The Ones We Choose

Lisa Genova meets 23andMe in this exploration of the genetic and emotional ties that bind, as debut author Julie Clark delivers a compelling read about a young boy desperate to find his place in this world, a mother coming to terms with her own past, and the healing power of forgiveness.The powerful

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

This is a story about you It is the history of who you are and how you came to be It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of our species bir

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog But, despite appearances, these are not dogs they are foxes They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken imagine spe

Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

n The author of the best selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that explains how the incredible diversity of life on our planet came to be n n nOver billions o

The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

The New York Times bestselling book coauthored by the Nobel Prize winner who discovered telomerase and telomeres role in the aging process and the health psychologist who has done original research into how specific lifestyle and psychological habits can protect telomeres, slowing disease and impro

Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes

An illuminating, entertaining tour of the physical imperfections that make us human We humans like to think of ourselves as highly evolved creatures But if we are supposedly evolution s greatest creation, why do we have such bad knees Why do we catch head colds so often two hundred times ofte

The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me

A gripping tale of secrets and self discovery People The Foundling tells the incredible and inspiring true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered via a DNA test that he was not who he thought he was and set out to solve two fifty year old mysteries at once Along the way he uptur

The Selfish Gene

The Selfish Gene 30th Anniversary Edition with a new Introduction by the Author n nInheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of The Selfish Gene Suppose, in