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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

Robert Boyd

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species Human... [more]

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The Secret Life of Bones: Their Origins, Evolution and Fate

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The Secret Life of Bones: Their Origins, Evolution and Fate

Brian Switek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

In The Secret Life of Bones, Brian Switek frames the history of our species through the importance of bone from instruments... [more]

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal about the History of Life

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal about the History of Life...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Updated illustrated study of the work of paleontologist Niles Eldredge whose groundbreaking discoveries show what fossils... [more]

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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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Your Brain, Explained: What Neuroscience Reveals about Your Brain and its Quirks

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Your Brain, Explained: What Neuroscience Reveals about Your Brain and its...

Marc Dingman

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A tour around your everyday brain functions, from language to sleep, what can disrupt them and how to protect them. [more]

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Name that Flower: The Identification of Flowering Plants: 3rd Edition

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Name that Flower: The Identification of Flowering Plants: 3rd Edition

Ian Clarke

Reference works; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Paperback

The definitive guide to identifying flowering plants cultivated and in the wild, Australian and worldwide. This comprehensively... [more]

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The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man's Best Friend

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The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man's Best Friend...

Bryan Sykes

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

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The evolution of dogs and the forces that drove its amazing transformation from a fierce wild carnivore, the wolf, to the... [more]

$22.99

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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

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'Kindness and co-operation have played a crucial role in raising humans... [more]

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Physics and Dance

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Physics and Dance

Emily Coates, Sarah Demers

Dance; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of our reality through the eyes of a physicist and a dancer--and an engaging introduction to both... [more]

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Fathoms: the world in the whale

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Fathoms: the world in the whale

Rebecca Giggs

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Social impact of environmental issues; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

In the non-fiction tradition of Rachel Carson, Rebecca Solnit, and Helen Macdonald comes a bold, lyrical exploration of our... [more]

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The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution

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The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution

Peter H. Rhys Evans

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology

Paperback

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Ingenious: The Unintended Consequences of Human Innovation

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Ingenious: The Unintended Consequences of Human Innovation

Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson

Society & Social Sciences; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

Hardback

The trouble with innovation is that it can seldom be undone. We invent technologies to modify our environments in immediately... [more]

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Nature Strange and Beautiful: How Living Beings Evolved and Made the Earth a Home

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Nature Strange and Beautiful: How Living Beings Evolved and Made the Earth...

Egbert Giles Leigh, Jr., Christian Ziegler

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences; Biodiversity

Hardback

A beautifully written exploration of how cooperation shaped life on earth, from its single-celled beginnings to complex human... [more]

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Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of  moby-Dick

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Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of moby-Dick

Richard J King

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; History of the Americas; Marine biology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Although Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is beloved as one of the most profound and enduring works of American fiction, we rarely... [more]

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Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology

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Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the...

Sonia Contera

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Physics; Human biology; Nanotechnology; Materials science

Hardback

The nanotechnology revolution that will transform human health and longevity Nano Comes to Life opens a window onto the... [more]

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A Brain for Numbers: The Biology of the Number Instinct

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A Brain for Numbers: The Biology of the Number Instinct

Andreas Nieder (Professor of Animal Physiology, University of Tubingen)

Drug-induced states; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

How our intuitive understanding of numbers is deeply rooted in our biology, traceable through both evolution and development.... [more]

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A Primate's Memoir: Love, Death and Baboons

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A Primate's Memoir: Love, Death and Baboons

Robert M. Sapolsky

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Primates; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

A Primate's Memoir is the closest the baboon is likely to come - and it's plenty close enough - to having its own Iliad' The... [more]

$24.99

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The Secrets of Great Botanists: And What They Teach Us About Gardening

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The Secrets of Great Botanists: And What They Teach Us About Gardening

Matthew Biggs

Botany & plant sciences; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Garden design & planning

Hardback

Illustrated with beautiful period botanical watercolours and vibrant photographs 'The Secrets of Great Botanists' delves into... [more]

$34.99

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Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

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Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

Rebecca M. Jordan-Young, Katrina Karkazis

Gender studies, gender groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Testosterone is neither the biological essence of manliness nor even the male sex hormone. It doesn't predict competitiveness... [more]

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain...

Rahul Jandial

Health psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his... [more]

$35.00

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Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion

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Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion...

E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.

Religion & beliefs; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

Paperback

E. Fuller Torrey draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to propose a startling answer to the ultimate question. Evolving... [more]

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Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

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Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time...

Gaia Vince

Social & cultural history; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

What enabled humans to go from simple stone tools to smartphones? How did bands of hunter-gatherers evolve into multinational... [more]

$45.00

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Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way of Being

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Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way of Being

Agustin Fuentes

Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology

Hardback

A wide-ranging argument by a renowned anthropologist that the capacity to believe is what makes us human [more]

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On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden

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On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary...

Elizabeth Hennessy

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Fishes (ichthyology); Amphibians; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

An insightful exploration of the iconic Galapagos tortoises, and how their fate is inextricably linked to our own in a rapidly... [more]

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A Brief History of Life: From the Starbug to the Octopus, How Life on Earth May be Alien

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A Brief History of Life: From the Starbug to the Octopus, How Life on Earth...

Kamala Wickramasinghe, Chandra Wickramasinghe, Edward J. Steele

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Author of over 20 academic titles (through University College Cardiff Press & Souvenir Press, London), Dr. Wickramasinghe... [more]

$39.99

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