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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

As you read these words Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business; eating, reproducing,... [more]

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

Michael F. Braby

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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An new edition of the bestselling The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia. [more]

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

Dr. Elizabeth Leane

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Geography

Paperback

The first multi-disciplinary history of the South Pole, covering a diverse range of topics from exploration to art, science... [more]

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park...

Eng Pin Tay, Russell Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

This Second Edition of this field guide contains 22 additional species and updated photography throughout. It is based on... [more]

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

Royal Botanic Gardens

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Amphibians; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above... [more]

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

Matt Wilkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Animal physiology

Hardback

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. [more]

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Sara A. Lourie

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

Seahorses are extraordinary creatures. They swim upright and spend days in dancing courtship. Seahorses unveils every species,... [more]

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Mycology, fungi (non-medical)

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Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

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In The Improbable Primate, Clive Finlayson gives a provocative view of human evolution, arguing that the critical factor that... [more]

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection and Reproduction

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection...

Stephen Rothman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology

Paperback

This book examines a little-noted contradiction inherent in the two essential elements of Darwin's theory of biological evolution... [more]

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

Richard Russell, Stephen Doggett, Cameron Webb

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them [more]

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney

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

Paperback

How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself. [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

Claus-Peter Lieckfeld, Markus Imhoof

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere.... [more]

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

Paolo Pelosi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Hardback

Smell is arguably the most evocative of senses, linked to memories and associations. For most animals it is vital for survival.... [more]

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals are?

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals are?

Frans De Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

Robert Burn

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

Paperback

Nudibranchs, the â??butterflies of the seaâ??, belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled... [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

Drawing on the discoveries, this book shows that it also has the power to change our world for the better - it can enhance... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

David Andrew

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's... [more]

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