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

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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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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A.E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A.E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals. [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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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition

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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition

Richard Dawkins

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

Paperback

The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller,... [more]

$25.95

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The Extended Selfish Gene

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The Extended Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; Popular science; Evolution; Animal behaviour

Hardback

As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely... [more]

$40.95

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

$35.00

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

A regional insect identification field guide based on feeding category and host plant. [more]

$45.00

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The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

'One of the most exciting science writers of our time.' - Independent Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into... [more]

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Birds of China

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Birds of China

John Mackinnon, Nigel Hicks

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to China, one of the world's top destinations... [more]

$20.99

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South Pole: Nature and Culture

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South Pole: Nature and Culture

Dr. Elizabeth Leane

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Geography

Paperback

The first multi-disciplinary history of the South Pole, covering a diverse range of topics from exploration to art, science... [more]

$37.99

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia: Second Edition

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia: Second Edition

Michael F. Braby

Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

An new edition of the bestselling The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia. [more]

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Lost in the Storm

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Lost in the Storm

Holly Webb

Zoology & animal sciences; Children's & Educational

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Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. But Fluff is enchanted by being outside, especially... [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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A World From Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World From Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland (Seattle Pacific University)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physical chemistry; Biochemistry

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

$39.99

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

Richard Russell, Stephen Doggett, Cameron Webb

Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them [more]

$49.95

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

Claus-Peter Lieckfeld, Markus Imhoof

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere.... [more]

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biophysics; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Drawing on recent ground-breaking experiments around the world, they show how photosynthesis relies on subatomic particles... [more]

$22.99

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

David Andrew

Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's... [more]

$49.95

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story...

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

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Barron's SAT Subject Test Biology E/M with CD-ROM

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Barron's SAT Subject Test Biology E/M with CD-ROM

Deborah T. Goldberg

Study & learning skills: general; Biology, life sciences; Educational material

Paperback

This updated edition prepares students to succeed on the SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M (Ecology and Molecular). This comprehensive... [more]

$26.99

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

George Redmonds (Freelance historian), Turi King (University of Leicester), David Hey (University of Sheffield (Emeritus))

linguistics; Reference; Social & cultural history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; DNA & Genome

Paperback

This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these... [more]

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T. rex and the Crater of Doom

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T. rex and the Crater of Doom

Walter Alvarez

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Geological surface processes (geomorphology); Palaeontology

Paperback

Presents the story of the scientific detective work that went into solving the mystery. This is a saga of high adventure in... [more]

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Birds of South-East Asia: Concise Edition

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Birds of South-East Asia: Concise Edition

Craig Robson

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This concise edition of the award-winning field guide is both portable and compact, making the book accessible and key species... [more]

$49.99

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