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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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Fur Seals and Sea Lions

Fur Seals and Sea Lions

Roger Kirkwood, Simon Goldsworthy

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: 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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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Dorling Kindersley

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

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

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

Ian Fraser, Jeannie Gray

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

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An up-to-date, readily digestible check-list of Australian birds and the meanings behind their common and scientific names.... [more]

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Birds and People

Birds and People

Mark Cocker

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

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There are 10,500 species of bird worldwide and wherever they occur people marvel at their glorious colours and their beautiful... [more]

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Invisible Worlds: Exploring Microcosms. (incl. E-Book)

Invisible Worlds: Exploring Microcosms. (incl. E-Book)

Julie Coquart

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Microscopy; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

Hardback

99 large-format pictures present a magnificient invisible world within normal things through the prism of microscope photographs... [more]

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Big Red Kangaroo

Big Red Kangaroo

Claire Saxby

Marsupials & monotremes; Children's & Educational

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An exciting new addition to the narrative non-fiction series Nature Storybooks, about big red kangaroos. Far inland, the sun... [more]

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The Moral Molecule: The New Science of What Makes Us Good or Evil

The Moral Molecule: The New Science of What Makes Us Good or Evil

Paul J. Zak

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

What if there was a master control for human behaviour? The author and his team has discovered just such a master switch:... [more]

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Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain

Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

A trailblazing philosopher s exploration of the latest brain science and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter

Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter

Terrence W. Deacon

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A radical new explanation of how life and consciousness emerge from physics and chemistry. [more]

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Vision and Art

Vision and Art

Margaret S. Livingstone

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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In Vision and Art, Margaret Livingstone demonstrates that how we see art depends ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our... [more]

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The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the Secrets of Normal and Abnormal Behavior

The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the...

Jordan Smoller

Psychology; Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

Brilliant Harvard psychiatrist Jordan Smoller reveals the hidden side of our everyday behaviors and addresses one of society's... [more]

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Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures

Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures

Virginia Morell

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Dogs as pets

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A species-by-species look at the incredible interactions that take place between scientists and their animal subjects, and... [more]

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain

Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

Paperback

Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are,... [more]

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Life's Vital Link: The Astonishing Role of the Placenta

Life's Vital Link: The Astonishing Role of the Placenta

Y.W. Loke

Human reproduction, growth & development; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Developmental biology

Hardback

How does the foetus - a foreign body - survive inside the mother? The placenta is the extraordinary organ that allows this... [more]

$32.95

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The Self Beyond Itself: An Alternative History of Ethics, the New Brain Sciences, and the Myth of Free Will

The Self Beyond Itself: An Alternative History of Ethics, the New Brain...

Heidi M. Ravven

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Few concepts are more unshakable in Western culture than free will. In The Self Beyond Itself, Heidi M. Ravven throws a wrench... [more]

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Island Life: Or, the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras, Including a Revision and Attempted Solution of the Problem of Geological Climates

Island Life: Or, the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras,...

Alfred Russel Wallace

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Includes history's first theory of continental glaciation based on a combination of geographical and astronomical causes,... [more]

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