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Author: Philipp Dettmer
Release Date: September 28, 2021
A gorgeously illustrated deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body, from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt—In a Nutshell “Through wonderful analogies and a gen...
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Author: Sarah Everts | Narrator: Sophie Amoss
Release Date: July 13, 2021
A New York Times Most Anticipated Book of the Summer A taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating. Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions, but it’s also one of our most vital and...
Author: James Nestor | Narrator: James Nestor
Release Date: May 26, 2020
A New York Times BestsellerA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020 Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR   “A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe—and how we’ve all...
Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: October 15, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." &m...
Author: Riley Black (Brian Switek) | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: March 05, 2019
“A provocative and entertaining magical mineral tour through the life and afterlife of bone.” —Wall Street Journal Our bones have many stories to tell, if you know how to listen. Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building...
Author: James Hamblin | Narrator: James Hamblin
Release Date: December 27, 2016
"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." —Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of...
Author: Daniel Lieberman | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: October 01, 2013
In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over m...
Author: Neil Shubin | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: January 08, 2013
From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery story as big as the world itself: How have astronomical events that took place millions of years ago created...
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Author: Ed Regis | Narrator: Rob McQuay
Release Date: January 19, 2010
In a destitute hospital in the crowded African city of Kikwit, townspeople, nurses, and doctors are dying of a gruesome disease at the rate of more than a dozen a day. Zaire is on the brink of an explosive epidemic - but the outbreak is stopped when ...
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Author: Sherwin B. Nuland | Narrator: Sherwin B. Nuland
Release Date: February 27, 2007
New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life careA runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: deat...
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