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 £42.30

    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 £7.65

    '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...

    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.

    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.

    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times

    30-Second Genetics

    By Matthew Weitzman

    Hardback £11.45

    30-Second Genetics charts the most extraordinary discoveries, from the fundamentals of cell biology to the almost unbelievable advances in DNA sequencing and stem cell technology.

    The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

    By Matt Simon

    Paperback £9.05

    An absurdist, comical romp through evolution''s weirdest solutions to nature''s problems.

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