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How the Body Knows Its Mind

by Sian Beilock Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review).

The human body is not just a passive...


The Visual Dictionary of The Human Being

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Human Being lets you discover the structure of the human body and its constitutive organs, and have a look to equipment used to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of the Story of Life (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The very learned Professor Genius opens the pages of his personal scrapbook on the story of life. In a unique and accessible style, this wise character presents us with the major stages of creation, from the...


Young Explorers’ Guide: Living Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


10% Human

by Alanna Collen Harper (May 05, 2015)

You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make up the vessel that you call your body, there are nine impostor cells hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and blood, muscle and bone, brain and...


Ostomy Care (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

Whether it is a colostomy urostomy or ileostomy, a pamphlet on how to care for an ostomy is very beneficial to a person with the ostomy as well as their loved ones. There are several pamphlets available online,...


Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity

by Christine Lehleiter Bucknell University Press (October 30, 2014)

Examining novels, studies on plant hybridization, treatises on animal breeding, and collections of anatomical monstrosities, Origins Matter delineates how romantic authors imagined the ramifications of emerging...


Biology Terminology

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 15, 2014)

How Does A Study Guide On Biology Terminology Help You Study? This question can be answered in this way. Think about the subject of Biology Terminology, the study guide will out line the important segments that...


Physiology: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 28, 2014)

Any study guide is out there to help you. Physiology can get complicated with trying to remember if Na+ equilibrium potential is important for the cardiovascular system or the nervous system. The study of life...


Joints & Ligaments: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 27, 2014)

As we grow older, our bodies will undergo stresses and movements that will cause pain within joints and ligaments. Such occurrences are basically inevitable, and unless the proper care is prescribed for individuals,...


The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

by Donald R. Prothero Columbia University Press (August 25, 2015)

Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the...


Reproductive System (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

The reproductive system is a set of organs that enable the process of sexual reproduction in an organism. For humans, this has resulted in the emergence of two different sexes, male and female, both of which...


Physiology (Speedy Study Guide)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 02, 2014)

Physiology assists individuals understand the most basic or underlying working of the human body. A physiology guide could help an individual interpret problems or issues with how muscles, cells and organs work...


Circulatory System (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

The circulatory system consists of the veins and arteries throughout the body through which blood flows to and from the heart. Owning a reference guide to the circulatory system is a valuable tool in any first...


What on Earth Evolved? ... in Brief

by Christopher Lloyd Bloomsbury Publishing (May 15, 2011)

Why have creatures evolved as they are?

Which species have been the most successful?

How do life forms adapt to a world dominated by nearly seven billion humans?

Christopher Lloyd leads us on an exhilarating...


Urogenital System (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

A Urogenital System Reference Guide provides lateral & anterior views and explanations of the female and male anatomy, with attention to the genitourinary and reproductive systems. It includes details and illustrations...


Biology Terminology: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 24, 2014)

Biological terminology can be complex and challenging. A terminology study guide puts a resource into the hands of the students, that helps master that challenge. The guide helps focus and bring to the forefront...


Nervous System: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 05, 2014)

Nursing, premed, and pharmacology students are required to learn and memorize thousands of facts, functions and formulas. The sheer amount of information can be quite overwhelming even for the best students....


Microbiology: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 04, 2014)

A Microbiology study guide is a learning resource that is recommended to be used in a microbiology course. The study guide is used in correspondence with the course textbook, the material matching what is found...


Mathematical Techniques for Biology and Medicine

by William Simon Dover Publications (July 16, 2014)

Suitable for both graduate and undergraduate courses, this text recalls basic concepts of calculus and shows how problems can be formulated in terms of differential equations. Fully worked-out solutions to selected...


Heart (Advanced) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 11, 2014)

The benefits of having a pamphlet on the Human Heart for biology students is that it would provide them with quick reference on the topic. By providing what the heart looks like, how it works, problems with...


Human Anatomy General Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 11, 2014)

A pamphlet on Human Anatomy will provide a biology student a quick synopsis on the complexities of the subject with detailed illustrations that will aid in memorizing all the various components. This is a good...


Hand Anatomy Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 10, 2014)

Though a human hand is simple to look at, there are many factors that allow it to do what it does. There are the bones that give it shape, the muscles that give the hand strength, and the tendons and ligaments...


Bio Lab Basics

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 06, 2014)

A bio lab might be host to a number of dangerous lifeforms and substances, including diseases and other biological threats. Even when it is not, good sanitation and a thorough understand of lab safety is an...


Reproductive System (Human) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 23, 2014)

The reproductive system is a set of organs that enable the process of sexual reproduction in an organism. For humans, this has resulted in the emergence of two different sexes, male and female, both of which...


Muscular System (Human) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 22, 2014)

The function of the muscular system is to allow for kinetic movement of the body. The muscles expand and contract providing the energy for the various parts of the body to move. Students studying biology or...


