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Mathematics and the Real World
The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
Written by Zvi Artstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.

Artstein chronicles the discovery of important mathematical connections between mathematics and the... Read more >
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Mathematics and the Real World
Mathematics and the Real World
Written by Zvi Artstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616140915
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Mathematics and the Real World
The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
Written by Zvi Artstein


Format: Hardcover, 426 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.

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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741806
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.95

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the major transformations that contributed to key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the... Read more >
The Beak of the Finch
The Beak of the Finch
Written by Jonathan Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872963
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The Beak of the Finch
A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength... Read more >
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The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739803
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.00

On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious love of evolutionary science and his equally infectious disdain for creationism, biblical literalism, intelligent design theory, and other products of godly illogic. This funny and fearless book collects and expands on some of his most... Read more >
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
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ISBN: 9780307949424
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in Science & Technology

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... Read more >
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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
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ISBN: 9780307742438
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

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The Fairness Instinct
The Fairness Instinct
Written by L. Sun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148478
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: Hardcover, 346 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $24.95

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473271
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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

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 is the universe’s 14-billion-year history written in...

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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman, Read by Sean Runnette
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307990068
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Read by Sean Runnette


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman, Read by Sean Runnette
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ISBN: 9780307990075
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Read by Sean Runnette


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $22.50

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman
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ISBN: 9780307907417
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $11.99

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
Embryogenesis
Species, Gender, and Identity
Written by Richard Grossinger
Illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner and Jillian O'Malley


Format: eBook, 952 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $39.95

Embryogenesis is an unusual book in that it brings together a highly illustrated, practical embryology book in simple language, perfect for health practitioners, with a fascinating read on the history and philosophy of biological science. It discusses the various stages of embryonic development (meiosis, fertilization, blastula development, and gastrulation, and then... Read more >
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Our Political Nature
Our Political Nature
Written by Avi Tuschman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148232
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: Hardcover, 500 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907455
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

“I’m an atheist swimming in a sea of superstition, surrounded by well-meaning, good people with whom I share a culture and similar concerns, and there’s only one thing I can do. I have to laugh.” —PZ Myers
 
On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious...

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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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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127295
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $22.50

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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Darwin's Ghosts
Darwin's Ghosts
Written by Rebecca Stott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981704
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Darwin's Ghosts
The Secret History of Evolution
Written by Rebecca Stott


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.00

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time and space and people.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)

 
Soon...

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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel, Read by Bob Walter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362627
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World By Storm
Written by Monte Reel
Read by Bob Walter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin's theory of evolution

In 1856 Paul Du Chaillu marched into the... Read more >
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Proving Darwin
Proving Darwin
Written by Gregory Chaitin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077984
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Proving Darwin
Making Biology Mathematical
Written by Gregory Chaitin


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

Groundbreaking mathematician Gregory Chaitin gives us the first book to posit that we can prove how Darwin’s theory of evolution works on a mathematical level.
 
For years it has been received wisdom among most scientists that, just as Darwin claimed, all of the Earth’s life-forms evolved by blind chance. But does Darwin’s...

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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
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ISBN: 9780307744340
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape and structure...

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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378439
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The Universe Within
Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $25.95

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, and the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery as big as the world itself: How are the events that formed our solar system billions of years ago embedded...

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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
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ISBN: 9780307907868
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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

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 unique qualities of the human species?

In his... Read more >
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