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SECOND GENESIS

By: ALBERT ROSENFELD

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ISBN: 1199175463

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PROCESSION OF LIFE

By: ALFRED S. ROMER

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Publisher: WORLD PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM448484

ISBN: 1199329746

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Biography of a Germ

By: ARNO KARLEN

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ISBN: 0375401997

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"The Biography of a Germ" is precisely that, and "like most biographies", writes Arno Karlen in this splendidly original book, "this one will describe a life and its setting in time and place". Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb for short) probably came into being some hundred million years ago. And it adapted and thrived because of its peculiar corkscrew shape. While an incorrigible cousin would inconveniently begin to cause syphilis nearly six thousand years ago, Bb itself would... View more info

BEYOND REDUCTIONISM

By: ARTHUR KOESTLER

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Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

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ISBN: 1199334871

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SNORING BIRD : MY FAMILY'S JOURNEY THROU

By: BERND HEINRICH

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ISBN: 0060742151

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From Bernd Heinrich, the bestselling author of Winter World, comes the remarkable story of his father's life, his family's past, and how the forces of history and nature have shaped his own life. Although Bernd Heinrich's father, Gerd, a devoted naturalist, specialized in wasps, Bernd tried to distance himself from his "old-fashioned" father, becoming a hybrid: a modern, experimental biologist with a naturalist's sensibilities.In this remarkable memoir, the award-w... View more info

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UNDENIABLE: EVOLUTION AND THE SCIENCE OF CREATION

By: BILL NYE

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Publisher: ST. MARTINS:

Seller ID: IM329094

ISBN: 1250007135

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ADVENTURES WITH A MICROSCOPE

By: BIRGER RI HEADSTROM

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Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM169328

ISBN: 0486234711

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With a simple microscope and this book you can embark on 59 exciting adventures in the natural world -- make discoveries about the structures of numerous microscopic animals; find out what everyday objects and foods really look like at the cellular level; learn how to prepare specimens and slides. 142 illustrations. View more info

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OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORS

By: BJORN KURTEN

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Seller ID: IM58042

ISBN: 0231080611

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POSTCARDS FROM THE BRAIN MUSEUM : THE IM

By: BRIAN BURRELL

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Seller ID: IM114208

ISBN: 0385501285

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What makes one man a genius and another a criminal? Is there a physical explanation for these differences? For hundreds of years, scientists have been fascinated by this question. In "Postcards from the Brain Museum," Brian Burrell relates the story of the first scientific attempts to locate the sources of both genius and depravity in the physical anatomy of the human brain. It describes the men who studied and collected special brains, the men who gave them up, and ... View more info

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PARASITE REX : INSIDE THE BIZARRE WORLD

By: CARL ZIMMER

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215545

ISBN: 0684856387

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IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites control the minds of their hosts, sending them to their destruction. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites are masters of chemical warfare and camouflage, able to cloak themselves with their hosts' own molecules. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites steer the course of evolution, where the majority of species are parasites. WELCOME TO EARTH. For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and in the darkest shadows... View more info

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EVOLUTION: The Triumph of an Idea

By: CARL ZIMMER

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ISBN: 0060958502

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This dazzling companion volume to one the most important series in PBS history tells the compelling story of the theory of evolution -- from Darwin to twenty-first-century science.Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species was breathtaking, beautifully written, staunchly defended, defiantly radical. Yet it emerged long before paleontologists and geologists worked out the chronology of life on Earth, long before biologists uncovered the molecules that underlie heredity ... View more info

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Emperor of Scent

By: CHANDLER BURR

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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ISBN: 0375507973

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A man was born with an uncannily powerful nose, able to distinguish the components of any scent, from the world's most refined perfumes to the air on the New York City subways. A scientist, he kept his powers to himself, concentrating on other fields. But when, for the love of it, he began to write reviews of fragrances, and those reviews took the perfume world by storm, everything changed. The secret world of scent creation opened up, and he discovered something astonis... View more info

WISDOM OF THE GENES

By: CHRISTOPHER WILLS

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Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM166017

ISBN: 0465091954

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Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology

By: CORINNE STOCKLEY

Price: $6.50

Publisher: EDC/EDUCATIONAL DEVELOP CORP.:

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ISBN: 0860208192

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-- Indispensable homework aids and reference sources-- Definitions supported by detailed pictures and diagrams-- Topics arranged thematically so that words are explained in context-- Fully integrated system of cross referencing plus a comprehensive index View more info

LIFE ON EARTH

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

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Seller ID: IM82119

ISBN: 0316057452

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TRIALS OF LIFE

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

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ISBN: 0316057517

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ASCENT OF MAN : AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN

By: DAVID PILBEAM

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Publisher: MACMILLAN PUBLISHING USA:

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ISBN: 1199180602

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SPILLOVER

By: DAVID QUAMMEN

Price: $16.15

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM121258

ISBN: 0393346617

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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that transmit these diseases all originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover. In this gripping account, David Quammen takes the reader along on this astonishing quest to learn how, where from, ... View more info

IN HIS IMAGE

By: DAVID RORVIK

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Publisher: POCKET BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM433612

ISBN: 1199174963

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DEADLY FEAST OF LIFE

By: DONALD E. CARR

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Publisher: DOUBLEDAY (RH):

Seller ID: IM433491

ISBN: 1199173746

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DNA MYSTIQUE

By: DOROTHY NELKIN

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ISBN: 0716727099

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DICTIONARY OF LIFE SCIENCES

By: E.A. MARTIN

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ISBN: 0330254359

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Evolution's Workshop

By: EDWARD J. LARSON

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ISBN: 0465038107

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More than any other place on Earth, the Galapagos Islands are the workshop of evolution. Isolated and desolate, they were largely overlooked by early explorers until Charles Darwin arrived there in the 1830s. It was Darwin who recognized that Galapagos' isolation and desolation were advantages: the paucity of species and lack of outside influences made the workings of natural selection crystal clear. Since then, every important advance and controversy in evolutionary thi... View more info

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Genetics Demystified

By: EDWARD WILLETT

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Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM489692

ISBN: 0071459308

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There's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects "Genetics Demystified" offers an up-to-date, highly readable explanation of the basic principles of genetics, covering key topics such as human genetics, DNA, heredity, mutations, traits, chromosomes, and much more. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. Simple enough for beginners b... View more info

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FRANKENSTEIN'S CAT

By: EMILY ANTHES

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Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM100947

ISBN: 0374534241

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One of "Nature"'s Summer Book PicksOne of "Publishers Weekly"'s Top Ten Spring 2013 Science Books For centuries, we've toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags. But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a cat that glows green under ultraviolet light or cloning the beloved family Labrador? Science has given us a whole n... View more info