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Published August, 2017
By Emily Monosson
Publisher: Island Press
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A hopeful look at our natural defences and the future of food and human health. Emily Monosson explores science's most innovative strategies, from high-tech gene editing to the ancient practice of faecal transplants.

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Published June, 2015
By Dan Fagin
Publisher: Island Press
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Rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, this is an epic of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate avarice and government neglect, and of a few brave individuals who refused to keep silent until the truth was exposed.

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Published April, 2014
By Mark Jerome Walters
Publisher: Island Press
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Every time we sneeze, there seems to be a new form of flu: bird flu, swine flu, Spanish flu, Hong Kong flu, H5N1, and most recently, H5N7. Through human stories and advanced science, the author explores the origins of seven diseases: Mad Cow Disease, HIV/AIDS, Salmonella DT104, Lyme Disease, Hantavirus, West Nile, and new strains of flu.

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Published October, 2013
By Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: Island Press
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Vegan, low fat, low carb, slow carb: Every diet seems to promise a one-size-fits-all solution to health. But they ignore the diversity of human genes and how they interact with what we eat. In this title, a renowned ethnobotanist shows why the perfect diet for one person could be disastrous for another.

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Published May, 2013
By Emily Monosson
Publisher: Island Press
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With BPA in baby bottles, mercury in fish, and lead in computer monitors, the world has become a toxic place. The author traces the development of life's defence systems - the mechanisms that transform, excrete, and stow away potentially harmful chemicals - from over three billion years ago to today.

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Published May, 2012
By Emily Monosson
Publisher: Island Press
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With BPA in baby bottles, mercury in fish, and lead in computer monitors, the world has become a toxic place. The author traces the development of life's defence systems - the mechanisms that transform, excrete, and stow away potentially harmful chemicals - from over three billion years ago to today.

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Published October, 2011
By Howard Frumkin, Richard J. Jackson and Andrew L. Danneberg
Publisher: Island Press
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The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. This title presents a diagnosis of - and offers treatment for - problems related to the built environment. Drawing on the scientific evidence, it imparts practical information, with an emphasis on demonstrated and promising solutions to the problems.

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Published October, 2011
By Howard Frumkin, Richard J. Jackson and Andrew L. Danneberg
Publisher: Island Press
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The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. This title presents a diagnosis of - and offers treatment for - problems related to the built environment. Drawing on the scientific evidence, it imparts practical information, with an emphasis on demonstrated and promising solutions to the problems.

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Published October, 2011
By Elizabeth Grossman
Publisher: Island Press
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Focuses on the hazards of ordinary consumer products. This title shows that for the sake of convenience, efficiency, and short-term safety, we have created synthetic chemicals that fundamentally change, at a molecular level, the way our bodies work and states that consequences range from diabetes to cancer, reproductive and neurological disorders.

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Published November, 2009
By Elizabeth Grossman
Publisher: Island Press
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Each day, headlines warn that baby bottles are leaching dangerous chemicals, nonstick pans are causing infertility, and plastic containers are making us fat. What if rather than toxics, our economy ran on harmless, environmentally-friendly materials? This title tackles the hazards of ordinary consumer products.

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