Biology

Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

See also Science.

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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
Plight of the Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal about Our World--And Ourselves
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
American Wolf
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness
Lab Girl
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
The Gene: An Intimate History
The Selfish Gene
The Origin of Species
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
The Gene: An Intimate History
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Why Evolution Is True
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene
The Double Helix
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Cetaceans: An Addiction
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Cosmos by Carl SaganA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingPale Blue Dot by Carl SaganThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Science Writing
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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le GuinThe Mote in God's Eye by Larry NivenThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsDragonsdawn by Anne McCaffreyA Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
Intriguing Aliens
173 books — 84 voters
Cosmos by Carl SaganThe Double Helix by James D. WatsonThe Seven Daughters of Eve by Bryan SykesBreasts by Florence   WilliamsThe Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
Science Time
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootStiff by Mary RoachA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonThe Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah BlumThe Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
Modern Science Nonfiction
268 books — 161 voters


Mary Roach
Mary Roach Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
Gross-out subjects become fascinating in the hands of this popular science writer, whose latest nonfiction romp goes down the hatch in Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.
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Richard   Preston
In biology, nothing is clear, everything is too complicated, everything is a mess, and just when you think you understand something, you peel off a layer and find deeper complications beneath. Nature is anything but simple.
Richard Preston, The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

Charles Darwin
If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. But I can find no such case.
Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

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