Biology & life sciences

    Understanding Animal Behaviour

    By Rory Putman

    Paperback £13.85

    A highly readable and accessible introduction to current knowledge about the way animals behave. Comprehensive and authoritative. Beautifully illustrated throughout by wildlife artist Catherine Putman.

    Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

    By Dennis Sherwood

    Paperback £42.06

    Thermodynamics is fundamental to university curricula in chemistry, physics, engineering and many life sciences. It is also notoriously difficult for students to understand, learn and apply. This book explains the fundamental concepts with great clarity, and shows how they can be applied to a variety of chemical and life science...

    Genius Within

    By David Adam

    Hardback £12.65

    You could be a genius . . . Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making you smarter, sharper and brighter than you ever thought you could be.

    Arctic Charr in the Lochs of Scotland

    By Colin Adams

    Paperback £42.95

    The Arctic Charr is a fish of wild places. It is the fish that is capable of thriving in the harsh conditions found in the fresh waters of the far north where no other fish can. Its toughness in these extreme environments, its stunning beautiful colours (more usually...

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

    By Louisa Preston

    Paperback £8.45

    'Highly recommended' Financial Times Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't the only one that, like the porridge Goldilocks sought, is just right for life? Astrobiologists search the...

    Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia

    Hardback £37.65

    People with mirror-touch synaesthesia feel a physical sense of touch on their own bodies when they witness touch to other people and often to objects. This book brings together essays and conversations by prominent neuroscientists, anthropologists, artists, art theorists, curators, film theorists, and philosophers, to explore this phenomenon.

    Ecology of High Altitude Waters

    By Olivier Dangles

    Paperback Save £2.10 = £35.89

    Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.

    Natural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes

    Hardback £95.96

    The past decade has seen the reappearance of natural products as a valuable source of potent therapeutics. Here, experts on bioactive natural products cover the full spectrum of clinically relevant enzymes that are known to be targeted by natural products.

    Super-Resolution Microscopy

    By Udo J. Birk

    Paperback £70.46

    This unique book on super-resolution microscopy techniques presents comparative, in-depth analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of the individual approaches.

    Fragmentation: Toward Accurate Calculations on Complex Molec

    By Mark S. Gordon

    Hardback £104.46

    Fragmentation: Toward Accurate Calculations on Complex Molecular Systems introduces the reader to the broad array of fragmentation and embedding methods that are currently available or under development to facilitate accurate calculations on large, complex systems such as proteins, polymers, liquids and nanoparticles.

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