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Beyond Words : What Animals Think and Feel

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you? Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl Safina's landmark book offers an intimate view of animal behavior to challenge the fixed boundary between humans and animals. Travelling to the threatened landscape of Ken
R 233,75 R 275,00

Blueprint : The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

"A dazzlingly erudite synthesis of history, philosophy, anthropology, genetics, sociology, economics, epidemiology, statistics, and more" (Frank Bruni, New York Times), Blueprint shows how and why evolution has placed us on a humane path -- and how we are united by our common humanity.
R 165,75 R 195,00

Cambridge International AS & A Level Biology Student's Book

The Collins Cambridge International AS & A Level Biology course promotes a rich and deep understanding of the 9700 syllabus (for examination from 2022) and development of practical skills.
R 531,25 R 625,00

Believe It or Snot : The Definitive Field Guide to Earth's Slimy Creatures

A compendium of slimy and repulsive facts from the authors of Does it Fart?
R 204,00 R 240,00

DNA

A compact guide to DNA: who we are, how we're wired, and how we repair ourselves.
R 161,50

A Primate's Memoir : Love, Death and Baboons

Discover this remarkable account of twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons from the New York Times bestselling author of Behave. 'One of the best scientist-writers of our time' Oliver Sacks Brooklyn-born Robert Sapolsky grew up wishing he could live in the primate diorama in the Museum of Natural History. At school he wrote fan letters to primatologists and even taught himself Swahili, all with the hope of one day joining his primate brethren in Africa. But when, at
R 195,50 R 230,00

Discovering Retroviruses : Beacons in the Biosphere

Eight percent of our DNA contains retroviruses that are millions of years old. Anna Marie Skalka explains how our evolving knowledge of these particles has advanced genetic engineering, gene delivery systems, and precision medicine. Retroviruses cause disease but also hold clues to prevention and treatment possibilities that are anything but retro.
R 539,75 R 635,00

30-Second Brain : The 50 most mind-blowing ideas in neuroscience, each explained in half a minute

Beautifully illustrated guide aimed at getting your grey matter thinking about ... your grey matter.
R 212,50 R 250,00

Consciousness and the Brain : Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts

WINNER OF THE 2014 BRAIN PRIZE From the acclaimed author of Reading in the Brain and How We Learn, a breathtaking look at the new science that can track consciousness deep in the brain How does our brain generate a conscious thought? And why does so much of our knowledge remain unconscious? Thanks to clever psychological and brain-imaging experiments, scientists are closer to cracking this mystery than ever before. In this lively book, Stanislas Dehaene describes the pioneering work his lab
R 263,50 R 310,00

Computational Ecology: Graphs, Networks And Agent-based Modeling

Graphs, networks and agent-based modeling are the most thriving and attracting sciences used in ecology and environmental sciences. This book offers a comprehensive treatment of the subject in the areas of ecology and environmental sciences. It also includes Java codes and a standalone software package.
R 2 451,40 R 2 884,00

Bioethics : An Introduction

This accessible introduction clearly explains bioethical issues and their philosophical foundations to science students, providing them with the confidence needed to debate important issues in the ethics of biotechnology. Written informally, including over 200 activities, detailed case studies and explanatory podcasts, it encourages students to formulate and evaluate their own arguments.
R 646,00 R 760,00

A Primer of Conservation Genetics

For those with a limited background in genetic studies, this entry level text is presented in an easy-to-follow format with main points and terms clearly highlighted. Worked examples are provided throughout to help illustrate key equations and a glossary and suggestions for further reading provide additional support.
R 552,50 R 650,00