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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Botany & plant sciences; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. [more]

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Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past

Steven M. Goodman, William L. Jungers (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Endangered species & extinction of species

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The landscapes of Madagascar have long delighted zoologists, who have discovered, in and among the island's baobad trees and... [more]

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists,... [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Peter S. Ungar

Dentistry; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

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Teeth are a vital component of vertebrate anatomy and a fundamental part of the fossil record. It was the evolution of teeth,... [more]

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Ken Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Biodiversity; Gardening; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved... [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

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

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Stephen T. Garnett, Donald C. Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [more]

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Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science

Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science

Michael Ruse

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Michael Ruse offers a new analysis of the often troubled relationship between science and religion. [more]

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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We...

Marlene Zuk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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A whip-smart, brilliantly researched expos of pseudoscientific myths about the evolutionary past and how people should live... [more]

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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

Larry Young, Brian Alexander

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Sexual behaviour; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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First published in... 2012. --T.p. verso. [more]

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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Jennifer Ouellette

Society & Social Sciences; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Neurosciences

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Dives into the miniscule ranges of variation to understand just what sets us apart. In this book, the author draws on research... [more]

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Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest... [more]

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Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own

Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own...

David Toomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Xenobiotics

Paperback

A fascinating introduction to the weirdest life forms known to science and the maverick scientists who search for them. [more]

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The Autistic Brain

The Autistic Brain

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek

Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Teaching of autistic students; Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advice on parenting

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Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well... [more]

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Art and Architecture of Insects

Art and Architecture of Insects

David M. Phillips

Art & Architecture; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders; Insects & spiders as pets

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Discover the hidden beauty of insect anatomy Clad in spiked and scaled armor, lance-like pincers at the ready, alien creatures... [more]

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The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization

The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization...

Michael Corballis

Psycholinguistics; Philosophy of mind; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Popular psychology

Paperback

Challenges the commonly held notion that language is what makes us uniquely human. This book argues that what distinguishes... [more]

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Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Gene S. Helfman, George H Burgess

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

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Answering every conceivable question about sharks, this book describes the biology, behavior, diversity (there are more than... [more]

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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell Us About Evolution, Biodiversity and Ourselves

Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell...

Menno Schilthuizen

Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

The story of evolution as you've never heard it before What's the easiest way to tell species apart? Check their genitals.... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

John Archibald

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

Hardback

John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

James T. Costa

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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Darwin is credited with discovering evolution through natural selection, but Alfred Russel Wallace saw the same process at... [more]

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