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  • Opulent Oceans

    L. J. Stiassny,Phd Melanie
    (8222845)

    Without our oceans, which cover almost 72 percent of our planet, Earth simply could not exist, or humanity survive. Join author Melanie Stiassny from the American Museum of Natural History on an epic, oceanic journey. These fascinating essays, taken...

  • Gemstones

    Cally Hall
    (8883012)

    A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and...

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  • Animal

    Dk
    (9853969)

    A million copy best-selling exploration of the animal kingdom, featuring facts and beautiful photos of over 2,000 wild animals from all habitats on planet Earth. Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide brings together the expertise of over 70 natural...

  • Sapiens - A Brief History Of Humankind

    Harari,Yuval Noah
    (9277405)

    100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did...

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  • Wildlife Of The World |

    Dk
    (9133911)

    Wildlife of the World is a spectacular celebration of global wildlife bringing you face to face with the most fascinating animals on Earth. Journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats, from the Amazon rainforest to the Himalayas...

  • The Singularity Is Near

    Kurzweil, Ray
    (2017112)

    A controversial scientific vision by the author of The Age of Spiritual Machines predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as...

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  • Ocean

    Fabien Cousteau (intro)
    (8039251)

    Dive in to this breathtaking read about the world's oceans Explore the last wilderness left on Earth, with an enhanced and updated edition of this exhaustive guide to the underwater world. From mangrove swamp to ocean floor, mollusc to manatee, the...

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  • Space

    Dk
    (2880510)

    Take an incredible journey through Space, starting from a launchpad on earth, to the solar system, the Milky Way and beyond, and finally to the very edges of the visible universe. Featuring the latest spectacular images from NASA and other sources,...

  • Molecular Biology of the Cell

    Johnson,Alexander; Walter,Peter; Roberts,Keith; Lewis,Julian; Raff, Martin; Alberts,Bruce
    (8874401)

    As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular...

  • Music As Biology - The Tones We Like And Why

    Purves,Dale
    (9930848)

    The universality of musical tones has long fascinated philosophers, scientists, musicians, and ordinary listeners. Why do human beings worldwide find some tone combinations consonant and others dissonant? Why do we make music using only a small...

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  • A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf

    Muir,John
    (9930257)

    At the age of 29, naturalist John Muir set out for a long hike through the rural American South in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War. This volume chronicles his path along the 'wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find' and his...

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  • The Organized Mind - Thinking Straight In The...

    Levitin,Daniel J.
    (7941080)

    The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make more and faster decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car...

  • The Selfish Gene

    Dawkins,Richard
    (9412788)

    As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of...

  • The Complete Human Body

    Dr Alice Roberts
    (9334467)

    We inhabit it, we are it, and we are surrounded by 7.3 billion examples of it. The Complete Human Body is the definitive guide to the development, form, function, and disorders of the human body.Discover a breathtaking portrait of the human body as...

  • Engenharia Genética e Biotecnologias

    Yves Tourte
    (1432836)

    No plano das pesquisas fundamentais, só se pode prever um forte desenvolvimento das biotecnologias. A abordagem genómica duma questão ou dum problema é, hoje, incontornável e vimos todas as disciplinas tradicionais, como a bioquímica, a biologia...

  • What Is Life?

    Schrodinger,Erwin
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    What Is Life?

  • Biotecnologia - Fundamentos Aplicacões

    Lima, Nelson; Mota, Manuel
    (2881294)

    A Biotecnologia resulta da integração das ciências naturais e da engenharia de forma a conseguir a aplicação de organismos, células ou partes das mesmas, e análogos moleculares em produtos e serviços. Decorre desta concepção que a Biotecnologia é um...

  • The Natural History Book

    Dk
    (3070028)

    A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to the Earth's natural wonders 5 years in the making, covering over 5,000 species, The Natural History Book is one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete survey of the Earth's natural...

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  • Quem Somos Nós

    Luca; Francesco C.-Sforza
    (1433201)

    Existem «raças puras»? Está a cor da pele, de alguma forma, ligada ao comportamento e à cultura? Neste tempo marcado pelas limpezas étnicas e pela tensão racial, um grande cientista afronta uma das questões mais quentes: a diversidade entre os seres...

  • Engenharia Genética - Princípios e Aplicações...

    Videira,Arnaldo
    (3867763)

    A engenharia genética de múltiplos organismos é hoje possível devido aos extraordinários avanços ocorridos na investigação científica nas últimas décadas do século XX. Este desenvolvimento surgiu, em grande parte, pelo contínuo aperfeiçoamento e...

  • Tripla Hélice, a - Gene - Organismo -...

