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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [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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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

Andrew Kirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

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Bone is one of the most extraordinary materials in the natural world - flexible and strong, available in a number of types... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

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Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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The Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

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

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The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As... [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of... [more]

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Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of China

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Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of China

John Mackinnon, Nigel Hicks

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

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A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to China, one of the world's top destinations... [more]

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Debating Darwin

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Debating Darwin

Robert J. Richards, Michael Ruse

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Charles Darwin is easily the most famous scientist of the modern age, and his theory of evolution is constantly referenced... [more]

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

Jeremy Griffith

Popular science; Evolution; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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At last, the redeeming, reconciling and rehabilitating biological explanation of the human condition that brings about the... [more]

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

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This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

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How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

Paperback

A biological and cultural biography of the seashell--ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex... [more]

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

Paperback

A unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly... [more]

$45.00

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

David J. Linden

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Exploring the many surprising facts and myths about our sense of touch, this book reveals how it defines us - and how, by... [more]

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [more]

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Melvin Konner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

A sparkling, thought-provoking account of sexual differences. Whether you're a man or a woman, you'll find his conclusions... [more]

$23.95

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Aping Mankind

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Aping Mankind

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Evolution; Neurosciences

Paperback

Previously published: Durham [England]: Acumen Pub., 2012. [more]

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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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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]

$65.00

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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

Paperback

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

$49.95

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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]

$37.95

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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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