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Biology, life sciences

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Birds of the Himalayas

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Birds of the Himalayas

Bikram Grewal

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

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The Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range, are a birdwatcher's paradise. Many of its species are high altitude specialists,... [more]

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Organic Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry

Graham Patrick

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Organic chemistry; Biochemistry; Industrial chemistry

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Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long... [more]

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Animal Behaviour

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Animal Behaviour

Tristram D. Wyatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal behaviour

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Animal behaviour is a central topic of zoology, and with the development of ideas concerning the role of genes as well as... [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Earth sciences; Global warming

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The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological... [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Biodiversity

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean?... [more]

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

Elaine Morgan

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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The classic account of the theory that human evolution had an aquatic origin, did humans descend from a semi-aquatic environment?... [more]

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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us

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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes...

Richard O Prum

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Birds (ornithology); Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed the taste for the... [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Fishes (ichthyology)

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We found Nemo and we're looking for Dory - now we need a radical rethink of the way we think about fish [more]

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

Matthew J. James

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution

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The story of the 1905-1906 voyage by the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, during which over 78,000... [more]

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

Barbara Demeneix

Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Abnormal psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

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In today's world, everyone carries in their bloodstream a toxic assortment of dozens of industrially produced chemicals. Not... [more]

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

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This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Pest control

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Provides the knowledge to effectively plan, prioritise, develop and apply best practice pest animal management in Australia.... [more]

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Coping with disability

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Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn or worse.... [more]

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The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath Our Feet

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The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean...

Anthony J. Martin

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Palaeontology

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The hidden world that continues to influence and transform life on this planet. [more]

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Eugenics

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Eugenics

Professor Philippa Levine

Politics & government; History of science; Human biology

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A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. [more]

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

John Hands

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

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The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from [more]

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The Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

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

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Evaluates Haldane's social and political background, as well as his scientific creativity and accomplishments. [more]

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity

Moheb Costandi

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know... [more]

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes in, on, and Around You

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and...

Rob DeSalle, Susan L. Perkins

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Inspired by an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, explores microbes and their implications... [more]

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Beasts in My Belfry

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Travel & holiday

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First published by William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd, Glasgow in 1973. [more]

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Almost Human

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Almost Human

Lee Berger

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

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Like Donald Johanson's Lucy, this first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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