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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

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

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

Eric R. Kandel

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating new popular science book by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist that explains how disordering of the brain... [more]

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

but The Secret Network of Nature gives us a chance to marvel at the inner workings and unlikely partnerships of the natural... [more]

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit... [more]

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Materials science

Paperback

A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you- but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you?... [more]

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian...

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Lyudmila Trut

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

The crazy story of how Soviet scientists in Siberia in the 1950s embarked on a project to turn foxes into dogs through selective... [more]

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology; Technology: general issues

Paperback

A book about how people and machines work together, and how we design machines to replicate and amplify what we can do ourselves.... [more]

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

David R. Begun

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

Was Darwin wrong when he traced our origins to Africa? The Real Planet of the Apes makes the explosive claim that it was in... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny

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Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny

Michael Tomasello

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Virtually all theories of how humans have become a distinctive species focus on evolution. Here, Michael Tomasello proposes... [more]

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

Jurgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen

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

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An insightful look inside the life of a hive and the bees that make it a home. [more]

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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence   A Complete Guide to the Groundbreaking Wheel of Awareness Meditation Practice

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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence A Complete Guide to the Groundbreaking...

Daniel Siegel

Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences; Popular psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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This ground-breaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering,... [more]

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The Allure of Fungi

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The Allure of Fungi

Alison Pouliot

Mathematics & Sciences; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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An interdisciplinary exploration of fungi, showcasing stunning photographs. [more]

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Night Parrot: Australia's Most Elusive Bird

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Night Parrot: Australia's Most Elusive Bird

Penny Olsen

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

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The competitiveness and secrecy, the triumphs and adventures of the history of the Night Parrot and its followers. [more]

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Australia's Amazing Whales and Dolphins

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Australia's Amazing Whales and Dolphins

Marine biology; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Wildlife (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Featuring detailed illustrations of the whales and dolphins that call Australia home, this amazing book will profile key species,... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

$35.95

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli

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

Hardback

The bug to save the millennium? [more]

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

Venki Ramakrishnan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molecular biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

Hardback

The thrilling story of how scientists unlocked a new window onto how life works [more]

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

Jonathan Losos

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

The natural world is full of fascinating instances of convergence- phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards... [more]

$22.99

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Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants: Darwin's Botany Today

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Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants: Darwin's Botany Today

Ken Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Most of us think of Darwin at work on The Beagle, taking inspiration for his theory of evolution from his travels in the Galapagos.... [more]

$24.99

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human History

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human...

Terry Domico

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Biology, life sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology

Paperback

True story of the greatest plant invasion in human history [more]

$63.95

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

David Quammen

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Hardback

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times... [more]

$45.00

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

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

Paperback

A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin, David Tipling

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated celebration of each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species in all their magnificence... [more]

$64.99

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