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Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367280
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Preston’s bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature... Read more >
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Evolution
Evolution
Written by Edward J. Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365385
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Evolution
The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory
Written by Edward J. Larson


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $2.99

“I often said before starting, that I had no doubt I should frequently repent of the whole undertaking.” So wrote Charles Darwin aboard The Beagle, bound for the Galapagos Islands and what would arguably become the greatest and most controversial discovery in scientific history. But the theory of evolution did not... Read more >
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The Germ Code
The Germ Code
Written by Jason Tetro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385678544
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The Germ Code

Written by Jason Tetro


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $13.99

Since the dawn of the human race, germs have been making us sick. Whether the ailment is a cold, the flu, diabetes, obesity or certain cancers, the likely cause is germs. Our ancient enemies have four families - bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa - and many names: Ebola, E. coli, salmonella... Read more >
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Evolution for Everyone
Evolution for Everyone
Written by David Sloan Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440336808
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Evolution for Everyone
How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives
Written by David Sloan Wilson


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $11.99

What is the biological reason for gossip?
For laughter? For the creation of art?
Why do dogs have curly tails?
What can microbes tell us about morality?


These and many other questions are tackled by renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson in this witty and groundbreaking new book. With stories that entertain as much as they... Read more >
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Deep Ancestry
The Landmark DNA Quest to Decipher Our Distant Past
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $12.95

Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using... Read more >
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The Mating Mind
The Mating Mind
Written by Geoffrey Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307813749
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The Mating Mind
How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature
Written by Geoffrey Miller


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

At once a pioneering study of evolution and an accessible and lively reading experience, The Mating Mind marks the arrival of a prescient and provocative new science writer. Psychologist Geoffrey Miller offers the most convincing–and radical–explanation for how and why the human mind evolved.

Consciousness, morality, creativity, language, and art: these... Read more >
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A User's Guide to the Brain
A User's Guide to the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375421792
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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theatres of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $12.99

John Ratey, bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, here lucidly explains the human brain’s workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644378
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307790453
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.
 
In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally transformed the way we think about physics, the universe, reality itself. In these thirteen essays...

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535922
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
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