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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,665 results

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]

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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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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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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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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]

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Mathematics & Sciences; Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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Discover the absolute world of Australian frogs with this one of a kind reference bible on the life histories and patterns... [more]

$125.00

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Planet Elephant

Planet Elephant

Tammie Matson

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

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From the jungles of Borneo, to the civil strife of Assam, to the black markets of Vietnam, Dr Tammie Matson continues her... [more]

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How We Feel

How We Feel

Giovanni Frazzetto

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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What can a brain scan, or our reaction to a Caravaggio painting, reveal about the deep seat of guilt? How can reading Heidegger,... [more]

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First Migrants: Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

First Migrants: Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

Peter Bellwood

Society & Social Sciences; Early man

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The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory.... [more]

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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation

The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation...

Jay Harman

Business innovation; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Life sciences: general issues

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<div>From energy-efficient wind turbines based on whale fins to an exploration of how cockroaches are being emulated to develop... [more]

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A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning

A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning

Robert Zaretsky

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Biology, life sciences

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Exploring themes that preoccupied Albert Camus - absurdity, silence, revolt, fidelity, and moderation - the author portrays... [more]

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Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evolution

Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evolution

Theodore W. Pietsch

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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For the past 450 years, tree-like branching diagrams have been created to show the complex and surprising interrelationships... [more]

$57.95

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Botany for Gardeners

Botany for Gardeners

Geoff Hodge

Botany & plant sciences; Gardening; The natural world, country life & pets; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Over 3,000 botanical terms explored and explained. [more]

$35.00

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Beautiful Owls

Beautiful Owls

Marianne Taylor

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections; Photographs: portraits; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Gift books

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From Minerva's sacred companion to the intellectual leader of Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood, these most mysterious members... [more]

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Life at the Speed of Light: from the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

Life at the Speed of Light: from the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital...

J. Craig Venter

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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The renowned scientist and author of A Life Decoded examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics.... [more]

$45.00

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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We are

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We are

Sebastian Seung

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Neurosciences

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What really makes us who we are? This book shows that our identity does not lie in our genes, but in the connections between... [more]

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The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop it

The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause its Own Extinction...

Fred Guterl

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

A beautifully written book that will make you think and worry. --Fareed Zakaria [more]

$19.99

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

Justin Gregg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

Hardback

Are Dolphins Really Smart? provides a highly critical look at the popular myths about dolphin intelligence and behaviour.... [more]

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Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

Matthew D. Lieberman

Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Being social is as fundamental to our survival as our ability to navigate the world through vision and reason. In this book,... [more]

$38.95

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

Sir David Attenborough

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution; Zoology & animal sciences

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This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay... [more]

$32.95

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Australian Beetles

Australian Beetles

John F. Lawrence, Adam Slipinski

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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Volume 1 in a three-volume series that represents a comprehensive treatment of the beetles of Australia. [more]

$195.00

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