Grunt The Curious Science Of Humans At War

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393245454
Size: 72.10 MB
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Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat.

Grunt

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780749783
Size: 63.89 MB
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Beyond weapons and strategy, this is about the other side of war – how scientists protect soldiers from panic, exhaustion, heat and noise.

Grunt

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Large Print Press
ISBN: 9781432837839
Size: 40.13 MB
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Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries'panic, exhaustion, heat, noise'and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them.

Gulp Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348741
Size: 25.54 MB
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The humorous science writer offers a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you.

Bonk The Curious Coupling Of Science And Sex

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069211
Size: 52.47 MB
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Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

Stiff The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069198
Size: 60.39 MB
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In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.

Packing For Mars The Curious Science Of Life In The Void

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393079104
Size: 33.11 MB
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To answer these questions, space agencies set up all manner of quizzical and startlingly bizarre space simulations. As Mary Roach discovers, it’s possible to preview space without ever leaving Earth.

Spook Science Tackles The Afterlife

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069204
Size: 45.98 MB
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" In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after we ...

Grunts

Author: Mary Gentle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101655925
Size: 39.14 MB
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An orc is a fireplug of a fighting machine made of muscle, hide, talon, and tusk, with a villainous disposition and a mean sense of humor.

My Planet

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1621450724
Size: 17.19 MB
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She was a hit columnist in the magazine, and this book features the articles she wrote in that time.