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New Books received June 2015

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

Agriculture  - S Climatology - QC Pharmacology - QV
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

Scientists at war : the ethics of Cold War weapons research / Sarah Bridger.
Q125 .B728 2015.

Historical dictionary of science and technology in modern China / Lawrence R. Sullivan and Nancy Y. Liu.
Q127.C5 S854 2014.

Headstrong : 52 women who changed science--and the world / Rachel Swaby.
Q130 .S93 2015.

The new celebrity scientists : out of the lab and into the limelight / Declan Fahy.
Q141 .F24 2015.

This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress / edited by John Brockman.
Q173 .T54 2015.

It started with Copernicus : vital questions about science / Keith Parsons.
Q174.8 .P37 2014.

Galileo's middle finger : heretics, activists, and the search for justice in
science / Alice Dreger.
Q175.35 .D74 2015.

QB - Astronomy, Cosmology

Galileo's reading / Crystal Hall.
QB36.G2 H35 2013.

Galileo's telescope : a European story / Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota, Franco Giudice ; translated by Catherine Bolton.
QB88 .B8313 2015.

Above the world : stunning satellite images from above Earth : a selection of satellite images / compiled by NPA Group
QB637 .N73 2004.

Pulsating stars / Márcio Catelan and Horace A. Smith.
QB838 .C38 2015.

Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved / Marcia Bartusiak.
QB843.B55 B37 2015.

QC - Physics, Climatology

Einstein : his space and times / Steven Gimbel.
QC16.E5 G53 2015.

Molecules : the elements and the architecture of everything / Theodore Gray ; photographs by Nick Mann.
QC173 .G65897 2014.

The quantum moment : how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty / Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber.
QC174.123 .C74 2014.

Einstein's dice and Schrödinger's cat : how two great minds battled quantum randomness to create a unified theory of physics / Paul Halper.
QC174.17.C45 H35 2015.

Virtual synthesis of nanosystems by design : from first principles to applications / by Liudmila A. Pozhar.
QC176.8.N35 P69 2015.

X-ray diffraction : modern experimental techniques / edited by Oliver H. Seeck, Bridget M. Murphy.
QC482.D5 X75 2015.

From photons to Higgs : a story of light / Moo-Young Han,.
QC793.2 .H36 2014.

Advances in geophysics. vol.56.

Understanding climate change : science, policy, and practice / Sarah L. Burch and Sara E. Harris.
QC903 .B867 2014.

Climate change 2014 : impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability : Working Group II contribution to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / edited by Christopher B. Field, Vicente R. Barros [and 14 others].
QC903 .C443 2014. pt. B.

Climate change 2014 : mitigation of climate change : Working Group III contribution to the Fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / edited by Ottmar Edenhofer [and 15 others].
QC903 .C444 2014.

Climate change, water and agriculture : towards resilient systems.
QC903 .C56352 2014.

Climate, energy, and water : managing trade-offs, seizing opportunities / edited by Jamie Pittock, Karen Hussey and Stephen Dovers.
QC903 .C5648 2015.

Climate justice : vulnerability and protection / Henry Shue.
QC903 .S575 2014.

Climate shock : the economic consequences of a hotter planet / Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman.
QC903 .W34 2015.

The politics of global climate change / Patrick M. Regan.
QC903.2.U6 R44 2015.

Climatology versus pseudoscience : exposing the failed predictions of global warming skeptics / Dana Nuccitelli.
QC981.8.G56 N93 2015.

QD - Chemistry, Biochemistry

The chemistry of alchemy : from dragon's blood to donkey dung, how chemistry was forged / Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf, and Harold Goldwhite.
QD13 .C63 2014.

Chemistry : reading and writing the book of nature / Vincenzo Balzani, Margherita Venturi ; translation by Nick Serpone.
QD31.3 .B3513 2014.

Physical chemistry : a very short introduction / Peter Atkins.
QD453.3 .A855 2014.

The elements : a visual exploration of every known atom in the universe / Theodore Gray ; photographs by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann.
QD466 .G73 2009.

Superhydrophobic surfaces / Russell J. Crawford, Elena P. Ivanova [editors].
QD506 .S78365 2015.

QE - Geology, Paleontology

Earth resources and environmental impacts / Kieran D. O'Hara.
QE26.3 .O33 2014.

