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The History of Medicine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

The History of Medicine

The story of the development of medicine is intriguing, and involves countless trial and error. Readers learn of the stories less-often heard of in this intriguing volume. They learn about the genesis of the medicine we often take for granted today; learning of these back stories, readers will gain an appreciation for common treatments to afflictions that often proved fatal in the past.

Off the Rails
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 56

Off the Rails

When Karl and his friend Daniel report seeing what looked like a body being dumped in a ditch, the police don't seem very interested in investigating, so the two friends decide to go to the ditch and look into it for themselves.

Telecommunications
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Telecommunications

Surveys modern technologies of communication since the telegraph, and presents some anticipated new technologies of the future.

Rising Tide
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 61

Rising Tide

When Chris finds Danny, a refugee from a place ravaged by climate change, he tries to help him instead of turning him over to the authorities.

Computers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 56

Computers

Describes how computers are used in today's society and how some of these computers and software work.

The Story of Mathematics
  • Language: en

The Story of Mathematics

In order to understand the universe you must know the language in which it is written. And that language is mathematics.' Galileo (1564-1642) For hundreds of thousands of years, we have sought order in the apparent chaos of the universe. Mathematics has been our most valuable tool in that search, uncovering the patterns and rules that govern...

Ghost Stories
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 64

Ghost Stories

Presents four ghost stories for reluctant readers, including tales in which a girl has a strange encounter on a dark road and a boy steps into the past.

Race Hate
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Race Hate

RACE HATE takes a broad-minded look at prejudices that not only affect our lives today, but have also been in place for hundreds of years. It explores subjects such as: what race is and why it matters; racial violence against individuals and whole populations; and how people of different races perceive immigration and affirmative action policies.The VOICES series brings alive a range of modern-day issues - many of them highly controversial - and aims to stimulate debate and discussion. Firsthand quotes from young people and figures in authority present often opposing views, and offer a global perspective on a wide variety of questions relating to each topic. Summaries of statistics complement the text and provide further food for thought.

The Story of Chemistry
  • Language: en

The Story of Chemistry

'The importance of the end in view prompted me to undertake all this work, which seemed to me destined to bring about a revolution in physics and chemistry.' Antoine Lavoisier, 1773 Great advances in human history have often rested on and prompted progress in chemistry. The exploitation of fire, the development of pigments, and the discovery that metals could be smelted and worked laid the foundations of civilization. The search for better tools and weapons drove metallurgy, and the need for medicines and perfumes lay behind the first laboratories. Our world and our bodies are immensely complex chemical systems; everything in life and matter comes down to chemistry in the end. The Story of C...

Capital Punishment
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 56

Capital Punishment

Explains what capital punishment is, what methods have been used in the past and present, and explores arguments for and against it.