Biology

Pages: Prev 1 ... 4 5 6 7 NextSORT BY: Date | Title | Author
  1. Book ImageDarwin: Discovering the Tree of Life

    Niles Eldredge

    A riveting tribute to Charles Darwin's life and ideas in celebration of his 200th birthday.More

  2. Book ImageOrigins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith

    "An accessible and extremely well-written exploration of the deep waters of cosmology, astrophysics, and exobiology." —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  3. Book ImageWhy We Do It: Rethinking Sex and the Selfish Gene

    Niles Eldredge

    A major refutation of the almighty status of genes in evolution and human behavior.More

  4. Book ImageThe Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis

    Sherwin B. Nuland

    "Riveting" (Houston Chronicle), "captivating" (Discover), and "compulsively readable" (San Francisco Chronicle).More

  5. Book ImageDarwin and the Barnacle: The Story of One Tiny Creature and History's Most Spectacular Scientific Breakthrough

    Rebecca Stott

    "In Darwin and the Barnacle...ideas light up like matches on each page."—John Leonard, Harper's
    More

  6. Book ImageStiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

    Mary Roach

    "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyMore

  7. Book ImageTriumph and Tragedy in Mudville: A Lifelong Passion for Baseball

    Stephen Jay Gould, David Halberstam

    "Scientific analysis intersects with flat-out fandom. [Gould] could write, he was funny, and he loved, loved baseball."—BooklistMore

  8. Book ImageFederal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: Tales of Parasites, People, and Politics

    Robert S. Desowitz

    "[Desowitz's] stories...rank among the best current examples of medical detective prose."—BooklistMore

  9. Book ImageOf Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale: The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth

    Judith Hooper

    "An engrossing narrative" (Wall Street Journal) that does for evolutionary biology what The Double Helix did for DNA.More

  10. 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

  11. Book ImageThe Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change

    Stephen R. Palumbi

    "Palumbi has hit upon...one of the most important but widely neglected issues of our time."—Edward O. WilsonMore

  12. Book ImageThe Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin, Philip Appleman

    Revised Edition

    Here is the revised edition of Charles Dawrin's The Origin of Species, introduced and abridged by Philip Appleman, published by W. W. Norton.More

  13. 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

  14. Book ImageThe Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Second Edition

    A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More

  15. Book ImageSomething New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World

    J. R. McNeill

    "Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book WorldMore

Pages: Prev 1 ... 4 5 6 7 Next