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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

Paperback

A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers –... [more]

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Your Brain is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

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Your Brain is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

Dean Buonomano

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Neurosciences

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A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time. [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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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

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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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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 S. Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; 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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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions About Our Origins

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions About Our...

John H. Relethford

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen... [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

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advocate - Today's World

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Celebrates the imperfections of the human brain in all their glory, and... [more]

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

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Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History

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Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History

David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Vertebrates; Palaeontology

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Fully updated, lively and beautifully illustrated in full colour, Dinosaurs encourages students to ask questions and think... [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)

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

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

de Bergerac Olivia

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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Olivia de Bergerac recounts her personal and professional adventure in Australia with the dolphins. She describes the different... [more]

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Written in Stone

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Written in Stone

Brian Switek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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The first book on the hunt for evolution's 'missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings... [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Biodiversity

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean?... [more]

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

Elaine Morgan

Mathematics & Sciences; 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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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us

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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes...

Richard O Prum

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Birds (ornithology); Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed the taste for the... [more]

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

Matthew J. James

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution

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The story of the 1905-1906 voyage by the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, during which over 78,000... [more]

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

Barbara Demeneix

Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Abnormal psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

In today's world, everyone carries in their bloodstream a toxic assortment of dozens of industrially produced chemicals. Not... [more]

$37.95

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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]

$20.95

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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

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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 Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath Our Feet

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The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean...

Anthony J. Martin

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Palaeontology

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The hidden world that continues to influence and transform life on this planet. [more]

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

John Hands

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

Paperback

The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from [more]

$34.99

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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)

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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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