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Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Fossil Skeleton and the Battle to Define Human Origins

Kermit Pattison · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Discusses the search for the fossilized remains of the earliest human ancestors in the hopes that the discoveries will offer new insights into the development, origins and evolution of the human species and reveals what is known about existing fossils.
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Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live

Nicholas A. Christakis MD · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Apollo's Arrow offers a riveting account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it swept through American society in 2020, and of how the recovery will unfold in the coming years. Drawing on momentous (yet dimly remembered) historical epidemics, contemporary analyses, and cutting-edge...
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The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

Robin Lane Fox
Format: Hardcover

Medical thinking and observation were radically changed by the ancient Greeks, one of their great legacies to the world. In the fifth century BCE, a Greek doctor put forward his clinical observations of individual men, women, and children in a collection of case histories known as the Epidemics....
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The Particulars of Peter: Dance Lessons, DNA Tests, and Other Excuses to Hang Out with My Perfect Dog

Kelly Conaboy · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The author met Peter in the spring of 2017. He--calm, puppy-eyed, with the heart of a poet and the soul of, also, a poet--came to her first as a foster. He was unable to stay with his previously assigned foster for reasons that are none of your business, but which we will tell you were...
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What To Expect When You're Expecting Robots: The Future of Human-Robot Collaboration

Laura Major
Format: Hardcover

Most robots are just tools. They do limited sets of tasks subject to constant human control. But a new type of robot is coming. These machines will operate on their own in busy, unpredictable public spaces. They'll ferry deliveries, manage emergency rooms, even grocery shop. Such systems...
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An Outsider's Guide to Humans: What Science Taught Me About What We Do and Who We Are

Camilla Pang PhD · Viking
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of eight, Camilla Pang struggled to understand the world around her. Desperate for a solution, she asked her mother if there was an instruction manual for humans that she could consult. With no blueprint to life, Pang began to create her own,...
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