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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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Shell, Beak, Tusk: Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation

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Shell, Beak, Tusk: Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation

Bridget Heos

Evolution; Children's & Educational

Paperback

We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived... [more]

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Extinct Birds

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Extinct Birds

Julian P. Hume

Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years... [more]

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Supergenes

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Supergenes

Deepak Chopra, M.D., Rudolph E Tanzi

Genetics (non-medical); Family & health; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Originalmente publicado en ingles como Super Genes: unlock the astonishing power of your DNA for optimum health and well-being.... [more]

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?: Test yourself against the amazing minds of animals

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Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?: Test yourself against the amazing minds...

Ben Ambridge

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

Paperback

Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature&rsquo;s most magnificent networkers &ndash;... [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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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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Written in Stone (Icon Science)

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Written in Stone (Icon Science)

Brian Switek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

The first book on the hunt for evolution's `missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings... [more]

$19.99

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Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

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Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

Clive Byers

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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Mammals of South-east Asia

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Mammals of South-east Asia

Charles Francis

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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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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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]

$15.95

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von Martius. The Book of Palms

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von Martius. The Book of Palms

H. Walter Lack

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

After an epic Amazonian journey through Brazil and Peru, German botanist von Martius compiled an unsurpassed catalogue of... [more]

$124.95

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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 &ndash; the fourth collection of episodes adapted from the immensely... [more]

$24.95

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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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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

$20.95

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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]

$49.95

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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]

$13.95

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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]

$29.99

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