Laurie Neuerburg

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Smitten by Giraffe: My Life as a Citizen Scientist

A strong addition that will appeal to science readers or those seeking accounts of female professionals in the field.

Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell

General readers, and dog lovers in particular, will be delighted by this book's insight into the canine aptitude for scent detection and how people who purposefully take advantage of their sense of smell gain an enhanced ability to perceive the world. [See author Q&A on p. 106.]

Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Anyone interested in a lighthearted contemplation of a sorrowful topic will appreciate this work.

Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep

Whether readers are new to the marine sciences or possess prior knowledge, they will find much to learn in this well-written and delightful study.

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

The straightforward, accessible language and clear explanations make this ideal reading to understand life's origins, especially for those new to the evidence of evolution. While firm about the fact of evolution, the tone is friendlier to religious viewpoints and more upbeat than that in Richard Dawkins's The Greatest Show on Earth.

Good Thinking: What You Need To Know To Be Smarter, Safer, Wealthier, and Wiser

This is a well-researched and informative book on the intrinsic biases and problems that occur in every human brain. While the material covered can be found in the author's previous book, this is a worthwhile introduction to the parts of the brain, as well as the organ's natural weaknesses.

Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

Parents, other caregivers, and early childhood educators will be moved and inspired by this work.

A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

This well-organized, well-written guide is ideal for scholars, professionals, and enthusiasts. Leonard Compagno et al's Sharks, while slightly older, is an engaging introduction for beginners.

Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions

An engaging read for those who wish to learn more about policies and technological measures that experts recommend to champion privacy as a basic human right.

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