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The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal (P.S.)
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal (P.S.)
by Jared Diamond
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The Development of an Extraordinary Species We human beings share 98 percent of our genes with chimpanzees. Yet humans are the dominant species on the planet -- having founded civilizations and religions, developed intricate and diverse forms of... (read more)

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Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human
Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human
by Jesse Bering
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Why do testicles hang the way they do? Is there an adaptive function to the female orgasm? What does it feel like to want to kill yourself? Does “free will” really exist? And why is the penis shaped like that anyway?     ... (read more)

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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life (Penguin Classics)
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life (Penguin Classics)
by Charles Darwin
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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by 'natural selection'. Development... (read more)

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Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution
Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution
by Leonard Shlain
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As in the bestsellingand#160;The Alphabet Versus the Goddess, Leonard Shlainandrsquo;s provocative new book promises to change the way readers view themselves and where they came from. Sex, Time, and Power offers a tantalizing answer to an age-old... (read more)

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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
by Norman Doidge
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You can change your brain! Neuroplasticity is the new gospel for remapping your brain and making real changes to not only the way you think but how your brain is actually wired. Using this new science, medical conditions previously thought of as... (read more)

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Genetic Dilemmas (2ND 10 Edition)
Genetic Dilemmas (2ND 10 Edition)
by Dena S. Davis
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What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy... (read more)

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The Nature of Diversity: An Evolutionary Voyage of Discovery
The Nature of Diversity: An Evolutionary Voyage of Discovery
by Daniel R Brooks
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Darwin recognized that evolution is the result of interactions between the inherited nature of organisms and the nature of their living conditions. Of the two, he proposed that the nature of the organism is paramount. A universal aspect of that nature is... (read more)

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The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
by Charles Darwin
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Perhaps the most readable and accessible of the great works of scientific imagination, The Origin of Species sold out on the day it was published in 1859. Theologians quickly labeled Charles Darwin the most dangerous man in England, and, as the Saturday... (read more)

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Sociobiology: The New Synthesis
Sociobiology: The New Synthesis
by Edward O Wilson
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welcomed by a new generation of students and scholars in all branches of learning.... (read more)

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Evolution's Rainbow
Evolution's Rainbow
by Joan Roughgarden
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"Evolution's Rainbow is an expansively creative challenge to the modern orthodoxies of sexual selection. Roughgarden's intellectual generosity may jump-start the careers of a new generation of diversity-affirming Darwinian scientists."--Patricia Adair... (read more)

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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Look for a pot-boilin', splatter flick from this fictionalized medical horror story. On the filovirus out of Africa & the Philippines and its ghastly symptoms in man & monkey. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
by Neil Shubin
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From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery story as big as the world itself: How have astronomical events that took place millions of years ago created the... (read more)

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A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
by Diane Ackerman
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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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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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"Popular science writing at its best and the years most infectious page-turner" (People), this two-million-copy bestseller is "a top-drawer horror story...the best literary roller coaster of the fall" (Newsweek).... (read more)

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body
The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body
by Neil Shubin
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A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year In The Universe Within, Neil Shubin reveals the connection between the evolution of the cosmos and the evolution of the human body.   Just as the history of the earth is written in the rocks, so too... (read more)

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Woman: An Intimate Geography
Woman: An Intimate Geography
by Natalie Angier
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Natalie Angier lifts the veil of secrecy from that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces, the female body, exploring the essence of what it means to be a woman. Though Angier grounds her book in a solid foundation of scientific fact, she... (read more)

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The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
by Bryan Sykes
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One of the most dramatic stories of genetic discovery since James Watson's The Double Helix--a work whose scientific and cultural reverberations will be discussed for years to come. In 1994 Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading world authority on DNA and... (read more)

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How We Decide
How We Decide
by Jonah Lehrer
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From the acclaimed author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist, a fascinating look at the new science of decision-making and how it can help us make better choices. Since Plato, philosophers have described the decisionmaking process as either rational or... (read more)

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The Jesuit and the Skull: Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man
The Jesuit and the Skull: Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man
by Amir D Aczel
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Aczel presents the powerful and dramatic story of how French Jesuit priest-scientist Teilhard de Chardins scientific research forced him to confront the eternal struggle between science and faith.... (read more)

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