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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets,...

Nadja Hermann

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid? A behavioural psychologist... [more]

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How to Be Human: The Manual

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How to Be Human: The Manual

Ruby Wax

Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology; History of science; Evolution; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

Paperback

With a little help from a monk, and a neuroscientist, Ruby Wax answers every question you've ever had about- evolution, thoughts,... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

Paperback

What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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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

Hardback

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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Making Eden: How Plants Transformed a Barren Planet

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Making Eden: How Plants Transformed a Barren Planet

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Plants are absolutely fundamental to the functioning of life on earth. But how did the earliest plants first emerge from water... [more]

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

Gerald R. Allen

Fishes (ichthyology)

Paperback

This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia's tropical waters - including the Great... [more]

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

John Simons

History; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London tells the remarkable story of Obaysch the hippopotamus, the first 'star' animal... [more]

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution...

Bryan Sykes (Oxford Ancestors)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

Hardback

The author of Seven Daughters of Eve returns with a lively account of how all dogs are descended from a mere handful of wolves.... [more]

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

Dennis Paulson

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

Hardback

This book brings these insects to life. As well as providing a broad introduction... [more]

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Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

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Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Nicholas A Christakis

Social theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

An exploration of the biological roots of positive social behavior reveals how human genes have countered violence and self-interest... [more]

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

Iain M. Suthers

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates

Hardback

A fully updated introduction to the biology, ecology and identification of plankton. [more]

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

Peter Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

Paperback

Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can... [more]

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Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor

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Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor

Alan F. Poole (Retired Editor of The Birds of North America Online; Senior Lab Associate, Cornell University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

This book shows us why. [more]

$78.00

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

Paperback

Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what... [more]

$24.99

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

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Flora of the Hunter Region: Endemic Trees and Larger Shrubs

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Flora of the Hunter Region: Endemic Trees and Larger Shrubs

Stephen Bell, Christine Rockley, Anne Llewellyn

Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

A botanical identification guide which combines art and science to describe the 54 endemic trees and large shrubs of the Hunter... [more]

$79.99

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary...

Randolph Nesse

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Psychiatry; Evolution; Human biology

Hardback

With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with... [more]

$45.00

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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; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other's... [more]

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How Attention Works: Finding Your Way in a World Full of Distraction

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How Attention Works: Finding Your Way in a World Full of Distraction

Stefan Van der Stigchel (University of Utrecht)

Psychology; Neurosciences

Hardback

How we filter out what is irrelevant so we can focus on what we need to know. [more]

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

David Bowles, James Swaby, Harold Harlan

Personal & public health; Zoology: Invertebrates

Paperback

An illustrated guide to aid identification, provide protection measures and guidance on treatment. [more]

$59.99

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies...

Linda Geddes (Features Editor)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health

Hardback

Our ancestors constructed vast monuments like Stonehenge and Pyramids of Egypt and Central America to keep track of the sun... [more]

$29.99

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The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management

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The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management

Pat Hutchings, Michael Kingsford, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

Hardback

Describes the animals, plants and other organisms of the reef, and the biological, chemical and physical processes that influence... [more]

$125.00

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

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The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture

Emanuele Coccia

Philosophy; Botany & plant sciences; The environment

Paperback

We barely talk about them and seldom know their names. Philosophy has always overlooked them; even biology considers them... [more]

$33.95

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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

David A. West

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Evolution

Paperback

Fritz Muller (1821-1897), though not as well known as his colleague Charles Darwin, belongs in the cohort of great nineteenth-century... [more]

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Australian Forest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

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Australian Forest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

Morris Lake

Botany & plant sciences; Forests, rainforests

Hardback

A comprehensive guide to 130 of the most significant Australian forest trees and their wood. [more]

$69.99

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