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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,299 results

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

Paperback

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

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Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

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Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

Alistaire S. Glen, Christopher R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology & animal sciences; Applied ecology

Hardback

This book explores Australia's unique predator communities from pre-historic, historic and current perspectives. [more]

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Flora: an artistic voyage through the world of plants

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Flora: an artistic voyage through the world of plants

Sandra Knapp

Art & Architecture; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Flora is an enchanting voyage of discovery capturing the excitement and wonder of plant exploration through art. [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

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Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [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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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles R. Sheppard

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Coral reefs

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Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating... [more]

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

John H. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

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In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology... [more]

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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Luck

Medicine; Physiology; Endocrinology; Biochemistry

Paperback

Hormones are vital to the workings of the body, and while many people are aware of what hormones do, few have an appreciation... [more]

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

Bruce Hood

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? This book deals with... [more]

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

Robin Dunbar

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

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What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? This... [more]

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The Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

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The Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

Janine Benyus

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: general interest

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A wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated guide to the behaviour and body language of the world's most fascinating and... [more]

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Missing Microbes: How Killing Bacteria Creates Modern Plagues

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Missing Microbes: How Killing Bacteria Creates Modern Plagues

Martin Blaser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

A clarion call to save humanity's most essential fellow creatures - and our health [more]

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson, Julian Savulescu

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

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Australian High Country Raptors

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Australian High Country Raptors

Jerry Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Offers a chance to look into the lives of Australia's fascinating birds of prey. [more]

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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. [more]

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On Immunity: An Inoculation

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On Immunity: An Inoculation

Eula Biss

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

In this bold, fascinating book, Eula Biss addresses our fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what may be... [more]

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Birds

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Birds

Jonathan Elphick

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

Hardback

Birds tells the remarkable story of bird art through the ages - from the earliest images of birds, through the age of exploration,... [more]

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The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

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The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Michael F. Land

Medicine; Evolution; Neurosciences; Animal physiology

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Land introduces all aspects of the eye and vision in both human and animals. He looks... [more]

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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived...

Chip Walter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

Paperback

Twenty-seven human species evolved but only one remains. How did that happen? [more]

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Letters to a Young Scientist

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Letters to a Young Scientist

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Applied ecology

Paperback

Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. [more]

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Bug Music

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Bug Music

David Rothenberg

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

Paperback

In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the North Eastern United States emerged from their seventeen year cycle - the longest... [more]

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

George M. Church, Edward Regis

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Biotechnology

Paperback

When humans can control the genetic makeup of organisms to the extent foreseen by synthetic biologists, nature will no longer... [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

Paperback

Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

Ruth S. Defries

History; Food & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Evolution

Hardback

A MacArthur Genius and eminent scientist shows how an ordinary mammal manipulated nature to become a technologically sophisticated... [more]

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Scott R. Shaw

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

Hardback

Starting in the shallow oceans of ancient Earth and ending in the far reaches of outer space - where, Shaw proposes, insect... [more]

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