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Pigeons and Doves in Australia

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Pigeons and Doves in Australia

Joseph M. Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

<p>A highly illustrated volume depicting all thirty native species of pigeons and doves to be found in Australia.</p><p>Because... [more]

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

Modern microbiology has transformed our understanding of life on earth, and had a huge impact on medicine, agriculture, and... [more]

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Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

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Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

John Hemming

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Alfred Russel Wallace, Henry Walter Bates and Richard Spruce were English naturalists who went to Amazonia 150 years ago.... [more]

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

Dawn Field, Neil Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

Hardback

In Biocode, Dawn Field and Neil Davies capture the scale and excitement of the rapidly growing field of genomics. From automatic... [more]

$34.95

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The Invaders

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The Invaders

Pat Shipman

Archaeology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology

Hardback

Humans domesticated dogs soon after Neanderthals began to disappear. This alliance between two predator species, Pat Shipman... [more]

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Microbiology For Dummies

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Microbiology For Dummies

Jennifer Stearns, Michael Surette, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

Microbiology is the study of life itself, down to the smallest particle Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores... [more]

$32.95

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Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man: The Evolution of Sex and Gender

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Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man: The Evolution of Sex and Gender

Lewis Wolpert

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

Why are there two sexes? How different are they and why? Why can't a woman be more like a man? Or should the question be:... [more]

$22.99

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

Paperback

A journey of discovery through the spectacular intricacies of reproduction in the animal kingdom. [more]

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [more]

$38.95

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Life at the Speed of Light

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Life at the Speed of Light

J. Craig Venter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

Where did our search to understand life come from? And where will it take us? [more]

$19.99

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [more]

$15.95

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity Hotspot

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity...

Hans Lambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

<p>Southwest Australia is a region increasingly recognised for its high levels of biodiversity and endemism, and is recognized... [more]

$69.99

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

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

$23.95

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help us Understand Ourselves

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery...

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace... [more]

$29.99

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Gary Lee Wenk

Psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

Why is eating chocolate so pleasurable? Can the function of just one small group of chemicals really determine whether you... [more]

$32.95

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

<p>In a narrative style, Emily Monosson explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution through the use of toxic... [more]

$39.99

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

Donald W. Pfaff

Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

The Altruistic Brain uses language accessible to non-scientists so as to present an elegant theory of how human beings are... [more]

$29.95

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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Murray Johnson

History; Indigenous peoples; Evolution

Paperback

Places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. Discusses the pioneering... [more]

$39.95

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

$27.99

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Gene Genius: Understand Your DNA and Create Your Own Genetic Roadmap to Health and Happines

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Gene Genius: Understand Your DNA and Create Your Own Genetic Roadmap to...

Dr Margaret Smith, Sue Williams

Humanities; Genetics (non-medical); Popular medicine & health

CD-Audio

Understand your DNA and create your own genetic roadmap to health and happiness. Ever wondered why someone on exactly the... [more]

$49.95

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

An updated and expanded edition of the international bestseller [more]

$24.99

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

John Wright

History; Popular science; Taxonomy & systematics

Hardback

A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world. [more]

$29.99

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Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley

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Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley

Meredith Fletcher

Biography; Biography: general; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Paperback

Writer in a Valley is the compelling story of Jean Galbraith (1906-1999), one of Australia's most influential botanists and... [more]

$39.95

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation,...

Evan Thompson

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion: general; Neurosciences

Hardback

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson... [more]

$53.95

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

$49.95

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