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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.
Sea Turtles of Southwest Florida
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Sea Turtles of Southwest Florida is a book that fits the needs of both the naturalist and the professional biologist. The book introduces previously unpublished information on the history of sea turtle conservation of Florida. A unique series of the author's personal anecdotes are fitted into text boxes at appropriate positions in the easy to read text.
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.
E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Whether you are a casual whale watcher or an avid observer of these animals, there is something in this book for you. Extensively illustrated with over 140 color photographs, maps and line drawings, this book makes information on the biology and human history of gray whales. Topics range from migrations and basic anatomy of gray whales to the latest research on their genetics.
Born This Way: Becoming, Being, and Understanding Scientists. Part 2: The Practice of Science and the Rise of Molecular Biology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Molecular Biology
A senior and well-published scientist describes, through anecdotes, parables, and stories how scientists design and evaluate experiments, using as examples analysis of the origin of AIDS and the rise of the field in which he participates, termed apoptosis or programmed cell death. Also through anecdotes and personal recollections he describes describes the origins of molecular biology.
Core Ideas in Neuroscience
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 110,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Everybody needs to know something about their brain. But who wants to wade through a tedious textbook that tells you far more than you want to know? This book is organized as modules explaining the basic principles of 75 core ideas. You don’t have to wade through it. You can dance through it, easily getting up to speed on just the few ideas you may need to know about at the moment.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
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.
Born This Way: Becoming, Being, and Understanding Scientists
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A senior and well-published scientist describes, through anecdotes, parables, and stories how scientists conceive, ask, and answer questions, and how what they do develops from the culture of their time. Part 1 describes the origins of modern biological science. Part 2 describes the origins of molecular biology and the "cool tricks" that created the miraculous capabilities that we have today.
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?
Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security - Biological Warfare, Biomolecular Engineering, DARPA, Abiotic Sensing, Biosensing and Bioelectronics, Bioenergy, Neurobiotics, Human Applications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Despite the vital importance of the emerging area of biotechnology and its role in defense planning and policymaking, no definitive book has been written on the topic for the defense policymaker, the military student, and the private-sector bioscientist interested in the "emerging opportunities market" of national security.
Movements that Heal
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
For many years I have been a psychiatrist in Sweden and worked with clients using a movement method I call Rhythmic Movement Training (RMT) which is a movement and primitive infant reflex integration programme for people with learning, emotional and behavioural challenges. While my practice is in Stockholm I have also had the opportunity to develop and expand the training by teaching workshops in
Fall Fever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by AniLibre. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A humorous and entertaining narration of a long career as a teacher of high school sophomores. “Mister Trump” taught biology for 41 years – interrupted only by two years in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War. If his students had known that he was journaling his teaching experiences perhaps they might have been more careful of their antics. But then we wouldn’t have as many funny stories.
Answers to College General Biology Exams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the biology exams given during a four-year period at a major university, along with the answers. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) In the opening page there is a link to the highly recommended OUTWITTING COLLEGE PROFESSORS in either electronic or paper format.
Answers to College Level Biology exams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the general biology exams given during a four-year period at a major university, along with the answers. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) In the opening page there is a link to the highly recommended OUTWITTING COLLEGE PROFESSORS in either electronic or paper format.
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.
The Empathic Brain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
The Achievements and the Days Book I. From the Origin to the Hominids
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
In book I the author touches on the origin of the universe, the origin of life and the origin of humanity. The areas include Big Bang Theory, atomic physics, chemistry and evolution at the universe, earth, cell, animal and human levels. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.