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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; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Fishes (ichthyology)

Paperback

We found Nemo and we're looking for Dory - now we need a radical rethink of the way we think about fish [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

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This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Coping with disability

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Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn or worse.... [more]

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Pest control

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Provides the knowledge to effectively plan, prioritise, develop and apply best practice pest animal management in Australia.... [more]

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

R L Wesson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

An acclaimed geologist leads the reader on an adventure through the landscape that absorbed and inspired Charles Darwin. [more]

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Eugenics

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Eugenics

Professor Philippa Levine

Politics & government; History of science; Human biology

Paperback

A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. [more]

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

John Hands

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

Paperback

The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from [more]

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The Cat-Phabet: A Guide to Our Furry Overlords - From A to Z

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The Cat-Phabet: A Guide to Our Furry Overlords - From A to Z

Ariana Klepac, Pete Smith

Fiction & Literature; Animal behaviour

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A hilarious visual A-Z of classic cat behaviours with a comic twist [more]

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The Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

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

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Evaluates Haldane's social and political background, as well as his scientific creativity and accomplishments. [more]

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The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids - And the Kids We Have

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The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have...

Bonnie Rochman

Medical ethics & professional conduct; Reproductive medicine; Diseases & disorders; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Pregnancy, birth & baby care

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A sharp-eyed exploration of the promise and peril of having children in an age of genetic tests and interventions<br /><br... [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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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity

Moheb Costandi

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know... [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Biodiversity

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean?... [more]

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Beasts in My Belfry

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Travel & holiday

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First published by William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd, Glasgow in 1973. [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

Christine Temple

Psychology; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating study of the factors that contribute to creative genius from an eminent neuropsychologist, using Pablo Picasso... [more]

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life...

Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin? [more]

$23.95

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The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity

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The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo L. Oliveira

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Machine learning

Hardback

What do computers, cells, and brains have in common? Computers are electronic devices designed by humans; cells are biological... [more]

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious. [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology)

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Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes in, on, and Around You

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and...

Rob DeSalle, Susan L. Perkins

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Inspired by an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, explores microbes and their implications... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

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<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind. [more]

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