Acclaimed author Heos uses real-life cases to tell the fascinating history of modern forensic science, from the first test for arsenic poisoning to fingerprinting, firearm and blood spatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the important milestones in between. Illustrations.

Blood, Bullets, and Bones: The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA



"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story, he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates
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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

Thrilling . . . the best book on the subject written for the general reader since the 1980s. The Sunday Times66 million years ago the dinosaurs were wiped from the face of the earth. Today, Dr. Steve Brusatte, one of the leading sc... read more

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science-fiction genres, and her creation... read more

Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

We live in a beauty-sick world that teaches women to believe beauty matters most. Let's change that.
Today's girls and women embody a bewildering set of contradictions. They don't want to be Barbie dolls, but, like gene... read more

Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession With Appearance Hurts Girls and Women
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In this paperback edition of the beloved second book in Theodore Gray's bestselling (1.5 million copies) Elements trilogy, Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine into the molecules that form the things that make up ... read more

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the... read more

Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist



The perfect graduation gift "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time. Why do we remember the past and not the future? What... read more

The Order of Time

The brain creates every feeling, emotion and desire we experience, and stores every one of our memories. And yet, until very recently, scientists believed our brains were fully developed in childhood. Now, thanks to imaging technology that en... read more

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

The Sick Rose is a visual tour through the golden age of medical illustration. The nineteenth century experienced an explosion of epidemics such as cholera and diphtheria, driven by industrialization, urbanization and poor hygiene. In this pre-c... read more

Sick Rose Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration
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'In addition to being hopeful, Fine is also angry. We should all be angry. Testosterone Rex is a debunking rumble that ought to inspire a roar.' GuardianFine's entertaining and thoughtful book is a valuable addition to the discussion about ... read more

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds



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Where did we come from? Where are we going? Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and the most influential species ever to walk the Earth. In the blink of an evolutionary eye we have spread around the globe, taken control of Earth's biol... read more

Human Origins: 7 million years and counting