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Recommended Books for High School Students
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The Gene is a magnificent synthesis of the science of life, and forces all to confront the essence of that science as well as the ethical and philosophical challenges to our conception of what constitutes being human.

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The first book on CRISPR to present a powerful mix of science and ethics…This book is required reading for every concerned citizen—the material it covers should be discussed in schools, colleges, and universities throughout the country.


In Sapiens, Harari delves deep into our history as a species to help us understand who we are and what made us this way. Sapiens tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world.

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Magnificently combining historical, scientific, political, and philosophical perspectives, Harari explores twenty-one of what he considers to be today’s ‘greatest challenges.

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In a provocative study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind brilliantly explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures.

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With intellectual depth and literary flair, Enlightenment Now makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the ideals we need to confront our problems and continue our progress.


A groundbreaking plan to prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s Disease that fundamentally changes how we understand cognitive decline.


This book delves deep into the full body of past and current research to reveal how genetic predispositions and environmental factors can combine to produce the conditions autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).


Anticancer is at once the moving story of one doctor’s inner and outer search for wellness and a radical exposition of the roles that lifestyle, environment, and trauma play in our health.


A neurologist and psychiatrist contends that parents are often intimidated into accepting Ritalin for their children before a complete diagnosis is made and more benign therapies tried.


Dr. Greger describes which foods to eat to prevent the leading causes ofdisease-related death and shows how a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes might even save your life.


A visionary book from one of the most masterful longevity scientists of our time, Lifespan empowers us to change our health today while revealing a potential future when we live younger for longer.

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