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The Evolution of Hands and Feet

by Robert MacDougall & Henry Bernard Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

In the great family of the animals, to which we ourselves belong, many different kinds of feet and hands are to be found. This book deals with the evolution of our feet and hands. “The succession of organic...


Animal Intelligence

by George J. Romanes & Frederik Fernald Lmp–History and Civilization Coll (April 03, 2020)

This book deals with the phenomena of Animal Intelligence.

No phenomena in nature are watched with more interest by all classes, young and old, ignorant and educated, than the displays of intelligence in the...


The Hot Hand

by Ben Cohen Custom House (March 10, 2020)

How can you maximize success—and limit failure? Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Cohen brilliantly investigates the mystery and science of streaks.

"A feast for anyone interested in the secrets of excellence." —Andre...


Grassland use in Europe

by Agnes Van Den Pol-Van Dasselaar, Leanne Bastiaansen-Aantjes, Fergus Bogue & Michael O’Donovan et al. Quae (December 13, 2019)

The future of grassland farming in Europe is in the hands of young farmers. For this reason, the European project Inno4Grass created a syllabus on practical grassland management for current and future generations...


Geography and Geology Revision Guide

by Marta Fernández Caligrama (December 14, 2019)

¡Aprende como se formaron los continentes!

Pequeño libro de Geografía y Geología para estudiantes de los primeros cursos de secundaria.

Aprende geografía a la vez que aprendes inglés.

Se trata de un material...


The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Relation of Music to Mental Progress

by Stephen A. Pearce Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 12, 2019)

This book treats of the relation of music to the mental progress.The music of a people may be considered in direct relation to their supersensuous natures. From this point of view alone, strongly marked differences...


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


A Short Philosophy of Birds

by Philippe J. Dubois & Elise Rousseau Dey Street Books (September 17, 2019)

“This little book does a beautiful job of inspiring awe for the capacities of birds and applying lessons from their lives to the struggles of humanity”

   — Wall Street Journal

“Brilliant, magical and...


A Brief History of Early Horticulture in Oregon

by James Robert Cardwell Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

-The first settlers found here in the indigenous fruits, a promise of the abundant yield of the cultivated varieties which they were not long in introducing with most gratifying results.- The introduction of...


The agroecological transition of agricultural systems in the Global South

by Marie-Cécile Thirion, Bruno Rapidel, Philippe Roudier & Sylvain Perret et al. Quae (July 01, 2019)

Food security, jobs, ecological transition of agricultural production models and consumption patterns... Agroecology could be one of the solutions to meet the future challenges of humanity. Part of the United...


Emperors of the Deep

by William McKeever & Tim Andres Pabon HarperAudio (June 25, 2019)

In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in-depth the secret lives of sharks--magnificent creatures...


The Weather Machine

by Andrew Blum & Greg Tremblay HarperAudio (June 25, 2019)

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet

The weather is...


The Weather Machine

by Andrew Blum Ecco (June 25, 2019)

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet

The weather is...


Astronomy Revision Guide

by Marta Fernández Caligrama (July 01, 2019)

Let yourself be guided to understand the universe.

A brief book on Astronomy for students in the first years of Secondary school in the British system.

Learn about the universe while learning English. This hand-crafted,...


The Last Unknowns

by John Brockman & Daniel Kahneman William Morrow Paperbacks (June 04, 2019)

Discover the universe's last unknowns—here are the unanswered questions that obsess "the world's finest minds" (The Guardian)

Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking,...


Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

by Tom Phillips & Nish Kumar Harlequin Audio (May 07, 2019)

Modern humans have come a long way in the seventy thousand years they've walked the earth. Art, science, culture, trade--on the evolutionary food chain, we're true winners. But it hasn't always been smooth sailing,...


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


The Longevity Paradox

by Steven R. Gundry, Md HarperAudio (March 19, 2019)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life.

From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have...


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel William Morrow (March 12, 2019)

“A deeply reported and entertainingly written exploration of the human immune system and how it works.” —USA Today

National Bestseller * The essential book to read to understand your immune system during...


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel & Fred Sanders HarperAudio (March 12, 2019)

A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system-the key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery...


Darwin Devolves

by Michael J. Behe & Tim Andres Pabon HarperAudio (February 26, 2019)

The scientist who has been dubbed the "Father of Intelligent Design" and author of the groundbreaking book Darwin's Black Box contends that recent scientific discoveries further disprove Darwinism and strengthen...


