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  1. 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

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

    Helen Czerski

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

  3. 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

  4. Book ImageThe Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You

    Sylvia Tara

    This groundbreaking work of practical, popular science reveals that fat is much smarter than we think.More

  5. 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

  6. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us.More

  7. Book ImageThe Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

    David R. Montgomery, Anne Biklé

    A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine.More

  8. Book ImageClimbing Mount Improbable

    Richard Dawkins

    A brilliant book celebrating improbability as the engine that drives life, by the acclaimed author of The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker.More

  9. Book ImageMind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

    Daniel J. Siegel

    A New York Times Bestseller.

    A scientist’s exploration into the mysteries of the human mind.More

  10. Book ImageAstronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Adam Frank

    A textbook that is not written like a textbook.More

  11. Book ImageNow: The Physics of Time

    Richard A. Muller

    “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept.More

  12. Book ImageThe Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

    Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    A rich and sweeping exploration into the science and history behind the most mysterious, primal, and powerful force on earth: the tide.More

  13. Book ImageThe Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

    Sheila Jasanoff

    We live in a world increasingly governed by technology—but to what end?More

  14. Book ImageApplied Minds: How Engineers Think

    Guru Madhavan

    “Engineers are titans of real-world problem-solving. . . . In this riveting study of how they think, [Guru Madhavan] puts behind-the-scenes geniuses . . . center stage.”—NatureMore

  15. Book ImageThe Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

    Laurence Scott

    You are a four-dimensional human.More

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