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Summary: Rise of the planet of the apes: Caesar is a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence from an experimental drug. Raised by the drug's creator, Caesar ultimately finds himself imprisoned and taken from the humans he loves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PIN

Summary: A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE END

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD END

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD En

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE END

Summary: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR RATED PG-13

Summary: Two lab mice living in the Acme labs seek to formulate a plan for the duo, led by Brain, to take over the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PIN

Summary: Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUP

Summary: "Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Heine, Steven J.

Summary: "Do you fear what might be lurking in your DNA? Well, now you can find out, and you most likely will. Scientists expect one billion people to have their genomes sequenced by 2025, and as the price drops it may even become a standard medical procedure. Yet cultural psychologist Steven J. Heine argues that the first thing we'll do upon receiving our DNA test results is to misinterpret them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W . Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 572 HEI

Fitzpatrick, Colleen.

Summary: "The genetic trail an ancestor leaves behind is every bit as important as his paper trail. Though Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA testing, the modern genealogist has a powerful new tool for researching his roots" -- back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rice Book Press 2005

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.1 FIT

Lynch, Ben

Summary: "After suffering for years with unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch discovered the root cause--"dirty" genes. Genes can be "born dirty" or merely "act dirty" in response to your environment, diet, or lifestyle--causing lifelong, life-threatening, and chronic health problems, including cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, depression, digestive issues, obesity, cancer,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Doudna, Jennifer A.

Summary: Two Berkeley scientists explore the potential of a revolutionary genetics technology capable of easily and affordably manipulating DNA in human embryos to prevent specific diseases, addressing key concerns about related ethical and societal repercussions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 DOU

Summary: Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PLE

Summary: Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PLE

Avise, John C.

Summary: How do you explain flaw in a world engineered by God? Avise extends this age-old question to the most basic aspect of humanity's physical evidence-- our genes-- and provides the evolutionary answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 611.0181 AVI

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Summary: It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE APO

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Summary: Scientific genetics, little more than a century old, holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. It traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Summary: After being dumped by his girlfriend, Peter knows that he is a man stuck in a dead end life. He decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which then proceeds to wreak havoc upon his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Summary: While fleeing from the cops, small time hood Harry Lockhart stumbles into an acting audition. He does so well he gets to go to Hollywood. While there, Harry pursues a girl he loved in high school and ends up getting caught up in twisted murder mystery. His only chance of getting out alive is a private detective named Gay Perry, who also works as a consultant for movies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KISS

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KIS

Isaacson, Walter

Summary: "When Jennifer Doudna was a sixth grader in Hilo, Hawaii, she came home from school one afternoon and found a book on her bed. It was The Double Helix, James Watson's account of how he and Francis Crick had discovered the structure of DNA, the spiral-staircase molecule that carries the genetic instruction code for all forms of life. This book guided Jennifer Doudna to focus her studies not on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA 921 DOU

Watson, James D.

Summary: "James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold. Updated to include new findings in gene editing, epigenetics, agricultural chemistry, as well as two entirely new chapters on personal genomics and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 WAT

Moalem, Sharon

Summary: "An argument that genetic females are stronger than males at all stages of life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 572.8 MOA

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Summary: Examines the technology called CRISPR which allows for alteration of human DNA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUM

Beaton, Mabel

Summary: This absorbing and entertaining guide provides all the information needed to construct puppets and puppet theaters. Written by professionals with a passion for their art, the detailed and comprehensive manual contains suggestions for making heads, bodies, wigs, and puppet clothing. Entire chapters tell how to manipulate the puppet, set up and furnish a stage, light scenes, and even how to build...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.5 BEA

Summary: Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can't escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED R

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Homeland

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