Biology

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  1. Book ImageDiscovering Biology in the Lab: An Introductory Laboratory Manual

    Tara A. Scully

    Second Edition

    A lab manual that builds on the goals and themes in Discover Biology to make students more scientifically literate.More

  2. Book ImageThe Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth

    Richard Conniff

    "This beautifully written book has the verve of an adventure story." —Wall Street JournalMore

  3. Book ImageThe Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human

    Pat Shipman

    A bold, illuminating new take on the love of animals that drove human evolution.More

  4. Book ImageHow We Live & Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells

    Lewis Wolpert

    Acclaimed biologist Lewis Wolpert eloquently narrates the basics of human life through the lens of its smallest component: the cell.More

  5. Book ImageThe Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct

    Bert Hölldobler, Edward O. Wilson

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of The Ants comes this dynamic and visually spectacular portrait of Earth's ultimate superorganism.More

  6. Book ImageDarwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution

    Iain McCalman

    "Sparkling…an extraordinary true-adventure story, complete with trials, tribulations and moments of exultation." —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMore

  7. Book ImageFrom So Simple a Beginning: Darwin's Four Great Books

    Charles Darwin, Edward O. Wilson

    Slipcased Edition

    Hailed as "superior" by Nature, this landmark volume is  available in a collectible, boxed edition.More

  8. Book ImageNaming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science

    Carol Kaesuk Yoon

    Finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. “A lively blend of popular scientific history and cultural criticism.”—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageLife Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution

    Nick Lane

    “Original and awe-inspiring . . . an exhilarating tour of some of the most profound and important ideas in biology.”—New ScientistMore

  11. Book ImageThe Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus

    A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career.More

  12. Book ImageOne to Nine: The Inner Life of Numbers

    Andrew Hodges

    “A lively new book . . . [that] readers will enjoy sprinting through.”—Jordan Ellenberg, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  13. 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

  14. Book ImageThe Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS

    Elizabeth Pisani

    “[A] rollicking, eye-opening, hilarious account of the underbelly of international AIDS research.”—Carlin Romano, Philadelphia InquirerMore

  15. Book ImageHow the Mind Works

    Steven Pinker

    "A model of scientific writing: erudite, witty, and clear." —New York Review of BooksMore

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