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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Human biology

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes.In a million tiny ways,... [more]

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive. [more]

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All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals: A Primate Scientist's Ethical Journey

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Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals: A Primate Scientist's Ethical...

John P. Gluck

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Bio-ethics

Hardback

The National Institute of Health recently announced its plan to retire the fifty remaining chimpanzees held in national research... [more]

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

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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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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

Paperback

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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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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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

Hardback

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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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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Mind a Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind a Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. [more]

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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)

Paperback

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

Paperback

A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals. [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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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

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

Paperback

Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [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 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]

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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition

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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition

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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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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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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; Popular science; 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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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]

$34.99

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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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Debating Darwin

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Debating Darwin

Robert J. Richards, Michael Ruse

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Charles Darwin is easily the most famous scientist of the modern age, and his theory of evolution is constantly referenced... [more]

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biophysics; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Drawing on recent ground-breaking experiments around the world, they show how photosynthesis relies on subatomic particles... [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex... [more]

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