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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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'A treasure trove of information and good humour' CORDELIA FINE, author of Testosterone Rex Do you have a female brain or... [more]

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the...

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Neurosciences

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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

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A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

Matt Simon

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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An absurdist, comical romp through evolution's weirdest solutions to nature's problems. [more]

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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America

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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles...

Eric Simons

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Darwin Slept Here offers a fresh-eyed and enchanting journey to South America that follows the famous biologist's footsteps.... [more]

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

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

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Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants of the Three Gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domaintrust

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants...

Colleen Morris and Louisa Murray

Painting & paintings; Botanical art; Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals; Advocate - Science

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Makes you look at the city around you with fresh eyes [more]

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living...

Brock Bastian

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In Western culture, we have become addicted to positivity. We try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves... [more]

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering...

Christopher J. Preston (Professor, University of Montana)

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Evolution

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Imagining a future in which humans fundamentally reshape the natural world using nanotechnology, synthetic biology, de-extinction,... [more]

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets,...

Nadja Hermann

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

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Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid? A behavioural psychologist... [more]

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How Attention Works: Finding Your Way in a World Full of Distraction

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How Attention Works: Finding Your Way in a World Full of Distraction

Stefan Van der Stigchel (University of Utrecht)

Psychology; Neurosciences

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How we filter out what is irrelevant so we can focus on what we need to know. [more]

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How to Be Human: The Manual

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How to Be Human: The Manual

Ruby Wax

Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology; History of science; Evolution; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

Paperback

With a little help from a monk, and a neuroscientist, Ruby Wax answers every question you've ever had about- evolution, thoughts,... [more]

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

Gerald R. Allen

Fishes (ichthyology)

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This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia's tropical waters - including the Great... [more]

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

John Simons

History; Animal behaviour

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London tells the remarkable story of Obaysch the hippopotamus, the first 'star' animal... [more]

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

Peter Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

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Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can... [more]

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary...

Randolph Nesse

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Psychiatry; Evolution; Human biology

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With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with... [more]

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what... [more]

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

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Making Eden: How Plants Transformed a Barren Planet

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Making Eden: How Plants Transformed a Barren Planet

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Plants are absolutely fundamental to the functioning of life on earth. But how did the earliest plants first emerge from water... [more]

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