Essential maths for geoscientists : an introduction / Paul I. Palmer.
QE33.2.M3 P35 2014.

National Geographic pocket guide to the rocks & minerals of North America / Sarah Garlick.
QE432 .G37 2014.

The encyclopedia of volcanoes / editor-in-chief, Haraldur Sigurdsson.
QE522 .E53 2015.

When the Earth roars : lessons from the history of earthquakes in Japan / Gregory Smits.
QE537.2.J3 S543 2014.

Tikal : paleoecology of an ancient Maya city / edited by David L. Lentz, Vernon L. Scarborough.
QE720.2.G9 T55 2015.

QH - Biology, Ecology, Genetics

Ian McTaggart-Cowan : the legacy of a pioneering biologist, educator and conservationist / Ronald D. Jakimchuk, R. Wayne Campbell & Dennis A. Demarchi.
QH31.M388 J35 2015.

Protecting the wild : parks and wilderness, the foundation for conservation / edited by George Wuerthner, Eileen Crist, and Tom Butler.
QH75 .P796 2015.

The biology of African savannahs / Bryan Shorrocks and William Bates.
QH194 .S46 2015.

Mathematics for the life sciences / Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart, Louis J. Gross.
QH323.5 .B63 2014.

The care of life : transdisciplinary perspectives in bioethics and biopolitics / edited by Miguel de Beistegui, Giuseppe Bianco and Marjorie Gracieuse.
QH332 .C368 2015.

Global bioethics and human rights : contemporary issues / edited by Wanda Teays, John-Stewart Gordon, and Alison Dundes Renteln.
QH332 .G5626 2014.

The new wild : why invasive species will be nature's salvation / Fred Pearce.
QH353 .P43 2015.

Essential readings in evolutionary biology / edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise.
QH361 .E87 2014.

The next species : the future of evolution in the aftermath of man / Michael Tennesen.
QH366.2 .T465 2015.

A new history of life : the radical new discoveries about the origins and
evolution of life on earth / Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink.
QH366.2 .W373 2015.

The recombinant university : genetic engineering and the emergence of Stanford biotechnology / Doogab Yi.
QH442 .Y54 2015.

The developing genome : an introduction to behavioral epigenetics / David S. Moore.
QH450 .M68 2015.

Hope on Earth : a conversation / Paul R. Ehrlich & Michael Charles Tobias.
QH541.145 .H665 2014.

Counting species : biodiversity in global environmental politics / Rafi Youatt.
QH541.15.B56 Y68 2015.

Coastal wetlands of the world : geology, ecology, distribution and applications / David B. Scott, Jennifer Frail-Gauthier and Petra J. Mudie.
QH541.5.M3 S36 2014.

Shallow subterranean habitats : ecology, evolution, and conservation / David C. Culver, Tanja Pipan.
QH541.5.U55 C85 2014.

Membrane structural biology : with biochemical and biophysical foundations / Mary Luckey.
QH601 .L75 2014.

QK - Botany

Fruits of Eden : David Fairchild and America's plant hunters / Amanda Harris.
QK31.F2 H37 2015.

Freshwater dinoflagellates of North America / Susan Carty.
QK569.D56 C37 2014.

Fungi from different substrates / edited by J.K. Misra, et al.
QK603 .F96 2015.

Mushrooms of the Midwest / Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven.
QK605.5.M53 K86 2014.

The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history / Thor Hanson.
QK661 .H36 2015.

An integrative approach to successional dynamics : tempo and mode of vegetation change / Scott J. Meiners, Mary L. Cadenasso.
QK910 .M45 2015.

QL - Zoology

Elephants are not picked from trees : animal biographies in Gothenburg Natural History Museum / Liv Emma Thorsen.
QL71.S82 G68 2014.

Infested : how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world / Brooke Borel.
QL523.C6 B67 2015.

National Geographic complete birds of North America / edited by Jonathan Alderfer et al.
QL681 .N28 2014.

Sea otter conservation / edited by Shawn E. Larson, James L. Bodkin, Glenn R. VanBlaricom.
QL737.C25 S37 2015.

Elephant don : the politics of a pachyderm posse / Caitlin O'Connell.
QL737.P98 O256 2015.

