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Life sciences: general issues

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Amina Khan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human... [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; Advocate - Science

Hardback

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

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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 (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Presents an argument for the power and the glory of science. This book makes an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

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

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

University Benjamin A Pierce (Baylor University Texas)

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

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A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

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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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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; Advocate - Science

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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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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; Advocate - Science

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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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation,...

Evan Thompson

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Buddhism; Neurosciences

Paperback

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson... [more]

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting...

Angela Saini

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

Paperback

From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is... [more]

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, Death on Earth is a groundbreaking exploration... [more]

$19.99

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The Scots: A Genetic Journey

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The Scots: A Genetic Journey

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A remarkable new piece of research that vividly uncovers Scotland's DNA Map. Since the opening of the Scottish Parliament... [more]

$22.99

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the YearWhat happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass of... [more]

$24.99

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

Bridget Heos

Evolution; Children's & Educational

Paperback

We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived... [more]

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

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'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

$20.95

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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

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

$15.95

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

$24.99

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

$27.99

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To...

Dean Burnett

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOODREADS BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARDMotion sickness.Nightmares.Forgetting people's names.Why... [more]

$22.99

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

Michael R. Rampino

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped... [more]

$53.99

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

Hardback

Over the years, paleontologists have made tremendous fossil discoveries, which includes an amazing diversity of fossil humans,... [more]

$69.00

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

Paperback

Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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

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

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written [more]

$27.99

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