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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]

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Advocate - Science

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

Matt Wilkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Animal physiology

Hardback

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. [more]

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Sara A. Lourie

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

Seahorses are extraordinary creatures. They swim upright and spend days in dancing courtship. Seahorses unveils every species,... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Mycology, fungi (non-medical)

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Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [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; Genetics (non-medical); Human biology

Paperback

The Invisible History of the Human Race describes how biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals. [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

Paperback

In The Improbable Primate, Clive Finlayson gives a provocative view of human evolution, arguing that the critical factor that... [more]

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney

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

Paperback

How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself. [more]

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection and Reproduction

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection...

Stephen Rothman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology

Paperback

This book examines a little-noted contradiction inherent in the two essential elements of Darwin's theory of biological evolution... [more]

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

Richard Russell, Stephen Doggett, Cameron Webb

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

Claus-Peter Lieckfeld, Markus Imhoof

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere.... [more]

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

Paolo Pelosi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Hardback

Smell is arguably the most evocative of senses, linked to memories and associations. For most animals it is vital for survival.... [more]

$38.95

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals are?

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals are?

Frans De Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

$32.99

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Drawing on the discoveries, this book shows that it also has the power to change our world for the better - it can enhance... [more]

$32.99

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

Robert Burn

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

Paperback

Nudibranchs, the â??butterflies of the seaâ??, belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

David Andrew

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's... [more]

$49.95

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Owls of the World

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Owls of the World

Jim Duncan

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

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated book on the world's owls explores their behaviour and lifecycle as well as the various owl families,... [more]

$40.00

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

Stuart A. Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

Hardback

In the hard sciences, which can often feel out of grasp for many lay readers, there are "great thinkers" who go... [more]

$41.95

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Home: How Habitat Made Us Human

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Home: How Habitat Made Us Human

John S. Allen

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

Hardback

Home is where the heart is. Security, comfort, even love, are all feelings that are centered on the humble abode. But what... [more]

$36.99

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

David Gelernter

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

A rock star (New York Times) of the computing world provides a radical new work on the meaning of human consciousness. [more]

$45.95

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

Hardback

The description for this book, Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation, will be forthcoming. [more]

$57.95

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and... [more]

$22.95

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