The Body: A Guide for Occupants

The Body: A Guide for OccupantsIn the bestselling, prize winning A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe Now he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of TomorrowYuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and DreamsA New York Times bestseller The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryOver the last half billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid

A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

A Grown-Up Guide to DinosaursPublisher s Summary Most children go through a dinosaur phase Learning all the tongue twisting names, picking favourites based on ferocity, armour, or sheer size For many kids this love of terrible lizards fizzles out at some point between starting and leaving primary school All those fancy

Lab Girl

Lab GirlAcclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life but it is also so much Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come

Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To

Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have ToIt s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable But what if everything we ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong What if we could choose our lifespan In this groundbreaking book, Dr David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory

All That Remains: A Life in Death

All That Remains: A Life in DeathSue Black confronts death every day As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster In All that

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated OrganFor too long, the gut has been the body s most ignored and least appreciated organ, but it turns out that it s responsible for than just dirty work our gut is at the core of who we are Gut The Inside Story of our Body s Most Underrated Organ gives the alimentary canal its long overdue moment

The Gene: An Intimate History

The Gene: An Intimate HistoryFrom the Pulitzer Prize winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future What becomes of being human when we learn to read and write our own genetic information Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written

The Selfish Gene

The Selfish GeneThe Selfish Gene 30th Anniversary Edition with a new Introduction by the Author Inheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of The Selfish Gene Suppose,

The Origin of Species

The Origin of SpeciesDarwin s theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief no being or species has been specifically created all are locked into a pitiless struggle for existence, with extinction looming for those not fitted for the task Yet The Origin of Species 1859 is

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for EvolutionCharles Darwin s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, shook society to its core on publication in 1859 Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provoke but he would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy still raging a century and a half later.