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Biology, life sciences

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Birds of the Darwin Region

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Birds of the Darwin Region

Niven McCrie, Richard Noske

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

Paperback

A comprehensive treatment of the birds of Darwin, including 258 regularly occurring species and 65 vagrants. [more]

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Ten Million Aliens

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Ten Million Aliens

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Life on planet earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining. In this breathtakingly... [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and...

Bruce Lipton

Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Health & Self-Help; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

It has been over 10 years since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton's seminal book on the relationship... [more]

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On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flight

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On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal...

David E. Alexander

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour

Hardback

On the Wing is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the evolution of flight in all four groups of powered flyers:... [more]

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Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World's Most Captivating Birds

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Parrots of the Wild: A Natural History of the World's Most Captivating Birds...

Catherine Ann Toft, Timothy F. Wright

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

Explores recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about the lives of wild parrots, which are among the most intelligent... [more]

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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age

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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing...

Matt Richtel

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Neurosciences

Paperback

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence... [more]

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

Gisela Kaplan

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Demonstrates how intelligent and emotional Australian birds can be. Gisela Kaplan describes complex behaviours such as grieving,... [more]

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

Bradley Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Explores the intriguing and relatively unknown story of Australia's most controversial animal, the dingo. [more]

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

Marc Lewis

Addiction & therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded... [more]

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

Wendy Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Horses & ponies

Hardback

The book horse-lovers have been waiting for. Horses have a story to tell, one of resilience, sociability, and intelligence,... [more]

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Plant Life of Western Australia

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Plant Life of Western Australia

J.S. Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">First published in 1990,&nbsp;</span><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">Plant Life of Western</i><span... [more]

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Peter Valder

History of science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Hardback

This is the garden that gave the world the Wollemi Pine - previously known only from 40,000 year old fossils. The garden that... [more]

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Anthony Trewavas

Mathematics & Sciences; Plant physiology

Paperback

This book provides a convincing argument for the view that whole cells and whole plants growing in competitive wild conditions... [more]

$61.95

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Enzyme That Holds the Key to Human Aging...and Will Soon Lead to Longer, Healthier Lives

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Enzyme That Holds the Key to Human Aging...and...

Michael Fossel

Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Enzymology; Cellular biology (cytology)

Hardback

Science is on the cusp of a revolutionary breakthrough. We now understand more about aging--and how to prevent and reverse... [more]

$42.95

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

Hardback

Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [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

Social interaction; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

Paperback

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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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

Richard Bird

History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key... [more]

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Earth, Life, and System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet

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Earth, Life, and System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet

Bruce Clarke

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Virology (non-medical); Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Earth, Life & System: Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet explores the multiple themes of Lynn Margulis's science: microbial... [more]

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival...

Jesse Vernon Trail

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

<div>Whether it&acirc;&euro;&trade;s an arctic heather that can create subtropical conditions within its leaves or a dwarf... [more]

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The Quest

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The Quest

Brian Jacques

Zoology & animal sciences; Children's & Educational

CD-Audio

Cluny's army has been driven back, but is poised for a second invasion. The mice must find the resting place of Martin the... [more]

$24.95

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Handbook of Western Australian Birds, Volume II

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Handbook of Western Australian Birds, Volume II

G.M. Storr, R.E. Johnstone

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

The Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the song birds of Western Australia. [more]

$149.00

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Voyage of the Beagle: The Illustrated Edition of Charles Darwin's Travel Memoir and Field Journal

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Voyage of the Beagle: The Illustrated Edition of Charles Darwin's Travel...

Charles Darwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Expeditions

Hardback

The first fully illustrated edition of Darwin's account of his five-year sea voyage, including excerpts of On the Origin of... [more]

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Population Wars

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Population Wars

Greg Graffin, Caroline Greeven

Military history; Society & Social Sciences; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution

Hardback

Life on Earth has been defined by war from the beginning, with war between populations seen as an inevitable part of the evolutionary... [more]

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - and see how the victims changed... [more]

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