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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age

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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing...

Matt Richtel

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Neurosciences

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From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence... [more]

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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Popular astronomy & space

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Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness... [more]

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

Marc Lewis

Addiction & therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded... [more]

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Plant Life of Western Australia

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Plant Life of Western Australia

J.S. Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">First published in 1990,&nbsp;</span><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">Plant Life of Western</i><span... [more]

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Peter Valder

History of science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Hardback

This is the garden that gave the world the Wollemi Pine - previously known only from 40,000 year old fossils. The garden that... [more]

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Anthony Trewavas

Mathematics & Sciences; Plant physiology

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This book provides a convincing argument for the view that whole cells and whole plants growing in competitive wild conditions... [more]

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Enzyme That Holds the Key to Human Aging...and Will Soon Lead to Longer, Healthier Lives

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Enzyme That Holds the Key to Human Aging...and...

Michael Fossel

Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Enzymology; Cellular biology (cytology)

Hardback

Science is on the cusp of a revolutionary breakthrough. We now understand more about aging--and how to prevent and reverse... [more]

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

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Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [more]

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of US

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of US

Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

The presenter of the BBC's The Incredible Human Journey gives us a new and highly accessible look at our own bodies and into... [more]

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Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

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Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

Matthew D. Lieberman

Social interaction; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

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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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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

Richard Bird

History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key... [more]

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival...

Jesse Vernon Trail

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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<div>Whether it&acirc;&euro;&trade;s an arctic heather that can create subtropical conditions within its leaves or a dwarf... [more]

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Earth, Life, and System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet

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Earth, Life, and System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet

Bruce Clarke

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Virology (non-medical); Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Earth, Life & System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet explores the multiple themes of Lynn Margulis's science: microbial... [more]

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Moonstruck: How Lunar Cycles Affect Life

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Moonstruck: How Lunar Cycles Affect Life

Ernest Naylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

Compared to well established circadian rhythms, scientific evidence for biological clocks linked to the Moon has only recently... [more]

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Handbook of Western Australian Birds, Volume II

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Handbook of Western Australian Birds, Volume II

G.M. Storr, R.E. Johnstone

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

The Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the song birds of Western Australia. [more]

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Voyage of the Beagle: The Illustrated Edition of Charles Darwin's Travel Memoir and Field Journal

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Voyage of the Beagle: The Illustrated Edition of Charles Darwin's Travel...

Charles Darwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Expeditions

Hardback

The first fully illustrated edition of Darwin's account of his five-year sea voyage, including excerpts of On the Origin of... [more]

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Population Wars

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Population Wars

Greg Graffin, Caroline Greeven

Military history; Society & Social Sciences; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution

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Life on Earth has been defined by war from the beginning, with war between populations seen as an inevitable part of the evolutionary... [more]

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - and see how the victims changed... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Cultural studies; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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Butterflies: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior

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Butterflies: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior

Dick Vane-Wright

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

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A complete introduction to the biology, natural history, and classification of butterflies. [more]

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present -... [more]

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

Susan Greenfield

Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Susan Greenfield, one of the world's pre-eminent scientists, takes the reader on a guided tour of the final frontier in human... [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

There's more to being human than you think: in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explores the extraordinary world of... [more]

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Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig

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Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig

Mark Essig

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Cookery, food & drink; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Unlike other livestock, which pull plows, give eggs or milk, or grow wool, a pig produces only one thing: more pigs. Incredibly... [more]

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