Nervous System (Human) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 22, 2014)

The Nervous System consists of both the central nervous system (which consist of the brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (which consist of the nerves, which are enclosed bundles of the long...


Respiratory System (Human) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 24, 2014)

A guide about the respiratory system is a great benefit for teachers in the classroom setting. This reference guide can be a great resource for teaching the importance of the respiratory system as well as the...


Lymphatic System (Advanced) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 15, 2014)

The Human Lymphatic System is essentially the body's drainage system. A network of small structures and vessels, called lymph nodes, collects fluid from around the human body and gets it back into the blood...


Knee Anatomy Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 14, 2014)

The knee is made up of many components that a biology student will need to fully learn. These students have a great deal of information that needs to be studied and understood. A pamphlet explaining the knee...


Joints & Ligaments (Advanced) Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 14, 2014)

One the basic topics that are covered by biology students is the joints and ligaments structure and function. One of the best ways to learn this information is with a study pamphlet. This pamphlet provides a...


At the Water's Edge

by Carl Zimmer Atria Books (August 26, 2014)

Everybody Out of the Pond

At the Water's Edge will change the way you think about your place in the world. The awesome journey of life's transformation from the first microbes 4 billion years ago to Homo sapiens...


Aristotle's Ladder, Darwin's Tree: The Evolution of Visual Metaphors for Biological Order

by J. David Archibald Columbia University Press (July 15, 2014)

Leading paleontologist David Archibald explores the rich history of visual metaphors for biological order from ancient times to the present and their influence on human beings’ perception of their place in...


Intoxicating Minds: How Drugs Work

by Ciaran Regan Columbia University Press (July 17, 2001)

Why do smokers claim that the first cigarette of the day is the best? What is the biological basis behind some heavy drinkers' belief that the "hair-of-the-dog" method alleviates the effects of a hangover? Why...


In Utopia

by J. C. Hallman St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

In 2005, J.C. Hallman came across a scientific paper about "Pleistocene Rewilding," a peculiar idea from conservation biology that suggested repopulating bereft ecosystems with endangered "megafauna." The plan...


The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

The author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon reveals the secret inner workings of the brain through strange but true stories.

Early studies of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune...


The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change

by Iain McCalman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 20, 2014)

Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and...


Scientific American The Amateur Biologist

by Shawn Carlson Wiley (January 01, 2002)

Are you a passionate amateur naturalist?

Would you like to record videos of the microscopic world?

Detect an insect's heartbeat? Separate molecules with electricity?

Extract and purify DNA . . . in your kitchen?...


What Is Death?: A Scientist Looks at the Cycle of Life

by Tyler Volk Wiley (August 17, 2007)

what is death?

A Scientist Looks at the Cycle of Life

Answering the question "What is death?" by focusing on the individual is blinkered. It restricts attention to a narrow zone around the individual body of a...


Sensation

by Thalma Lobel Atria Books (April 29, 2014)

Like the revolutionary bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Emotional Intelligence, Sensation is an exciting, completely new view of human behavior—a new psychology of physical intelligence (or embodied...


Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You

by Dan Riskin Touchstone (March 04, 2014)

This “fact-filled and amusing trek through nature’s dark side” (Kirkus Reviews) reveals the fascinating, weird, and often perverted ways that Mother Nature fends only for herself.

It may be a wonderful...


A Primer in Biological Data Analysis and Visualization Using R

by Gregg Hartvigsen Columbia University Press (February 18, 2014)

R is a popular programming language that statisticians use to perform a variety of statistical computing tasks. Rooted in Gregg Hartvigsen’s extensive experience teaching biology, this text is an engaging,...


The Greatest Show on Earth

by Richard Dawkins Free Press (September 22, 2009)

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller...


Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies?

by Jena Pincott Free Press (October 11, 2011)

Brain Candy for expectant parents!

Pregnancy is an adventure.

Lots of books tell you the basics—“the baby is the size of [insert fruit here].” But pregnant science writer Jena Pincott began to wonder just...


Art Forms in Nature

by Ernst Haeckel Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images black-and-white....


Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

by Florence Nightingale Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Outspoken writings by the founder of modern nursing record fundamentals in the needs of the sick that must be provided in all nursing. Covers such timeless topics as ventilation, noise, food, more.


A Scientist at the Seashore

by James S. Trefil Dover Publications (November 15, 2012)

A noted physicist and popular science writer explains why the sea is salty, how bubbles form on the water's surface, where waves come from, and other curiosities. 1987 edition.


The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels

by J. B. Saunders & Charles O’Malley Dover Publications (March 18, 2013)

Definitive edition features 96 of the best plates from the great anatomist's Renaissance treasures. Reproduced from a rare edition, with a discussion of the illustrations, biographical sketch of Vesalius, annotations,...


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of Science

by William Dampier & Margaret Dampier Dover Publications (September 30, 2013)

From the biblical book of Genesis to Bergson's Creative Evolution, these extracts from world literature illustrate the development of scientific thought from the ancient Greeks to modern times. 1959 edition....