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Humanity in a Creative Universe

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

Stuart A. Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

Hardback

In the hard sciences, which can often feel out of grasp for many lay readers, there are "great thinkers" who go... [more]

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Owls of the World

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Owls of the World

Jim Duncan

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

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated book on the world's owls explores their behaviour and lifecycle as well as the various owl families,... [more]

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

David Gelernter

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

A rock star (New York Times) of the computing world provides a radical new work on the meaning of human consciousness. [more]

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

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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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

Penny Edwards, Pam Wilson, Jane Wright

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

Paperback

A field guide to introduced dung beetles that covers all species found in Australia, including two newly introduced species.... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [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 Richard Shaw

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

Paperback

Dinosaurs, however toothy, did not rule the earth-and neither do humans. But what were and are the true potentates of our... [more]

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

Paperback

In Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, Bill Nye explains why race does not really exist; evaluates the true... [more]

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes In, On, and Around You

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and...

Rob DeSalle, Susan L. Perkins

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

Hardback

Revolutionary research is revealing how the trillions of microbes living on and in our bodies can keep us healthy... or make... [more]

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

Dr. Carin Bondar

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

Paperback

A brilliantly engaging guide to the reproductive habits of creatures great and small. [more]

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life...

Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin? [more]

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The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science; Human biology

Paperback

Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different... [more]

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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

David E. Presti

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

Key concepts in neuroscience presented for the non-medical reader. [more]

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Evolution: The Whole Story

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Evolution: The Whole Story

Steve Parker, Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative... [more]

$45.00

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story...

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

William H. Elliott, Daphne C. Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biochemistry

Paperback

Explains the fundamentals of how life works in a captivating and accessible manner. [more]

$29.95

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Birds of the Darwin Region

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Birds of the Darwin Region

Niven McCrie, Richard Noske

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

Paperback

A comprehensive treatment of the birds of Darwin, including 258 regularly occurring species and 65 vagrants. [more]

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Australian Predators of the Sky

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Australian Predators of the Sky

Penny Olsen

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

<p>Our relationship with the birds of prey has always been conflicted. Raptors are admired for their strength and independence,... [more]

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Ten Million Aliens

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Ten Million Aliens

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Life on planet earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining. In this breathtakingly... [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and...

Bruce Lipton

Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Health & Self-Help; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

It has been over 10 years since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton's seminal book on the relationship... [more]

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On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flight

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On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal...

David E. Alexander

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour

Hardback

On the Wing is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the evolution of flight in all four groups of powered flyers:... [more]

$37.95

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Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World's Most Captivating Birds

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Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World's Most Captivating Birds...

Catherine Ann Toft, Timothy F. Wright

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

Explores recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about the lives of wild parrots, which are among the most intelligent... [more]

$65.95

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

Wendy Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Horses & ponies

Hardback

The book horse-lovers have been waiting for. Horses have a story to tell, one of resilience, sociability, and intelligence,... [more]

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

Bradley Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Explores the intriguing and relatively unknown story of Australia's most controversial animal, the dingo. [more]

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