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DARWIN AND THE BEAGLE

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

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ISBN: 0060130172

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SECOND GENESIS

By: ALBERT ROSENFELD

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ISBN: 11-99-17546-3

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PROCESSION OF LIFE

By: ALFRED S. ROMER

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Publisher: WORLD PUBLISHING:

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ISBN: 11-99-32974-6

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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

DELICATE ARRANGEMENT

By: ARNOLD C. BRACKMAN

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Publisher: TIMES BOOKS INTERNATIONAL:

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: IM434174

ISBN: 11-99-18074-2

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BEYOND REDUCTIONISM

By: ARTHUR KOESTLER

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ISBN: 11-99-33487-1

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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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Enough

By: BILL MCKIBBEN

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Publisher: TIMES BOOKS:

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ISBN: 0805070966

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From the bestselling author of "The End of Nature" comes a passionate plea to limit the technologies that could change the very definition of who we are We are on the verge of crossing the line from born to made, from created to built. Sometime in the next few years, a scientist will reprogram a human egg or sperm cell, spawning a genetic change that could be passed down into eternity. We are sleepwalking toward the future, argues Bill McKibben, and it's time to open... View more info

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UNDENIABLE: EVOLUTION AND THE SCIENCE OF CREATION

By: BILL NYE

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ISBN: 1250007135

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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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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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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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WHY EVE DOESN'T HAVE AN ADAM'S APPLE: DI

By: CAROL ANN RINZLER

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Publisher: FACTS ON FILE:

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ISBN: 0816033560

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Men and women, though equal, are clearly not the same. Why Eve Doesn't Have An Adam's Apple describes the very real physiological differences between men and women. Designed to entertain as well as inform, each entry is based on authoritative scientific studies, medical texts, and interviews with experts in the field. Ranging from alcohol consumption to thumb pain, the book describes 100 gender differences and explains the reason for the discrepancy. Why Eve Doesn't Have... View more info

HITS ON THE WEB BIOLOGY 2004

By: CAROL LEA CLARK

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ISBN: 075934003X

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Recently revised for 2004, HITS on the Web (HOW) is an exciting, class-tested product specially designed to help students utilize the Internet for studying, conducting research, and completing assignments. HOW is approximately 100 pages of valuable teaching tools that can be bundled with any Thomson textbook at a very affordable price. Contact your Thomson Representative today to find out which version of HOW will complement your course. View more info

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BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS : WOMAN APE AND E

By: CAROLE JAHME

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ISBN: 1569472955

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Why are the majority of primatologists women? Mary Leakey, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall are among the women profiled as Carole Jahme explores the unusual bond between female primatologists and their simian subjects. View more info

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LAST APE STANDING : THE SEVEN-MILLION-YE

By: CHIP WALTER

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ISBN: 1620405210

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Over the past 180 years scientists have discovered evidence that at least twenty-seven species of humans evolved on planet Earth. What enabled us to survive when all the others were shown the evolutionary door?Chip Walter tells the intriguing tale of how against all odds and despite nature's capricious ways we stand here today, the planet's most dominant species. Drawing on a wide variety of scientific disciplines, he reveals how a rare evolutionary phenomenon led to the... 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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FROM ALCHEMY TO IPO : THE BUSINESS OF BI

By: CYNTHIA ROBBINS-ROTH

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ISBN: 073820482X

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This text addresses the coming-of-age of biotech products and companies and traces the history of biotechnology from its early inception in the '70s to today's heyday of new solutions and breakthrough treatments. View more info

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DARWIN'S DANGEROUS IDEA : EVOLUTION AND

By: DANIEL C. DENNETT

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ISBN: 068482471X

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In a book that is both groundbreaking and accessible, Daniel C. Dennett, whom Chet Raymo of "The Boston Globe" calls "one of the most provocative thinkers on the planet," focuses his unerringly logical mind on the theory of natural selection, showing how Darwin's great idea transforms and illuminates our traditional view of humanity's place in the universe. Dennett vividly describes the theory itself and then extends Darwin's vision with impeccable arguments to their oft... View more info

LIFE ON EARTH

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

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ISBN: 0316057452

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TRIALS OF LIFE

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

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ISBN: 0316057517

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BIOPHYSICS DEMYSTIFIED

By: David Goldfarb

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ISBN: 0071633642

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Learn BIOPHYSICS without expending a lot of ENERGY Interested in unraveling the physics of living things? Here's your starting point. "Biophysics Demystified" is the fast and easy way to understand this fascinating topic. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins with an introduction to the science of biophysics, covering biophysical techniques and applications. Next, you'll learn the principles of physics, biology, and chemistry required to un... View more info

ASCENT OF MAN : AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN

By: DAVID PILBEAM

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ISBN: 11-99-18060-2

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SPILLOVER

By: DAVID QUAMMEN

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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