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Published June, 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 February, 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 September, 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 March, 2011
By Jane M. Hightower
Publisher: Island Press
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One morning in 2000, Dr Jane Hightower walked into her surgery to find a patient with disturbing symptoms she couldn't explain. The woman was nauseated, tired, and had difficulty concentrating, but a litany of tests revealed no apparent cause. She was not alone.

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