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Biology, life sciences titles - 23,984 results

Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

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Living Waters: Ecology of Animals in Swamps, Rivers, Lakes and Dams

Nick Romanowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Wetlands, swamps, fens

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More than a natural history, this book explains the underlying forces that drive ecological change and movement in Australian... [more]

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

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The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind

Seth S. Horowitz

Perception; Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

Paperback

A surprising, entertaining book about how what we hear with our ears affects what's between them. [more]

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Flocks of Colour

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Flocks of Colour

Penny Olsen

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

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This splendid book draws on the National Library collection and features images of all the Australian parrots, from the first... [more]

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The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

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The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art.... [more]

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philip V. Mladenov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine... [more]

$15.95

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Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

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Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

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Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

David K. Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep. [more]

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Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

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Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

Martin Brasier

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Cellular biology (cytology); Palaeontology

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With vivid descriptions and master storytelling, Martin Brasier introduces the quest for the missing history of life and the... [more]

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Through the Eyes of A Frog

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Through the Eyes of A Frog

Sandy Barber, Brad Kruger

Amphibians; Children's & Educational

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Discover the wonder of a natural wetlands habitat - through the eyes of a frog. A colourful picture book which introduces... [more]

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Ray Kurzweil PhD

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Artificial intelligence

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The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain. Kurzweil... [more]

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The Life of a Leaf

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The Life of a Leaf

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Whether plant or person, every organism must contend with its immediate physical environment, a world that both limits what... [more]

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The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

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The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Theodore H. Fleming, W. John Kress

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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The average kilometer of tropical rainforest is teeming with life; it contains thousands of species of plants and animals.... [more]

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Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genes

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Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genes

Tim Spector

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

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Professor Tim Spector reveals the astonishing new science that is changing everything we thought we knew about genes and identity.... [more]

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The Princeton Guide to Evolution

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The Princeton Guide to Evolution

David A. Baum, Douglas J. Futuyma, Hopi E. Hoekstra, Richard Lenski

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Contains some articles on the important topics in seven major areas: phylogenetics and the history of life; selection and... [more]

$155.00

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Mathematics & Sciences; Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

Discover the absolute world of Australian frogs with this one of a kind reference bible on the life histories and patterns... [more]

$125.00

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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

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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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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

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

$37.95

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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

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

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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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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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]

$19.99

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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

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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]

$38.95

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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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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]

$34.95

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