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Winston, Robert M. L.

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Most widely held works by Robert M. L Winston
Human( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly comprehensive and illustrated account of what makes us what we are: how we evolved, how our bodies work and develop, and how we think and behave, this unbelievable reference examines the qualities all humans share but also highlights the diversity of human society and culture. Profiling more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world and examining fascinating facts - from environmental and health issues to beliefs and customs - Human is the definitive illustrated guide to our species. In the tradition of "Animal" and "Earth" comes a new definitive visual guide that takes a unique look at what it means to be a human being. From evolution and biology to society, culture, and the future aspects of human life, this book examines the qualities that all humans share and profiles more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world
The human body book by Steve Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of human anatomy and physiology covers every system of the human body, examining the structure and functions of organs, tissues, cells, muscles, and bones, and discusses more than two hundred diseases and disorders
Evolution revolution by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of evolution and the evolution of the future
What makes me me? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features activities to find out about your genes and study your personality traits
It's elementary! by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at the elements describes the history of how they were discovered, what they are made of, their properties, where they are found, and their various applications
What goes on in my head? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How your brain works and why you do what you do"--Cover
Super Human encyclopedia : discover the amazing things your body can do by Steve Parker( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated guide to the human body reveals the truly amazing processes that go on in our bodies on a daily basis--
Human instinct by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few people have a problem with the idea that humans are descended from apes. But while people believe that our general shape and structure are derived from other creatures, few consider, let alone accept, the psychological implications. Man not only looks, moves and breathes like an ape, he also thinks like one. It is back in our primeval past that we find the first clues to the understanding of our human instincts." "But how well do instincts equip us for the twenty-first century? Do instincts help or hinder us as we deal with large anonymous cities, low-level stress, the battle of the sexes and the fracturing of communal life? In this erudite and fascinating book, which accompanies a major BBCI television series, Robert Winston takes us on a journey deep into the human mind in search of the answers to these questions and many more. Along the way he takes a very personal look at the relationship between science and religion, and explores those instincts that make us peculiarly human."--Jacket
Life as we know it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of life on Earth, discussing cells, energy, evolution, and more
The story of God by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Story of God is a book that examines the relationship between science and religion across time, beginning with the primitive worship of our early ancestors and concluding with a vivid portrait of faith in the modern world. Robert Winston provides a unique perspective: he writes as a respected scientist who is also committed to Judaism, and offers a challenging, sometimes startling personal discourse to the debate. Grand in scope, adventurous in lone, the book traces a line across continents, cultures and eras."--BOOK JACKET
The humanmind : and how to make the most of it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where does our personality come from? Using the latest clinical research and drawing on sources as diverse as "Hamlet" and Sigmund Freud, the FBI and bingo, Robert Winston takes us inside our own heads to see what really makes us tick
Superhuman : [the awesome power within] by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and blood : sibling rivalry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are siblings often so different? Are "only" children lucky or disadvantaged? What are the long-term effects of birth order and sibling relationships? This program underscores recent theories that suggest relationships among a nuclear family's children-rather than those between parent and offspring-are the most meaningful to an individual's growth. Monitoring a group of 25 six-year-olds, the program follows experiments that highlight the significance of sibling rivalry and bonding. Among the lively subjects are James and his older sister Bernie, whose relationship is tested by their unstable living situation; twins Alice and Charles and their intrusive younger brother William; and Het Shah, an only child whose parents fear they have spoiled her. A BBC/Open University Co-production. Original broadcast title: Flesh and Blood. Part of the series Child of Our Time 2006. (60 minutes)
Human body by Tao Le( Visual )

