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Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

Neil Shubin · Pantheon
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that can help to determine whether our presence here is accidental or inevitable.

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The End of Mental Illness: How Neuroscience Is Transforming Psychiatry and Helping Prevent or Reverse Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Addictions, PTSD, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, and More

Dr. Daniel G. Amen · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

New hope for those suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, addictions, PTSD, ADHD and more.
Though incidence of these conditions is skyrocketing, for the past four decades standard treatment hasn't much changed, and success rates in treating them have barely...
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National Geographic The Photo Ark Limited Earth Day Edition: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

Joel Sartore · National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This special edition comes with a free poster celebrating National Geographic's Photo Ark Initiative, now in its 15th year. Photographer Joel Sartore's lifelong project to make portraits of the world's endangered species conveys a powerful message: To know these animals is to save them.

Joel...
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Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action

Ray Dorsey · PUBLICAFFAIRS
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Brain diseases are now the world's leading source of disability. The fastest growing of these is Parkinson's: the number of people with Parkinson's doubled to over 6 million over the last 25 years and is projected to double again by 2040. Harmful pesticides known to cause Parkinson's proliferate,...
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff · PublicAffairs
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.

In this masterwork of original thinking...
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The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution

David Schneider · PEGASUS BOOKS
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Written by an author with plenty of experience holding a scalpel, Dr. David Schneider's The Invention of Surgery is an in-depth biography of the practice that has leapt forward over the centuries from the dangerous guesswork of ancient Greek physicians through the world-changing...

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The Invisible Rainbow: A History of Electricity and Life

Arthur Firstenberg
Format: Paperback

Electricity has shaped the modern world. But how has it affected our health and environment?

Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity is 'safe' for humanity and the planet. Scientist and journalist Arthur Firstenberg disrupts this conviction...

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The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

Jennifer Jewell · Timber Press
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

"An informative and celebratory resource." - BOOKLIST

In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell - host of public radio's award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place - introduces 75 inspiring women. Working in wide-reaching fields...
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The Nuclear Dream: The Hidden World of Atomic Energy

Bernhard Ludewig · DOM Publishers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Since 2011, the German government has been implementing a policy phasing out nuclear power. Over a period of seven years, Bernhard Ludewig photographed the country’s atomic landscape and history, keeping a visual record of the buildings and the work performed in them. The images, collected...
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Voices from the Ape House

Beth Armstrong · Trillium
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Exploring the history humans share with gorillas, Voices from the Ape House offers a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated social lives of western lowland gorillas through the eyes of a devoted zookeeper. The memoir traces Beth Armstrong's love and fascination for animals, from...
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