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What Darwin Got Wrong
What Darwin Got Wrong
by Jerry Fodor
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With a New Afterword What Darwin Got Wrong is a remarkable book, one that dares to challenge the theory of natural selection as an explanation for how evolution works--a devastating critique not in the name of religion but in the name of good science... (read more)

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The Nose: A Profile of Sex, Beauty, and Survival
The Nose: A Profile of Sex, Beauty, and Survival
by Gabrielle Glaser
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Gabrielle Glaser is the author of Strangers to the Tribe and The Nose, and a journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Mademoiselle, The Economist, Glamour, The Washington Post, and Health, among other publications.... (read more)

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Mississippi Birds: An Introduction to Familiar Species
Mississippi Birds: An Introduction to Familiar Species
by James Kavanagh
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Mississippi is the permanent or migratory home of 411 species of birds, including the state birds and#150; the wood duck and mockingbird. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map... (read more)

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Darwin a Life in Poems
Darwin a Life in Poems
by Ruth Padel
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An intimate and highly original interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by his great great grand-daughter, acclaimed poet, Ruth Padel. Charles Darwin lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and poured his passion... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Germs: What They Are, Why We Need Them, and How We Can Protect Ourselves Against Them
The Secret Life of Germs: What They Are, Why We Need Them, and How We Can Protect Ourselves Against Them
by Philip M. Tierno Jr.
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They're everywhere. Silent and invisible to the naked eye, they're on everything we touch, eat, breathe -- on every single inch of our skin. And despite the remarkable advances of science, germs are challenging medicine in ways that were unimaginable... (read more)

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Life as It Is: Biology for the Public Sphere
Life as It Is: Biology for the Public Sphere
by William F. Loomis
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"This book is an enjoyable and thought-provoking 'My Dinner With Bill Loomis'. He shows how respect for human life means acknowledging its ecological and evolutionary contexts. Molecular biology, he writes, is like Prometheus, giving us incredible tools... (read more)

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Revolutionary Biology: The New, Gene-Centered View of Life
Revolutionary Biology: The New, Gene-Centered View of Life
by David P Barash
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There is a revolution underway in biology. It is based on a new perception of bodies and genes, in which the former are the end product of the latter within the continuum of evolution. Twenty ve years after Richard Dawkins helped revolutionize our... (read more)

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The Misunderstood Gene
The Misunderstood Gene
by Michel Morange
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Morange develops various important implications of the broader view of gene action, which he illustrates with concrete examples, mostly from human and mouse genetics...the book is well written and accurate. J. A. Hewlett... (read more)

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DNA Array Image Analysis
DNA Array Image Analysis
by Gerda Kamberova
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Microarrays are glass slides containing thousands of pieces of DNA or other proteins, images of which are analyzed and experimented with in molecular biology laboratories across the country. This classic reference addresses microarray analysis and... (read more)

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A Brand New Bird: How Two Amateur Scientists Created the First Genetically Engineered Animal
A Brand New Bird: How Two Amateur Scientists Created the First Genetically Engineered Animal
by Tim Birkhead
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Birkhead (evolutionary biology, U. of Sheffield) tells how high school teacher Hans Duncker and shopkeeper Karl Reich, in Bremen, Germany in 1921, tried to create a crimson canary by introducing genes from a related red bird. They nearly succeeded, he... (read more)

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Year of the Genome a Diary of the Biological Revolution
Year of the Genome a Diary of the Biological Revolution
by Gerald Weissmann
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“Connecting dots in the time-honored manner of the essayist, Weissmann is at his best when tracking the context of medicine within its historical context . . . An information-packed source that provides cultural context.” —Booklist... (read more)

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Descent of Man (09 Edition)
Descent of Man (09 Edition)
by Charles Darwin
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Published on the anniversary of the great naturalist's 200th birthday, these excerpts from Darwin's landmark work build on the evolutionary concepts introduced in On the Origin of Species. Based upon the original edition, this abridgement by a noted... (read more)

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The Meaning of the Gene: Public Debates about Human Heredity (Rhetoric of the Human Sciences)
The Meaning of the Gene: Public Debates about Human Heredity (Rhetoric of the Human Sciences)
by Celeste Mich Condit
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“Condit is absolutely right in asserting that what scientists say about genetics is not necessarily what the public thinks about genetics. Her effort to untangle the meaning of the concept ‘gene in twentieth-century public discourse is... (read more)

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Lucyus Legacy: Sex and Intelligence in Human Evolution
Lucyus Legacy: Sex and Intelligence in Human Evolution
by Allison Jolly
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One of the best-written, erudite, and informative books I have seen in a long time. Building on her expertise as a primatologist, Alison Jolly addresses an incredible range of topics, from the peculiarities of the Y-chromosome to those of postmodernism... (read more)

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Origin of Species-150TH Anniversary Edition (58 Edition)
Origin of Species-150TH Anniversary Edition (58 Edition)
by Charles Darwin
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The classic that exploded into public controversy, revolutionized the course of science, and continues to transform our views of the world.... (read more)

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Massachusetts Trees & Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
Massachusetts Trees & Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
by James Kavanagh
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Not surprisingly, the 'Mayflower' (or Trailing Arbutus) is the state flower of Massachusetts. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes a map featuring prominent... (read more)

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Walking
Walking
by Henry David Thoreau
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An unabridged, illustrated edition of 'Walking' with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson and the essay 'Night and Moonlight,' at book's... (read more)

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Biology (Bullet Guides)
Biology (Bullet Guides)
by Silvia Newton
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Open this book and you will discover the natural world, grasp the key concepts, fill gaps in your knowledge of the field of biology, and understand the terminology.... (read more)

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The Quantum Brain: The Search for Freedom and the Next Generation of Man
The Quantum Brain: The Search for Freedom and the Next Generation of Man
by Jeffrey Satinover
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Do we have free will or just imagine that we do? Do we create our own destinies or are we merely machines? Can we create a brain bigger than our own? To answer these and many other provocative questions, psychiatrist, researcher, and critically acclaimed... (read more)

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Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom
Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom
by Wallace Arthur
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The most important aspect of evolution, from a philosophical viewpoint, is the rise of complex, advanced creatures from simple, primitive ones. This "vertical" dimension of evolution has been downplayed in both the specialist and popular literature on... (read more)

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