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Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan; Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan (Illustrator); Gallagher, Michael
Call Number:
GN 623.45119 F4216t 2012
Description:

Named after the first atomic bomb detonated at a test site named Trinity, this historical narrative details the science behind and people involved in the race to build it.

What Is Life?: Investigating the Nature of Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology
Artist/Author/Cast:
Regis, Ed
Call Number:
570.1 R3374w 2009
Description:

Modern science can do many things, but what are the social repercussions of DNA and stem cell research? Juxtaposed with social consequences, this book explores developments in DNA science.

Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You`d Only Ask a Doctor after Your Third Martini
Artist/Author/Cast:
Leyner, Mark; Goldberg, Billy
Call Number:
610 L6842w 2005
Description:

Ever wonder if coffee stunts your growth or why when you eat something cold you get a freeze headache? This book humorously explores the curiosities of the human body.

Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Artist/Author/Cast:
Shubin, Neil
Call Number:
611 S5622y 2008
Description:

This books explores the role of DNA in evolution. Paleontologist Shubin uses ancient fish bones and fossils as a launch pad to explain evolution.

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