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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Advocate - Science

Hardback

One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind. [more]

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine...

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island [more]

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind...

Ajik Varki

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences

Hardback

<div>At a chance meeting in 2005, Danny Brower posed an unusual idea to Ajit Varki that explained the origins of human uniqueness... [more]

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The New Neotropical Companion

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The New Neotropical Companion

John C. Kricher

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

Revised edition of: A neotropical companion. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. c1997. [more]

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

Elaine Morgan

Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Evolution

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The classic account of the theory that human evolution had an aquatic origin, did humans descend from a semi-aquatic environment?... [more]

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

<b>How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself.</b> [more]

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The Brain

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The Brain

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life...

Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin? [more]

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Coping with disability

Paperback

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn or worse.... [more]

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The Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Evaluates Haldane's social and political background, as well as his scientific creativity and accomplishments. [more]

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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity

Moheb Costandi

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know... [more]

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious. [more]

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

Christine Temple

Psychology; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating study of the factors that contribute to creative genius from an eminent neuropsychologist, using Pablo Picasso... [more]

$35.00

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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Fortress Plant: How to Survive When Everything Wants to Eat You

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Fortress Plant: How to Survive When Everything Wants to Eat You

Dale Walters

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

The survival of plants on our planet is nothing short of miraculous. They are food for a vast array of organisms, ranging... [more]

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Views of Nature

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Views of Nature

Alexander von Humboldt

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition... [more]

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

<div> All organisms and species are transitory, yet life endures. The origin, extinction, and evolution of species'interconnected... [more]

$55.95

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Paul G. Falkowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms... [more]

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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals About Ourselves, Our History, and the Future

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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals About Ourselves,...

Dalton Conley, Jason Fletcher

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

For a century, social scientists have avoided genetics like the plague. But the nature-nurture wars are over. In the past... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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