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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Jamie Metzl

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

The most surprisingly accessible book on scientific and human potential since Homo Deus! [more]

$39.99

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Against Nature

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Against Nature

Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for History of Science)

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Bio-ethics

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A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. [more]

$27.99

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

Theresa Barlow, Craig Roberts

Psychology; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

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What are the benefits of owning a dog on health and well-being? Why does a `problem dog' behave as it does and how can owners... [more]

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The Secret Life of Genes

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The Secret Life of Genes

Derek Harvey

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome; Human biology

Paperback

Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU! [more]

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

David Barrie

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

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A book about animal navigation - how creatures, great and small, find their way and how brilliantly they manage without benefit... [more]

$32.99

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

Paperback

Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

$22.95

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Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

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Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

Mark W. Moffett

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Evolution; Human biology

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The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating species. [more]

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My Hidden Chimp: The new book from the author of The Chimp Paradox

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My Hidden Chimp: The new book from the author of The Chimp Paradox

Steve Peters

Psychology; Child & developmental psychology; Neurosciences; Child care & upbringing; Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's&YA)

Paperback

My Hidden Chimp is an effective and powerful new educational book that offers parents, teachers and carers some ideas and... [more]

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Borrowed Time: The Science of How and Why We Age

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Borrowed Time: The Science of How and Why We Age

Sue Armstrong

Medicine; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

As featured on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week 'A rich, timely study for the era of global ageing ' Nature The ageing... [more]

$29.99

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (Patterns of Life)

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSIn recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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It has the power to do vastly more for gender equality than any number of feminist manifestos ... revolutionary to a glorious... [more]

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our...

Sang-Hee Lee

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.... [more]

$26.95

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

David K Hecht (Bowdoin College), Emilio Lobato (Illinois State University), Corrine Zimmerman (Illinois State University)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world. [more]

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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

J. G. M. 'Hans' Thewissen

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Palaeontology

Paperback

Gives an account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. This title helps reader senses... [more]

$52.99

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants of the Three Gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domaintrust

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants...

Colleen Morris and Louisa Murray

Painting & paintings; Botanical art; Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

$65.00

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas.... [more]

$59.99

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [more]

$49.99

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

$29.99

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

Makes you look at the city around you with fresh eyes [more]

$22.99

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living...

Brock Bastian

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

In Western culture, we have become addicted to positivity. We try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves... [more]

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms...

Graeme Ruxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the science behind the awe-inspiring giants of past and present [more]

$59.99

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The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature

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The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature...

Nick Haddad

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Animal ecology; Insects (entomology); Biodiversity; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

A remarkable look at the rarest butterflies, how global changes threaten their existence, and how we can bring them back from... [more]

$39.99

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

$20.95

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