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Author: Robert Kolker
Release Date: April 07, 2020
The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream....
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Author: Neil Shubin
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that can help to determine whether our presence...
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Author: Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Release Date: January 21, 2020
A thrilling story of scientific detective work and medical potential that illuminates the newly understood role of microglia—an elusive type of brain cell that is vitally relevant to our everyday lives. “The rarest of books: a c...
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Author: Scott Grafton | Narrator: Jack Armstrong
Release Date: January 07, 2020
Elegantly written and deeply grounded in personal experience—works by Oliver Sacks come to mind—Physical Intelligence gives us a clear, illuminating examination of the intricate, mutually responsive relationship between the mind and the b...
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Author: Matt Simon | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: October 02, 2018
A brain-bending exploration of real-life zombies and mind controllers, and what they reveal to us about nature—and ourselves Zombieism isn’t just the stuff of movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead. It’s real, and it’s happ...
Author: Nick Pyenson | Narrator: Nick Pyenson
Release Date: June 26, 2018
“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature   Called “the best of science writing” (Edward O. Wilson) and...
Author: Carl Zimmer | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: May 29, 2018
2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist"Science book of the year"—The GuardianOne of New York Times 100 Notable Books for 2018One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2018One of Kirkus's Best Books of 2018 One ...
Author: Edward O. Wilson | Narrator: Jonathan Hogan
Release Date: May 15, 2018
"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us ...
Author: Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. | Narrator: Shishir Kurup
Release Date: January 30, 2018
After collaborating on two major books featured as PBS specials, Super Brain and Super Genes, Chopra and Tanzi now tackle the issue of lifelong health and heightened immunity. We are the midst of a new revolution. For over twenty-five years Deep...
Author: James D. Watson, Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: August 22, 2017
The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade. James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greate...
Author: Jonathan B. Losos | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: August 08, 2017
A major new book overturning our assumptions about how evolution works   Earth’s natural history is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently,...
Author: Robert M. Sapolsky | Narrator: Michael Goldstrom
Release Date: May 02, 2017
The New York Times bestseller“It’s no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I’ve ever read.” —David P. Barash, The Wall Street Journal"It has my vote for science book of the y...