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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

Yuval Noah Harari, Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

Paperback

<b>El libro de no ficcion del ANO.Un best seller internacional con mas de un millon de ejemplares vendidosLucido e iluminador:... [more]

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<b>A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive.</b> [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic...

Franklin H. Portugal

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and... [more]

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Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Mark L. Winston

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of the environment; Agriculture & farming; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. <i>Bee Time</i> presents his reflections on three decades... [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Human biology

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Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases,... [more]

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Dr. Marilyn Roossinck

Mathematics & Sciences; Virology (non-medical)

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Viruses are the last frontier of undiscovered life on our planet. This 21st-century guide offers an engaging introductory... [more]

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

linguistics; Phonetics, phonology; Anthropology; Evolution

Paperback

A captivating, paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and... [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming Our World, and How We Need to Deal with it

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming...

Michael Bess

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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An in-depth survey of the evolving science of bio-enhancement: where we are now and how to deal with it. [more]

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction...

Mary Ellen Hannibal

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Here is a wide-ranging adventure in becoming a citizen scientist by an award-winning writer and environmental thought leader.... [more]

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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THE Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

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THE Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

Matt Simon

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

An absurdist, comical romp through evolution's weirdest solutions to nature's problems, from WIRED columnist Matt Simon [more]

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

Set to put Carroll alongside our greatest humanist thinkers from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E.O.... [more]

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

Karl J. Niklas

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

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Although plants comprise more than 90% of all visible life, and land plants and algae collectively make up the most morphologically,... [more]

$88.00

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

Aleesah Darlison

Marsupials & monotremes; Endangered species & extinction of species; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Wildlife (Children's&YA)

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I am the last of my kind.... [more]

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

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A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals [more]

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Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

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Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

Carl Safina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

Scientific understanding and field observations that provides a new view of animal behaviour as having similar self-awareness... [more]

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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