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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

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How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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Birds of China

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Birds of China

John Mackinnon, Nigel Hicks

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

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A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to China, one of the world's top destinations... [more]

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Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

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Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

Christie Wilcox

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Toxicology (non-medical); Zoology & animal sciences

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Venomous reveals that the animals we fear the most actually hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation,... [more]

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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A unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly... [more]

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Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World

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Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of... [more]

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

David J. Linden

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Exploring the many surprising facts and myths about our sense of touch, this book reveals how it defines us - and how, by... [more]

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [more]

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A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

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A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Marybeth Lorbiecki

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Applied ecology; Conservation of the environment

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Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire (OUP; 1999) remains the only biography for the general public on Leopold. [more]

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

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The South Pole: Nature and Culture

Dr. Elizabeth Leane

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Geography

Paperback

The first multi-disciplinary history of the South Pole, covering a diverse range of topics from exploration to art, science... [more]

$37.95

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

Royal Botanic Gardens

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

$65.00

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park

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Perth Plants: A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park...

Eng Pin Tay, Russell Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

This Second Edition of this field guide contains 22 additional species and updated photography throughout. It is based on... [more]

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia

Michael F. Braby

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

Paperback

An new edition of the bestselling The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia. [more]

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What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

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What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

Addy Pross

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry; Evolution

Paperback

<div>Reconsiders the big question: how did life emerge from non-life?</div> [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [more]

$34.99

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

<b>Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize<i>, Death on Earth</i> is a groundbreaking... [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

Paperback

<b>Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, <i>Spirals in Time</i> is a biological... [more]

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Melvin Konner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

A sparkling, thought-provoking account of sexual differences. Whether you're a man or a woman, you'll find his conclusions... [more]

$23.95

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The Complete Human Body

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The Complete Human Body

Dr. Alice Roberts

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology

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A guide to the development, form, function, and disorders of the human body. It uses 3D computer-generated artworks to bring... [more]

$69.99

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Unlocking the Past: How Archaeologists Are Rewriting Human History with Ancient DNA

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Unlocking the Past: How Archaeologists Are Rewriting Human History with...

Professor of Human Geography and Director Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences Martin Jones, Dr (University of Wales Aberystwyth)

History; Archaeology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In Unlocking the Past, Martin Jones, a leading expert at the forefront of bioarchaeologythe discipline that gave Michael... [more]

$26.95

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

$29.99

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

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

Paperback

Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

$39.99

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Amphibians; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

We found Nemo and we're looking for Dory - now we need a radical rethink of the way we think about fish [more]

$45.95

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Sara A. Lourie

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

Seahorses are extraordinary creatures. They swim upright and spend days in dancing courtship. Seahorses unveils every species,... [more]

$36.99

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physical chemistry; Biochemistry

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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