> Science Christmas gifts and science birthday gifts
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- Basically, it seems you can now find anything you want
or need (or want and don't need) at Amazon.com.
There are many things available there for the science
|BioTerrorism books -
One sobering book to read is The
Demon in the Freezer by Richard
Preston, who also wrote The
Hot Zone and is a regular contributor to The New Yorker.
It deals mainly with the history and issues around smallpox,
but touches on other issues of biodefense and bioterroism.
Search Amazon.com for bioterrorism.
- Yes, believe it or not you can now get your kids a real
digital microscope that hooks to the computer via a USB
port! Just a few years ago this was a luxury in a research
lab! I can remember my first microscope many years ago
had a mirror...
store - The place where the secret of life is
stored. The DNA Store carries a variety of tools and learning
resources and you guessed it, most related to DNA! The
perfect gift for that life scientist in your life is here!
Awareables - The place where health awareness,
science, art, education and fashion converge. Bacteria,
viruses, parasites - physiology, biology, neurology -
all the "pathos" and all the "-gys" are well-represented.
Visit them for a light-hearted, infectious approach to
some serious stuff!
|Science experiment books
for kids - Two of the best I have found are Kid
Science: Kitchen Science Experiments and Science
in Seconds for Kids : Over 100 Experiments You Can Do
in Ten Minutes or Less. These are sure to provide
hours of learning and entertainment for that budding scientist
and lets face it, it is pretty fun for the parents as
well! Search Amazon.com for kids
|Science fiction and fantasy
books are always a hit - Four of my favorite authors
Stanley Robinson, Michael
R. Donaldson. Also check out these Star
Trek Books. Search Amazon.com for science