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The Neuroscience of Intelligence

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The Neuroscience of Intelligence

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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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]

$29.99

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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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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]

$93.00  $30.00

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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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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]

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

The 'extended phenotype' is Dawkins' key contribution to the gene's eye view of evolution given in The Selfish Gene. He shows... [more]

$23.95

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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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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]

$32.95

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All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

$39.95

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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]

$39.95

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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]

$41.95

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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]

$24.99

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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]

$49.95

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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]

$34.99  $12.00

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Lost in the Storm

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Lost in the Storm

Holly Webb

Zoology & animal sciences; Children's & Educational

CD-Audio

Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. But Fluff is enchanted by being outside, especially... [more]

$19.95

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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]

$57.95

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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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