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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Brian Switek
Categories: Bones
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Take a journey under the skin with osteological expert Brian Switek to discover the origin of the bones inside our bodies. Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over 500 million years of evolutionary history. It has manifested itself in wings, sails, horns, armor, and an
The Secret Life of Bones
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Brian Switek
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-08 - Publisher: Prelude Books

In The Secret Life of Bones, Brian Switek frames the history of our species through the importance of bone from instruments and jewellery, to objects of worship and conquest from the origins of religion through the genesis of science up to today.
Skeleton Keys
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Riley Black (Brian Switek)
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-05 - Publisher: Penguin

“A provocative and entertaining magical mineral tour through the life and afterlife of bone.” —Wall Street Journal Our bones have many stories to tell, if you know how to listen. Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over more than four hundred million years of evolutionary
Secrets Inside Bones, Brains and Beauty
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Joyce Shaffer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Joyce Shaffer

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The Secret Life of Fat
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Sylvia Tara
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-27 - Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

We lose it. We gain it. We hate it. We hide it. We shame it. We suck it in and we even suck it out. Fat is an international obsession, a dirty word and our least understood body part. A groundbreaking combination of historical, cultural and cutting-edge scientific research, The