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Biology, life sciences

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Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali

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Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali

Tony Tilford

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This text is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide suitable for any birdwatcher visiting the Indonesian islands... [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Fishes (ichthyology)

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`Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sentient beings' - His... [more]

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Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia

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Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia

Bruce Mapstone

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Hydrobiology; The environment; Management of land & natural resources; Technology, Engineering & Agriculture

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The latest scientific knowledge from CSIRO and other agencies to describe what we know about our oceans. [more]

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Lake Eyre Basin Rivers: Environmental, Social and Economic Importance

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Lake Eyre Basin Rivers: Environmental, Social and Economic Importance

Richard Kingsford

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Fishes (ichthyology); Birds (ornithology); The environment

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Outlines the environmental, social and economic values of the rivers from a diverse range of perspectives. [more]

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

Mitchell S. Green

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge.... [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

Paperback

An absurdist, comical romp through evolution's weirdest solutions to nature's problems. [more]

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The Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

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The Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molecular biology; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Genetic engineering

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Yeast is humankind's favourite microbe, our partner in brewing, baking, and winemaking. Nicholas P. Money tells the story... [more]

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Birds New to Science: Fifty Years of Avian Discoveries

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Birds New to Science: Fifty Years of Avian Discoveries

David Brewer

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering, on average, five or six species of birds that are completely... [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)

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A dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the boundaries between science and history - 'Brilliant,... [more]

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What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses

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What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses

Daniel Chamovitz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

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A captivating journey into the inner lives of plants - from the colours they see to the schedules they keep How does a Venus... [more]

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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

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017THE NEW YORK... [more]

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Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

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Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

Rob DeSalle

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Hardback

A lively and unconventional exploration of our senses, how they work, what is revealed when they don't, and how they connect... [more]

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Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear

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Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear

Blake Chapman

Service industries; Personal & public health; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences

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Explore the science, psychological impacts and public perceptions of shark attacks. [more]

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

Michael Lewis

Business & Economics; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

'There are geniuses who work on their own. Together, we are exceptional.' Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn... [more]

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The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World

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The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World

David Eagleman, Anthony Brandt

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience'... [more]

$32.99

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

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Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

The identification of the eggs and tadpoles of Australian frogs. This magnificent and unique volume is a worthy addition to... [more]

$155.00

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The Great Apes: A Short History

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The Great Apes: A Short History

Chris Herzfeld

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

A unique, beautifully illustrated exploration of our fascination with our closest primate relatives, and the development of... [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; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

A fitting tribute to one of nature's most sinister creations of all. -Carl Zimmer, author of Parasite Rex [more]

$24.99

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

Society & Social Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and... [more]

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

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Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

David Norman (Odell Fellow in the Natural Sciences, Reader in Palaeobiology, University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

David Norman discusses some of the most fascinating and iconic creatures to walk our Earth. Introducing the different famillies... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

$35.00

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

Paperback

Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [more]

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Hardcover with removable fold-out Timeline [more]

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

Ian Burnet

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Historical geology; Geographical discovery & exploration; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

This book follows the epic voyages of Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace through the voyage of Continent... [more]

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

Niels Birbaumer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Too often, we humans tend to assume that nature is fixed, immutable - and this tendency is particularly strong when we think... [more]

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