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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

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

Paperback

Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming Our World, and How We Need to Deal with it

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming...

Michael Bess

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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An in-depth survey of the evolving science of bio-enhancement: where we are now and how to deal with it. [more]

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

Scott Solomon

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

Hardback

Are humans still subject to the forces of evolution? An evolutionary biologist provides surprising insights into the future... [more]

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction...

Mary Ellen Hannibal

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Here is a wide-ranging adventure in becoming a citizen scientist by an award-winning writer and environmental thought leader.... [more]

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

The instant New York Times bestseller and one of Brian Cox's books of the year in the Mail on Sunday [more]

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THE Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

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THE Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

Matt Simon

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

An absurdist, comical romp through evolution's weirdest solutions to nature's problems, from WIRED columnist Matt Simon [more]

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Into the Orchid House - in Search of Beauty

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Into the Orchid House - in Search of Beauty

Bruce Gray

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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High on the hills of the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland stands a glasshouse built by orchid expert Bruce Gray.<br... [more]

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Weeds of the South East: An Identification Guide for Australia (3rd Edition)

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

Aleesah Darlison

Marsupials & monotremes; Endangered species & extinction of species; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Wildlife (Children's&YA)

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I am the last of my kind.... [more]

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

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A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals. [more]

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Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

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Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

Carl Safina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

Scientific understanding and field observations that provides a new view of animal behaviour as having similar self-awareness... [more]

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong [more]

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

'Life s Greatest Secret' is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code, the thing that ultimately enables... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

Paperback

Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life

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The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit...

Rodney Dietert

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Popular medicine & health

Hardback

A cutting-edge new book that reveals how foreign microbes might actually be good for us, contrary to past belief. The microorganisms... [more]

$49.99

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The Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

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

Paperback

The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As... [more]

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Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

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Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

Christie Wilcox

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Toxicology (non-medical); Zoology & animal sciences

Hardback

Venomous reveals that the animals we fear the most actually hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation,... [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of... [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Paperback

How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

Andrew Kirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

Hardback

Bone is one of the most extraordinary materials in the natural world - flexible and strong, available in a number of types... [more]

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The Extended Selfish Gene

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The Extended Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; Popular science; Evolution; Animal behaviour

Hardback

As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely... [more]

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Freedom: The End of the Human Condition

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Freedom: The End of the Human Condition

Jeremy Griffith

Popular science; Evolution; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

At last, the redeeming, reconciling and rehabilitating biological explanation of the human condition that brings about the... [more]

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

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