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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; The natural world, country life & pets

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The 'extended phenotype' is Dawkins' key contribution to the gene's eye view of evolution given in The Selfish Gene. He shows... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world

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What the Dog Knows: scent, science, and the amazing ways dogs perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Homo Deus / Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus / Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Author Series Editor Yuval Harari (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Tras el exito de Sapiens. De animales a dioses, Yuval Noah Harari vuelve su mirada al futuro para ver hacia donde nos dirigimos.... [more]

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Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)

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Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to Charles Darwin's pioneering... [more]

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

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The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

Wendy Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Horses & ponies

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Wendy Williams's The Horse is a revealing account of the animal who has been at our side through the ages, befriending us... [more]

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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History, and the Future

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The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves,...

Dalton Conley, Jason Fletcher

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

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For a century, social scientists have avoided genetics like the plague. But in the past decade, a small but intrepid group... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

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The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

Juan Pimentel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

How did Europeans three centuries apart respond to two mysterious beasts a living rhinoceros previously known only from ancient... [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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Monkeytalk: Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates

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Monkeytalk: Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates

Julia Fischer

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Primates

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Monkey see, monkey do or does he? Can the behavior of non-human primates their sociality, their intelligence, their communication... [more]

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Worship, rites & ceremonies; Medicine; Haematology; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

John Archibald (Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University; and Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program)

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

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John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

An ideal companion for use in the garden or when selecting new plants. [more]

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Sapiens. de Animales a Dioses / Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens. de Animales a Dioses / Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari, Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

Paperback

El libro de no ficcion del ANO.Un best seller internacional con mas de un millon de ejemplares vendidosLucido e iluminador:... [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than It Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Physiology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

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

Paperback

From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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Molecular Biology:  A Very Short Introduction

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Molecular Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Aysha Divan (Associate Professor, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds), Janice Royds (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Otago, New Zealand)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences; Molecular biology

Paperback

Molecular Biology lies at the heart of all life sciences. This Very Short Introduction provides an account of the development... [more]

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

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

Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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A newly revised and expanded edition of the classic account of evolution. [more]

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The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

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The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

Richard Fortey, Dr

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Scientist Richard Fortey chronicles what he found on his four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England... [more]

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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness...

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Intelligence & reasoning; States of consciousness; Popular science; Marine biology

Hardback

A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. [more]

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

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Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Dr. Marilyn Roossinck

Mathematics & Sciences; Virology (non-medical)

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Viruses are the last frontier of undiscovered life on our planet. This 21st-century guide offers an engaging introductory... [more]

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Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors

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Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating...

Vladimir Dinets

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<i>Wildlife Spectacles </i>is an awe-inspiring exploration of the most remarkable displays of animal behavior in North America.... [more]

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Where The Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

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Where The Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics...

James Cheshire, Oliver Uberti

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Where the Animals Go is beautiful and thrilling, a combination of the best in science and exposition, and a joy to study cover... [more]

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