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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

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

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine...

Marco Magrini

Psychology; Human biology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Congratulations on the purchase of this exclusive product, tailor-made just for you. It will provide you with years of continuous... [more]

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The Secret Life of Genes

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The Secret Life of Genes

Derek Harvey

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome; Human biology

Paperback

Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU! [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

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Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

Mark W. Moffett

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Evolution; Human biology

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The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating species. [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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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets,...

Nadja Hermann

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

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Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid? A behavioural psychologist... [more]

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

Peter Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

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Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can... [more]

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary...

Randolph Nesse

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Psychiatry; Evolution; Human biology

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With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with... [more]

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology; Technology: general issues

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A book about how people and machines work together, and how we design machines to replicate and amplify what we can do ourselves.... [more]

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

David R. Begun

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

Was Darwin wrong when he traced our origins to Africa? The Real Planet of the Apes makes the explosive claim that it was in... [more]

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You: A Natural History

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You: A Natural History

William B. Irvine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues; Human biology

Hardback

Offers a multi-disciplinary investigation of your hyper-extended family tree, going all the way back to the Big Bang. [more]

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Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

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Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything...

Randi Hutter Epstein

Metabolism; Endocrinology; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

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A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them. [more]

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2017 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY'Awe-inspiring... You will learn... [more]

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

Daniel M. Davis

Medicine; Immunology; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly... [more]

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Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

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Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

Gavin Francis

Medicine: general issues; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

Hardback

'Stylish and exhilarating... from a wide-ranging mind and a profound humanity. With warmth and wit, Gavin Francis examines... [more]

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I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

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I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

Liam Drew

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology: Mammals; Human biology

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Examines the biology, evolution, and traits of humans, exploring the anatomical and physiological attributes that makes mankind... [more]

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

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

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017THE NEW YORK... [more]

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Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

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Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

Rob DeSalle

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Hardback

A lively and unconventional exploration of our senses, how they work, what is revealed when they don't, and how they connect... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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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Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

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Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

Professor Philippa Levine

Politics & government; History of science; Human biology

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A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. [more]

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story...

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

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