The poacher's moon : a true story of life, death, love and survival in Africa /Richard Peirce.
QL737.U63 P43 2014.

Sentience and animal welfare / Donald M. Broom.
QL785.27 .B76 2014.

QM - QP Anatomy - Physiology

Neuroscience : exploring the brain / Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A. Paradiso.
QP355.2 .B42 2016.

Thinking about thinking : cognition, science, and psychotherapy / Philip E. McDowell.
QP360.5 . M38 2015.

How flavor works : the science of taste and aroma / Nak-Eon Choi, Jung H. Han.
QP456 .C477 2015.

Visual ecology / Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant.
QP475 .C76 2014.

Signal transduction : principles, pathways, and processes/ edited by Lewis C. Cantley, Richard Sever, Jeremy Thorner.
QP517.C45 S534 2014.

QR - QW Microbiology, Virology, Pharmacology

Microbiology : principles and explorations / Jacquelyn G. Black, Laura Black.
QR41.2 .B58 2015.

R - Medicine, Neuroscience

Career options for biomedical scientists / edited by Kaaren Janssen.
R852 .C37 2015.

The big necessity : the unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters / Rose George.
RA567 .G46 2008.

The future of the brain : essays by the world's leading neuroscientists / editedby Gary Marcus and Jeremy Freeman.
RC341 .F88 2015.

Drugs of abuse : pharmacology and molecular mechanisms / Sherrel G. Howard.
RC564 .H683 2014.

Brain-robbers : how alcohol, cocaine, nicotine, and opiates have changed human history / Frances R. Frankenburg.
RC564 .F73 2014.

The ADHD explosion : myths, medication, money, and today's push for performance / Stephen P. Hinshaw, Richard M. Scheffler.
RJ506.H9 H57 2014.

Becoming vegan : the complete reference to plant-based nutrition / Brenda Davis, Vesanto Melina.
RM236 .D38 2014.

Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues / Martin J. Blaser.
RM267 .B57 2015.

The antibiotic era : reform, resistance, and the pursuit of a rational
therapeutics / Scott H. Podolsky.
RM267 .P63 2015.

Hallelujah moments : tales of drug discovery / Eugene H. Cordes.
RM301.25 .C67 2014.

The bitterest pills : the troubling story of antipsychotic drugs / Joanna Moncrieff.
RM333.5 .M66 2013.

S - Agriculture, Soil Science

Advances in agronomy. vol. 131.

Agriculture and the Confederacy : policy, productivity, and power in the Civil War South / R. Douglas Hurt.
S445 .H87 2015.

Traditional arid lands agriculture : understanding the past for the future / edited by Scott E. Ingram and Robert C. Hunt.
S448 .T73 2015.

Farming the woods : an integrated permaculture approach to growing food and medicinals in temperate forests / Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel.
S494.5.P47 M83 2014.

Seven flowers and how they shaped our world / Jennifer Potter.
SB404.5 .P68 2015.

Urban forests, trees, and greenspace : a political ecology perspective / edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, and Sadia Butt.
SB436 .U735 2015.

Biopesticides handbook / edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore.
SB951.145.N37 B55 2015.

T - Technology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Southern waters : the limits to abundance / Craig E. Colten.
TD223.5 .C65 2014.

Fire and ice : soot, solidarity, and survival on the roof of the world /
Jonathan Mingle.
TD885.5.C3 M56 2015.

Advances in imaging and electron physics. vol.188 2015.

Space invaders : how robotic spacecraft explore the solar system / Michel van Pelt.
TL797 .P46 2006.

Spacesuit : fashioning Apollo / Nicholas de Monchaux.
TL1550 .D46 2011.

Riches to rust : a guide to mining in the old west / by Eric Twitty.
TN23.6 .T96 2002.

Chemical processes for a sustainable future / edited by Trevor M. Letcher, Janet L. Scott, Darrell A. Patterson.
TP155.7 .C444 2015.

Handbook of alternative fuel technologies / edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, and Sudarshan K. Loyalka.
TP318 .H28285 2015.

The chemistry of food / Jan Velíšek.
TP372.5 .V4513 2014.

Building the H bomb : a personal history / Kenneth W Ford.
UG1282.A8 F67 2015.

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:
June 15, 2015