The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins. Read a review
The Extended Phenotype – Richard Dawkins. Read a review
The Origin of Species – Charles Darwin
Power, Sex, Suicide -Nick Lane.
Genome – Matt Ridley.
The Seven Daughters of Eve – Bryan Sykes.
Y: The Descent of Men – Steve Jones
The Double Helix – James Watson.
Nature Via Nurture – Matt Ridley.
“The Ancestor’s Tale” – Richard Dawkins.
- The Naked Scientist. 60minute programme answering all manner of science questions: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00n1d7k#synopsis
- Science in Action: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002vsnb
- One Planet: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002vsn5
- Nature: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006sr7c
- Discovery: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002w557
- The Life Scientific: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015sqc7
- Frontiers: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qy5p
- Am I normal? Series exploring how doctors decide what is normal and what is not: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007v7py
- The first 1000 days: A Legacy for Life. Dr Mark Porter asks whether adult health is determined by our environment and nutrition in the first thousand days of life: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0139623
- Evolving Humanity. Adam Rutherford asks how our ability to talk, travel and develop technology – our unique human culture – affects human genetic evolution: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01395xx
- The Age of the Genome: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00ssmcp
- Horizon: Playing God: Synthetic Biology is a new field of research, synthetic biology, with a radical aim: to break down nature into spare parts so that we can rebuild it however we please. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01b45zh/Horizon_20112012_Playing_God/
http://www.ted.com/ is an amazing website full of intersting short talks. Look for yourself now.
http://www.youtube.com/user/scishow - very engaging channel relating science ideas of the day.
http://www.youtube.com/user/bigthink?feature=watch - extremely informative knowledge forum featuring the ideas, lessons, stories and advice of leading experts from around the world.
Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZG8HBuDjgc