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Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life
Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life
By imusti
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mpn: 9780199205646, ean: 9780199205646, isbn: 0199205647,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
If it weren't for mitochondria, scientists argue, we'd all still be single-celled bacteria. Indeed, these tiny structures inside our cells are important beyond imagining. Without mitochondria, we would have no cell suicide, no sculpting of embryonic shape, no sexes, no menopause, no aging.In this fascinating and thought-provoking book, Nick Lane brings together the latest research in this exciting field to show how our growing insight into mitochondria has shed light on how complex life


The Cultural Nature of Human Development
The Cultural Nature of Human Development
By Rogoff, Barbara
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mpn: 9780195131338, ean: 9780195131338, isbn: 0195131339,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Three-year-old Kwara'ae children in Oceania act as caregivers of their younger siblings, but in the UK, it is an offense to leave a child under age 14 ears without adult supervision. In the Efe community in Zaire, infants routinely use machetes with safety and some skill, although U.S. middle-class adults often do not trust young children with knives. What explains these marked differences in the capabilities of these children?Until recently, traditional understandings of human development held


How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution
By CHICAGO
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mpn: 9780226444185, ean: 9780226444185, isbn: 022644418X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken—imagine speeding up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades. In 1959, biologists Dmitri Belyaev and Lyudmila Trut set out to do just that, by starting with a few dozen silver foxes from fox farms


Game Theory for Security and Risk Management: From Theory to Practice (Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications)
Game Theory for Security and Risk Management: From Theory to Practice (Static & Dynamic Game Theory: Foundations & Applications)
By Birkhäuser
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ean: 9783319752679, isbn: 9783319752679,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
The chapters in this volume explore how various methods from game theory can be utilized to optimize security and risk-management strategies.  Emphasizing the importance of connecting theory and practice, they detail the steps involved in selecting, adapting, and analyzing game-theoretic models in security engineering and provide case studies of successful implementations in different application domains.  Practitioners who are not experts in game theory and are uncertain about incorporating


Life: The Science of Biology
Life: The Science of Biology
By Brand: W. H. Freeman
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ean: 9781429298643, isbn: 1429298642,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
From its first edition, Life has set the standard for experiment-based introductory biology texts. There is no stronger textbook for helping students understand not just what we know (scientific facts), but how we know it (the experimental process that leads to their discovery).  The new edition of Life builds upon this tradition, teaching fundamental concepts and showcasing significant research while responding to changes in biology education...• PEDAGOGICALLY, with features that match the


The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting: How the Science of Strategic Thinking Can Help You Deal with the Toughest Negotiators You Know--Your Kids
The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting: How the Science of Strategic Thinking Can Help You Deal with the Toughest Negotiators You Know--Your Kids
By Scientific American
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ean: 9780374536909, isbn: 0374536902,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
“I absolutely loved this book, both as a parent and as a nerd.” ―Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of FailureAs every parent knows, kids are surprisingly clever negotiators. But how can we avoid those all-too-familiar wails of “That’s not fair!” and “You can’t make me!”? In The Game Theorist’s Guide to Parenting, the award-winning journalist and father of five Paul Raeburn and the game theorist Kevin Zollman pair up to highlight tactics from the worlds of economics and


The River of Consciousness
The River of Consciousness
By Vintage
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ean: 9780804171007, isbn: 0804171009,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
From the bestselling author of Gratitude and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience.Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurological case histories (Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars) in which he explored many now-familiar disorders--autism, Tourette syndrome, face blindness. He


Solutions and Problem-Solving Manual to Accompany Genetics: A Conceptual Approach
Solutions and Problem-Solving Manual to Accompany Genetics: A Conceptual Approach
By W. H. Freeman
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ean: 9781319088705, isbn: 1319088708,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Based on the author’s 27 years of teaching experience, Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Third Edition, builds upon features that have made past editions so successful:  an engaging writing style; relevant applications; an accessible and instructive art program; an emphasis on problem-solving; and, most importantly, a strong focus on concepts and connections.  To bring these key concepts into sharper focus, Ben Pierce has selectively reduced the amount of detail and has streamlined coverage


Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures
Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures
By Viking
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ean: 9780735224568, isbn: 0735224560,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature   Called “the best of science writing” (Edward O. Wilson) and named a best book by Popular Science, a dive into the secret lives of whales, from their four-legged past to their perilous present. Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized


Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History
Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History
By Basic Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
''A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation.'' --Wall Street JournalLegends don't come close to capturing the incredible story of the coyote In the face of centuries of campaigns of annihilation employing gases, helicopters, and engineered epidemics, coyotes didn't just survive, they thrived, expanding across the continent from Alaska to New York. In the war between humans and coyotes, coyotes have won, hands-down. Coyote America is the illuminating five-million-year


