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Life sciences: general issues

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Evolution: A Visual Record

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Evolution: A Visual Record

Robert Clark

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Stunning images to reawaken us to the scientific process that drives the amazing diversity of life on earth [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Science

Paperback

From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [more]

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

Society & Social Sciences; Evolution

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Argues that speech - not evolution - is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements. From Alfred Russel... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and...

Department of Physics Michio Kaku (City College of CUNY)

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

Hardback

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Compelling .Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth... [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

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

Paperback

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

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Greatest Show on Earth

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Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Biodiversity

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Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies... [more]

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of...

James D. Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

One of the two discoverers of DNA recalls the lively scientific quest that led to this breakthrough, from the long hours in... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

linguistics; Phonetics, phonology; Anthropology; Evolution

Paperback

A captivating, paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and... [more]

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming Our World, and How We Need to Deal with it

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming...

Michael Bess

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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An in-depth survey of the evolving science of bio-enhancement: where we are now and how to deal with it. [more]

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

Karl J. Niklas

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

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Although plants comprise more than 90% of all visible life, and land plants and algae collectively make up the most morphologically,... [more]

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

Peter C. Whybrow

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

In this optimistic and inspiring book, Peter Whybrow, the prize-winning author of American Mania, returns to offer a prescription... [more]

$23.95

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong [more]

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

The incredible true story of the discovery of DNA as told by biologist and scientific historian Matthew Cobb. [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)

Paperback

In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

Paperback

Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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The Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

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

Paperback

The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As... [more]

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Debating Darwin

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Debating Darwin

Robert J. Richards, Michael Ruse

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Charles Darwin is easily the most famous scientist of the modern age, and his theory of evolution is constantly referenced... [more]

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

Jeremy Griffith

Popular science; Evolution; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

At last, the redeeming, reconciling and rehabilitating biological explanation of the human condition that brings about the... [more]

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

$31.95

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Paperback

How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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