Biology

What is life? Biologists tackle this question by studying living organisms, their development, anatomy, physiology, molecular and cellular mechanisms, and evolution.


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The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

Basic Books, 2018

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Why We Need Insects

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Is evolutionary science due for a major overhaul – or is talk of “revolution” misguided?

Kevin Laland

Aeon, 2018

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Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

Nick Lane

W.W. Norton, 2015

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Evolution and the Meanings of Life

Daniel C. Dennett

Simon & Schuster, 1996

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Steven Pinker

W.W. Norton, 2009

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How Four Key Survival Traits Are Now Killing Us

Lee Goldman

Little, Brown US, 2015

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Bird Catching, Cave Art & the Cognitive Revolution

Clive Finlayson

Oxford UP, 2019

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Animal Movement and the Robots of the Future

David L. Hu

Princeton UP, 2018

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The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

Ed Yong

Ecco, 2016

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