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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Intelligence & reasoning; States of consciousness; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

Paperback

What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent... [more]

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia

George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer

Insects (entomology)

Paperback

A comprehensive, stunningly illustrated guide to this unusual and diverse family of beetles. [more]

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

de Bergerac Olivia

Psychology; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Neurosciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

Olivia de Bergerac recounts her personal and professional adventure in Australia with the dolphins. She describes the different... [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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Octonauts: The Dolphin Reef Rescue And Other Stories

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Octonauts: The Dolphin Reef Rescue And Other Stories

Full Cast

Zoology & animal sciences; Children's & Educational

CD-Audio

Join the team of adventure heroes who dive right into action – the fourth collection of episodes adapted from the immensely... [more]

$24.95

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

The identification of the eggs and tadpoles of Australian frogs. This magnificent and unique volume is a worthy addition to... [more]

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Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

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Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

Professor Philippa Levine

Politics & government; History of science; Human biology

Paperback

A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. [more]

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Animal ecology; Pest control

Paperback

The first clear and comprehensive guide to best practice pest management in Australia. [more]

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

Cath Ennis

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

Paperback

A brand new science title in the renowned graphic novel-style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series. [more]

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Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Graham Patrick (Lecturer in Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, University of the West of Scotland)

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Organic chemistry; Biochemistry; Industrial chemistry

Paperback

Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long... [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

Paperback

This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology: The Neuroscience of Intelligence

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Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology: The Neuroscience of...

Richard J. Haier (University of California, Irvine)

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences

Paperback

Why are some people smarter than others? This book clearly explains what neuroscience tells us about intelligence and the... [more]

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The Skeleton Revealed: An Illustrated Tour of the Vertebrates

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The Skeleton Revealed: An Illustrated Tour of the Vertebrates

Steve Huskey (Western Kentucky University)

Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Vertebrates; Palaeontology

Hardback

Come along-let's take a voyage through the boneyard. [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an underwater cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an underwater cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

The origin, extinction, and evolution of species--interconnected in the web of life as eternal ephemera --are the concern... [more]

$55.95

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Sapiens: De Animales a Dioses

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Sapiens: De Animales a Dioses

Yuval Noah Harari, Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Original title in English: From animals into gods: a brief history of humankind. [more]

$37.95

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The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

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The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

Juan Pimentel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

How did Europeans three centuries apart respond to two mysterious beasts a living rhinoceros previously known only from ancient... [more]

$59.99

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Dr. Marilyn Roossinck

Mathematics & Sciences; Virology (non-medical)

Paperback

Viruses are the last frontier of undiscovered life on our planet. This 21st-century guide offers an engaging introductory... [more]

$39.99

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [more]

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Wildlife Spectacles

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Wildlife Spectacles

Vladimir Dinets

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<i>Wildlife Spectacles </i>is an awe-inspiring exploration of the most remarkable displays of animal behavior in North America.... [more]

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Dance to the Tune of Life: Biological Relativity

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Dance to the Tune of Life: Biological Relativity

Denis Noble (University of Oxford)

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Cellular biology (cytology)

Hardback

Challenging the common gene-centric approach to organisms, this book articulates a relativistic theory of biology. It is grounded... [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Weeds of the South East: An Identification Guide for Australia (3rd Edition)

$79.95

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