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True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
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£20,00
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On the Backs of Tortoises Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden
ISBN: HB: 9780300232745, Yale University Press, January 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The Galapagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. Th...
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Why We Believe Evolution and the Human Way of Being
ISBN: HB: 9780300243994, Yale University Press, January 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...
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Principles of Animal Behavior (4th Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226448381, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
576 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 529 colour plates, 31 halftones, 3 line drawings
Since the last edition of this definitive textbook was published in 2013, much has happened in the field of animal behavior. In this fourth edition, Lee Alan Dugatkin draws on cutting-edge new work not only to update and expand on the studies present...
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£75,00
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Nature Strange and Beautiful How Living Beings Evolved and Made the Earth a Home
ISBN: HB: 9780300244625, Yale University Press, October 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 70 black&white illus.
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Selfish Ape Human Nature and Our Path to Extinction
ISBN: HB: 9781789141559, Reaktion Books, July 2019
152 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
Weaving together stories of science and sociology, "The Selfish Ape" offers a refreshing response to common fantasies about the ascent of humanity. Rather than imagining modern humans as a species with godlike powers, or Homo deus, Nicholas P. Money...
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£14,99
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Good Enough The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
ISBN: HB: 9780674504622, Harvard University Press, July 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 13 colour photos, 18 colour illus., 1 table
Why is the genome of a salamander forty times larger than that of a human? Why does the avocado tree produce a million flowers and only a hundred fruits? Why, in short, is there so much waste in nature? In this lively and wide-ranging meditation on t...
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Alfred Russel Wallace Companion
ISBN: HB: 9780226622101, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones
Although Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was one of the most famous scientists in the world at the time of his death at the age of ninety, today he is known to many as a kind of "almost-Darwin", a secondary figure relegated to the footnotes of Darw...
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£45,00
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Collecting Experiments Making Big Data Biology
ISBN: PB: 9780226635040, ISBN: HB: 9780226634999, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
392 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 halftones
Databases have revolutionized nearly every aspect of our lives. Information of all sorts is being collected on a massive scale, from Google to Facebook and well beyond, to produce new knowledge. But as the amount of information in databases explodes,...
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£34,00
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£102,00
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Nature's Giants The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms
ISBN: HB: 9780300239881, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 350 colour illus.
The colossal plants and animals of our world – dinosaurs, whales, and even trees – are a source of unending fascination, and their sheer scale can be truly impressive. Size is integral to the way that organisms experience the world: a puddle that a h...
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