57 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life inside the most complex mechanism on earth - our bodies - is explored and explained in this ground-breaking series. The latest imaging techniques allow us to travel through veins, down fallopian tubes and around the brain, to understand how our bodies work."
Bad ideas? : an arresting history of our inventions by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We are born with the instinct to create and invent. Indeed our ability to do so is what separates us from the rest of the animal world. The moment man first converted a stone to a useful tool set him on a relentless path towards greater power over his environment. But have our creative ideas always produced desirable results in line with their original good intention? Have they always served us well?" "Bad Ideas? traces the history of our attempts at self-improvement but also questions their value. The dubious consequences of the development of weaponry, for example, are self-evident. But what of apparently more innocuous advances such as farming, writing or medicine and the harvesting of fire? Science has produced huge good but has also had unforeseen consequences which seem increasingly to threaten our existence. Can science and scientists find solutions to the perils which now menace us?" "We join Robert Winston on a thrilling journey from our earliest days to the present, written against a huge historical canvas. We learn about the history of science and engineering, following the unexpected twists and turns of progress. We meet some key individuals along the way and share quirky anecdotes about their lives and brainwaves. Inspiring, unusual and at times controversial, Bad Ideas? assesses the past and looks forward to the opportunities and ethical challenges of the future. In so doing it celebrates man's extraordinary capacity for achievement and offers a hopeful way forward to protect humanity against what sometimes seem like bad ideas."--Jacket
Ice babies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freezing embryos gives people a chance to have children even though they may be faced with a catastrophic illness. This episode introduces Hilary Spanswick, who is in fear for her life because of breast cancer, which signals the end of her hopes of motherhood. There's one option: freezing embryos. It's a risk, as the fertility drugs could encourage her cancer. If it works, it will be her only chance of having a baby. Frozen embryos, however, can lead to problems. Natallie Evans, for example, froze six embryos with her partner, but when they split up, he demanded that the embryos be destroyed. Professor Robert Winston meets Natallie to explore the question of who should own the ice babies
Cheating time by Deborah Cadbury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age and quality of a woman's eggs plays the most important role in determining her chances of having a baby. This episode features 41-year-old Suzanne, a happily married woman desperate to start a family. She is pinning her hopes on an IVF technique called assisted hatching, which she hopes will help her aging eggs give her the baby she longs for. The program also asks how old is too old to become a mother. Professor Robert Winston travels to Romania for an extraordinary encounter with the world's oldest mother, 68-year-old Adriana Illiescu, and her two-year-old child
Gift of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode, Bonny, who has been infertile for 17 years, pins her hopes for a baby on a pioneering treatment: the transplantation of someone else's working ovary into her own body. The donor can only be her identical twin, Crystal. If the operation is successful, it will pose a difficult question: will any resulting children be Bonny's, or Crystal's? Until 2005, eggs or sperm could be donated anonymously, so donor-conceived children could never trace their biological parents. Professor Robert Winston asks a man born from donated sperm how it feels to know that he will never find his father, and the encounter leads to a moving revelation about Winston's own childhood
Brave new world with Stephen Hawking by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking, this five-part series travels the globe to explore the research and inventions that will transform lives in the future. Hawking is joined by a cast of scientists offering expert commentary on today's scientific revolutions
Mary Shelley : the birth of Frankenstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program offers a fresh exploration of her novel, Frankenstein, focusing on how Shelley's personal life influenced the book and mirrored it afterwards. Along with reenactments of scenes from her classic and dramatizations of her life, the program draws from a wealth of primary sources, including readings from her mother's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Mary Shelley's personal letters, as well as those of her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron"--Container
 
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The human body book
Alternative Names
Baron Winston

Robert Winston britischer Arzt, Politiker und Moderator

Robert Winston Brits televisiepresentator

Vinstons, Roberts 1940-

Winston, R.

Winston, R. 1940-

Winston, R. (Robert)

Winston, Robert.

Winston, Robert 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940- Lord

Winston, Robert M. L. 1940-

Winston, Robert M., Lord, 1940-

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson 1940-

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson 1940- baron

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson, baron, 1940-

Winston, Robert Winston Baron

ווינסטון, רוברט

رابرت وینستون مجری تلویزیونی و سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی

روبرت وينستون، 1940-

ونستون، روبرت، 1940-

윈스턴, 로버트

ウィンストン, ロバート

ロバート・ウィンストン

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The human body bookEvolution revolutionWhat makes me me?It's elementary!What goes on in my head?Human instinctThe story of GodThe humanmind : and how to make the most of it