Extraordinary Differences Between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom
by Daphne J. Fairbairn
While we joke that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, our gender differences can't compare to those of other animals. For instance: the male garden spider spontaneously dies after mating with a female more than fifty times his size.
by Alan Chalmers
A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller. Now well into its fourth decade, What is this Thing called Science? has become something of a classic the world over (it's available in nineteen languages). Each decade Alan ...
by Norman Doidge
An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age.
by Lehto, Steve
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Tracing the remarkable history of a certain kind of flying machine—from the rocket belt to the jet belt to the flying platform and all the way to Yves Rossy's 21st-century free flights using a ...eBook
by Charlotte A Roberts & Keith Manchester
<DIV>The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries that humans suffered from in antiquity. In order to give a vivid picture of ancient disease ...eBook
Receding Water Shapes the Earth's Surface
by Michael Oard
<p>There are features on the earth's surface that science cannot explain with theories of changes over millions or even billions of years by the geographic processes that we see occurring commonly today. However, when you explore the evidence ...eBook
by Mark Jayne
<P>In investigating the mutual and dynamic relationship between urban development and consumption, this book asks: how are cities moulded by consumption, and how is consumption moulded by cities? </P> <P></P> <P>Consumption stands at the ...eBook
From Evidence to Action
by D. Briggs, C. Corvalan & G. Zielhuis
<EM>Decision-Making in Environmental Health</EM> examines the need for information in support of decision-making in environmental health. It discusses indicators of environmental health, methods of data collection and the assessment of exposure ...eBook