Forensics the Easy Way (Oct., $14.95) covers this increasingly important aspect of police procedural work.
Let Them Eat Flax! 70 All-New Commentaries on the Science of Everyday Food & Life (Oct., $15.95) by Joe Schwarcz offers scientific facts that readers can use to make informed decisions about common situations.
A Measure of Everything: An Illustrated Guide to the Science of Measurement (Sept., $24.95), edited by Christopher Joseph, considers units of measure in technology, leisure activities, and earth and life sciences.
The Limitations of Scientific Truth: Why Science Can't Answer Life's Ultimate Questions (Nov., $16.99) by Nigel Brush concludes that biblical truth is more trustworthy than science on issues of eternal consequence.
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Dr. Quantum's Little Book of Big Ideas: Where Science Meets Spirit (Sept., $12.95) by Fred Alan Wolf delivers ideas on topics ranging from the construction of everyday reality to people's relationships with each other.
25 Big Ideas: The Science That's Changing Our World (Oct., $14.95) by Robert Matthews takes a tour of the biggest ideas in modern science.
The Space Tourist's Handbook: Where to Go, What to See, and How to Prepare for the Ride of Your Life (Nov., $15.95) by Eric Anderson and Joshua Piven is a handbook from Space Adventures, the first travel agency dedicated to outer space. 50,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts (Oct., $22) by N. Katherine Hayles shows how computer technologies have affected print media and human culture.
Stroke a Martian and 99 Other Things to Do Before You Die (Plus 5 to Do Afterward) (Sept., $7.95) by the editors of New Scientistmagazine is a catalogue of life-enhancing projects and activities.
Neurosphere: The Convergence of Evolution, the Group Mind and the Internet (Nov., $17.95) by Donald P. Dulchinos traces ideas of evolution, anthropology, biology and theology to the technology of the Internet.
Physics for Dummies (Dec., $19.99) by Steven Holzner explains such basics of physical science as motion, energy, waves, atomic and nuclear structures and more.
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Rhythms of Life: The Biological Clocks That Control the Daily Lives of Every Living Thing (Oct., $18) by Russell G. Foster and Leon Kreitzman explains why timing still plays a major role in all living organisms.