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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

Hardback

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

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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

Hardback

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

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Australian Beetles

Australian Beetles

John F. Lawrence, Adam Slipinski

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; 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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Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Don Lincoln

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

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If extraterrestrials exist, where are they? What is the probability that somewhere out there in the universe an Earth-like... [more]

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The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution

The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution

Henry Gee

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Presents a robust and stark challenge to our tendency to see ourselves as the acme of creation. Human exceptionalism, this... [more]

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Into the Night: Tales of Nocturnal Wildlife Expeditions

Into the Night: Tales of Nocturnal Wildlife Expeditions

Rick A. Adams

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Expeditions

Hardback

This entertaining collection of essays from professional scientists and naturalists provides an enlightening look at the lives... [more]

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The Social Conquest of Earth

The Social Conquest of Earth

Edward O. Wilson

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Evolution

Paperback

New York Times BestsellerFrom the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a... [more]

$22.95

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Wired for Culture: The Natural History of Human Cooperation

Wired for Culture: The Natural History of Human Cooperation

Mark Pagel

History; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

What explains the staggering diversity of cultures in the world? Why are there so many languages, even within small areas?... [more]

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Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

Jonathan Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Covers the difficult progress from pre-Darwinian thinking to modern genetics, and the devastatingly important impact of one... [more]

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Rebecca Stott

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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An electrifying account of the extraordinary untold history behind Darwin's theory of evolution [more]

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Introducing Genetics: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Genetics: A Graphic Guide

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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Unique graphic introductions to big ideas and thinkers, written by experts in the field. [more]

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Fur Seals and Sea Lions

Fur Seals and Sea Lions

Roger Kirkwood, Simon Goldsworthy

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Oceanography (seas); Aquaculture & fish-farming: practice & techniques; Wildlife: mammals

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Outlines the comparative ecology and biology of the Australian fur seal, New Zealand fur seal and Australian sea lion. [more]

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Australian Native Plants: The Kings Park Experience

Australian Native Plants: The Kings Park Experience

Mark Webb

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Horticulture; Gardening: shrubs & trees; Gardening with native plants

Paperback

All about Western Australian plants, based on decades of research, experimentation and application at Kings Park and Botanic... [more]

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The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest

The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest

Penelope A. Lewis

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Coping with personal problems; Popular psychology

Hardback

In The Secret World of Sleep, neuroscientist Penny Lewis explores the latest research into the nighttime brain to understand... [more]

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Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us

Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us

Avi Tuschman

Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Evolution

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The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal... [more]

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High Price: Drugs, Neuroscience, and Discovering Myself

High Price: Drugs, Neuroscience, and Discovering Myself

Carl Hart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Examines the relationship between drugs and pleasure, choice, and motivation, both in the brain and in society. This title... [more]

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

Tim M. Berra

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

This book, richly illustrated with photographs of the Darwin family, demonstrates the intellectual atmosphere whirling about... [more]

$35.95

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Flying Foxes: Australian Night Foresters

Flying Foxes: Australian Night Foresters

Vivien Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Applied ecology; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

The Grey-headed Flying-fox, or Pteropus poliocephalus is an Australian native mammal that plays a vital part in maintaining... [more]

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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Extraordinary True Stories as Written by Our Genetic Code

The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Extraordinary True Stories as Written by...

Sam Kean

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

Paperback

Did the human race almost go extinct? Can genetics explain a cat lady's love for felines? And how did the right combination... [more]

$19.99

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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us

The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot...

Noson S. Yanofsky

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Bio-ethics

Hardback

Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring the... [more]

$52.95

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Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide

Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide

Jean-Jacques Petter, Francois Desbordes, Robert Martin

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

A guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar... [more]

$47.95

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Shadow of the Thylacine: One Man's Epic Search for the Tasmanian Tiger

Shadow of the Thylacine: One Man's Epic Search for the Tasmanian Tiger

Col Bailey

Biography; Biography: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

In 1967 Col Bailey sighted a Tasmanian tiger in South Australia. Then, in 1993, an encounter with an elderly bushman unlocked... [more]

$29.95

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Bacteria: A Very Short Introduction

Bacteria: A Very Short Introduction

Sebastian G. B. Amyes

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

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction, Sebastian Amyes explores the nature of bacteria. As a fundamental branch of life, they inhabit... [more]

$14.95

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Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Dorling Kindersley

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

Paperback

This guide is a fabulous resource for bird lovers, watchers, and professional twitchers interested in Australian birds. It... [more]

$29.99

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