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MariaFuentes

MariaFuentes

My areas of greatest interest are molecular biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, medical, neuroscience, philosophy, biographies and classic literature. I'm a pretty good listener and always aim to learn something from everybody. Love nice conversations that can challenge me.

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Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e (Thompson and Thompson Genetics in Medicine)
'Robert Nussbaum MD', 'Roderick R. McInnes MD PhD FRS(C)', 'Huntington F Willard PhD'
Case Files: Surgery (LANGE Case Files)
Eugene C. Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell
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'Robert Nussbaum MD', 'Roderick R. McInnes MD PhD FRS(C)', 'Huntington F Willard PhD'
Eugene C. Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell
January 2014
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October 2013
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This is a very interesting book on psychology in which Daniel Kahneman addresses the way we think in two major systems which ...
Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
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October 2013
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reviewed: Physiology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
I think this is my favorite book on human physiology. It is nicely and easily explained with a very practical medical approac...
Physiology [with Studentconsult.com Access] - Linda S. Costanzo
October 2013
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What a fantastic book I have just finished!I always find biographies very interesting and stimulating, specially those regard...
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom - Graham Farmelo
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September 2013
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Este es un gran libro para cualquier persona que trabaja o que esta relacionada con niños con trastorno del desarrollo, ya se...
Dibs in Search of Self - Virginia Mae Axline
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September 2013
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After receiving the Nobel prize along with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins in 1962 for the elegant description of the struct...
Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist - Christof Koch
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September 2013
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Following a evolutionary timescale, the authors introduce you from the "greatest story ever", the story of the genome, all th...
Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves - George M. Church;Ed Regis
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September 2013
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Well, here are some of my thoughts after completing this book: GUNS, GERMS AND STEEL is a book that was highly criticized for...
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies - Jared Diamond
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September 2013
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reviewed: Cambio de Piel (a Change of Skin) (Narrativa Latinoamericana)
Cambio de Piel, sin duda una novela compleja. Básicamente, la historia inicia cuando sus cuatro personajes: Javier, Elizabeth...
Cambio de piel - Carlos Fuentes
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September 2013
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I think this would be a great book for teenagers as an introduction in philosophy, in an entertaining way, or for any of thos...
Sophie's World - Jostein Gaarder
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A fascinating book which integrates art and science and how they can enrich each other and lead us to a better understanding ...
The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain from Vienna 1900 to the Present - Eric Kandel
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A remarkable and elegant narrative by Simon Singh on one of the most important and magnificent scientific achievements of the...
Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe - Simon Singh
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.... "What do I hope for? If not a cure, then a remission. And what do I want back? In the most beautiful apposition of two o...
Mortality - Christopher Hitchens
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I just remembered how much I loved this book when I was a little girl!! :)
La historia interminable - Michael Ende
June 2012
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This is a perefect example of why religion and science can't get along. As a person who believes in science i felt obligated ...
Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution - Michael J. Behe
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