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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,181 results

Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo, Svante Paabo, Svante Peaeabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What can we learn from the genomes of our closest evolutionary relatives? Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante... [more]

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Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

Katherine Harmon Courage

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates

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We eat, study, copy, and idealize the octopus. Yet this strange creature still eludes our understanding. With eight arms,... [more]

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Facing Extinction: The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them

Facing Extinction: The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them

Paul Donald, Nigel Collar, Stuart Marsden, Debbie Pain

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An authoritative study of extinction in birds, with case studies of 20 critically endangered species and the research initiatives... [more]

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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

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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction...

Joel Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The epic story of why passenger pigeons became extinct and what that says about our current relationship with the natural... [more]

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The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

Michael R. Trimble

Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences

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Tackles the interrelationship between brain function, language, art - especially music and poetry - and religion. By examining... [more]

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Human biology; Earth sciences

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From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the bestselling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to... [more]

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Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

Nick Romanowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Wetlands, swamps, fens

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More than a natural history, this book explains the underlying forces that drive ecological change and movement in Australian... [more]

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Flocks of Colour

Flocks of Colour

Penny Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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This splendid book draws on the National Library collection and features images of all the Australian parrots, from the first... [more]

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

Seth S. Horowitz

Perception; Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

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A surprising, entertaining book about how what we hear with our ears affects what's between them. [more]

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Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

David C. Catling

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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Astrobiologists study the origin and evolution of life on Earth and the possibility of life beyond Earth; a question that... [more]

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The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art.... [more]

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Philosophy of Biology

Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

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

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Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

David K. Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep. [more]

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Through the Eyes of A Frog

Through the Eyes of A Frog

Sandy Barber, Brad Kruger

Amphibians; Children's & Educational

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Discover the wonder of a natural wetlands habitat - through the eyes of a frog. A colourful picture book which introduces... [more]

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The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think

The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think

Douglas T. Kenrick, Vladas Griskevicius

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Why do three out of four professional football players go bankrupt? How can illiterate jungle dwellers pass a test that tricks... [more]

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Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

Martin Brasier

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Cellular biology (cytology); Palaeontology

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With vivid descriptions and master storytelling, Martin Brasier introduces the quest for the missing history of life and the... [more]

$22.95

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Ray Kurzweil PhD

Social forecasting, future studies; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Artificial intelligence

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The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain. Kurzweil... [more]

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Secrets of Infinity: 150 Answers to an Enigma

Secrets of Infinity: 150 Answers to an Enigma

Antonio Lamua

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Neurosciences

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An entertaining examination of the concept of infinity from antiquity to the present day, which covers a multitude of disciplines... [more]

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The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals

The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals

Thomas Suddendorf

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Primates; Human biology

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Our minds have spawned civilizations and technologies that have changed the face of the Earth, while even our closest primate... [more]

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Monster Files: A Look Inside Government Secrets and Classified Documents on Bizarre Creatures and Extraordinary Animals

Monster Files: A Look Inside Government Secrets and Classified Documents...

Nick Redfern

History; Conspiracy theories; Biology, life sciences

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THE PYRAMIDS AND THE PENTAGON is a detailed study of how and why government agencies have, for decades, taken a clandestine... [more]

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The Life of a Leaf

The Life of a Leaf

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Whether plant or person, every organism must contend with its immediate physical environment, a world that both limits what... [more]

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The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Theodore H. Fleming, W. John Kress

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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The average kilometer of tropical rainforest is teeming with life; it contains thousands of species of plants and animals.... [more]

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Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genes

Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genes

Tim Spector

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

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This title looks at how minor life events and the choices we make, as well as those made by our ancestors, fuse with our inherited... [more]

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The Princeton Guide to Evolution

The Princeton Guide to Evolution

David A. Baum, Douglas J. Futuyma, Hopi E. Hoekstra, Richard Lenski

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Contains some articles on the important topics in seven major areas: phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and... [more]

$155.00

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