The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease
The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease
By Vintage Books
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ean: 9780307741806, isbn: 030774180X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the major transformations that contributed to key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the advent of hunting and gathering; and how cultural changes like the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions have impacted us physically. He shows how the increasing disparity between the


How the Body Works (How Things Work)
How the Body Works (How Things Work)
By Dk Pub
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ean: 9781465429933, isbn: 146542993X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
A bold, accessible, illustrated guide that delivers real scientific information on how the body works with a healthy side of fun facts and trivia.If you've ever searched the Internet for information on that odd rash on your arm, advice to help you get the best night's sleep, or tips for staying healthy during cold and flu season, you know there is skill to sorting fiction from scientific fact.How the Body Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics and illustrations to demystify all the


Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion
By Larson, Edward J.
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780465075102, isbn: 9780465075102,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
In the summer of 1925, the sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the setting for one of the 20th century's most contentious dramas: the Scopes trial that pit William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against a teacher named John Scopes into a famous debate over science, religion, and their place in public education That trial marked the start of a battle that continues to this day-in Dover, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Cobb County, Georgia, and many other cities and states throughout the


Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology
Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology
By Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374282073, isbn: 0374282072,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict on human societies in this fascinating examination of one of nature’s most misunderstood insects.Are we more like termites than we ever imagined? In Underbug, the award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli introduces us to the enigmatic creatures that collectively outweigh human beings


Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, Third Edition
Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, Third Edition
By A K Peters Ltd
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mpn: 250 black & white illustrations, 3 black, ean: 9781482250923, isbn: 1482250926,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Expert Guidance on the Math Needed for 3D Game ProgrammingDeveloped from the authors’ popular Game Developers Conference (GDC) tutorial, Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, Third Edition illustrates the importance of mathematics in 3D programming. It shows you how to properly animate, simulate, and render scenes and discusses the mathematics behind the processes. New to the Third EditionCompletely revised to fix errors and make the content flow better, this


Lost: Messages from the Island: The Best of The Official Lost Magazine
Lost: Messages from the Island: The Best of The Official Lost Magazine
By Brand: Titan Books
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mpn: over 200 colour photos, ean: 9781848562622, isbn: 9781848562622,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
September 22, 2004: a plane crashes onto a mysterious island, stranding the surviving passengers of Oceanic Flight 815. Forced to work together to survive in harsh and dangerous conditions, the strangers encounter many unusual and inexplicable phenomena, including polar bears and a smoke monster. Haunted by the demons of their own pasts, they must also face the island's inhabitants, known as ''The Others.''Full of secrets, flashbacks, twists and turns Lost is a unique and captivating television


Human Heredity: Principles and Issues
Human Heredity: Principles and Issues
By imusti
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ean: 9781305251052, isbn: 1305251059,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
HUMAN HEREDITY presents the concepts of human genetics in clear, concise language and provides relevant examples that you can apply to yourself, your family, and your work environment. Author Michael Cummings explains the origin, nature, and amount of genetic diversity present in the human population and how that diversity has been shaped by natural selection. The artwork and accompanying media visually support the material by teaching rather than merely illustrating the ideas under discussion.


The Evolution of Primate Societies
The Evolution of Primate Societies
By Brand: University Of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226531724, isbn: 0226531724,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
In 1987, the University of Chicago Press published Primate Societies, the standard reference in the field of primate behavior for an entire generation of students and scientists. But in the twenty-five years since its publication, new theories and research techniques for studying the Primate order have been developed, debated, and tested, forcing scientists to revise their understanding of our closest living relatives.Intended as a sequel to Primate Societies, The Evolution of Primate Societies


Genetics and Genomics in Medicine
Genetics and Genomics in Medicine
By imusti
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mpn: 9780815344803, ean: 9780815344803, isbn: 0815344805,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Genetics and Genomics in Medicine is a new textbook written for undergraduate students, graduate students, and medical researchers that explains the science behind the uses of genetics and genomics in medicine today. Rather than focusing narrowly on rare inherited and chromosomal disorders, it is a comprehensive and integrated account of how genetics and genomics affect the whole spectrum of human health and disease. DNA technologies are explained, with emphasis on the modern techniques that


How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide
How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide
By Beacon Press
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ean: 9780807050774, isbn: 9780807050774,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
A unique and irreverent take on everything that's wrong with our “national conversation about race”—and what to do about itHow to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths and ridiculous misconceptions that have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. Centuries after our nation was founded on genocide, settler colonialism, and slavery, many Americans are kinda-sorta-maybe waking up to



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