Stiff

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241965012
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Mary Roach's Stiff lifts the lid off what happens to our bodies once we have died. Bold, original and with a delightful eye for detail, Roach tells us everything we wanted to know about this new frontier in medical science.

Spook Science Tackles The Afterlife

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069204
Size: 18.73 MB
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" In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after we ...

Gulp Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348741
Size: 14.12 MB
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The humorous science writer offers a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you.

Packing For Mars The Curious Science Of Life In The Void

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393079104
Size: 35.49 MB
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To answer these questions, space agencies set up all manner of quizzical and startlingly bizarre space simulations. As Mary Roach discovers, it’s possible to preview space without ever leaving Earth.

Bonk The Curious Coupling Of Science And Sex

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069211
Size: 79.68 MB
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Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

Grunt The Curious Science Of Humans At War

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393245454
Size: 18.36 MB
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Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat.

Packing For Mars

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393068474
Size: 14.22 MB
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Describes the weirdness of space travel, answers questions about the long-term effects of living in zero gravity on the human body, and explains how space simulations on Earth can provide a preview to life in space.

Hair Of The Corn Dog

Author: A.K. Turner
Publisher: Fever Streak Press
ISBN: 0991375939
Size: 59.37 MB
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... writer, but who I tend to think of first as a humor writer, because you have to be
pretty funny to write an entire book on human cadavers and make readers laugh,
which she manages stunningly in Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.