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Life sciences: general issues titles - 8,258 results

The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

John Wright

History; Popular science; Taxonomy & systematics

Hardback

A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world. [more]

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

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

Hardback

Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species; Advocate - Science

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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

Through hopeful, astonishing stories, The Brain’s Way of Healing explains how mind, brain, and body, and the energies... [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

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]

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Origins: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin, 1822-1859. Anniversary Edition.

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Origins: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin, 1822-1859. Anniversary Edition....

Frederick H. Burkhardt

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Special Anniversary Edition of the best-selling Burkhardt: Charles Darwin's Letters: A Selection 1825-1859 now with previously... [more]

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves Healthy

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves...

Craig Hassed

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

Paperback

We have within us the potential if guided wisely to enhance human flourishing at the same time as we limit the impact of disease.... [more]

$24.95

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering...

Leslie G. Valiant

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Artificial intelligence

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From a leading computer scientist, a unifying theory that will revolutionize our understanding of how life evolves and learns.... [more]

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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]

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Discover the final puzzle piece to complete Darwin's theory of evolution in this landmark book from one of today's most inventive... [more]

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

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

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [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; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

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

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science-and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

Gonorrhoea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. Polar Bears. People. All are evolving, some surprisingly rapidly, in response to... [more]

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

B. Alan Wallace

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Neurosciences

Paperback

By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

Gary Marcus, Jeremy Freeman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

$26.95

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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Looking Inside the Brain: The Power of Neuroimaging

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Looking Inside the Brain: The Power of Neuroimaging

Denis Le Bihan

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

Originally published in France under the title Le Cerveau de cristal. Ce que nous revele la neuro-imagerie, copyright (c)... [more]

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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

Wade, a longtime journalist covering genetic advances for The New York Times, draws widely on the work of scientists who have... [more]

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction

Robin Dunbar

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? This... [more]

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

Bruce Hood

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? This book deals with... [more]

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson, Julian Savulescu

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

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