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Biology, life sciences titles - 23,985 results

Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biophysics; Biology, life sciences

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Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? Even in this age of cloning and synthetic... [more]

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Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of Engaging the World

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Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of...

Sharman Apt Russell

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology)

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In the exploding world of citizen science, hundreds of thousands of volunteers are monitoring climate change, tracking bird... [more]

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

Dawn Field, Neil Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

Hardback

In Biocode, Dawn Field and Neil Davies capture the scale and excitement of the rapidly growing field of genomics. From automatic... [more]

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

David Sloan Wilson

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social theory; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution

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A powerful treatise that demonstrates the existence of altruism in nature, with surprising implications for human society... [more]

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The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

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The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

Michael Marder

Philosophy; Deconstructionism, Structuralism, Post-structuralism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Botany & plant sciences

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Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction,... [more]

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Discover the final puzzle piece to complete Darwin's theory of evolution in this landmark book from one of today's most inventive... [more]

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Modern microbiology has transformed our understanding of life on earth, and had a huge impact on medicine, agriculture, and... [more]

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Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

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Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

John Hemming

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Alfred Russel Wallace, Henry Walter Bates and Richard Spruce were English naturalists who went to Amazonia 150 years ago.... [more]

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones in the History of Biology

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones...

Michael C. Gerald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, this book presents 250 landmarks in the most... [more]

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Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

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Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

Eugene E. Harris

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Human biology

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An up-to-date account of the evolution of the human genome amongst the primate group, written from the perspective of population... [more]

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Microbiology For Dummies

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Microbiology For Dummies

Jennifer Stearns, Michael Surette, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Microbiology is the study of life itself, down to the smallest particle<p>Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores... [more]

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?... [more]

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Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man: The Evolution of Sex and Gender

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Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man: The Evolution of Sex and Gender

Lewis Wolpert

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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Why are there two sexes? How different are they and why? Why can't a woman be more like a man? Or should the question be:... [more]

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

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A journey of discovery through the spectacular intricacies of reproduction in the animal kingdom. [more]

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

Donald W. Pfaff

Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

The Altruistic Brain uses language accessible to non-scientists so as to present an elegant theory of how human beings are... [more]

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

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

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In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [more]

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital...

J. Craig Venter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

Where did our search to understand life come from? And where will it take us? [more]

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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

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

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity Hotspot

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity...

Hans Lambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Southwest Australia is a region increasingly recognised for its high levels of biodiversity and endemism, and is recognized... [more]

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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)

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Gonorrhoea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. Polar Bears. People. All are evolving, some surprisingly rapidly, in response to... [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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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

Hal Whitehead, Luke Rendell

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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Drawing on their own research as well as a scientific literature as immense as the sea-including evolutionary biology, 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

Paperback

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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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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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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