• The Plant Hunter

    The Plant Hunter

    Quave, Cassandra Leah

    An ethnobotanist describes her ground-breaking research and adventures in pursuit of life-saving medications in the plant world.

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  • Origin

    Origin

    Raff, Jennifer

    A genetic anthropologist explains contemporary DNA research and how it can shed light on early human migration to the Americas.

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  • The Treeline

    The Treeline

    Rawlence, Ben

    A Welsh educator travels to boreal forests in the northernmost regions of the world, examining how their trees influence faraway creatures and climates.

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  • Life as We Made It

    Life as We Made It

    Shapiro, Beth Alison

    An evolutionary biologist demonstrates how genome editing is just the latest example of human impact on the evolution of our own and other species.

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  • Cosmic Queries

    Cosmic Queries

    Tyson, Neil deGrasse

    These essays examine many fascinating topics in contemporary physics, ranging from quarks to multiverses. Told in a conversational tone, and illustrated with spectacular color photographs.

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  • The Genesis Machine

    The Genesis Machine

    Webb, Amy

    A thoughtful examination of the science and ethics of the controversial field of synthetic biology.

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  • Below the Edge of Darkness

    Below the Edge of Darkness

    Widder, Edith

    A marine biologist takes the reader on a fascinating deep dive into the way many of the ocean’s creatures – from tiny to huge - use bioluminescence to survive.

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  • Homewaters

    Homewaters

    Williams, David B.

    A naturalist provides an in-depth look at the science and history of the Puget Sound ecosystem, drawing on conversations with biologists and tribal leaders.

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  • An Immense World

    An Immense World

    Yong, Ed

    A Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist illustrates the diverse ways animals and plants sense the world – such as magnetic and electrical fields, pressure pulses, and subsonic sounds – which are imperceptible to humans.

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  • Nature Is Never Silent

    Nature Is Never Silent

    Ziege, Madlen

    A behavioral biologist reveals how creatures in the natural world – ranging from bacteria to foxes to trees – communicate with each other in myriad ways.

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