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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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Genetic Twists of Fate
Genetic Twists of Fate
by Stanley Fields
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andlt;Pandgt;News stories report almost daily on the remarkable progress scientists are making in unraveling the genetic basis of disease and behavior. Meanwhile, new technologies are rapidly reducing the cost of reading someone's personal DNA (all six... (read more)

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Almost Chimpanzee: Redrawing the Lines That Separate Us from Them
Almost Chimpanzee: Redrawing the Lines That Separate Us from Them
by Jon Cohen
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In the fall of 2005, a band of researchers cracked the code of the chimpanzee genome and provided a startling new window into the differences between humans and our closest primate cousins. For the past several years, acclaimed Science reporter Jon... (read more)

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The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures
The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures
by Nicholas Wade
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A New York Times science reporter makes a startling new case that religion has an evolutionary basis. For the last 50,000 years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion. Yet little attention has been given to the question of whether this... (read more)

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The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age
The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age
by Nathan Wolfe
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“[A] quietly terrifying book. . . . Its hard not to feel a bit feverish at times while reading.” —The Boston Globe   In The Viral Storm, award-winning biologist Nathan Wolfe tells the story of how viruses and human beings have... (read more)

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Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
by Edward O. Wilson
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"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists — and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants — gives us a... (read more)

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Biology Demystified (Demystified)
Biology Demystified (Demystified)
by Dale Pierre Layman
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- A college biology professor presents the fundamental facts, concepts, and principles of biology in an attractive and amusing framework- Great for anyone with an interest in biology, biotechnology, medicine, or the environment- Coverage includes both... (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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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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Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
by Mark Pendergrast
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“Pendergrast ably recounts the last half century of [epidemics] . . . complete with the mystery, intrigue, and gory details of your favorite police procedural drama.”—SEED   “Thorough, ambitious . . . The stories of EIS... (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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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, , 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 a watch is too... (read more)

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind
The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind
by Seth S Horowitz
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Every day, we are beset by millions of sounds-ambient ones like the rumble of the train and the hum of air conditioner, as well as more pronounced sounds, such as human speech, music, and sirens. How do we know which sounds should startle us, which... (read more)

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My Beautiful Genome: Exposing Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time
My Beautiful Genome: Exposing Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time
by Lone Frank
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What if you could predict your future – which political party you will vote for, what kind of person you will marry, which disease will end your life, whether your blue mood will fester into something more troubling, even debilitating. Would you... (read more)

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The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (Great Discoveries)
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (Great Discoveries)
by David Quammen
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Twenty-one years passed between Charles Darwin's epiphany that "natural selection" formed the basis of evolution and the scientist's publication of On the Origin of Species. Why did Darwin delay, and what happened during the course of those two decades... (read more)

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Why We Run: A Natural History
Why We Run: A Natural History
by Bernd Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index.... (read more)

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DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America
DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America
by Bryan Sykes
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Bryan Sykes, one of the world's leading geneticists and best-selling author of , sets his sights on America, one of the most genetically variegated countries in the world. Sykes embarks on a road trip--DNA testing kit in tow--interviewing genealogists... (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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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."and#151;Glenn Branch, Deputy Director, National Center for Science Education, Inc.... (read more)

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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
by Paul Johnson
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From the and#147;most celebrated and best-loved British historian in Americaand#8221; (Wall Street Journal), an elegant, concise, and revealing portrait of Winston Churchill In Churchill, eminent historian Paul Johnson offers a lively, succinct... (read more)

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