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Brain Facts
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Price: Free! Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Brain Facts is a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Neuroscience.
THE MYTH OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE: NATURE'S INCREDIBLE WAYS OF PROBLEM-SOLVING
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Price: Free! Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » System Theory
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Complex systems of varied nature, living and non-living, with or without a brain, end up in a strikingly similar state of functional and structural organization! Why? How? This is the basis of this book written by a medical doctor, who is also a biochemist. Quite often it is difficult to evade the question - does the brain really matter? The author draws on solid science to justify his argument.
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
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Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
Een Groenlander in Afrika
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You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Ze dribbelen langs het strand op zes tenen: drie aan elke voet. Als je op het strand wandelt, lopen ze voor je uit, tot ze ineens terugsnorren. Drieteenstrandlopers zijn gezelligheidsdieren. ’s Winters hollen ze over de stranden van Schotland tot Zuid-Afrika. Maar waarom vliegen ze eigenlijk naar Afrika als ze ook in Nederland kunnen overwinteren? En waarom broeden ze helemaal bij de Noordpool?
College Biology Exams, 2007-2010
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Price: Free! Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the exams given during a four-year period at a major university. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) Although answers are not provided, they should be easy to obtain using any standard text.