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Biology, life sciences

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Owls of the World

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Owls of the World

Jim Duncan

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This beautifully illustrated book on the world's owls explores their behaviour and lifecycle as well as the various owl families,... [more]

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Cracking Neuroscience: You, This Book and the Mapping of the Mind

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Cracking Neuroscience: You, This Book and the Mapping of the Mind

Jon Turney

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Know your own mind with Cracking Neuroscience, and get a crash-course in the latest scientific knowledge of the workings of... [more]

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Birds of Japan

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Birds of Japan

Mark Brazil

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Japan is home to a spectacular and diverse range of birds, and this up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat,... [more]

$60.00

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What It's Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience

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What It's Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience...

Gregory Berns

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

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A leading scientist applies the tools of neuroscience to understand how animals think [more]

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The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

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The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity...

Byron Reese

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Robotics

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Bee Quest

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Bee Quest

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Apiculture (beekeeping); The natural world, country life & pets; Travel writing

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A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from Poland to Patagonia as well as closer to home, amongst the... [more]

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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time. From the Head of Oceans at Greenpeace and spokesperson for their anti-plastic campaign

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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle...

Will McCallum

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Earth sciences; Biogeography; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Plastic is everywhere - from the deepest canyons in the ocean to the frozen Arctic tundra. 12.7 million tonnes of plastic... [more]

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

Caroline Grigson

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; History of science; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

The story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the... [more]

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Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera

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Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera

Stephen A. Marshall

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

Hardback

Comprehensive illustrated encyclopedia of the world's coleoptera featuring 4,500 colour photographs and authoritative text.... [more]

$125.00

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [more]

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The Book of Snakes: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Snakes: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around...

Mark O'Shea

Mathematics & Sciences; Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

The Book of Snakes profiles 600 significant species from all 32 families, to create a beautiful collector's piece that is... [more]

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Science is Beautiful: Botanical Life: Under the Microscope

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Science is Beautiful: Botanical Life: Under the Microscope

Colin Salter

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

This collection unearths some of the most wonderful microscopic images of flowers, trees and grasses ever created.<br /><br... [more]

$39.99

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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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; Biology, life sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

The bug to save the millennium? [more]

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Unnatural Selection

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Unnatural Selection

Katrina van Grouw

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Taxonomy & systematics; Evolution; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated look at how evolution plays out in selective breeding Unnatural Selection is a stunningly illustrated... [more]

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Cambridge World Archaeology: The First Farmers of Europe: An Evolutionary Perspective

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Cambridge World Archaeology: The First Farmers of Europe: An Evolutionary...

Stephen Shennan (University College London)

History; Population & demography; Anthropology; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

The book presents the latest research on the spread of farming by archaeologists and geneticists. It shows that it resulted... [more]

$48.95

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

David B. Lindenmayer, Gene E. Likens

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

This fully revised second edition illustrates key aspects of effective monitoring. [more]

$49.95

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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

Juli Berwald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology; Molluscs

Paperback

Jellyfish have been swimming in our oceans for well over half a billion years, longer than any other animal that lives on... [more]

$32.99

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRichard Dawkins - author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, and The God Delusion - is... [more]

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Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World

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Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World

Maryanne Wolf (Tufts University)

Popular science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Draws on the author's extensive research from Proust and the Squid to consider the future of the reading brain and its capacity... [more]

$46.95

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

Andrew Baker, Chris Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Applied ecology; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Provides a unique insight into the history and habits of the world's carnivorous marsupials. [more]

$140.00

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Evolution: The Human Story

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Evolution: The Human Story

Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

This unrivalled illustrated guide to human evolution brings you face to face with your ancient ancestors. Travelling back... [more]

$45.00

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical Terms

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical...

Cecilia Brassett, Emily Evans, Isla Fay

Reference works; Medicine; Anatomy; Nursing; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants,... [more]

$34.99

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have an animal in our lives?... [more]

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods...

Roger Hanlon, Louise Allcock, Mike Vecchione

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

From the inky hunting of the octopus to the unusually large brained cuttlefish, Octopus, Squid, & Cuttlefish reveals the evolution,... [more]

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