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Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

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Author: Kate Greene Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 In 2013 Kate Greene moved to Mars. On NASA's first HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission in Hawai'i, she lived for...
The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World

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Author: Nichola Raihani Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 Enriching --Publisher's Weekly Excellent and illuminating--Wall Street Journal In the tradition of Richard Dawkins's The Selfish Gene, Nichola Raihani's The Social...
The Deep History Of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains

The Deep History Of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains

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Author: Joseph LeDoux Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 A leading neuroscientist offers a history of the evolution of the brain from unicellular organisms to the complexity of animals and...
Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them

Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them

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Author: David MacNeal Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 "Creepy, beautiful, icky and amazing." --Penny Le Couteur, author of Napoleon's Button Insects have been shaping our ecological world and plant...
The Science of Hope: Eye to Eye with our World's Wildlife

The Science of Hope: Eye to Eye with our World's Wildlife

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Author: Dr. Wiebke Finkler Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 160 A breathtaking visual journey exploring why certain animal species capture our attention, and showcasing hopeful conservation efforts around the world....
Everything You Need to Ace Biology in One Big Fat Notebook

Everything You Need to Ace Biology in One Big Fat Notebook

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Author: Workman Publishing Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 528 The Big Fat Notebooks' big step up to high school continues! Announcing Biology, the third in the high school...
Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

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Author: Gaia Vince Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 In the tradition of Guns, Germs, and Steel and Sapiens, a winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books shows...
Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science

Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science

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Author: Anna Reser Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 From the ancient world to the present women have been critical to the progress of science, yet their importance is overlooked,...
How to Speak Whale: A Voyage into the Future of Animal Communication

How to Speak Whale: A Voyage into the Future of Animal Communication

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Author: Tom Mustill Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 'A must-read' New Scientist 'Fascinating' Greta Thunberg 'Enthralling' George Monbiot 'Brilliant' Philip Hoare A thrilling investigation into the pioneering...
Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain--And How They Guide You

Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain--And How They Guide You

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Author: Rebecca Schwarzlose Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 "Enlightening and ambitious... a book that travels into rich terrain, charted by a smart and eager tour guide."--New York Times Book...
Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues

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Author: Martin J Blaser, MD Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 "In Missing Microbes, Martin Blaser sounds [an] alarm. He patiently and thoroughly builds a compelling case that the threat...
Nature Is Never Silent

Nature Is Never Silent

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Author: Madlen Ziege Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 For readers of Entangled Life and The Hidden Life of Trees, a fascinating journey into the world of plants...
Entangled Life: The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller exploring how fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures

Entangled Life: The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller exploring how fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures

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Author: Merlin Sheldrake Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 A mind-altering adventure through the world of fungi for readers of Robert Macfarlane and Other Minds The smash-hit Sunday...
Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

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Author: Rose George Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 An eye-opening exploration of blood, the lifegiving substance with the power of taboo, the value of diamonds and the promise of...
The Origin of Species: (Patterns of Life)

The Origin of Species: (Patterns of Life)

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Author: Charles Darwin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 528 A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed...
That's Life!: Looking for the Living Things All Around You

That's Life!: Looking for the Living Things All Around You

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Author: Mike Barfield Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 Life is everywhere on planet Earth. Jungles, deserts, seas, plains, fields and forests - all of them teem with life but,...
The Social Lives of Animals: How Co-operation Conquered the Natural World

The Social Lives of Animals: How Co-operation Conquered the Natural World

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Author: Ashley Ward Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 Some animal societies hold a mirror up to the human world: elephants hold funerals for departed family members. Pinyon jays run...
The Genetic Age: Our Perilous Quest To Edit Life

The Genetic Age: Our Perilous Quest To Edit Life

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Author: Professor Matthew Cobb Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 448 'Brilliant .. I cannot recommend this book strongly enough' - Henry Marsh, New Statesman (about The Idea of the Brain)...
The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

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Author: Richard Wrangham Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 It may not always seem so, but day-to-day interactions between individual humans are extraordinarily peaceful. That is not to say that...
The Equations of Life: How Physics Shapes Evolution

The Equations of Life: How Physics Shapes Evolution

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Author: Charles S Cockell Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 A groundbreaking argument for why alien life will evolve to be much like life here on Earth We are all...
Dunkleosteus

Dunkleosteus

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Author: Professor Ben Garrod Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 128 A comprehensive look at the strongest force in nature. What causes extinction? Why do some species go extinct and not...
Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Author: Louisa Preston Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 'An expert romp through the science of extraterrestrial life.' Adam Rutherford Today we know of only a single planet that hosts...
Being a Human: Adventures in Forty Thousand Years of Consciousness

Being a Human: Adventures in Forty Thousand Years of Consciousness

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Author: Charles Foster Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ATLANTIC, KIRKUS REVIEWS, AND NEW STATESMAN A radically immersive exploration of three...
A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir

