : origins and distribution in a globalized world / David S. Hammond.
QK936 .H36 2019.

QL - Zoology

Charles Valentine Riley : founder of modern entomology / W. Conner Sorensen, Edward H. Smith, and Janet R. Smith, with Donald C. Weber.
QL31.R5 S67 2018.

Companions in conflict : animals in occupied Palestine / Penny Johnson.
QL333 .J64 2019.

A philosophy of the insect / Jean-Marc Drouin ; translated by Anne Trager.
QL463 .D7513 2019.

For the birds : protecting wildlife through the naturalist gaze / Elizabeth Cherry.
QL677.5 .C44 2019.

Pelican / Barbara Allen.
QL696.P47 A45 2019.

Humans and lions : conflict, conservation and coexistence / Keith Somerville.
QL737.C23 S5837 2020.

Giants of the monsoon forest : living and working with elephants / Jacob Shell.
QL795.E4 S525 2019.

QM-QR - Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Virology  

The body : a guide for occupants / Bill Bryson.
QM23.2 .B79 2019.

Fires of life : endothermy in birds and mammals / Barry Gordon Lovegrove ; foreword by Roger S. Seymour.
QP135 .L68 2019.

Gender and our brains : how new neuroscience explodes the myths of the male and female minds / Gina Rippon.
QP360.5 .R57 2019.

The deep history of ourselves : the four-billion-year story of how we got conscious brains / Joseph LeDoux ; illustrations by Caio da Silva Sorrentino.
QP411 .L43 2019.

R - Medicine, Neuroscience

Rhinovirus infections : rethinking the impact on human health and disease / edited by Nathan Bartlett, Peter Wark, Darryl Knight.
RC114.5 .R45 2019.

S - Agriculture, Organic Farming, Animal Culture

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T - Technology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Clearing the air : the beginning and the end of air pollution / Tim Smedley.
TD883 .S565 2019.

Where are the new books?  The new book area is on the right as you enter the Science Library. Books are displayed on the glass shelves facing outward (toward the science center corridor) and in call number order on the wood shelves below.  All regular circulating books on the new book shelf are available for immediate checkout. Please search OBIS for stacks location and availability if the books are no longer on the new book shelf.

Last updated:
December 06, 2019