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DARWIN AND THE BEAGLE

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

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SECOND GENESIS

By: ALBERT ROSENFELD

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Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PUBLISHING:

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Allies and Enemies

By: Anne E. Maczulak

Price: $9.00

Publisher: FT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM480766


Bacteria are invisible, mysterious, deadly, self-sufficient...and absolutely essential for all life, including "yours." No other living things combine their elegant simplicity with their incredibly complex role: Bacteria keep us alive, supply our food, and regulate our biosphere. We can't live a day without them, and no chemical, antibiotic, or irradiation has ever successfully eradicated them. They're our partners, like it or not--even though some of them will happily k... View more info

Biography of a Germ

By: ARNO KARLEN

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Publisher: PANTHEON:

Seller ID: IM494617


"The Biography of a Germ" is precisely that, and "like most biographies", writes Arno Karlen in this splendidly original book, "this one will describe a life and its setting in time and place". Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb for short) probably came into being some hundred million years ago. And it adapted and thrived because of its peculiar corkscrew shape. While an incorrigible cousin would inconveniently begin to cause syphilis nearly six thousand years ago, Bb itself would... View more info

DELICATE ARRANGEMENT

By: ARNOLD C. BRACKMAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: TIMES BOOKS INTERNATIONAL:

Edition: BCE

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Brief History of Creation

By: Bill Mesler

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

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ADVENTURES WITH A MICROSCOPE

By: BIRGER RI HEADSTROM

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Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM169328


With a simple microscope and this book you can embark on 59 exciting adventures in the natural world -- make discoveries about the structures of numerous microscopic animals; find out what everyday objects and foods really look like at the cellular level; learn how to prepare specimens and slides. 142 illustrations. View more info

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OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORS

By: BJORN KURTEN

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Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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POSTCARDS FROM THE BRAIN MUSEUM : THE IM

By: BRIAN BURRELL

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM114208


What makes one man a genius and another a criminal? Is there a physical explanation for these differences? For hundreds of years, scientists have been fascinated by this question. In "Postcards from the Brain Museum," Brian Burrell relates the story of the first scientific attempts to locate the sources of both genius and depravity in the physical anatomy of the human brain. It describes the men who studied and collected special brains, the men who gave them up, and ... View more info

PARASITE REX : INSIDE THE BIZARRE WORLD

By: CARL ZIMMER

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215545


IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites control the minds of their hosts, sending them to their destruction. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites are masters of chemical warfare and camouflage, able to cloak themselves with their hosts' own molecules. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites steer the course of evolution, where the majority of species are parasites. WELCOME TO EARTH. For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and in the darkest shadows... View more info

WHY EVE DOESN'T HAVE AN ADAM'S APPLE: DI

By: CAROL ANN RINZLER

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Publisher: FACTS ON FILE:

Seller ID: IM285313


Men and women, though equal, are clearly not the same. Why Eve Doesn't Have An Adam's Apple describes the very real physiological differences between men and women. Designed to entertain as well as inform, each entry is based on authoritative scientific studies, medical texts, and interviews with experts in the field. Ranging from alcohol consumption to thumb pain, the book describes 100 gender differences and explains the reason for the discrepancy. Why Eve Doesn't Have... View more info

HITS ON THE WEB BIOLOGY 2004

By: CAROL LEA CLARK

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Publisher: THOMSON LEARNING/GALE RESEARCH:

Seller ID: IM238850


Recently revised for 2004, HITS on the Web (HOW) is an exciting, class-tested product specially designed to help students utilize the Internet for studying, conducting research, and completing assignments. HOW is approximately 100 pages of valuable teaching tools that can be bundled with any Thomson textbook at a very affordable price. Contact your Thomson Representative today to find out which version of HOW will complement your course. View more info

BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS : WOMAN APE AND E

By: CAROLE JAHME

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Publisher: SOHO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM368449


Why are the majority of primatologists women? Mary Leakey, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall are among the women profiled as Carole Jahme explores the unusual bond between female primatologists and their simian subjects. View more info

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DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATIO

By: CHARLES DARWIN

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Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM492780


In the current resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by Charles Darwin remain fresh and insightful. This is especially true of "The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex," Darwin's second most important work. This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first printing of the first edition (1871), not previously available in paperback.The work is divided into two parts. Part... View more info

ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES

By: CHARLES DARWIN

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM52699


In The Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply-held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by "natural selection." The Origin communicates the enthusiasm of original thinking in an open, descriptive style, and Darwin's emphasis on the value of diversity speaks more strongly now than ever. As well as a stimulating introduction and detailed notes, this edition o... View more info

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LAST APE STANDING : THE SEVEN-MILLION-YE

By: CHIP WALTER

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Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM399713


Over the past 180 years scientists have discovered evidence that at least twenty-seven species of humans evolved on planet Earth. What enabled us to survive when all the others were shown the evolutionary door?Chip Walter tells the intriguing tale of how against all odds and despite nature's capricious ways we stand here today, the planet's most dominant species. Drawing on a wide variety of scientific disciplines, he reveals how a rare evolutionary phenomenon led to the... View more info

WISDOM OF THE GENES

By: CHRISTOPHER WILLS

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Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

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FROM ALCHEMY TO IPO : THE BUSINESS OF BI

By: CYNTHI ROBBINS-ROTH

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM225720


This text addresses the coming-of-age of biotech products and companies and traces the history of biotechnology from its early inception in the '70s to today's heyday of new solutions and breakthrough treatments. View more info

LIFE ON EARTH

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

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TRIALS OF LIFE

By: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

Price: $10.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

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