    Lewontin,Richard
    (1642849)

    Tripla Hélice, a - Gene - Organismo - Ambiente

  • How Food Works

    Dk
    (9850910)

    How Food Works is your own friendly nutritionist, on hand to debunk common food myths and give you the answers to those pressing questions with easy-to-swallow information.Today's media is full of new discoveries about food - red wine is good for...

  • Genome

    Ridley,Matt
    (1115633)

    The genome's been mapped.But what does it mean?Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answers....

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  • The Origin Of Species

    Darwin,Charles
    (3869111)

    Still considered one of the most important and groundbreaking works of science ever written, Darwin’s eminently readable exploration of the evolutionary process challenged most of the strong beliefs of the Western world. Forced to question the idea...

  • I Contain Multitudes

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    Joining the ranks of popular science classics like The Botany of Desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye...

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  • Science Into Policy - Global Lessons From...

    BERKMAN
    (1632832)

    Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical...

  • The Invaders - How Humans And Their Dogs...

    Shipman,Pat
    (9942688)

    A Times Higher Education Book of the WeekApproximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe--descendants of a much earlier migration of the...

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  • Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare - An...

    Colinvaux,Paul A
    (9938674)

    First published in 1979, Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare has established itself as a seminal work in ecology. Now with a new foreword by ecologist and writer Cristina Eisenberg, this penetrating study of ecosystems and animal populations is more...

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  • Our Senses - An Immersive Experience

    Desalle, Rob
    (9938832)

    A lively and unconventional exploration of our senses, how they work, what is revealed when they don't, and how they connect us to the world Over the past decade neuroscience has uncovered a wealth of new information about our senses and how they...

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  • Human Pluripotent Stem Cells - A Practical...

    Lakshmipathy, uma
    (9941140)

    Comprehensive coverage of the entire induced pluripotent stem cell basic work flow Pluripotent stem cells (PSC) can divide indefinitely, self-renew, and can differentiate to functionally reconstitute almost any cell in the normal developmental...

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  • Testosterone Rex - Myths Of Sex, Science, And...

    Fine, Cordelia
    (9938513)

    Many people believe that, at its core, biological sex is a fundamental, diverging force in human development. According to this overly familiar story, differences between the sexes are shaped by past evolutionary pressures--women are more cautious...

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  • The Invaders - How Humans And Their Dogs...

    Shipman,Pat
    (9942644)

    With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans. Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in...

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  • The Strange Order Of Things - Life, Feeling,...

    Damasio, Antonio
    (9938236)

    From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection on the origins of life, mind, and culture that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding life, culture, and feeling. The Strange Order of Things is...

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  • The Nature Fix - Why Nature Makes Us Happier,...

    Williams,Florence
    (9938478)

    From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural...

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  • Glutathione In Plant Growth, Development, And...

    Hossain, Mohammad Anwar
    (9939481)

    Glutathione (γ-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine; GSH), a ubiquitously distributed sulfur containing antioxidant molecule, serves as a crucial player in regulating plant growth, development and abiotic stress tolerance. It is one of the most powerful...

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  • Behave - The Biology Of Humans At Our Best...

    Sapolsky,Robert M
    (9940458)

    A New York Times Bestseller. 'Hands-down one of the best books I've read in years. I loved it.'-- Dina Temple-Raston, The Washington Post 'It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read.' --David P. Barash,...

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  • Ecological Complexity And Agroecology

    Vandermeer, John
    (9938995)

    This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas about...

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  • Think Tank - Forty Neuroscientists Explore...

    Linden, David J
    (9938855)

    A cutting-edge collection of essays by irreverent neuroscientists explores the quirky and counterintuitive aspects of brain function Neuroscientist David Linden approached leading brain researchers and asked each the same question: 'What idea about...

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  • Why You Eat What You Eat - The Science Behind...

    Herz,Rachel
    (9938554)

    In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz, who's been praised for her 'ability to cite and explain academic...

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  • Standing On The Shoulders Of Darwin And...

    Galton,David J
    (9937886)

    This book explores early theories about the mechanisms of inheritance. Beginning with Charles Darwin's now rejected Gemmule hypothesis, the book documents the reception of Gregor Mendel's work on peas and follows the work of early 20th century...

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  • The Truth About Animals - Stoned Sloths,...

    Cooke,Lucy
    (9940499)

    Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal worldHumans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still...

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  • The River Of Consciousness

    Sacks,Oliver
    (9940488)

    From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time,...

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  • A Naturalist At Large - The Best Essays Of...

    Heinrich, Bernd
    (9938379)

    From the acclaimed scientist and writer, essays on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more, collected for the first time in book form--once again 'passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science' (New York Times)...

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  • Molecular Machines - A Materials Science...

    Zocchi,Giovanni
    (9938603)

    Molecular Machines presents a dynamic new approach to the physics of enzymes and DNA from the perspective of materials science. Unified around the concept of molecular deformability--how proteins and DNA stretch, fold, and change shape--this book...

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