Darwin Devolves

by Michael J. Behe HarperOne (February 26, 2019)

The scientist who has been dubbed the “Father of Intelligent Design” and author of the groundbreaking book Darwin’s Black Box contends that recent scientific discoveries further disprove Darwinism and...


When Death Becomes Life

by Joshua D. Mezrich & Josh Bloomberg HarperAudio (January 15, 2019)

"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation--a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling...


When Death Becomes Life

by Joshua D. Mezrich Harper (January 15, 2019)

"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation—a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling...


The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup

by Mitchel Cohen & Vandana Shiva Skyhorse (January 08, 2019)

A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons

Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives – housing, agriculture,...


Concentration in Seed Markets

by Collectif Oecd (December 04, 2018)

Recent mergers in the seed industry have led to concerns about market concentration and its potential effects on prices, product choice, and innovation. This study provides new and detailed empirical evidence...


Innovation and development in agricultural and food systems

by Jean-Marc Touzard, Ludovic Temple, Frédéric Goulet & Yuna Chiffoleau et al. Quae (November 19, 2018)

The book looks at innovation in agriculture and food systems against the backdrop of the great challenges facing humanity today. It does so by exploring the different dimensions of change and by focusing on...


The Social Leap

by William von Hippel Harper Wave (November 13, 2018)

In the compelling popular science tradition of Sapiens and Guns, Germs, and Steel, a groundbreaking and eye-opening exploration that applies evolutionary science to provide a new perspective on human psychology,...


It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics

by Mickaël Launay & Stephen S. Wilson William Collins (November 01, 2018)

‘Fascinating … so enlightening that suddenly maths doesn’t seem so fearsome as it once did’ SIMON WINCHESTER

From Aristotle to Ada Lovelace: a brief history of the mathematical ideas that have forever...


Oslo Manual 2018

by Collectif Oecd (October 22, 2018)

What is innovation and how should it be measured? Understanding the scale of innovation activities, the characteristics of innovative firms and the internal and systemic factors that can influence innovation...


The Economic Effects of Public Stockholding Policies for Rice in Asia

by Collectif & Collective Oecd (October 18, 2018)

This report examines how public stockholding policies related to rice in Asia can influence domestic and international markets. Following a review of the working of rice public stockholding programmes in eight...


What are species

by Nature And Human Studies Lm Publishers (October 15, 2018)

What are Species? In its most general acceptation the word "species" signifies a kind or sort of something, which something is the genus to which the species belongs. Thus, a black stone is a species of the...


Einstein's Shadow

by Seth Fletcher Ecco (October 09, 2018)

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

Einstein’s Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein’s theory of relativity to its ultimate...


Knock on Wood

by Jeffrey S. Rosenthal HarperCollins Publishers (October 02, 2018)

Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, author of the bestseller Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities, was born on Friday the thirteenth, a fact that he discovered long after he had become one of the world’s...


2019 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

by Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion Collins (September 06, 2018)

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.

This practical guide is both an easy introduction...


2019 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion & Royal Observatory Greenwich Collins (September 06, 2018)

“THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY AT A GREAT PRICE.” Astronomy Now

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering...


Darwin, Spencer and the Doctrine of Evolution

by Grant Allen, Edward L. Youmans & History Of Scientific Knowledge Collection Lm Publishers (September 06, 2018)

Herbert Spencer is a philosopher of a wider range. A believer in organic evolution before Darwin published his epoch-making work, he accepted at once Darwin's useful idea, and incorporated it as a minor part...


Chaos Monkeys Revised Edition

by Antonio Garcia Martinez & Dan John Miller HarperAudio (July 24, 2018)

The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback and featuring a new afterword from the author--the insider's guide to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the inner workings of the tech...


Chaos Monkeys

by Antonio Garcia Martinez Harper Paperbacks (July 24, 2018)

The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback and featuring a new afterword from the author—the insider's guide to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the inner workings of the...


Ecovillages around the World

by Frederica Miller Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (July 10, 2018)

A beautiful, full-color book showcasing 20 best practice designs from ecovillages around the world

• Features well-established ecovillages such as Findhorn in Scotland or Auroville in India and newer initiatives...


Cops and Robbers: The Story of the British Police Car

by Ant Anstead William Collins (May 17, 2018)

TV presenter and all-round car nut Ant Anstead takes the reader on a journey that mirrors the development of the motor car itself from a stuttering 20mph annoyance that scared everyone’s horses to 150mph...


The Perfectionists

by Simon Winchester Harper (May 08, 2018)

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb...