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  • When Breath Becomes Air
    When Breath Becomes Air (Paperback) Paul Kalanithi

    At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor, the next he was a patient struggling to live. In this book, he offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.

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  • Sapiens
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    ** The global phenomenon**** The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller **** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller **Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old.

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  • The Clever Gut Diet
    The Clever Gut Diet (Paperback) Michael Mosley, Tanya Borowski

    Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons - as many as you would find in the brain of a cat - and is home to the microbiome, an army of microbes that influences your mood, weight and immune system. In this book, Dr Michael Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey through the gut.

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  • Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide Simple Steps to Bulk Cultivation
    Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide Simple Steps to Bulk Cultivation (Paperback) Principium Quaesitor

    This book is a comprehensive manual on the bulk cultivation of psilocybin mushrooms, using do-it-yourself equipment made of common materials wherever possible. It walks you through every step of the procedure, providing easy-to-follow instructions, essential information, and useful advice about growing these magical fungi using a simple and economical methodology.This book provides hundreds of...

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  • Behave
    Behave (English, Hardback) Robert M Sapolsky

    A New York Times Bestseller....

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  • The Vital Question
    The Vital Question (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex life shares many strange properties, from sex to ageing and death. If life evolved on other planets, would it be the same or completely different?...

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  • Oxygen
    Oxygen (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own lives, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.

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  • The Selfish Gene
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • Reductionism in Art and Brain Science
    Reductionism in Art and Brain Science (English, Hardback) Eric R. Kandel

    Pre-publication subtitle: From figuration to abstraction of form, line, color, and light.

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  • The Brain
    The Brain (Paperback) David Eagleman

    Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain

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  • What is Life?
    What is Life? (English, Paperback) Addy Pross

    Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrodinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists have puzzled over it ever since. Addy Pross uses insights from the new field of systems chemistry to show how chemistry can become biology, and that Darwinian evolution is the expression of a deeper physical principle.

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  • How Dogs Love Us
    How Dogs Love Us (Paperback) Gregory Berns

    Neuroscientist Gregory Berns had spent decades using MRI imaging technology to study how the human brain works, but a different question still nagged at him: What is my dog thinking?

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  • Biology: How Life Works
    Biology: How Life Works (English, Paperback) James R. Morris, Daniel L. Hartl

    Biology: How Life Works is the only book for the introductory course to develop three pillars of learning-the text, media, and assessment-at the same time to ensure alignment and integration of concepts.

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  • The Selfish Gene
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • The Neanderthals Rediscovered
    The Neanderthals Rediscovered (English, Paperback) Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

    For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. This book takes a look at the whole story of the Neanderthals.

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  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction
    Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Philip V. Mladenov

    In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical coral reefs, he outlines the principles of marine biology whilst demonstrating the fundamental impact humans have on the oceans and their ecology.

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  • The Brain's Way of Healing
    The Brain's Way of Healing (Paperback) Norman Doidge

    Explores the advances in the discovery of neuroplasticity, showing that the brain has its own unique way of healing. This book discusses a series of recoveries: patients told they would never improve have years of chronic pain alleviated or damage from debilitating strokes undone, and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and more.

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  • The Undoing Project
    The Undoing Project (English, Hardback) Michael Lewis

    How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.

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  • Evolution
    Evolution (English, Paperback) Carl Zimmer

    Science writer Carl Zimmer and evolutionary biologist Douglas Emlen have produced a thoroughly revised new edition of their widely praised evolution textbook. Emlen, an award-winning evolutionary biologist at the University of Montana, has infused"Evolution: Making Sense of Life"with the technical rigor and conceptual depth that today s biology majors require. Zimmer, an award-winning New York Times columnist, brings compelling storytelling to the book, bringing evolutionary research to life. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of evolutionary theory, such as natural selection, genetic drift, phylogeny, and coevolution. The book also drives home the relevance of evolution for disciplines ranging from conservation biology to medicine. With riveting stories about evolutionary biologists at work everywhere from the Arctic to tropical rainforests to hospital wards, the book is a reading adventure designed to grab the imagination of students, showing them exactly why it is that evolution makes such brilliant sense of life."

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