The Violinist S Thumb

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448127505
Size: 69.69 MB
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Unravelling the genetic code hasn't always been easy - from its earliest days, genetics has been rife with infighting, backstabbing and controversial theories - but scientists can now finally read the astounding stories inscribed in our DNA ...

The Tale Of The Dueling Neurosurgeons

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031624225X
Size: 53.30 MB
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In The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, Sam Kean travels through time with stories of neurological curiosities: phantom limbs, Siamese twin brains, viruses that eat patients' memories, blind people who see through their tongues.

The Disappearing Spoon

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316089081
Size: 33.49 MB
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These fascinating tales follow every element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, and in the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them.

The Voice Of The Violin

Author: Andrea Camilleri
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330526235
Size: 70.91 MB
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But it is a mysterious, reclusive violinist who holds the key to this murder . . . The Voice of the Violin is followed by the fifth novel in this compelling mystery series, Excursion to Tindari.

Caesar S Last Breath The Epic Story Of The Air We Breathe

Author: Sam Kean
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473543762
Size: 33.18 MB
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In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth ...

Napoleon S Buttons

Author: Penny Le Couteur
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440650321
Size: 55.49 MB
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Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history.

The Genome Generation

Author: Elizabeth Finkel
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 0522856470
Size: 10.55 MB
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How has it changed the way we practise medicine, grow crops and breed livestock? What have we learned about evolution? These are the questions science writer and molecular biologist Elizabeth Finkel asked herself four years ago.

Generation

Author: Matthew Cobb
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608190010
Size: 18.78 MB
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Generation is the story of the exciting, largely forgotten decade during the seventeenth century when a group of young scientists-Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary, Nils Stensen (also known as Steno), a Danish anatomist who ...

A Guinea Pig S History Of Biology

Author: Jim Endersby
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674027138
Size: 28.55 MB
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Spotlights small and pivotal experiments that changed the course of science, including information on the study of guinea pigs, passion flowers, zebra fish, and viruses.

Making Habits Breaking Habits

Author: Jeremy Dean
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780742177
Size: 52.83 MB
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Drawing on hundreds of fascinating studies, psychologist Jeremy Dean – the mind behind the hugely popular and insightful website PsyBlog – shares how the new brain science of habit can be harnessed to your benefit, whether you’re ...