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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,264 results

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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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

Seth S. Horowitz

Perception; Physiology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); 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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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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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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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philip V. Mladenov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine... [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]

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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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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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