An engaging and deeply reported investigation of friendship its evolution, purpose, and centrality in human and nonhuman lives alike The bonds of friendship are universal and elemental In Friendship, journalist Lydia Denworth visits the front lines of the science of friendship in search of its
A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and the failure of justice in the postwar world.
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 combination of page turning discovery and remarkably readable science
Elegantly written and deeply grounded in personal experience reminiscent of works by Oliver Sacks this book gives us a clear, illuminating examination of action intelligence, the fundamental relationship between the physical world and the mind Using behavioral neurology and cognitive
What shapes our sense of place, our sense of time, and our memory How is technology changing the way we make sense of the world and of ourselves The human brain s ability to adapt has been an evolutionary advantage for the last 40,000 years, but now, for the first time in human history, we re
All people are equal but, as Human Diversity explores, all groups of people are not the same a fascinating investigation of the genetics and neuroscience of human differences The thesis of Human Diversity is that advances in genetics and neuroscience are overthrowing an intellectual orthodoxy
From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war and Presidents actions in nuclear crises from Truman to Trump.Fred Kaplan, hailed by The New York Times as a rare combination of defense intellectual and
Witty and passionate Lauren Groff Craig Pittman has a remarkable talent for telling stories set in the Sunshine State that never fail to fascinate and entertain Gilbert King The definitive book on one of America s least understood apex predators The story of how Florida s panthers were saved
Fascinating This engaging book explores just how multiple languages are acquired and sorted out by the brain Costa s work derives from a great fund of knowledge, considerable curiosity and solidly scientific spirit Philip Hensher SpectatorThe definitive study of bilingualism and the
Inspired by Sarah DiGregorio s harrowing experience giving birth to her premature daughter, Early is a compelling and empathetic blend of memoir and rigorous reporting that tells the story of neonatology and explores the questions raised by premature birth Early is a definitive history of
A STEAM centered, adorably illustrated picture book about Meg, a brilliant and creative boxitect who creates extraordinary things out of ordinary cardboard boxes.
When a couple plans for a child today, every moment seems precious and unique Home pregnancy tests promise good news just days after conception, and prospective parents can track the progress of their pregnancy day by day with apps that deliver a stream of embryonic portraits On line due date
A full color, exquisitely illustrated celebration of animals who live in packs, herds, pods, and Packsshows how togetherness and teamwork help many creatures thrive.Groups, packs, herds of millions, and our world teems with animals on land, air, and sea Packs is an inspiring celebration
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Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan whose number one New York Times best sellers include The Omnivore s Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind offers his latest, provocative look into the profound ways what we eat affects how we live In Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World,
The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth