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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]

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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

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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

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

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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]

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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]

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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

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Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into Earth, causing terrible environmental... [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]

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

<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

Hardback

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

$105.95

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