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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals About Ourselves, Our History, and the Future

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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals About Ourselves,...

Dalton Conley, Jason Fletcher

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

Hardback

For a century, social scientists have avoided genetics like the plague. But the nature-nurture wars are over. In the past... [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

Paperback

<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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The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History

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The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin, David Tipling

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

A rare invitation into the mysterious lives of owls around the world, with spectacularly revealing photographs and fascinating... [more]

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Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)

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Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to Charles Darwin's pioneering... [more]

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

Sean Prentiss, Joe Wilkins

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Biology, life sciences; The environment

Paperback

Offering guidance on writing poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, Environmental and Nature Writing is a complete introduction... [more]

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Views of Nature

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Views of Nature

Alexander von Humboldt

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition... [more]

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

<div> All organisms and species are transitory, yet life endures. The origin, extinction, and evolution of species'interconnected... [more]

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Paul G. Falkowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Microbiology (non-medical)

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For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

Paperback

In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

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Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

Raphael Aron

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious fundamentalism; Evolution

Paperback

Religious fundamentalists and biblical literalists present any number of arguments that attempt to disprove evolution. Those... [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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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

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

Paperback

Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

Scott Solomon

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

Hardback

Are humans still subject to the forces of evolution? An evolutionary biologist provides surprising insights into the future... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Molecular biology

Paperback

John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Worship, rites & ceremonies; Medicine; Haematology; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

$15.95

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The Last Crocodile Hunter

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The Last Crocodile Hunter

Bob Irwin

Biography; Autobiography: general; Reptiles

Paperback

'When the world lost Steve, the animals lost the best friend they ever had, and so did I. But he's still here with me and... [more]

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's...

Emily Voigt

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or dragon fish -the world's most expensive aquarium fish-reveals... [more]

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1,500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1,500 Essential Plant Names...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

An ideal companion for use in the garden or when selecting new plants. [more]

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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can be Done About it

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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What...

Mark Seidenberg, Mark Seidenberg

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Teaching of a specific subject; Neurosciences; Educational: English language: reading & writing skills

Hardback

We've been teaching reading wrong--a leading cognitive scientist tells us how we can finally do it right [more]

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic...

Franklin H. Portugal

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and... [more]

$37.95

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Mark L. Winston

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of the environment; Agriculture & farming; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. <i>Bee Time</i> presents his reflections on three decades... [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

$26.95

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Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

$37.95

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

$33.95

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