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  1. Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise Sale

    Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Michael Ormsbee
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Uncover the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition. From the macro to the molecular, this solid, science-based information will help you understand your own body better than you ever have. Gain access to cutting-edge research that demonstrates what works from a renowned expert, along with diet and exercise recommendations that men and women of all ages and fitness levels can follow.
  2. Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition

    Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.9 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (129)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    When are we responsible for our own actions, and when are we in the grip of biological forces beyond our control? This intriguing question is the scientific province of behavioral biology, a field that explores interactions among the brain, mind, body, and environment that have a surprising influence on how we behave and interact.
  3. Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

    Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

    David Sadava
    4.4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    We use it routinely to cure diseases, solve crimes, and reunite families. Yet we've known about it for only 60 years. And what we're continuing to learn about it every day has the potential to transform our health, our nutrition, our society, and our future. It is DNA—deoxyribonucleic acid, the self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms. Join award-winning teacher, author, and scientist...
  4. Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

    Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

    Catherine Kleier
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    If you look around right now, chances are you’ll see a plant. It could be a succulent in a pot on your desk, grasses or shrubs just outside your door, or trees in a park across the way. Proximity to plants tends to make us happy, even if we don’t notice, offering unique pleasures and satisfactions. In Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany, Dr. Catherine Kleier opens our eyes to the phenomenal and exciting...
  5. Understanding the Brain

    Understanding the Brain

    Jeanette Norden
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (197)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Understanding the Brain takes you inside the astonishingly complex brain and shows you how it works, from the gross level of its organization to the molecular level of how cells communicate. With its combination of neurology, biology, and psychology, this course helps you understand how we perceive the world through our senses, how we move, how we learn and remember, and how emotions affect our thoughts and actions.
  6. Stress and Your Body

    Stress and Your Body

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (120)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From Dr. Robert Sapolsky, one of the world's foremost researchers on stress and neurobiology, comes this fascinating 24-lecture course that guides you through the science of the stress that is a central part of daily life. You'll explore the nuts and bolts of the stress-response system, its various effects on the body, its ramifications on psychological health, and more. Filled with intriguing case studies, helpful...
  7. Joy of Science

    Joy of Science

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.6 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $724.95 $349.95$724.95
    This course provides a clear and bracing overview of the entire scientific world from the laws of motion first formulated 300 years ago by Sir Isaac Newton to the latest marvels of contemporary genetic research. These lucid, information-packed lectures convey the excitement of scientific discovery and trace the connections between discoveries over time. Veteran science educator Professor Robert Hazen renders the...
  8. The Scientific Wonder of Birds Sale

    The Scientific Wonder of Birds

    Bruce E. Fleury
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Accompanied by exceptionally rich visuals, from vivid color images and diagrams to video clips of bird behavior, animations, and moving graphics, The Scientific Wonder of Birds unfolds as a thrilling and many-sided panorama of avian life. Ultimately, this course offers you remarkable insight into some of the most beautiful and extraordinary of living creatures.
  9. Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals Sale

    Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Many famous cases have been reexamined in recent years using the great advances made in forensic science. Cold cases have been reopened. Supposedly solved crimes have been analyzed anew. Explore how cutting-edge investigative techniques are being applied to help unravel criminal enigmas all over the world.
  10. Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception Sale

    Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Discover the secret life of your senses with Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception, an intriguing and unforgettable 24-lecture course delivered by Professor Peter M. Vishton, an expert in the frontiers of human perception. With him as your authoritative guide, you'll consider each of your senses from a wide range of perspectives, explore how your brain processes different sensory information, consider how...
  11. An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

    An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

    Barry C. Fox
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Infectious diseases affect everyone. They account for 26% of all deaths worldwide, and unlike chronic diseases, they have the potential for explosive global impacts. In An Introduction to Infectious Diseases, get an accessible overview of diseases—from the mundane to the fatal—from a renowned physician who specializes in this topic. This comprehensive course provides the most reliable and up-to-date information.
  12. Introduction to Paleontology

    Introduction to Paleontology

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Introduction to Paleontology is a thrilling journey through Earth’s history—from a lifeless planet to initial bursts of life, from extinctions to recovery, and ultimately to our world today. Relying considerably on the National Museum of Natural History’s curatorial expertise and extensive collections and taught by award-winning Professor Stuart Sutherland, this course reveals how paleontology helps us better...
  13. Mysteries of the Microscopic World Sale

    Mysteries of the Microscopic World

    Bruce E. Fleury
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Travel to the microscopic world and encounter the trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other organisms known as microbes in the 24 lectures of Mysteries of the Microscopic World. In undertaking this journey, guided by award-winning Professor Bruce E. Fleury, you'll learn the powerful role these microbes play in your life, from the bacteria in your stomach that helps you digest, to the pathogens responsible for...
  14. The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Your body is a fortress under constant assault. Infectious diseases, parasites, environmental toxins, physical trauma, allergens, and natural disasters are some external enemies it faces. From the inside, it is threatened by the cellular mutations that produce cancer. Fortunately, the body's defenses are remarkably successful, and most of the time we are unaware of the intense drama taking place within our cells and...
  15. 12 Essential Scientific Concepts Sale

    12 Essential Scientific Concepts

    Indre Viskontas
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    With 12 Essential Scientific Concepts, finally satisfy your desire for scientific inquiry in a way that makes this enormous field accessible, understandable, and undeniably captivating. Indre Viskontas, an award-winning cognitive neuroscientist affiliated with the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California, San Francisco, has a knack for making hard science clear to laypeople. She boils down the...
  16. Origins of Life Sale

    Origins of Life

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Four billion years ago, the infant Earth was a seething cauldron of erupting volcanoes, raining meteors, and hot noxious gases, totally devoid of life. But a relatively short time later-100 million to 200 million years-the planet was teeming with primitive organisms. What happened? Professor Robert M. Hazen, one of the nation's foremost science educators and a leader of a NASA-supported team that is studying the...
  17. Darwinian Revolution Sale

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection rank with those of Copernicus and Newton for their iconic stature in science. In The Darwinian Revolution, explore the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the resulting sea change in human thought. In these 24 absorbing lectures taught by award-winning Professor Frederick Gregory, learn how a strikingly original...
  18. Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography Sale

    Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography

    Sherwin B. Nuland
    4.7 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (128)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $12.95 $229.95 $12.95$229.95
    What major discoveries made modern medicine possible? Who were the fascinating individuals responsible for these discoveries? What qualities prepared each of them for their unique roles in medical history? Discover the answers in Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed. Here, Professor Sherwin B. Nuland draws on the lives of 12 of medicine's greatest contributors to tell the human story behind the...
  19. Biology: The Science of Life

    Biology: The Science of Life

    Stephen Nowicki
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
    Starting at $599.95 Starting at $599.95 $809.95 $599.95$809.95
    One of the greatest scientific feats of our era is the astonishing progress made in understanding the intricate machinery of life. This intensive, 72-lecture course gives you the background and guidance to explore in depth the fundamental principles of how living things work-principles such as evolution by natural selection, the cellular structure of organisms, the DNA theory of inheritance, and other key ideas that...
  20. Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.5 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    Surgeon, writer, and Professor Anthony A. Goodman puts a solid understanding of human anatomy and physiology within your grasp. You'll learn to see how structure and function are integrated into efficient unity—a perspective that reveals the logic and symmetry of the human organism with awesome clarity. Using detailed color illustrations, life-sized models, and, in one lecture, a video shot during surgery, Dr....