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THE MYTH OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE: NATURE'S INCREDIBLE WAYS OF PROBLEM-SOLVING
Price: Free! Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » System Theory, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
(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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Molecular Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » 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
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Science and Human Origins
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Discovery Institute Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
Is the evidence for a purely Darwinian account of human origins overwhelming? In this provocative book, three scientists challenge the claim that undirected natural selection is capable of building a human being, critically assess fossil and genetic evidence that human beings share a common ancestor with apes, and debunk claims that the human race could not have started from an original couple.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
You set the price! Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 6 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.
Учение Джуал Кхула - Биология (включая статьи по праноедению)
Series: Учение Джуал Кхула - Эзотерическое Естествознание, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 25,920. Language: Russian. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Оккультная информация, переданная тибетским Учителем, Джуал Кхулом, помогает разобраться во всей сложности процессов и явлений, протекающих в Растительном, Животном и Человеческом царствах Природы.
Principles of Biology: Animal Systems: A Tutorial Study Guide (box set)
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 202,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
“Principles of Biology: Animal Systems” is a part of the Principles of Biology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / General
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
You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biotechnology
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.
Trypanosoma cruzi, the Causative Agent of Chagas' Disease: A Biological, Cultural, and Economic Review
Price: Free! Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
This e-book describes detailed and often-overlooked aspects of the human parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Each chapter features different aspects of the parasite, such as epidemiology, social stigma, lifecycle contributors, economic impact, pathology of Chagas’ disease and more. This book was originally written as an honors assignment and senior thesis, and now made available for public use.
Fall Fever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by AniLibre. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Essay » Author profile
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.
The Sexual Spectrum: Exploring Human Diversity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
This fascinating book explores the myriad influences that shape human gender and sexuality. Drawing on the scientific findings of experts and on a wide range of personal experiences from everyday people, Johnson explores questions such as: Is sexual diversity new? Why do men and women think differently? Apart from their sexuality, are homosexuals and heterosexuals different?
Answers to College General Biology Exams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Why Most Homo sapiens REJECT the Idea of Darwinian Evolution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
The theory of evolution is presented by professionals in the field as an open and shut case: science supports it, and only the religious and the uneducated still question it. In recent years, however, the sands have been shifting. This book explains the numerous sources of recent evidence that are transforming creationism into sound scientific logic . . . and evolution into a radical faith!
College Biology Exams, 2007-2010
Price: Free! Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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.