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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the YearWhat happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass of... [more]

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

Bridget Heos

Evolution; Children's & Educational

Paperback

We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived... [more]

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Britain's Wild Flowers: A Treasury of Traditions, Superstitions, Remedies and Literature

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Britain's Wild Flowers: A Treasury of Traditions, Superstitions, Remedies...

Rosamond Richardson

British & Irish history; Folklore, myths & legends; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

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A fascinating look at the myths, folklore and botany behind over 70 British... [more]

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

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'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds of Animals

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds...

Ben Ambridge

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new... [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

Paperback

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

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

David Norman (Odell Fellow in the Natural Sciences, Reader in Palaeobiology, University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

David Norman discusses some of the most fascinating and iconic creatures to walk our Earth. Introducing the different famillies... [more]

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To...

Dean Burnett

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOODREADS BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARDMotion sickness.Nightmares.Forgetting people's names.Why... [more]

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

Michael R. Rampino

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

Hardback

In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped... [more]

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

Hardback

Over the years, paleontologists have made tremendous fossil discoveries, which includes an amazing diversity of fossil humans,... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

Paperback

Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

Gerry Swan

Mathematics & Sciences; Reptiles

Paperback

A new addition to our exciting series of concise field guides, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian... [more]

$14.99

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature&rsquo;s most magnificent networkers &ndash;... [more]

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

de Bergerac Olivia

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

Olivia de Bergerac recounts her personal and professional adventure in Australia with the dolphins. She describes the different... [more]

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia

George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

Paperback

A comprehensive, stunningly illustrated guide to this unusual and diverse family of beetles. [more]

$49.95

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Written in Stone (Icon Science)

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Written in Stone (Icon Science)

Brian Switek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

The first book on the hunt for evolution's `missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings... [more]

$19.99

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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

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

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

$17.99

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding how our genes work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding how our genes work

Kat Arney

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

<b>How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself.</b> [more]

$21.99

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Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

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Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

Clive Byers

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

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

$17.99

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Mammals of South-east Asia

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Mammals of South-east Asia

Charles Francis

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

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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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

Paperback

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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Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death

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Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and...

Adrian Owen (Mrc Cognition & Brain Sciences Cambridge UK)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Medical profession; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned... [more]

$51.95

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