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Life sciences: general issues

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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; Advocate - Science

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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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

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

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human 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

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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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Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior

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Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior

Robin Dunbar

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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The story of human evolution has fascinated us like no other area of science: we have an insatiable curiosity about who we... [more]

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So Smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

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What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

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Evolution: A Visual Record

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Evolution: A Visual Record

Robert Clark

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The natural world, country life & pets

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Stunning images to reawaken us to the scientific process that drives the amazing diversity of life on earth [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)

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

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding...

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing... [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

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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 Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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

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

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<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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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

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

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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)

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

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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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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can be Done About it

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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What...

Mark Seidenberg, Mark Seidenberg

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Teaching of a specific subject; Neurosciences; Educational: English language: reading & writing skills

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We've been teaching reading wrong--a leading cognitive scientist tells us how we can finally do it right [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

Yuval Noah Harari, Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

Paperback

<b>El libro de no ficcion del ANO.Un best seller internacional con mas de un millon de ejemplares vendidosLucido e iluminador:... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic...

Franklin H. Portugal

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and... [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

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

Paperback

From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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