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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...


So Many Ways to Eat

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

What can the Siberian tiger, the army ant, the white pelican, the blue whale and the koala bear possibly have in common? Not their size or strength, of course, but their need for food. And whether they are herbivores,...


My Notebook of Questions : The Human Body

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

The human body is a truly amazing “machine.” Since time began, human beings have tried to grasp how it works, what it does, why it hurts, and other mysteries.


The Environment

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

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Understanding the Human Body

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

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


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...


So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Animals that can withstand scorching temperatures of 80 degrees Celsius. Others that can survive at depths of 11,000 meters in the ocean. Birds that perform graceful maneuvers at altitudes of over 8,000 meters....


So Many Ways to Defend Themselves

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

Being small does not mean you have to be vulnerable. Small animals have many different ways of protecting their territory and evading their predators — even huge, extremely dangerous predators. Whether they...


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...


So Many Ways to Live in Society

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Some species prefer to live alone, and others like company. Social animals form groups such as clans or schools and use their combined strength to fight enemies, cold or boredom. Their giant gatherings can last...


The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

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

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


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...


So Many Ways to Build a Shelter

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

Who hasn’t dreamed about building a hidden cabin in the woods or a secret place far from prying glances? Just like humans, animals need shelter — a quiet, safe place to call their own. Some animals are not...


So Many Ways to Communicate

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

A little tune for some, a colorful mask for others. Plays for women only and funny-face contests for mature males. These are not part of a carnival of animals, but rather genuine means of communication. To seduce...


So Many Ways to Reproduce

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

How do animals seduce each other? How are baby animals conceived? What do they look like when they’re born? These are just some of the questions answered in the colorful and fascinating pages of this book....


So Many Ways to Move About

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

They run, jump, crawl, skate or climb. On land, under the ground, on the water, in the water, in the air or in the trees, they display incredible dexterity and ingenuity. Some of them travel 35,000 kilometers...


My Scrapbook of the Human Body (by Professor Genius)

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

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.


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.


Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

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

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


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...


Force of Nature: The Unlikely Story of Wal-Mart's Green Revolution

by Edward Humes HarperBusiness (May 10, 2011)

What happens when a renowned river guide teams up with the CEO of one of the largest and least Earth-friendly corporations in the world? When it's former Wal-Mart CEO H. Lee Scott and white-water expert turned...


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...


Anatomy Advanced

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 12, 2014)

A study guide is an invaluable tool for any student, but this is particularly true of advanced anatomy classes. Anatomy classes require the memorization of potentially hundreds of terms, definitions and body...


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...


The Domestication of Language: Cultural Evolution and the Uniqueness of the Human Animal

by Daniel Cloud Columbia University Press (November 25, 2014)

Language did not evolve only in the distant past. Our shared understanding of the meanings of words is ever-changing, and we make conscious, rational decisions about which words to use and what to mean by them...


Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men: The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda

by Joseph P. Farrell Feral House (May 03, 2011)

Dr. Farrell's sourced work brings up the possibility that earth may have been occupied by a race of tyrannical giants.


The Naming of the Shrew

by John Wright Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

Latin names Â? frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel Â? have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth...


p53

by Sue Armstrong Bloomsbury Publishing (November 20, 2014)

All of us have lurking in our DNA a most remarkable gene, which has a crucial job Â? it protects us from cancer. Known simply as p53, this gene constantly scans our cells to ensure that they grow and divide...


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...


Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


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...


Ravens in Winter

by Bernd Heinrich Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

“One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years.” E.O. Wilson

Why do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter?...


Cellular Anatomy: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 08, 2014)

Do you struggle in science to remember the intricate parts of a cell? Would you like a visual and detailed guide to help you understand what you are looking at in the real world? An cellular anatomy guide will...


Where Do Camels Belong?: Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad

by Ken Thompson Greystone Books (September 13, 2014)

Where do camels belong? In the Arab world is the obvious answer. But they are relative newcomers there. They evolved and lived for tens of millions of years in North America, while today they retain their greatest...


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...


On The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin HarperTorch (July 22, 2014)

Published in 1859, The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin introduced the theory of natural selection to a newly-receptive public. As a young naturalist on the second voyage of HMS Beagle (1831-36), Darwin collected...


On The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin HarperPerennial Classics (July 22, 2014)

Published in 1859, The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin introduced the theory of natural selection to a newly-receptive public. As a young naturalist on the second voyage of HMS Beagle (1831-36), Darwin collected...


Healthy Brain, Happy Life

by Wendy Suzuki & Billie Fitzpatrick Dey Street Books (May 19, 2015)

A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health, and our personal happiness in this clear, informative, and inspiring guide—a blend of personal memoir, science narrative, and immediately...


Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

by Michael S. Gazzaniga Ecco (February 03, 2015)

Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword...


Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

by John Pickrell Columbia University Press (September 16, 2014)

The discovery of stunning, feathered dinosaur fossils coming out of China since 2006 suggests that these creatures were much more bird-like than paleontologists previously imagined. Further evidence—bones,...


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...