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  1. Book ImageDNA Is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes

    Steven J. Heine

    One of the world’s leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes.More

  2. Book ImageNot a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science

    Dave Levitan

    An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.More

  3. Book ImageThe Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination

    Richard Mabey

    “Highly entertaining. . . . Mabey gets us to look at life from the plants’ point of view.”—Constance Casey, New York TimesMore

  4. Book ImageAre We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Frans de Waal

    A New York Times Bestseller: “Astonishing . . . has the makings of a classic—and one fantastic read.”—PeopleMore

  5. Book ImageHalf-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    "An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New RepublicMore

  6. Book ImageYour Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

    Dean Buonomano

    A leading neuroscientist embarks on a groundbreaking exploration of how time works inside the brain.More

  7. Book ImageBrain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

    Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

    Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious.More

  8. Book ImageThe Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

    Jack E. Davis

    Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction - the tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.More

  9. Book ImageGuns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

    Jared Diamond

    "Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill GatesMore

  10. Book ImageFrom Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

    Daniel C. Dennett

    One of America’s foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind.More

  11. Book ImageThe Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

    Florence Williams

    An intrepid investigation into nature’s restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.More

  12. Book ImageTestosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society

    Cordelia Fine

    “Goodbye, beliefs in sex differences disguised as evolutionary facts. Welcome the dragon slayer: Cordelia Fine wittily but meticulously lays bare the irrational arguments that we use to justify gender politics.”—Uta Frith, emeritus professor of cognitive development, University College LondonMore

  13. Book ImageStorm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

    Helen Czerski

    A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial.More

  14. Book ImageGeotours Workbook: A Guide for Exploring Geology using Google Earth

    M. Scott Wilkerson, M. Beth Wilkerson, Stephen Marshak

    Second Edition

    The Geotours Workbook is the go-to resource for using Google Earth to explore the fascinating geology of our planet:More

  15. Book ImageA Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

    Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves, II

    The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life’s biggest mystery: How did it begin?More

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