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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

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A biological and cultural biography of the seashell--ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex... [more]

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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A unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly... [more]

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

Andrew Kirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

Hardback

Bone is one of the most extraordinary materials in the natural world - flexible and strong, available in a number of types... [more]

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

David J. Linden

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Exploring the many surprising facts and myths about our sense of touch, this book reveals how it defines us - and how, by... [more]

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [more]

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Aping Mankind

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Aping Mankind

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Evolution; Neurosciences

Paperback

Previously published: Durham [England]: Acumen Pub., 2012. [more]

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Melvin Konner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

A sparkling, thought-provoking account of sexual differences. Whether you're a man or a woman, you'll find his conclusions... [more]

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

As you read these words Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business; eating, reproducing,... [more]

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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]

$65.00

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

Dr. Elizabeth Leane

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Geography

Paperback

The first multi-disciplinary history of the South Pole, covering a diverse range of topics from exploration to art, science... [more]

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park...

Eng Pin Tay, Russell Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

This Second Edition of this field guide contains 22 additional species and updated photography throughout. It is based on... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [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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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; Fishes (ichthyology); Amphibians; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above... [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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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

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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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

$46.95

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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)

Paperback

Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [more]

$15.95

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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

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