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Biology, life sciences titles - 23,984 results

The Invaders

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The Invaders

Pat Shipman

Archaeology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology

Hardback

Humans domesticated dogs soon after Neanderthals began to disappear. This alliance between two predator species, Pat Shipman... [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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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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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 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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Murray Johnson

History; Indigenous peoples; Evolution

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Places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. Discusses the pioneering... [more]

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Hardback

The presenter of the BBC's The Incredible Human Journey takes us on a revealing tour around our bodies and into the past to... [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

Paperback

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

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Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide

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Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide

Iain Campbell, Sam Woods, Nick Leseberg

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

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Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds... [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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How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

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How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self...

A. D. Craig

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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How Do You Feel? brings together startling evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry to present revolutionary... [more]

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation,...

Evan Thompson

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion: general; Neurosciences

Hardback

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson... [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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