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The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


A Short Philosophy of Birds

by Philippe J. Dubois & Elise Rousseau

A French ornithologist and philosopher teach us to pause, look to the sky, and reconnect with the natural world, in twenty-two short lessons inspired by the secret lives of birds.

There is a lot we can learn...


Astrobiology

by Andrew May

Are we alone in the Universe, or are there as many planets supporting life as there are stars in the sky?

It’s one of the most important and fascinating questions human beings can ponder, and astrobiology is...


The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Darwin

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is Charles Darwin's third major work of evolutionary theory, following On the Origin of Species, and The Descent of Man. In this book, Darwin sets out some early...


The Descent of Man

by Charles Darwin

In The Descent of Man Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details the theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation distinct from, yet interconnected with, natural selection....


The Ultimate NSAA Collection

by Dr Rohan Agarwal, Linh Pham, Dr Wiraaj Agnihotri & Dr Weichao Rachel

Your complete learning resource for the NSAA This NSAA collection gives you all the resources for the NSAA in one fully comprehensive guidebook. This collections book consists of 3 full books - you get all guides...


The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was twenty-two when he set off on the voyage of a lifetime aboard HMS Beagle. This book contains his journal with numerous observations including natural history, people, places. This journey...


The Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin

Darwin's most important work introducing the scientific theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. It presents a body of evidence that the diversity...


The Meaning of Pain

by Nick Potter

Nearly half of us at some point in our lives will suffer chronic pain. We go to the doctor, where the standard treatment on offer is either medication - which only masks the problem – or surgery – which...


Adventures in Cryptozoology

by Richard Freeman

Discover the science of (not so) imaginary creatures

Adventures in Cryptozoology is the perfect resource for the explorer who loves Josh Gates’s Expedition Unknown and Cryptozoology A to Z.

Explore the world...


Superlative

by Matthew D. LaPlante

Welcome to the biggest, fastest, deadliest science book you'll ever read.

The world's largest land mammal could help us end cancer. The fastest bird is showing us how to solve a century-old engineering mystery....


Book Review: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

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It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

As its name suggests, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind...


A World Beyond Physics

by Stuart A. Kauffman

How did life start? Is the evolution of life describable by any physics-like laws? Stuart Kauffman's latest book offers an explanation-beyond what the laws of physics can explain-of the progression from a complex...


The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral  Endocrinology

by Lisa L. M. Welling & Todd K. Shackelford

The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Endocrinology offers a comprehensive and compelling review of research in behavioral endocrinology from an evolutionary perspective on human psychology....


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel

A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system–the key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery...