Life sciences: general issues

    Genius Within

    By David Adam

    Hardback £12.65

    You could be a genius . . . Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making you smarter, sharper and brighter than you ever thought you could be.

    Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia

    Hardback £37.65

    People with mirror-touch synaesthesia feel a physical sense of touch on their own bodies when they witness touch to other people and often to objects. This book brings together essays and conversations by prominent neuroscientists, anthropologists, artists, art theorists, curators, film theorists, and philosophers, to explore this phenomenon.

    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

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

    30-Second Genetics

    By Matthew Weitzman

    Hardback £11.45

    30-Second Genetics charts the most extraordinary discoveries, from the fundamentals of cell biology to the almost unbelievable advances in DNA sequencing and stem cell technology.

    Understanding Population Genetics

    By Bengt-Ake Bengtsson

    Paperback £40.71

    An inspiring introduction to a vital scientific field. The reader is taken through ten mathematical derivations that lead to important results, explaining in a hands-on manner the key concepts and methods of theoretical population genetics. The derivations are carefully worked out and easy to follow.

    The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

    By Matt Simon

    Paperback £9.05

    An absurdist, comical romp through evolution''s weirdest solutions to nature''s problems.

    Secrets of the Human Body

    By Chris van Tulleken

    Hardback £17.46

    206 bones. One heart. Two eyes. Ten fingers. You may think you know what makes up a human. But it turns out our bodies are full of surprises.

    Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

    By Niels Birbaumer

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    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...

    Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

    By John Waller

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    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.

    Charles Darwin

    By A. N. Wilson

    Hardback £17.46

    A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life

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