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The Everything Guide to Anatomy and Physiology: All You Need to Know About How the Human Body Works
Kevin Langford.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440581823.  Daedalus Item Code: 64380
 
Looking for a companion text for your anatomy and physiology class? Need a refresher for a course you took years ago? Or are you just interested in learning more about how the human body works? In ... (Read More)
 
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Extreme: Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
Emma Barrett & Paul Martin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199668588.  Daedalus Item Code: 63877
 
While many of us might like to think that we could become astronauts or would climb Mount Everest if given the chance, the fact remains that such activities are exciting—and possible—for only a very ... (Read More)
 
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Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live For Ever
Ray Kurzweil & Terry Grossman.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781405077606.  Daedalus Item Code: 54737
 
Immortality is within our grasp, argues inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil, who posits that we are in the early stages of several profound revolutions in human ability, spawned by advances in ... (Read More)
 
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From Quantum to Cosmos: The Universe Within
Neil Turok.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571299478.  Daedalus Item Code: 54846
 
In this visionary work, TED Prize–winning physicist Neil Turok explores the great discoveries of the past three centuries, from the classical mechanics of Newton and the nature of light to the ... (Read More)
 
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Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases
Elizabeth Potter.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253214553.  Daedalus Item Code: 31945
 
Though we tend to think of science as purely objective, based on demonstrable proofs and phenomena, scientists are of course human, and subject to certain assumptions and prejudices. A professor of ... (Read More)
 
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The Grand Design
Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553384666.  Daedalus Item Code: 62275
 
In this remarkable introduction to the concept of the multiverse—co-existing universes, of which ours is only one of many—Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow manage to make clear a model of ... (Read More)
 
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The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory
Michael S. Malone.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250023230.  Daedalus Item Code: 62897
 
Memory makes us human; no other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity, nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of elaborate ... (Read More)
 
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Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds
David McFarland.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199219308.  Daedalus Item Code: 62955
 
When we interact with animals, we intuitively read thoughts and feelings into their expressions and actions; it is easy—often irresistible—to suppose that they have minds like ours. And as technology ... (Read More)
 
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Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind
Dan Ch. Christensen.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199669264.  Daedalus Item Code: 51803
 
Though his name is little known here, Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted (1777–1851) was instrumental to modern physics and technology. He brought Kant's metaphysics to fruition, and his 1820 ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw & Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World
Peter Wohlleben. Tim Flannery, foreword.
Publisher: Greystone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781771642484.  Daedalus Item Code: 69657
 
Are trees social beings? In this remarkable book, Peter Wohlleben argues convincingly that the forest is indeed a social network, and trees exist much like human families: parents live together with ... (Read More)
 
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Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause
Louise Foxcroft.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847081711.  Daedalus Item Code: 60548
 
(Winner of the Longman-History Today Book Award in 2009) Meticulously researched and always entertaining, British medical historian Louise Foxcroft here traces the history of "the ... (Read More)
 
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