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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-eye View of the World

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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-eye View of the World

Michael Pollan

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

A book which brilliantly twists our perception of nature by showing us nature's perspective of us. [more]

$24.95

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Biology Options: The Human Story

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Biology Options: The Human Story

Stephanie Hollis

Biology, life sciences; Educational material

Paperback

The Biology Options series has been written in response to the demand for individual option books that cover the requirements... [more]

$40.95

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Spatial Pattern Analysis in Plant Ecology

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Spatial Pattern Analysis in Plant Ecology

Mark R. T. Dale

Mathematics & Sciences; Plant ecology

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A review and evaluation of the analysis methods for studying spatial pattern in vegetation. [more]

$77.95

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Applications of Genetics

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Applications of Genetics

Jennifer Gregory

Medical genetics; Genetics (non-medical); Children's & Educational

Paperback

A range of textbooks for AS and A level Pre 2008 specification. [more]

$43.00  $21.50

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Why Is Sex Fun?

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Why Is Sex Fun?

Jared Diamond

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Human biology; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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A fascinating insight into how human sexuality came to be the way it is now - Jared Diamond explains why we are different... [more]

$24.99

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Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life

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Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life

Daniel C. Dennett

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Argues that the theory of evolution can demystify the miracles of life without devaluing our most cherished beliefs. In this... [more]

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The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

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The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

Jonathan Weiner

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee: Evolution and Human Life

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The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee: Evolution and Human Life

Jared M. Diamond

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

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More than 98 percent of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man. This work surveys... [more]

$29.99

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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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell Us About Evolution, Biodioversity and Ourselves

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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell...

Menno Schilthuizen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

What's the easiest way to tell species apart? Check their genitals. Researching private parts was long considered taboo, but... [more]

$26.99

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Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons

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Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons

Ben-Erik Van Wyk

Reference works; Medical study & revision guides & reference material; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons presents a succinct yet comprehensive overview of medicinal and poisonous plants... [more]

$91.00

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

The first zoological account of female body shape, from our ancestral past to our surgically-enhanced future [more]

$29.99

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Handbook of Road Ecology: A Practitioner's Guide to Impacts and Mitigation

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Handbook of Road Ecology: A Practitioner's Guide to Impacts and Mitigation...

Rodney Van der Ree, Daniel J. Smith, Clara Grilo

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; The environment; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Hardback

This authoritative volume brings together some of the world s leading researchers, academics, practitioners and transportation... [more]

$212.95

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The Runes of Evolution: Hiow the Universe Became Self-Aware

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The Runes of Evolution: Hiow the Universe Became Self-Aware

Simon Conway Morris (University of Cambridge)

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

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$65.95

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Medical profession; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences

Hardback

A new memoir from the world-renowned neurologist and Sunday Times bestselling author. [more]

$46.95

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

Paperback

From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

$27.99

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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

Hardback

From the author of the acclaimed The Epigenetics Revolution ('A book that would have had Darwin swooning' - Guardian) comes... [more]

$39.99

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones in the History of Biology

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The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones...

Michael C. Gerald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, this book presents 250 landmarks in the most... [more]

$49.95

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The Tasmanian Tiger: Extinct or Extant?

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The Tasmanian Tiger: Extinct or Extant?

Mike Williams, Michael Williams

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Does the Tasmanian Tiger still roam the island state, parts of the Australian mainland, and the northern land mass of Irian... [more]

$69.95

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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

Caspar Henderson

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

An entrancing and entertaining A-Z of the world's oddest and most far-fetched creatures - a bestiary for the 21st century.... [more]

$34.95

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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

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections,... [more]

$35.00

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Australian Freshwater Ecology: Processes and Management

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Australian Freshwater Ecology: Processes and Management

Andrew Boulton, Margaret Brock, Belinda Robson, Darren Ryder, Jane Chambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Limnology (freshwater)

Paperback

As pressures on Australia's inland waters intensify from population growth, expanding resource development and climate change,... [more]

$100.95

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Nicholas Wade

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

First published..., 2014. --Title page verso. [more]

$19.99

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Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through Our Strange Planet

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Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through Our Strange Planet

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Life on Planet Earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining. Ten Million Aliens opens... [more]

$39.99

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A Structural Perspective on Respiratory Complex I: Structure and Function of Nadh:Ubiquinone Oxidoreductase

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A Structural Perspective on Respiratory Complex I: Structure and Function...

Leonid Sazanov

Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Biochemistry; Proteins; Cellular biology (cytology)

Paperback

The book contains chapters written by leaders in the research on the structure and function of respiratory complex I. It will... [more]

$338.95

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