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DNA: The Story of the Genetic Revolution

James D Watson · Knopf
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade. James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from...
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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos - from ancient times to the present day.From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe....
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Food forensics : the health ranger's guide to foods that harm and foods that heal.

Mike Adams · Benbella Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

What's really in our food?Award-winning investigative journalist and clean food activist Mike Adams, the "Health Ranger," is founder and editor of NaturalNews.com, one of the top health news websites in the world, reaching millions of readers each month.Now, in Food Forensics,...
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Human Body Identification Manual: Your body and how it works

Ken Ashwell · Chartwell Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The Human Body Identification Manual reveals the beauty and intricacy of the human body. This comprehensive visual guide explores the structure and function of all the parts that make up a human being: the bones, muscles, and skin, as well as the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and nervous...
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Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

Randi Hutter Epstein · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them.Metabolism, behavior, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty, and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies control with hormones. Armed with a healthy dose of wit and curiosity,...
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Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

DANIEL GOLEMAN · Avery
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Two New York Times-bestselling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship...
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Immune: How Your Body Defends and Protects You

CATHERINE CARVER · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The human body is like an exceedingly well-fortified castle, defended by billions of soldiers--some live for less than a day, others remember battles for decades, but all are essential in protecting us from disease. This hidden army is our immune system, and without it we could not survive...
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A Magical World: Superstition and Science from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

DEREK K WILSON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rich and multi-faceted history of heroes and villains interwoven with the profound changes in human knowledge that took place between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment.Spanning some of the most vibrant and fascinating eras in European history, Cambridge historian Derek Wilson reveals...
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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker PhD · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert - Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab - reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sleep is one of the most...
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Crashback: The Power Clash Between the U.S. and China in the Pacific

MICHAEL FABEY · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An alarming message from an award-winning journalist with unprecedented access to the highest naval officers in America and China and their ships and weapons, this is a chilling look at the "warm war" over control of the South China Sea - one that is threatening to flare into...
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The DNA Restart: Unlock Your Personal Genetic Code to Eat for Your Genes, Lose Weight, and Reverse Aging

Sharon Moalem · Rodale Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The DNA Restart turns traditional dietary advice on its head with groundbreaking research that demonstrates that we all require different diets based on our genes. In The DNA Restart, Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD, provides a revolutionary step-by-step guide to the diet and lifestyle perfect for your...
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Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss

Sandra Aamodt · Current
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

"If diets worked, we'd all be thin by now. Instead, we have enlisted hundreds of millions of people into a war we can't win." What's the secret to losing weight? If you're like most of us, you've tried cutting calories, sipping weird smoothies, avoiding fats, and swapping out sugar...
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Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics

Eugenia Cheng · Basic Books
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

The hilarious and charming Eugenia Cheng leads us in search of what's bigger than infinity, and smaller than its opposite
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If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body

James Hamblin · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." - Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called "If Our Bodies...
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