Biology & Life Sciences

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“A wonderful, talented, slice of Africa, an Africa fast receding . . .”

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“Horse enthusiasts regularly experience the ways in which horses uplift and save us, giving meaning and peace . . .”

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Walter S. Judd, professor emeritus from the University of Florida's Biology Department, would rescue us from being "plant blind." Dr.

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“Rather than theological bickering or ‘irrelevant moral imperatives,’ Wathey reminds us of our humanism and our hubris.”

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“a compelling book that will enrich your knowledge of genetics and its potential.”

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“a challenging book that covers a wide span of scientific, social, and public policy issues. . . . an excellent resource . . .”

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Sex, Love and DNA is a wonderful introduction to genetics.

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“This is a book you’ll want to drink up, making a point to remember the information tidbits you want to pull out to amaze and amuse your friends at the next wedding, dinner, or cocktail par

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Neanderthal Man forces us to consider how scientific knowledge is created. . . .

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"Shaping Humanity is a humanistic portfolio that unpacks the complexities of making, shaping, and viewing human ancestors."

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“The ideas are subtle, possibly significant, and slightly unsettling. What more could a reader wish for?”

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“Men and women who have shared the infertility experience will find words that speak for them and to them in this book.

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“Long for This World is a grand survey of cutting-edge biology in the hands of visionary researchers, made vivid by Mr. Weiner’s marvelous writing.”

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“Ms. Eilperin regales us with the facts with all the smoothness of a skilled storyteller. . . .

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Amy Stewart is right. When it comes to “bugs” we are seriously outnumbered. According to her math, the ratio runs about 200 million to one.

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I don’t know. I am torn over The Secret World of Slugs and Snails: Life in the Very Slow Lane. On the one hand, it is an encyclopedia of snail and slug information.

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The wilderness is appealing to most people. At least, most appreciate its beauty and its unknown qualities, if not its danger and isolation.

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Few of us who live “in the lower 48” have any idea about what it is like to live in Alaska.

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