This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

An eye opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know This groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women and the world around them in ways we are just now beginning to understand By allowing women to control their

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware Much like human

Lab Girl

Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life but it is also so much Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Brusatte traces the evolution of dinosaurs from their inauspicious start as small shadow dwellers themselves the beneficiaries of a mass extinction caused by volcanic eruptions at the beginning of the Triassic period into the dominant array of species every wide eyed child memorizes today, T rex,

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities gentle Athena,

Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

The 2013 2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever but the outbreaks continue Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake up call about the future of emerging viruses from the 1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National

Insektenes planet: Om de rare, nyttige og fascinerende småkrypene vi ikke kan leve uten

Bli med inn i insektenes forunderlige verden For hvert menneske som lever p jorden, finnes det 200 millioner insekter Insektene er overalt i skogen og i enga, i bekken og i parken De lever i seks tusen meters h yde, i de dypeste grotter, i d pefonter, inne i datamaskiner og i hvalrossens