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Published September, 2017
By Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
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Published February, 2017
By Meredith Wadman
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The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the creation of some of the world's most important vaccines. The rubella vaccine and others made with those foetal cells have protected more than 150 million people in the United States, the vast majority of them preschool children.

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Published January, 2017
By Meredith Wadman
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In 1962, Leonard Hayflick created and froze 800 tiny ampules of what he dubbed WI-38 cells, which would become the basis for vaccines that have immunized millions of people worldwide against polio, rubella, and measles. This book deals with questions about the tradeoff between socially beneficial medical research and the rights of individuals.

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Published July, 2014
By Sam Kean
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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections, lobotomies, horrendous accidents, phantom limbs, Siamese twins - and see how the victims changed afterwards. This title explores the brain's secret passageways.

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Published July, 2014
By Sam Kean
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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections, lobotomies, horrendous accidents, phantom limbs, Siamese twins - and see how the victims changed afterwards. This title explores the brain's secret passageways and recounts the forgotten tales of the ordinary individuals.

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Published August, 2013
By Giovanni Frazzetto
Publisher: Doubleday
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What can the neural activity in our brain cortex, or our reaction to a Caravaggio painting, reveal about the deep seat of guilt? How can reading Heidegger, or conducting experiments on rats, help us to cope with anxiety in the face of the world's economic crisis? This title takes you through the journey of our everyday lives and common feelings.

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Published July, 2012
By Jesse Bering
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Why do testicles hang the way they do? Is there an adaptive function to the female orgasm? What does it feel like to want to kill yourself? Does 'free will' really exist? This title takes readers on a bold and captivating journey through some of the taboo issues related to evolution and human behaviour.

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