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Genetics For Dummies

• <b>Author:</b> Tara Rodden Robinson<p><b>A plain-English guide to genetics</b><br>Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recent discoveries. Now with 25% new and revised material, <i>Genetics For Dummies, 2nd Edition</i> gives you clear and …

Modoc

• <b>Author:</b> Ralph Helfer<p>Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a …

The Magic of Reality

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Dawkins<p>Magic takes many forms. Supernatural magic is what our ancestors used in order to explain the world before they developed the scientific method. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings believed a rainbow was the …

Animals in Translation

• <b>Author:</b> Temple Grandin<p>In this exciting new e edition, Temple Grandin returns to her groundbreaking work, <i>Animals in Translation</i>, to address the last ten years of developments in behavioral research, animal welfare, and farming regulations. Originally published in 2005, <i>Animals in Translation</i> received …

The Elephant Whisperer

• <b>Author:</b> Lawrence Anthony & Graham Spence<p>When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of “rogue” wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd’s last chance of survival: they would be killed if …

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity

• <b>Author:</b> David Foster Wallace<p>"A gripping guide to the modern taming of the infinite."—The New York Times. With a new introduction by Neal Stephenson.<br>Is infinity a valid mathematical property or a meaningless abstraction? David Foster Wallace brings his intellectual ambition and characteristic …

The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human

• <b>Author:</b> V. S. Ramachandran<p>"A profoundly intriguing and compelling guide to the intricacies of the human brain." —Oliver Sacks<p>In this landmark work, V. S. Ramachandran investigates strange, unforgettable cases—from patients who believe they are dead to sufferers of phantom limb syndrome. With a …