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Alternative Crops for Drylands, by Scott O’Bar I haven’t read this yet; just noticed it, but on the book’s website are some useful links,¬†and a great collection of free PDF downloads!

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Curious Behavior


After thousands of years of contemplating and studying the human condition, it is shocking how little attention has been paid to our most common, and in some ways defining, behaviors. In¬†Curious Behavior, Robert Provine provides clear, entertaining, and (most importantly) … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences Studying the consequences of behavior has shed light on a wide range of life-science phenomena, pathological as well as everyday. By Susan M. Schneider | November 1, 2012


Nature versus nurture died a long time ago, for those who were paying attention. In its place has risen an enormous hodgepodge of nature-and-nurture variables at all levels, from subcellular to societal, interacting in nonlinear, go-figure-this-one-out fashion. Especially exciting is … Continue reading

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