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Discovery Guides brief you in the basics of a subject and offer recent insights, while providing the technological tools to enhance your understanding.

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> ABC's Of Allergies
> Adelard's Questions and Ockham's Razor: Connections between Medieval Philosophy and Modern Science
> Agricultural Trade
> Alternative Vehicle Fuels
> Alzheimer's Disease: A Family Affair and a Growing Social Problem
> The Anacostia Waterfront Initiative
> Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)
> Aquaculture Impacts on the Environment
> Arsenic: An Abundant Natural Poison
> Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
> Asbestos in the United States: Occurrences, Use and Control
> Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
> The Bad News Bearers: The Most Difficult Assignment in Law Enforcement
> Biofuels: What Place in Our Energy Future?
> Biofouling: It's Not Just Barnacles Anymore
> A Brief History of Copper
> Brownfields: The Financial, Legislative and Social Aspects of the Redevelopment of Contaminated Commercial and Industrial Properties
> Bugs in Our Guts, Not All Bacteria Are Bad: How Probiotics Keep Us Healthy
> Cancer Vaccines
> Capturing the Wind: Power for the 21st Century
> Cassini visits Enceladus: New light on a bright world
> Cars, Light Trucks and CAFE Standards
> The Cassini-Huygens Mission: Lifting the Veil of Secrecy
> Censorship and Controversy in Contemporary Art
> China and the Path to Environmental Sustainability
> Climate Models and Global Climate Change
> Columbia Shuttle Tragedy
> The Death Detectives - the Ultimate Forensic Investigators
> Defining Sustainability, Defining the Future
> Dimethylsulfide Emission: Climate Control by Marine Algae?
> Diffuse Interstellar Bands: A Cosmic Mystery
> Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals
> Domestic Water Conservation: Greywater, Rainwater, and Other Innovations
> The Drain of Public Prison Systems and the Role of Privatization
> Ecotourism: The Promise and Perils of Environmentally-Oriented Travel
> Ebonics: American Shibboleth
> The El Niño Phenomenon: From Understanding to Predicting
> Electricity Efficiency and Deregulation
> The Endangered Species Act
> Environmental Economics: Basic Concepts and Debates
> Environmental Refugees: How Many, How Bad?
> European Fisheries History: Pre-industrial Origins of Overfishing
> Exploring Remote Sensing Through Forestry Applications
> The Expressionist Animal Painter Franz Marc
> Forgive Us Our Trespasses? The Rise of Consumer Debt in Modern America
> From Building Design to Prime Time: Forensic Engineering
> From the Middle Ages to Modern Science
> The Future is Now: U.S. Small Businesses Overcome Export Barriers
> Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?
> Geothermal Energy: Drilling Beneath the Surface of Our Energy Dilemma
> Global Environmental Governance
> Global Oil Supply and United States Energy Policy
> Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Technology and Cars
> Global Warming & the Kyoto Protocol
> God, Humanity, and Nature: Comparative Religious Views of the Environment
> The Golden Age of Jewish American Literature
> Green Buildings: Conserving the Human Habitat
> Grid Computation: the Fastest Super Computer in the World
> Hidden Histories: the Story of Sustainable Design
> Highways and Environmental Impact
> Hydrogen Storage
> Hydrothermal Vent Communities
> Ice Core Proxy Methods for Tracking Climate Change
> India and the Path to Environmental Sustainability
> Internet Publishing and Digital Rights: The Changing Balance between Access and Ownership
> An Introduction to Breakaway Regions of the Former Soviet Union
> Language Origins: Did Language Evolve Like the Vertebrate Eye, or Was It More Like Bird Feathers?
> Linguistics and the Law
> Lost in Cyberspace:The BBC Domesday Project and the Challenge of Digital Preservation
> Management of National Parks
> The Medicolegal Death Investigator: An Evolution in Crime Scene Investigations Relating to Unexpected Deaths
> Methylmercury Contamination in Fish and Shellfish
> Microbicides: STD Protection With or Without Contraception
> MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS)
> Multicore Processors: A Necessity
> Multiracial Identity and the U.S. Census
> NAFTA Environmental Issues
> Nanomaterials: It's a Small, Small World
> Natural Miracles: What Functional Foods Can Do for You?
> Not Continental Drift but Plate Tectonics
> The Northern Snakehead: An Invasive Fish Species
> (NO?) Strings Attached: Female guitarists in contemporary music
> Nuclear Energy Issues
> Nuclear Nonproliferation
> Ocean Gardening Using Iron Fertilizer
> Ocean Policy
> Performing Identity in the Digital Age
> Photographic Portraiture and the Work of Richard Avedon
> Planetary Defense: Preventing a World of Trouble
> Plastic Highway Bridges
> Plugging Into the Future: Smart Grids
> Population Growth
> The Promise of Microfinance for Poverty Relief in the Developing World
> The Protection of Public Facilities against Terrorist Attacks
> Publish or Perish: Afterlife of a Published Article
> Quantum Cryptography: Privacy Through Uncertainty
> Radon in Drinking Water
> Rapid Manufacturing
> Recent Tensions between Russia and the West
> Renewable Energy
> A Revolutionary Reading List: The Intellectual Tradition that Influenced the U.S. Founding Fathers
> Scourge of a Continent: AIDS, HIV Prevention, and the Relief Effort in Africa
> Seahorses: Flagships of Our Coasts
> Shopping for Faith or Dropping Your Faith? The Rational Choice Theory of Religion
> The Speed of Gravity: Einstein Was Right!
> Since Roe v. Wade: American Public Opinion and Law on Abortion
> Scientific Communication and the Dematerialization of Scholarship
> Scientific Literacy
> The Space Shuttle and Its Replacement
> Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
> Terrorism: Security and Ambiguity
> The Thin Red Line: Social Power & the Open Body
> Thyroid Hormone Disorders
> Titanium
> Tracking down the Footprints of Bipolar Disorder
> Tsunamis and the International Response:
Economic, Social and Environmental Dimensions
> Two Invasive Insect Species from Asia
> Venice and the Environmental Hazards of Coastal Cities
> Violent Obstacles to Democratic Consolidation in Three Countries: Guatemala, Colombia, and Algeria
> Wetlands: History & Restoration
> What Are Stem Cells?
> Why Not the Sun? Advantages of and Problems with Solar Energy
> Wildfires, Fuel Loads, & Forest Mgt
> Agriculture
> Alzheimer's Disease
> Arthritis
> Automotive Transmissions: Efficiently Transferring Power from Engine to Wheels
> Bald Eagle Recovery
> Bioceramics
> Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Rise of An Occupational Illness
> Cattle & Grazing
> The Effects of El Nino on Marine Life
> Emissions Reduction
> Endangered Species
> Energy
> Environmental Science & Technology
> Environmental Trade
> Exotic Species
> Food Safety
> Forest Issues
> Gender and the Internet: Sex, Sexism, and Sexuality
> The Genetic Component of Osteoporosis
> Holy Y2K! Millennial Cults and TEOTWAWKI
> Imaging Imagination
> The Immunology of Aging
> Maritime Issues
> The Molecular Genetics of Circadian Clocks
> Natural Disasters: Prepare, Mitigate, Manage
> The Neurobiology of Sleep
> Ozone Depletion
> Population & the Ocean
> Protected Lands
> Regulatory Reform
> Risk Analysis and Risk Management
> Steel vs. Light Metals in Automotive Weight Reduction
> Transportation
> Waste Disposal
> Waste Management
> Water Resource
> Wetlands
> Y2K Policy & Compliance

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