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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,391 results

First Migrants: Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

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First Migrants: Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

Peter Bellwood

Society & Social Sciences; Early man

Paperback

The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory.... [more]

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Planet Elephant

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Planet Elephant

Tammie Matson

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

From the jungles of Borneo, to the civil strife of Assam, to the black markets of Vietnam, Dr Tammie Matson continues her... [more]

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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation

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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation...

Jay Harman

Business innovation; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

<div>From energy-efficient wind turbines based on whale fins to an exploration of how cockroaches are being emulated to develop... [more]

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Life at the Speed of Light: from the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

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Life at the Speed of Light: from the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital...

J. Craig Venter

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

The renowned scientist and author of A Life Decoded examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics.... [more]

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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We are

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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We are

Sebastian Seung

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

What really makes us who we are? This book shows that our identity does not lie in our genes, but in the connections between... [more]

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Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins

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Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins

Ian Tattersall

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology; Early man; The Earth: natural history general

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50,000 years ago - merely a blip in evolutionary time - our Homo sapiens ancestors were competing for existence with several... [more]

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The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop it

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The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause its Own Extinction...

Fred Guterl

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

A beautifully written book that will make you think and worry. --Fareed Zakaria [more]

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

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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

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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

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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

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Australian Beetles

John F. Lawrence, Adam Slipinski

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

Hardback

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

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

Don Lincoln

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

Hardback

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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Into the Night: Tales of Nocturnal Wildlife Expeditions

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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]

$42.95

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Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

Jonathan Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

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

$12.99

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Introducing Genetics: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Genetics: A Graphic Guide

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

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

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Rebecca Stott

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Fur Seals and Sea Lions

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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]

$39.95

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High Price: Drugs, Neuroscience, and Discovering Myself

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High Price: Drugs, Neuroscience, and Discovering Myself

Carl Hart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

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

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

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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]

$39.95

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

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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

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Flying Foxes: Australian Night Foresters

Vivien Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

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

$39.95

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

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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]

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Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide

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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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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

Ian Fraser, Jeannie Gray

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

Paperback

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

$49.95

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

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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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