A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir

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Author: Kurt Eichenwald Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 416 The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author's ongoing struggle with epilepsy--how, through personal resilience and...
A Short History of the World in 50 Animals

A Short History of the World in 50 Animals

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Author: Jacob F. Field Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 A Short History of the World in 50 Animalsprovides a new perspective on the grand sweep of our planet's making,...
Unique: The New Science of Human Individuality

Unique: The New Science of Human Individuality

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Author: David J. Linden Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 As a scientist, David Linden had devoted his career to understanding the brain processes and behaviors that are common to...
The Goat

The Goat

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Author: Sue Weaver Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 The Goat: A Natural History offers a complete overview of this captivating creature, from the goatish Greek god Pan, to their...
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

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Author: Laurie Garrett Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 768 A New York Times bestseller The definitive account of the infectious diseases threatening humanity by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Laurie Garrett...
Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

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Author: Neil Shubin Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 An exciting and accessible new view of the evolution of human and animal life on Earth. From the author of national...
The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them

The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them

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Author: Euan Angus Ashley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 Since the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, the price of genome sequencing has dropped at a staggering rate....
The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever

The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever

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Author: David M Friedman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 His historic career as an aviator made Charles Lindbergh one of the most famous men of the twentieth...
Birds: A Species Guide: Volume 1

Birds: A Species Guide: Volume 1

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Author: Mark E. Hauber Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 176 Birds is a beautiful introduction to 75 of our feathered friends. From the everyday birds we see in our backyards...
Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves

Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves

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Author: Frans de Waal (Emory University) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling...
Transformer: The Deep Chemistry of Life and Death

Transformer: The Deep Chemistry of Life and Death

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Author: Nick Lane Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 For decades, biology has been dominated by information - the power of genes. Yet in terms of information there is no...
Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night's Rest

Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night's Rest

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Author: Henry Nicholls Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 A narcoleptic's tireless journey through the neuroscience of disordered sleep Whether it's a bout of bad jet lag or a stress-induced...
First Steps: How Walking Upright Made Us Human

First Steps: How Walking Upright Made Us Human

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Author: Jeremy DeSilva Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Humans are the only mammals to walk on two, rather than four, legs. From an evolutionary perspective, this is an illogical...
Slime: A Natural History

Slime: A Natural History

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Author: Susanne Wedlich Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 Slime is an ambiguous thing. It exists somewhere between a solid and liquid. It inspires revulsion even while it compels our...
Darwin Comes to Town

Darwin Comes to Town

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Author: Menno Schilthuizen Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 We are marching towards a future in which three-quarters of humans live in cities, more than half of the landmass of...
The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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Author: Elli H. Radinger Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 What wolves can teach us about being human Love your family, care for your those around you, never...
How the Mind Changed: A Human History of Our Evolving Brain

How the Mind Changed: A Human History of Our Evolving Brain

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Author: Joseph Jebelli Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 The extraordinary story of how the human brain evolved... and is still evolving. We've come a long way. The earliest human...
Lots of Things to Know About Your Body

Lots of Things to Know About Your Body

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Author: Sarah Hull Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 A collection of strange and quirky facts about your extraordinary body. You'll never guess what doctors call tummy rumbles or how...
A Curious Boy: The Making of a Scientist

A Curious Boy: The Making of a Scientist

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Author: Richard A. Fortey Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 'Truth and courage are what memoirs need and this one has them both in spades ... The unforgotten boy: that...
The Brain in Context: A Pragmatic Guide to Neuroscience

The Brain in Context: A Pragmatic Guide to Neuroscience

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Author: Jonathan D. Moreno Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 280 The human brain is the most complex object in the known universe. The field of neuroscience has made remarkable strides...
Cats vs Dogs: Misbehaving mammals, intellectual insects, flatulent fish and the great pet showdown

Cats vs Dogs: Misbehaving mammals, intellectual insects, flatulent fish and the great pet showdown

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Author: New Scientist Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 Informative, surprising and hilarious, New Scientist tackles questions about the animal kingdom from readers in the magazine's popular 'Last Word' column....
Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

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Author: Nicholas A. Christakis Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 A dazzlingly erudite synthesis of history, philosophy, anthropology, genetics, sociology, economics, epidemiology, statistics, and more (Frank Bruni, The...
Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life (Collins Modern Classics)

Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life (Collins Modern Classics)

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Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 272 What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come...
Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

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Author: Bryan Sykes (Oxford Ancestors) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 How did wolves evolve into dogs? When did this happen, and what role did humans play? Oxford geneticist Bryan...
Control: Now the major BBC Radio 4 series BAD BLOOD

Control: Now the major BBC Radio 4 series BAD BLOOD

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Author: Adam Rutherford Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 * FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST * Throughout history, people have sought to...