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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,642 results

Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science-and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

Joseph E. Armstrong

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Palaeontology

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On this blue planet, long before pterodactyls took to the skies and tyrannosaurs prowled the continents, tiny green organisms... [more]

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

B. Alan Wallace

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Neurosciences

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By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

Gary Marcus, Jeremy Freeman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships...

Jennifer L. Verdolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

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Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships. A specialist in animal... [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet scientists have uncovered details every business leader,... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [more]

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Looking Inside the Brain: The Power of Neuroimaging

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Looking Inside the Brain: The Power of Neuroimaging

Denis Le Bihan

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

Originally published in France under the title Le Cerveau de cristal. Ce que nous revele la neuro-imagerie, copyright (c)... [more]

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Nicholas Wade

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Wade, a longtime journalist covering genetic advances for The New York Times, draws widely on the work of scientists who have... [more]

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles R. Sheppard

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Coral reefs

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Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating... [more]

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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Luck

Medicine; Physiology; Endocrinology; Biochemistry

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Hormones are vital to the workings of the body, and while many people are aware of what hormones do, few have an appreciation... [more]

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Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley

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Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley

Meredith Fletcher

Biography; Biography: general; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

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Writer in a Valley is the compelling story of Jean Galbraith (1906-1999), one of Australia's most influential botanists and... [more]

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

John H. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

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In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology... [more]

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Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences

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Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences

Mark Siddall

Mathematics & Sciences; Toxicology (non-medical)

Hardback

A guide to surviving in the natural world. It looks at how and where poisons and venoms naturally occur in reptiles, insects,... [more]

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Flora: an artistic voyage through the world of plants

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Flora: an artistic voyage through the world of plants

Sandra Knapp

Art & Architecture; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Flora is an enchanting voyage of discovery capturing the excitement and wonder of plant exploration through art. [more]

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Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through Our Strange Planet

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Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through Our Strange Planet

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Life on Planet Earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining. Ten Million Aliens opens... [more]

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Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

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Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

Alistaire S. Glen, Christopher R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology & animal sciences; Applied ecology

Hardback

This book explores Australia's unique predator communities from pre-historic, historic and current perspectives. [more]

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

Robin Dunbar

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

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What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? This... [more]

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

Bruce Hood

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? This book deals with... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

Tim Low

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

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Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the... [more]

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson, Julian Savulescu

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

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Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

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

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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]

$35.95

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The Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

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The Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

Janine Benyus

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

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A wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated guide to the behaviour and body language of the world's most fascinating and... [more]

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