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Winston, Robert M. L.

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Evolution revolution by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of evolution and the evolution of the future
Human by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,132 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
What makes me me? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features activities to find out about your genes and study your personality traits
The human body book by Steve Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 981 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
What goes on in my head? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How your brain works and why you do what you do"--Cover
It's elementary! by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 775 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
Super Human encyclopedia : discover the amazing things your body can do by Steve Parker( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 691 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--
Life as we know it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 566 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
My amazing body machine by Richard Walker( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique and exciting visual guide to the human body, with specially commissioned illustrations that make this amazing machine accessible and engaging for children.--
The story of God by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 396 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."--Jacket
The humanmind : and how to make the most of it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 337 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration into the mysteries of the human body--how it works, and the fantastic ways it repairs itself--relates tales of futuristic medicine taking place today and stories of radical operations
Flesh and blood : sibling rivalry by Roxy Music (Musical group)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 330 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 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
Ask a scientist by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

7 editions published in 2019 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fun and friendly science book for kids poses 100 real-life questions from kids to Robert Winston on every aspect of science."--
Bad ideas? : an arresting history of our inventions by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 260 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
The STEAM team : simple science explained by Lisa Burke( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces young readers to different areas of science, including technology, engineering, the solar system, plants and animals, and numbers and measurements
Identity crisis : self-image in childhood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the "nature vs. nurture" debate in the shaping of the identity of children. From a larger project following 25 families from the birth of their children, features 4 children at age 5 as they begin to understand the implications of economic class, ethnicity, race, gender, physical appearance, and the presence or absence of both parents
Brave new world with Stephen Hawking by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 202 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
Outdoor maker lab : exciting experiments for budding scientists by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and Dutch and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fun, fact-filled book is brimming with exciting outdoor experiments to help budding boffins explore the science in their surroundings. Using household items, construct a water rocket and blast it skywards to learn about air pressure, or blow giant, long-lasting bubbles to reveal how surface tension works. Make a wormery and observe worms tunnelling, then build a diamond kite and discover the key to aerodynamics. With stunning, brand-new photography, succinct step-by-step instructions, and rigorous attention to detail, young boffins will be excited from the get-go. With a foreword by Robert Winston, each activity has a clear How it works explanation, revealing the fascinating science behind the experiment, along with Real-world examples that show everyday scientific principles in action. Full of amazing projects to inspire young scientists and outdoor enthusiasts, Outdoor Maker Lab takes readers out of the house on a journey to better understand their world - and beyond. It is a must-have for every young scientist who is curious about their surroundings
 
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Evolution revolution
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HumanWhat makes me me?The human body bookWhat goes on in my head?It's elementary!Human instinctThe story of GodThe humanmind : and how to make the most of it
Alternative Names
Baron Winston

Robert Winston britischer Arzt, Politiker und Moderator

Robert Winston Brits televisiepresentator

Robert Winston científico británico

Vinstons, Roberts 1940-

Winston R.

Winston, R. 1940-

Winston, R. (Robert)

Winston, R. (Robert), 1940-

Winston Robert

Winston, Robert 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940- Lord

Winston, Robert M., Baron, 1940-

Winston, Robert M. L.

Winston, Robert M. L. 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

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

勞勃·溫斯頓

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