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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

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In The Improbable Primate, Clive Finlayson gives a provocative view of human evolution, arguing that the critical factor that... [more]

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney

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

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How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself. [more]

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection and Reproduction

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection...

Stephen Rothman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology

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This book examines a little-noted contradiction inherent in the two essential elements of Darwin's theory of biological evolution... [more]

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Mycology, fungi (non-medical)

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Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [more]

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Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

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Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

Richard Russell, Stephen Doggett, Cameron Webb

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

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Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them [more]

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

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

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The Invisible History of the Human Race describes how biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals. [more]

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Jellyfish: A Natural History

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Jellyfish: A Natural History

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Sea life & the seashore

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Jellyfish are mysterious creatures, luminously beautiful with remarkably varied life cycles. These ancient animals are found... [more]

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

Carolyn Fry

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Plant reproduction & propagation; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At a time when the world faces pressures from climate change and biodiversity loss, seeds have never been more important.... [more]

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Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

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Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

Andy Clark

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

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Exciting new theories in neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence are revealing minds like ours as predictive... [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

Claus-Peter Lieckfeld, Markus Imhoof

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere.... [more]

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

Paolo Pelosi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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Smell is arguably the most evocative of senses, linked to memories and associations. For most animals it is vital for survival.... [more]

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

Robert Burn

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

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Nudibranchs, the â??butterflies of the seaâ??, belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

David Andrew

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's... [more]

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

Stuart A. Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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In the hard sciences, which can often feel out of grasp for many lay readers, there are "great thinkers" who go... [more]

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Owls of the World

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Owls of the World

Jim Duncan

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

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This beautifully illustrated book on the world's owls explores their behaviour and lifecycle as well as the various owl families,... [more]

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

David Gelernter

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A rock star (New York Times) of the computing world provides a radical new work on the meaning of human consciousness. [more]

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Sat Subject Test Biology

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Sat Subject Test Biology

Debbie Goldberg

Study & learning skills: general; Biology, life sciences; Educational material

Paperback

This updated edition prepares students to succeed on the SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M (Ecology and Molecular). It includes... [more]

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

Caroline Grigson

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology & animal sciences

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The story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the... [more]

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Biology: The Dynamic Science

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Biology: The Dynamic Science

Peter Russell, Paul Hertz, Beverly McMillan

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

This book provides students with a deep understanding of the core concepts in biology, building a strong foundation for additional... [more]

$147.95

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

George Redmonds, David Hey

linguistics; Reference; Social & cultural history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; DNA & Genome

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This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these... [more]

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Developmental biology

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How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and... [more]

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Scott Richard Shaw

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

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Dinosaurs, however toothy, did not rule the earth-and neither do humans. But what were and are the true potentates of our... [more]

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia: A Pocket Field Guide

Penny Edwards, Pam Wilson, Jane Wright

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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A field guide to introduced dung beetles that covers all species found in Australia, including two newly introduced species.... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

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An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

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