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321 Results
Human evolution : our brains and behavior —Dunbar, R. I. M. (Robin Ian MacDonald), 1947- author.

"This book covers the psychological aspects of human evolution with a table of contents ranging from prehistoric times to modern days. Dunbar focuses on an aspect of evolution that has typically been overshadowed by the ...

The goodness paradox : the strange relationship between virtue and violence in human evolution —Wrangham, Richard W., 1948- author.

"Highly accessible, authoritative, and intellectually provocative, a startlingly original theory of how Homo sapiens came to be: Richard Wrangham forcefully argues that, a quarter of a million years ago, rising intellige...

The human story : our evolution from prehistoric ancestors to today —Sloan, Christopher.

Explores the origins of humans, including how such developments as Linnaeus' classification system and recent understanding of the human genome have improved scientists' comprehension of evolution.

The goodness paradox : the strange relationship between virtue and violence in human evolution —Wrangham, Richard W., 1948- author.

"Highly accessible, authoritative, and intellectually provocative, a startlingly original theory of how Homo sapiens came to be: Richard Wrangham forcefully argues that, a quarter of a million years ago, rising intellige...

Origins : human evolution revealed —Palmer, Douglas.

In an exploration of human evolution, a Cambridge professor explains such questions as where human ancestors lived, what they wore and ate, and whether they spoke.

2001 a space odyssey
Blu-ray
2018
Availability: 4 of 6

Inspired by Clarke's epic book, the film moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence to the emergence of man as pure thought, somewhere in the future. When a monolith is found on the moon, astronauts equipped with ...

Charles Darwin's On the origin of species —Radeva, Sabina (Graphic artist), author, illustrator.

"A picture book adaptation of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species, lushly illustrated and told in accessible and engaging easy-to-understand text for young readers."-- Provided by publisher.

Fossil men : the quest for the oldest skeleton and the origins of humankind —Pattison, Kermit, author.

"Fossil Men is the riveting science-adventure story of the brilliant team who discovered the "Ardi" skeleton, a human more than a million years older than the famous Lucy, and their 20-year quest to redefine our understa...

Life through time : the 700-million-year story of life on Earth —Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Travel back in time and watch the incredible story of life on Earth unfold. Life Through Time explores the origins of species that still exist today in early fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. It takes reade...

Life : the leading edge of evolutionary biology, genetics, anthropology, and environmental science

"The newest addition to John Brockman's Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world's leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists -- including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. C...

Some assembly required : decoding four billion years of life, from ancient fossils to DNA —Shubin, Neil, author.

"The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish, now gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life, that enable us to further understand whether our presence on this planet ...

Eat right for your type : the individualized blood type diet solution —D'Adamo, Peter, author.

"If you've ever suspected that not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same exercise, you're right. In fact, what foods we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type. Your blood typ...

A series of fortunate events : chance and the making of the planet, life, and you —Carroll, Sean B., author.

From acclaimed writer and biologist Sean B. Carroll, a rollicking, awe-inspiring story of the surprising power of chance in our lives and the world. Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here? Does everything ha...

Racing the clock : running across a lifetime —Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- author.

An award-winning, much-loved biologist turns his gaze on himself, using his long-distance running to illuminate the changes to a human body over a lifetime. Part memoir, part scientific investigation, Racing the Clock is...

Being a human : adventures in forty thousand years of consciousness —Foster, Charles, 1962- author.

"A radically immersive exploration of three pivotal moments in the evolution of human consciousness, asking what kinds of creatures humans were, are, and might yet be"-- Provided by publisher.

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