Look Inside Sex, Love and DNA

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PART I  PROTEINS AND GENES: THE CONSTITUENTS OF LIFE

 

1    From Proteins to People  

 

2    Can a Protein Save You from AIDS?

 

PART II DNA: OUR LINK TO THE PAST AND THE FUTURE

 

3   Who Are Our Fathers?  

 

4   Who Are Our Mothers?

 

5   Can We Raise the Dead?

 

6   Who Owns Our Past? Who Controls Our Future?

 

PART III  DNA AND RNA: HOW GENES ARE REGULATED

 

7   Can a Gene Keep You from Thinking Clearly?

 

8   How Much Sleep Do You Need?

 

9   What Is Love?

 

10  What Is Kindness?

 

11   What Is Sex?

 

PART IV  EPIGENETICS

 

12  Can You Get Cancer from a Gene?

 

13  What Is Learning? What Is Memory?

 

14  Can We Live to 120 – By Eating Less?

 

PART V  NATURE AND NURTURE

 

15  Can We Live to 120 – And Still Eat Cake?

 

16  What Makes a Super-athlete? Part 1: Size Matters

 

17  What Makes a Super-athlete? Part 2: Energy Matters Too

 

18  Why Are Some People So Smart?

 

19  Where Does Language Come From?

 

PART VI  THE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF BEHAVIOR AND EMOTIONS

 

20  What Is Gender?

 

21   What Is Pain? What Is Pleasure?

 

22   Why Are Some People Happy … and Others Depressed?

 

23   What Is Fear?

 

24   What Is Aggression?

 

25   What Are Science’s Limits?