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The Male Brain, Louann Brizendine, M.D.

The Male Brain

by Louann Brizendine, M.D....

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From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies...

Unabridged: 4 hr 26 min
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 03/23/2010
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Grunt The Curious Science of Humans at War, Mary Roach


by Mary Roach

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Bestselling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and...

Unabridged: 8 hr 54 min
Narrator: Abby Elvidge
Published: 06/07/2016
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How We Die Reflections on Life's Final Chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland

How We Die

by Sherwin B. Nuland

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New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life careA runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwi...

Abridged: 2 hr 57 min
Narrator: Sherwin B. Nuland
Published: 02/27/2007
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice, Mark J. Plotkin

Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice

by Mark J. Plotkin

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice has been called one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.As then-chief ethnobotanist for Conservation I...

Abridged: 2 hr 43 min
Narrator: Mark J. Plotkin
Published: 09/01/2008
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Brainstorm, Mariette DiChristina


by Mariette DiChristina

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Creativity is often considered an innate gift, not something that can be learned or optimized. In fact, there is an entire branch of science ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 07/01/2008
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Genomics A Very Short Introduction, John M. Archibald


by John M. Archibald

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Genomics has transformed the biological sciences. From epidemiology and medicine to evolution and forensics, the ability to determine an orga...

Unabridged: 4 hr 12 min
Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 08/28/2018
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The Medusa and the Snail More Notes of a Biology Watcher, Lewis Thomas

The Medusa and the Snail

by Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomass fascinating observations of the quirkiness of the worlds lifeforms cause the listener to ponder simultaneously a tiny organism ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 22 min
Narrator: Stuart Langton
Published: 01/08/2008
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Instant Egghead Guide, Emily Anthes

Instant Egghead Guide

by Emily Anthes

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Everything from neurons to consciousness in the blink of an eye (which takes 300 milliseconds).Take a "fantastic voyage" through the whorls a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 40 min
Instant Egghead Guides
Narrator: Steve Mirsky
Published: 12/23/2008
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Enough Staying Human in an Engineered Age, Bill McKibben


by Bill McKibben

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From the bestselling author of The End of Nature comes a passionate plea to limit the technologies that could change the very definition of w...

Abridged: 4 hr 56 min
Narrator: Bill McKibben
Published: 04/01/2003
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Extinction A Very Short Introduction, Paul B. Wignall


by Paul B. Wignall

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Most people are familiar with the dodo and the dinosaur, but extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, with the result that nea...

Unabridged: 4 hr 7 min
Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Published: 09/10/2019
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A World Beyond Physics The Emergence and Evolution of Life, Stuart A. Kauffman

A World Beyond Physics

by Stuart A. Kauffman

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Stuart Kauffman's latest book offers an explanation—beyond what the laws of physics can explain—of the progression from a complex...

Unabridged: 3 hr 44 min
Narrator: Bob Souer
Published: 10/08/2019
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Eating the Sun Small Musings on a Vast Universe, Ella Frances Sanders

Eating the Sun

by Ella Frances Sanders

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“Strong on science but just this side of poetry.” —Nature An exploration of the principles, laws, and wonders tha...

Unabridged: 2 hr 54 min
Narrator: Imogen Church
Published: 11/26/2019
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