Author: Robert M. Sapolsky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735222789
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Why do we do the things we do? Over a decade in the making, this game-changing book is Robert Sapolsky's genre-shattering attempt to answer that question as fully as perhaps only he could, looking at it from every angle.

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
Size: 74.17 MB
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For The Love Of A Dog

Author: Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307420572
Size: 70.82 MB
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Those who consider their dogs part of the family will find For the Love of a Dog engaging, enlightening, and utterly engrossing. From the Hardcover edition.

For The Love Of A Dog

Author: Patricia B. McConnell
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345477146
Size: 21.89 MB
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An animal behaviorist draws on case studies and the latest scientific research to discuss the truth about a dog's emotional life, its implications for the human-canine bond, and its impact on dog training.

Basic Life Sciences And Human Society

Author: Heinrich Pfeiffer
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proceedings of the 10th Discoveries Symposium 1991 Heinrich Pfeiffer, Thomas
Schmidt-Dörr ... The answer in a certain sense is very simple: to paraphrase
Charles Dickens 'Ours is at once the best of times and the worst of times' for
biology. It is the best of times, because never before has biology experienced
such a bonanza as today. ... or five years after the discovery of the disease, that
antibodies can be made to behave like enzymes, that genes have been and are
being identified ...

Systems Biology

Author: Olaf Wolkenhauer
Publisher: Portland Press, London
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Experimental verifications of our theory have recently been published [9-15]; see
also the commentary in Nature by Oliver [16]. ... lies in the premise of rational
behaviour of agents being perfectly valid for enzymes, but for humans at best an
optimistic approximation, at worst a pipe-dream. Under any specific set of
conditions all molecules of a particular enzyme behave the same; try that for

Future War

Author: Robert H. Latiff
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1101947616
Size: 80.90 MB
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In Future War, Latiff maps out the changing ways of war and the weapons technologies we will use to fight them, seeking to describe the ramifications of those changes and what it will mean in the future to be a soldier.

America The Possible

Author: Joseph Church
Publisher: Book Sales
ISBN: 9780025255807
Size: 54.48 MB
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gradually been transformed into a debate about the relative contributions of
environment and genetics, of culture versus biology, of nurture versus nature. ...
All organisms live and behave in and toward and by virtue of an environment. ...
nature of the beast, one sees efforts at deliberate social change as misguided, at
best foolish and at worst extremely dangerous. ... Even with our best techniques
of socialization, such as strict discipline and rigorous schooling, human bestiality
is ...

The Survival Game

Author: David P. Barash
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805076998
Size: 71.22 MB
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Barash synthesizes the newest ideas from psychology, economics, and biology to explore the roots of human strategy.

New Scientist

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While evolutionary biologists have irreparably shattered the blank slate, most
students of the humanities still insist that humans ... Perhaps worst of all, literary
scholars are at risk of being presented as laughing stock by novelists and held up
to ... While the specifics of the 1960s best-seller were outdated by that time, its
general attitude toward human behaviour was not. ... but they do not emancipate
us from biology or lift us above other animals onto an exalted link of the chain of