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Biology, life sciences

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Evolution: The Whole Story

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Evolution: The Whole Story

Steve Parker, Dr. Alice Roberts

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

Paperback

Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative... [more]

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Australian Predators of the Sky

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Australian Predators of the Sky

Penny Olsen

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

<p>Our relationship with the birds of prey has always been conflicted. Raptors are admired for their strength and independence,... [more]

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Birds of the Darwin Region

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Birds of the Darwin Region

Niven McCrie, Richard Noske

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A comprehensive treatment of the birds of Darwin, including 258 regularly occurring species and 65 vagrants. [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles

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The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and...

Bruce Lipton

Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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It has been over 10 years since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton's seminal book on the relationship... [more]

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

Gisela Kaplan

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Demonstrates how intelligent and emotional Australian birds can be. Gisela Kaplan describes complex behaviours such as grieving,... [more]

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

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The Dingo Debate: Origins, Behaviour and Conservation

Bradley Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Explores the intriguing and relatively unknown story of Australia's most controversial animal, the dingo. [more]

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The Biology of Desire: why addiction is not a disease

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The Biology of Desire: why addiction is not a disease

Marc Lewis

Addiction & therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded... [more]

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The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt

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The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt

Gene Kritsky

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; History of science; Insects (entomology)

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Entomologist Gene Kritsky presents the first full-length discussion of the ways in which bees were a part of life in ancient... [more]

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Peter Valder

History of science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Hardback

This is the garden that gave the world the Wollemi Pine - previously known only from 40,000 year old fossils. The garden that... [more]

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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Popular astronomy & space

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Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness... [more]

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

The presenter of the BBC's The Incredible Human Journey and Digging for Britain gives us a new and highly accessible look... [more]

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids And Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival Strategies of Plants

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Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids And Rock Splitters: The Remarkable Survival...

Jesse Vernon Trail

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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<div>Whether it&acirc;&euro;&trade;s an arctic heather that can create subtropical conditions within its leaves or a dwarf... [more]

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A Gardener's Latin: The language of plants explained

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A Gardener's Latin: The language of plants explained

Richard Bird

History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key... [more]

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - and see how the victims changed... [more]

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Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

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Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification...

Thomas A. Jefferson, Marc A. Webber, Robert L. Pitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals

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A guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens 'in hand', and also to identify... [more]

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present -... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

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We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

Dick Swaab

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Taking us through every stage in our lives, from the womb to falling in love to old age, the author shows that we don't just... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

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Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

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Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso, Alessandra Viola

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? In this book, a leading scientist... [more]

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Australian Rainforest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

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Australian Rainforest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

Morris Lake

Plant physiology; Forests, rainforests

Hardback

A comprehensive guide to 141 of the most significant Australian rainforest trees and their wood. [more]

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Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology

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Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology

Annalisa Berta (San Diego State University, California, U.S.A.), James L. Sumich (Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA), Kit M. Kovacs (Biodiversity Research Section Leader, Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromso, Norway, Professor of Biology, The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Svalbard, Norway)

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Provides the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. This work offers a phylogenetic... [more]

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Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Judith S. Weis

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

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An overview of the issues surrounding marine pollution, including topics like how it originates, marine debris, oil, and climate... [more]

$26.95

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