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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

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

Paperback

Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

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Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [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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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

Hardback

From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Greatest Show on Earth

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Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Biodiversity

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Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies... [more]

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of...

James D. Watson

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

Paperback

One of the two discoverers of DNA recalls the lively scientific quest that led to this breakthrough, from the long hours in... [more]

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

Peter C. Whybrow

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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In this optimistic and inspiring book, Peter Whybrow, the prize-winning author of American Mania, returns to offer a prescription... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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The incredible true story of the discovery of DNA as told by biologist and scientific historian Matthew Cobb. [more]

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong [more]

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [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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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

David J. Linden

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Exploring the many surprising facts and myths about our sense of touch, this book reveals how it defines us - and how, by... [more]

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [more]

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Aping Mankind

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Aping Mankind

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Evolution; Neurosciences

Paperback

Previously published: Durham [England]: Acumen Pub., 2012. [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

Matt Wilkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Animal physiology

Hardback

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. [more]

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

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In The Improbable Primate, Clive Finlayson gives a provocative view of human evolution, arguing that the critical factor that... [more]

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection and Reproduction

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection...

Stephen Rothman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology

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This book examines a little-noted contradiction inherent in the two essential elements of Darwin's theory of biological evolution... [more]

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

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

Paperback

The Invisible History of the Human Race describes how biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals. [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

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

Paperback

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

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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