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  • Life Scriptby Nicholas Wade

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 14.99

    With the decoding of the human genome, researchers can now read the script in which evolution has written the program for the design and operation of the human body. A new generation of medical treatments is at hand. Researchers are developing therapies so powerful that there is now no evident obstacle to the ancient goal of conquering most major diseases.... more...

  • Before the Dawnby Nicholas Wade

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    Meaty, well-written. ( Kirkus Reviews ) Impeccable, fearless, responsible and absorbing . . . Bound to be the gold standard in the field for a very long time. (Lionel Tiger, Rutgers University) Timely and informative. ( The New York Times Book Review ) By far the best book I have ever read on humanity's deep history. (E. O. Wilson) more...

  • The Faith Instinctby Nicholas Wade

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    New York Times correspondent Wade sheds light on what is sure to bea controversial new field of research in evolutionary psychology, genetics and anthropology...A turning point, and advancement, in the science-religion debate." - Kirkus Review "[In The Faith Instinct ], longtime New York Times science reporter Wade deftly explores the evolutionary... more...

  • A Troublesome Inheritanceby Nicholas Wade

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00

    Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome,áan explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role ináthe human story á Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmfuláthan the idea of the biological reality of race, andáwith it the idea that humans of different races areábiologically different from one another. For... more...

  • Visual Perceptionby Nicholas Wade; Mike Swanston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Does the world appear the same to everyone? Does what we know determine what we see? Why do we see the world as we do? Vision is our most dominant sense. From the light that enters our eyes to the complex cognitive processes that follow, we derive most of our information about what things are, where they are, and how they move from our vision.... more...

  • Galileo's Visionsby Marco Piccolino; Nicholas J. Wade

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    Galileo is known as a pioneer of science - especially of mechanics and astronomy - but far less attention has been paid to his work on the senses generally, and more specifically on vision. In this book, two experts on the history of science look at the novel ways in which Galileo looked at the heavens through his telescope, and, in the process, emphasised... more...

  • Titanic, First Accountsby Various; Tim Maltin; Nicholas Wade

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Fascinating firsthand accounts of theá Titanic --in a deluxe package with gorgeous graphic cover art. Just in time for the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic, this graphic deluxe edition compiles first hand accounts, testimonies, and letters by notable Titanic survivors, including Archibald Gracie, Lawrence Beesley, Elizabeth W. Shutes, and... more...

  • Visual Perceptionby Michael T. Swanston; Nicholas J. Wade

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.99

    Vision is our most dominant sense, from which we derive most of our information about the world. From the light that enters the eye and the processing in the brain that follows we can sense where things are, how they move and what they are. The first edition of Visual Perception took a refreshingly different approach to perception, starting from... more...

  • Purkinje's Visionby Nicholas J. Wade; Josef Brozek; Jirí Hoskovec

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 48.95

    The life of Jan Evangelista Purkinje (1787-1869) has fascinated students from many disciplines. Histologists marvel at his early descriptions of cells; physiologists admire his attempts to relate structure to function; pharmacologists view in awe his heroic experiments on self-administered drugs; forensic scientists acknowledge his role in the use... more...

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