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DeSilva, Jeremy M.

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Summary: A Dartmouth anthropologist whose team discovered two ancient human species explores how our evolution toward bipedalism rendered us dominant, innovative, more compassionate, and more susceptible to health problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Summary: Did the ancestors of the human race go through a crucial semi-aquatic phase? This balanced program examines the latest evidence that water played a major role in human evolution and assesses how it stands up to the traditional Savanna Theory proposed by Darwin. Preeminent critics and adherents of the Aquatic Ape Theory discuss such key points as humans' unique diving reflex and voluntary breath...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Is the key theory about how we evolved from apes based on mistaken evidence? Since 1974, the 3.2-million-year-old fossil dubbed "Lucy" has been considered humankind's prime ancestor. Now, a fossil recently unearthed in Kenya by distinguished paleontologist Dr. Meave Leakey is rewriting the theories. This program examines the implications of Flat-Faced Man, a bipedal hominid just as old as Lucy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Bryson, Bill

Summary: "Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual foreverybody. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612 BYR

Bryson, Bill

Summary: Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Bryson, Bill

Summary: "Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612 BRY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612 BRY

Summary: There are certain questions that, universally, we agree are “big”. The ones that don't have easy answers; the ones that have been theorized, researched, pursued, and chronicled…for centuries. In Life’s Really Big Questions, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, host Alan Alda meets with scientists tackling some of the biggest questions of the times: is there other life in the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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