Biology

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  1. Book ImageIn a Desert Garden: Love and Death Among the Insects

    John Alcock, Turid Forsyth

    An elegant combination of meticulous science and nature reverie that draws its reader into the diverse, competitive, and even seductive world of desert plants and insects.More

  2. Book ImageVaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver

    Arthur Allen

    "A timely, fair-minded and crisply written account."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book ImageEvolution

    Carl T. Bergstrom, Lee Alan Dugatkin

    Second Edition

    Get your students thinking critically about evolution.More

  4. Book ImageLife Out of Bounds: Bioinvasion in a Borderless World

    Chris Bright

    The first general-interest study of the global spread of alien, "exotic" organisms and how they are undermining the world's ecosystems and societies.More

  5. Book ImageThe Earth Policy Reader

    Lester R. Brown, Janet Larsen, Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts, Et Al.

    Award-winning environmental analyst Lester R. Brown and his colleagues chart progress in building the eco-economy, an economy that is compatible with the earth's ecosystem.More

  6. Book ImagePlan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

    Lester R. Brown

    Substantially Revised

    “[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable.”—Katherine Salant, Washington PostMore

  7. Book ImageIf You Love This Planet: A Plan to Save the Earth

    Helen Caldicott

    Revised and updated

    “Helen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.” —Naomi KleinMore

  8. Book ImageThe Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

    Sean B. Carroll

    DNA evidence not only solves crimes—in Sean Carroll's hands it will now end the Evolution Wars.More

  9. Book ImageEndless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo

    Sean B. Carroll

    “A beautiful and very important book.”—Lewis Wolpert, American ScientistMore

  10. Book ImageShots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine

    Jon Cohen

    "[A]n important book not only for the now but for the future of this epidemic and those to come."—Dr. Robert GalloMore

  11. Book ImageSwimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time: My Life Doing Dumb Stuff with Animals

    Richard Conniff

    “Hilariously informative. . . . This book will remind you why you always wanted to be a naturalist.”—OutsideMore

  12. Book ImageHuman Biology and Ecology

    Albert Damon, W. W. Howells, Romayne Timms

    This book is designed for introductory courses in physical anthropology or human biology where the emphasis is on human variation.More

  13. Book ImageThe Darwin Reader

    Charles Darwin, Mark Ridley

    Second Edition

    "Here is Darwin in his own words, at once accessible and profound, ranging widely over many problems that fascinated him and through which he made discoveries that changed the world." —From the First EditionMore

  14. Book ImageDarwin

    Charles Darwin, Philip Appleman

    Third Edition

    "The best Darwin anthology on the market" (Stephen Jay Gould, Harvard) has just become better, in this newly revised version of the now classic Norton Critical Edition, first published in 1970.More

  15. Book ImageThe Autobiography of Charles Darwin: 1809-1882

    Charles Darwin, Nora Barlow

    The only complete edition.More

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