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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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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Music; History; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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An argument for the role of culture in human evolution, arguing that the leaps we made can only really be understood if we... [more]

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Peter Wohlleben

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal ecology

Paperback

From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never... [more]

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. [more]

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Guide to Introduced Pest Animals of Australia

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Guide to Introduced Pest Animals of Australia

Peter West

Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Fishes (ichthyology); Birds (ornithology); Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

A practical guide for the identification of introduced pest animals and management information. [more]

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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Intelligence & reasoning; States of consciousness; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

Paperback

`Brilliant' Guardian Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (March) SHORTLISTED... [more]

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The Bee: A Natural History

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The Bee: A Natural History

Noah Wilson-Rich

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

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The Bee is a comprehensive exploration of these fascinating creatures detailing their evolution, ecology, genetics and physiology... [more]

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Human Origins: 7 million years and counting

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Human Origins: 7 million years and counting

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

The story of how our ancestors made the first tentative steps towards becoming human, how we lost our fur but gained language,... [more]

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The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness

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The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness...

Sarah McKay

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For women, understanding how the brain works during the key stages of life - in utero, childhood, puberty and adolescence,... [more]

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

Samir Okasha (Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Bristol)

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

Hardback

Samir Okasha offers a critical study of agential thinking in biology, where evolved organisms are seen as agents pursuing... [more]

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Plants That Kill: A Natural History of the World's Most Poisonous Plants

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Plants That Kill: A Natural History of the World's Most Poisonous Plants...

Elizabeth Dauncey, Sonny Larsson

Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Plants That Kill is not a field guide, clinical care manual, or pharmacology textbook-it is a fascinating and beautifully... [more]

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Australian Bryozoa Volume 1: Biology, Ecology and Natural History

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Australian Bryozoa Volume 1: Biology, Ecology and Natural History

Haylee Weaver, Patricia Cook, Philip Bock, Dennis Gordon

Hydrobiology; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates; The environment; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

The first of two volumes describing Australia's 1200 known species of bryozoans. [more]

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Genetics: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Genetics: A Ladybird Expert Book

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Genetics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the code that determines... [more]

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Inferior: The True Power of Women and the Science That Shows it

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Inferior: The True Power of Women and the Science That Shows it

Angela Saini

Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

`Inferior is more than just a book. It's a battle cry - and right now, it's having a galvanising effect on its core fanbase'... [more]

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

Ian Fraser

Service industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal behaviour; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology

Paperback

Discover birds and the places they live. [more]

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Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A Book of Hope

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Recovering Australian Threatened Species: A Book of Hope

Stephen Garnett, John Woinarski, David Lindenmayer, Peter Latch

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Plant ecology; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates; The environment

Paperback

An inspiring showcase of successful approaches and implementation methods for conservation. [more]

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Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

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Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains...

Helen Thomson

Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

How the mind works -- everything from memory to emotion, navigation to creativity -- explained in nine extraordinary human... [more]

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Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

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Strange Survivors: How Organisms Attack and Defend in the Game of Life

One R. Pagan

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

Biologist explores the strange, surprising, and truly bizarre strategies that enable a variety of creatures to avoid extinction.... [more]

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Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words

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Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words

Jeremy Mynott

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

Birds played an important role in the ancient world: as indicators of time, weather, and seasons; as a resource for hunting,... [more]

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free...

Kenneth R. Miller

Religion & science; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

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

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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand,...

Harold Heatwole, Jodi Rowley

Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; The environment; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Aims to stimulate research into halting amphibian declines and to improve decisions about conservation. [more]

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The Sting of the Wild

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The Sting of the Wild

Justin O. Schmidt

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

Paperback

With colorful descriptions of each venom's sensation and a story that leaves you tingling with awe, The Sting of the Wild's... [more]

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

Daniel M. Davis

Medicine; Immunology; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly... [more]

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Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

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Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

Gavin Francis

Medicine: general issues; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

Hardback

'Stylish and exhilarating... from a wide-ranging mind and a profound humanity. With warmth and wit, Gavin Francis examines... [more]

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