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The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design
by Richard Dawkins
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Twenty years after its original publication, The Blind Watchmaker, framed with a new introduction by the author, is as prescient and timely a book as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the eighteenth-century theologian William Paley, who argued that just as... (read more)

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Inside the Human Genome: A Case for Non-Intelligent Design
Inside the Human Genome: A Case for Non-Intelligent Design
by John Avise
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Humanity's physical design flaws have long been apparent--we get hemorrhoids and impacted wisdom teeth, for instance--but do the imperfections extend down to the level of our genes? Inside the Human Genome is the first book to examine the philosophical... (read more)

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At the Water's Edge: Fish with Fingers, Whales with Legs, and How Life Came Ashore But Then Went Back to Sea
At the Water's Edge: Fish with Fingers, Whales with Legs, and How Life Came Ashore But Then Went Back to Sea
by Carl Zimmer
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andlt;Bandgt;Everybody Out of the Pondandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;At the Water's Edgeandlt;/Iandgt; will change the way you think about your place in the world. The awesome journey of life's transformation from the first microbes 4 billion... (read more)

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Of Molecules and Men (Great Minds Series)
Of Molecules and Men (Great Minds Series)
by Francis Crick
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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
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Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, andlt;Iandgt;The God Delusion, andlt;/Iandgt;which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller andlt;Iandgt;... (read more)

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Zoology Coloring Boo (HarperCollins Coloring Books)
Zoology Coloring Boo (HarperCollins Coloring Books)
by Lawrence M Elson
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For high school biology students and college zoology students, as well as for all students of nature, this coloring book teaches the structure and function of the major animal groups, from simple to complex. Brief, informative texts accompany each... (read more)

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Why Size Matters: From Bacteria to Blue Whales
Why Size Matters: From Bacteria to Blue Whales
by John Bonner
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"John Tyler Bonner's career in biology has been long, happy, and just a little larger than life. For more than sixty years, the invisible world he explores through the microscope has led him to big ideas about the nature of things. This tiny book is... (read more)

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition
by Charles Darwin
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Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it... (read more)

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The Language of Life: How Communication Drives Human Evolution
The Language of Life: How Communication Drives Human Evolution
by James Lull
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Communication in its most basic form—the sending of signals and exchange of messages within and between organisms—is the heart of evolution. From the earliest life-forms to Homo sapiens, the great chain of communication drives the... (read more)

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Darwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
Darwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
by Iain Mccalman
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Award-winning cultural historian Iain McCalman tells the stories of Charles Darwin and his staunchest supporters: Joseph Hooker, Thomas Huxley, and Alfred Wallace. Beginning with the somber morning of April 26, 1882—the day of Darwin's funeral... (read more)

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Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
by Terry Burnham
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Why do we want—and why do we do—so many things that are bad for us? And how can we stop? In Mean Genes economist Terry Burnham and biologist Jay Phelan offer advice on how to conquer our own worst enemy—our survival-minded genes. Having... (read more)

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Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence
Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence
by James L Gould
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Animal Architects masterfully investigates how the structure an animal builds reveals the inner workings of its mind. Beginning with instinct and the simple homes of solitary insects, and progressing to conditioning, the “cognitive map,” and... (read more)

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How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells
How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells
by Lewis Wolpert
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Everything about our existence--movement and memory, imagination and reproduction, birth and, ultimately, death--is governed by our cells. They are the basis of all life in the universe, from the tiniest bacteria to the most complex animals. In the... (read more)

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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
by Edward O Wilson
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More Than Darwin: The People and Places of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy
More Than Darwin: The People and Places of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy
by Randy Moore
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"A marvelous trove for the curious browser, who will be constantly tempted to pull the book off the shelf to read a random entry and discover a new fact or two."—Glenn Branch, Deputy Director, National Center for Science Education, Inc.... (read more)

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Human Wildlife: The Life That Lives on Us
Human Wildlife: The Life That Lives on Us
by Robert Buckman
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"A book that just about everyone will find in some measure fascinating, disturbing, engaging, repulsive and funny... Buy it for a friend who worries about 'germs'." -- American... (read more)

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The Little Book of Pandemics: 50 of the World's Most Virulent Plagues and Infectious Diseases
The Little Book of Pandemics: 50 of the World's Most Virulent Plagues and Infectious Diseases
by Peter Moore
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As the world waits once again to see if the latest virus will decimate the population, The Little Black of Pandemics looks at the greatest natural killers of all time. This concise and intelligent look at the most deadly viral and bacterial... (read more)

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Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites That Make Us Who We Are
Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites That Make Us Who We Are
by Marlene Zuk
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An NPR Best Science Book of 2007 "Fascinating."--Natalie Angier, The New York Times Reconsider the fearful parasite!We zealously battle disease, overdose on antibiotics to kill infections, and frantically scrub away germs--but are we giving our... (read more)

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Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
by Adrian Desmond
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An astonishing new portrait of a scientific icon In this remarkable book, Adrian Desmond and James Moore restore the missing moral core of Darwins evolutionary universe, providing a completely new account of how he came to his shattering theories about... (read more)

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Human Evolution (Brief Insight)
Human Evolution (Brief Insight)
by Bernard Wood
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Renowned evolutionary scholar Bernard Wood traces the history of paleoanthropology from its 18th-century beginnings to today's latest fossil finds and newest discoveries about the human genome. He provides an insider's view of the field, introducing us... (read more)

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