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How Our Genes Change Our Lives, and Our Lives Change Our Genes Overview: A groundbreaking book

Human Swarm

How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall Overview: In this paradigm-shattering book, biologist Mark W. Moffett


The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society Overview: In Blueprint, Nicholas A. Christakis introduces the compelling

Nine Pints

A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood Overview: Most humans contain between nine and


An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology Overview: Termites. Strange though it may seem, scientists are


The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming Overview: From revolutionizing how we produce


The Universal Laws of Life, Growth, and Death in Organisms, Cities, and in Organisms, Cities, Economies,


A Perfectly Natural History Overview: In Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History,zoologist Bill Schutt sets the record

Other Minds

The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness Overview: In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith,

The Grid

The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future Overview: The Grid tells–entertainingly, perceptively–the story of


A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body Overview: In Cure, award-winning science writer Jo

The Brain

The Story of You Overview: 'This is the story of how your life shapes your brain,


A Natural and Cultural History Overview: Yet this is the first book to tell the story


How the Brain’s Hidden Quest for Cool Drives Our Economy and Shapes Our World Overview: In


The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth Overview: In addition

The Knowledge

How to Rebuild our World from Scratch Overview: Ingenious and groundbreaking, The Knowledge explains everything you


The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy Overview: Arranged in five parts—Green Gas, Sun, Wind, Earth, and

Bad Pharma

How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients Overview: With Goldacre's characteristic flair and a forensic


What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing Overview: Both authoritative and

Free Will

Overview: In this enlightening book, Sam Harris argues that this truth about the human mind does

Dazzled and Deceived

Mimicry and Camouflage Overview: Annotation 'Dazzled and Deceived' tells the unique and fascinating story of mimicry


Overview: With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human


The Molecule that Made the World Overview: Advancing revelatory new ideas, following chains of evidence, the

Parasite Rex

Inside the Bizarre World of Nature’s Most Dangerous Creatures Overview: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's


Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down Overview: In "The New Science of Strong Materials" the author