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All titles in "Science"
Katja Alves, Steffen Mackert
Toothaches, fevers, dizzy spells, sore throats, allergies and grazes – unless these ailments all afflict you simultaneously, you can often heal yourself. For many aches and pains can be cured ... More about this title
Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Rotraut Susanne Berner
Maths are not everyone's cup of tea. To be sure, there are some people who can juggle numbers effortlessly. But for most of us they are very hard work indeed. Maybe that's because you can never ... More about this title
Right from the beginning of their history, human beings have tried out new things. Nobody knows how many »experiments« were necessary to invent the first spade, or the axe. But it must have ... More about this title
In the beginning, there was darkness. All creation myths begin with eternal night being vanquished by the day. Daylight's victory, however, remains incomplete for night returns again and again. ... More about this title
Klaus Taschwer, Benedikt Föger
Nobel prize winner, successful author and rebellious spirit: Konrad Lorenz was one of the most popular scientists of our time. For his 100th birthday, Klaus Taschwer und Benedikt Föger present ... More about this title
Viktor E. Frankl
The Basics of Logotherapy and Existential Analysis
Viktor Frankl worked as a doctor in various Viennese hospitals before his time of great suffering in four different concentration camps began. Although he lost his entire family, at the end of ... More about this title
As the scientific worldview meets with increasing criticism, Henning Genz explains why the big bang and evolution are a matter of knowledge and not of belief.
With anti-evolutionists ... More about this title
If there is a natural law that we regard as unshakeable, it is that of the direction of time. Without the progression of time, there would be no life, no experience, no perception of reality. The ... More about this title
A handsome tom, its fur shining, sidles up to a beautiful young woman who serves him gourmet titbits from a golden bowl: if advertisements are to be believed, only the very best food is good ... More about this title
Biography of a Star
The sun gives us hope: if we learn to use its almost limitless resources intelligently, energy shortage will be a thing of the past. The sun puts us at risk: because it shines longer and stronger ... More about this title
An Expedition into the Body
This book provides comprehensible answers to children's and young adult's questions about their bodies and the development of personality. Using simple but vivid images, Marianne Koch describes ... More about this title
Hans Weiss, Ingeborg Lackinger Karger
The Promises of the Beauty Industry -Benefits, Risks, Costs
From anti-aging to Botox and cosmetic surgery: one of the most controversial areas of medicine has become a multimillion dollar business. But interventions of this kind can frequently have ... More about this title
Science is becoming ever more powerful,and more frightening in its implications. It induces fear of the destruction and manipulation of nature, fear of a future dominated by scientists. Hubert ... More about this title
Henning Wiesner, Walli Müller, Günter Mattei
and Other Questions to a Zoo Director
An entertaining question-and-answer book for animal lovers of all ages.
The raven is, we could have guessed, a great robber who will leave no other bird's nest untouched. But there are ... More about this title
Henning Wiesner, Günter Mattei
We know, thanks to Henning Wiesner?s last book, that elks love to cuddle and that ravens are born thieves. But do we also know how animals came to look as they do today?
On 50 big ... More about this title
The life of a 20th Century Psychoanalyst
"In this day and age in particular, when psychoanalysis is in danger of falling apart in a tide of uncertainty, people like him are of enormous importance, and his death is a tragic loss," wrote ... More about this title
Do you know of the tree of prophecy, the tree of the gods and the butter tree? Have you ever drunk from the cow tree? Or lazed under the tree of idleness? Manifold, mysterious, and essential are ... More about this title
Rotraud A. Perner
Thoughts and emotions that we cannot dispel disable us on all fronts: they diminish concentration, block necessary action and rob us of energy. In FIRST AID FOR THE SOUL, Rotraud A. Perner ... More about this title
Our brain is a chamber of wonders. It processes and stores everything we hear, see and feel. It produces emotions, enables us to speak and is the place where we make decisions. Our perception of ... More about this title
News from the universe
It is no big news that the scope of scientific discovery is constantly expanding. In astronomy, however, it is not only the case that we know more than we did just ten years ago; rather, ... More about this title