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Biology, life sciences titles - 24,318 results

Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

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

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]

$32.95

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Australian Beetles

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

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

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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The Social Conquest of Earth

The Social Conquest of Earth

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

New York Times BestsellerFrom the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a... [more]

$22.95

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Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

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]

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

Outlines the comparative ecology and biology of the Australian fur seal, New Zealand fur seal and Australian sea lion. [more]

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Introducing Genetics: A Graphic Guide

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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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

Hardback

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

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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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

Hardback

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

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

Flying Foxes: Australian Night Foresters

Vivien Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Applied ecology; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

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

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

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]

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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

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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Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Birds of Australia - Nature Guide

Dorling Kindersley

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

Paperback

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

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Birds and People

Birds and People

Mark Cocker

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

Hardback

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

$100.00

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Nature's Line: George Goyder - Surveyor, Environmentalist, Visionary

Nature's Line: George Goyder - Surveyor, Environmentalist, Visionary

Janis Sheldrick

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Management of land & natural resources

Hardback

Goyder was the first European explorer to see great salt lakes in the inland in flood and to witness the amazing transformation... [more]

$45.00

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Big Red Kangaroo

Big Red Kangaroo

Claire Saxby

Marsupials & monotremes; Children's & Educational

Hardback

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

$27.95

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

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

Julie Coquart

Mathematics & Sciences; Microscopy; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

Hardback

Shows crystal structures that could be found everywhere, in people and animals, plants or in liquids. This book shows details... [more]

$79.99

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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]

$19.95

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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]

$33.95

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