Biology & life sciences

    Ecology of High Altitude Waters

    By Olivier Dangles

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    Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.

    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

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    A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times

    Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

    By Niels Birbaumer

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    Our brains are more powerful than we ever realised. Too often, we assume that people's natures are fixed, immutable. For sufferers of depression, anxiety, ADHD, addiction, or the after-effects of stroke, this can be a difficult thought. For those with extreme conditions, such as locked-in syndrome or psychopathy, it can...

    A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

    By Adam Rutherford

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    A dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the boundaries between science and history - 'Brilliant, authoritative, surprising, captivating' BRIAN COX

    Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

    By John Waller

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    John Waller describes the changing ideas concerning heredity from antiquity to the modern biological understanding, considering both the efforts over the centuries to identify the physiological mechanisms involved and how views of heredity have been used to justify or condemn inequalities of class, gender, and race.

    Science is Beautiful: Disease and Medicine

    By Colin Salter

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    What do human cells look like when suffering from Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, or HIV? With the help of powerful microscopes and electron micrographs, this stunning book presents fascinating images of various diseases, from the most lethal to the relatively minor. The photos, which include dazzling images of the medicines that treat...

    Into the Grey Zone

    By Adrian Owen

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    Darwin\'s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

    By James T. Costa

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    How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments.

    International Society for Gender Medicine

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    The International Society for Gender Medicine: History and Highlights is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not...

    Kingdom of Speech

    By Tom Wolfe

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    From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and through the controversial work of modern-day anthropologist Daniel Everett, who defies the current wisdom that language is hard-wired in humans, this author examines zig-zags of Darwinism, old and Neo, and...

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