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By Michael J Novacek. 1996
A paleontologist's account of a gruelling 1993 field expedition to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, which resulted in one of… the most extensive dinosaur fossil discoveries in history. Describes the specimens that were found and discusses their meaning and scientific importance. 1996.
By John R Horner, Edwin Dobb. 1997
Companion to Digging Dinosaurs. A paleontologist explores how these creatures evolved, lived, and adapted to the environment. Draws upon extensive… fieldwork to depict the dinosaur's pattern of living and survival methods. Ventures theories on key controversies, such as what caused its extinction. c1997.
By Paul Chambers. 2002
Since its discovery the Archaeopteryx - half bird, half reptile - has caused more trouble than any other scientific icon.… It has been used not just to support dozens of different views on evolution but to start feuds, destroy reputations, further personal ambition and promote nationalism. This book investigates the life and times of Archaeopteryx and also at the chaotic scientific world into which it emerged. 2002.
By Dale A Russell. 1989
By Monique Keiran. 1999
Some 75 million years ago, one dinosaur ended its life. The dinosaur was an Albertosaurus -- distant cousin to the… ferocious, meat-eating predator Tyrannosaurus Rex. But its death was also a beginning -- the start of its transformation into a fossil, which lay undiscovered for millennia until the forces of erosion brought the young dinosaur, once again, to light. Grades 4-7. 1999.
By Gilles Orgeret. 2008
"Le bio et le naturel ont envahi notre environnement. Cependant, le sport mérite-t-il ce label ? Est-il possible de le… hisser au statut de médicament ? Oui, si l'on considère que quel que soit son état de santé, on peut et on doit pratiquer un sport ou une activité physique régulière. Le sport soulage, guérit parfois. Il fait partie intégrante d'une hygiène de vie accomplie et devient un médicament naturel utilisable par tous [...]". -- 4e de couv.
Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth's most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true story remains one of… our planet's great mysteries. In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years, Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field--discovering ten new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork--masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy. 2018.
By Jane Fonda, Mignon McCarthy. 1984
At age forty-six, Jane Fonda advocates a total approach to health and fitness for the special needs of women thirty-five… to sixty-five years of age. She offers concrete information, advice, and encouragement on skin care, body mechanics, menopause, middle-age spread, good nutrition, and the prime-time workout. Bestseller 1984.
By Martin Budd. 2000
Mild hypothyroidism affects about 10 per cent of the population, but is frequently misdiagnosed because the symptoms are similar to… that of ME, chronic fatigue, depression and menopausal symptoms. This is a guide to discovering whether an underactive thyroid is at the root of health problems format. The book includes: what the thyroid is and how it functions; what happens when it is underactive; what tests you should ask your doctor for; and simple self-diagnosis - temperature testing. 2000.
By Gilles A Bordeleau. 1986
Gilles A. Bordeleau fait figure de pionnier dans le domaine de la naturopathie au Québec. Son livre nous enseigne ce… qu'il faut faire pour être en forme et le rester malgré les tribulations et les vicissitudes de la vie. 1986.
By John Evangelist Walsh. 1996
Recounts the infamous scientific fraud known as "Piltdown" and suggests its perpetrator. Tells of the 1913 discovery in England of… a humanoid skull and jawbone, which were purported to represent the "missing link" in the evolution of man from ape. Explains how scientists were deceived for forty years. 1996.
Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth's most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true story remains one of… our planet's great mysteries. In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years, Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field--discovering ten new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork--masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs. 2018.
By Charles Lockwood. 2007
This book is a guide to man's ancestors, from the earliest hominids such as Sahelanthropus, dating back 6-7 million years,… through to our own species, Homo sapiens. Over the past twenty years there has been an explosion of species' names in the story of human evolution, due both to new discoveries and to a growing understanding of the diversity that existed in the past. Drawing on this new information the author explains what each of the key species represents and how it contributes to our knowledge of human evolution. He describes the main sites, the individual fossils, the people and stories involved in the key discoveries and the basic facts about each species - what it looked like, how and when it lived and what it ate as well as explaining how we know all this. 2007.
By William Leith. 2005
The text charts new territory for everyone who has ever had a craving or counted a calorie. It is a… satirical confession of food, fat and addiction. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2005.
By Dan Rubinstein, Michel Saint-Germain. 2018
Le corps, l'esprit, la société, l'économie, la politique, la créativité, l'âme, la famille : toutes ces dimensions de la vie… humaine sont interreliées, et toutes, démontre le journaliste Dan Rubinstein, peuvent être enrichies par ce geste simple, essentiel, qu'est la marche. En combinant fascinant reportage, recherche révélatrice et réflexions personnelles, ce livre le démontre admirablement : l'humain est fait pour marcher. La sédentarité et le recours intensif à l'automobile, encouragés par un urbanisme antipiéton , sont des facteurs importants, sinon la cause, de bien des maux de notre siècle, tels que l'obésité, l'anxiété, le sentiment d'isolement et les changements climatiques. Il ne tient qu'à nous de changer la donne, individuellement et collectivement, pour les générations futures, de faire un pas, puis un autre, dans la bonne direction. 2018. Titre uniforme: Born to walk.
By Ernest E Wood. 1959
By Bill Phillips, Michael D'Orso. 1999
Physical fitness trainer offers a program for transforming your body in just twelve weeks, without turning your life upside down.… Phillips suggests his plan can lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart trouble even after years of physical neglect. Includes exercises and diet information plus testimonials from participants in the program. Bestseller. 1999.
By John R Gribbin. 1996
British science writers provide an overview on how interstellar collisions and meteoroidal impacts have shaped life on earth, beginning with… the dinosaurs. They discuss different technologies that could be used in the future to prevent a calamitous collision between the Earth and an asteroid. 1996.
By Thérèse Cadrin Petit, Lucie Dumoulin. 2000