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Biology - an illustrated history of life science Biology - an illustrated history of life science

Here is the essential guide to biology, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines how we have uncovered the secrets of life - the most complex process in the Universe. From the workings of molecules to the way entire oceans or continents of lifeforms interact, biology seeks to understand how it is that something can be alive, how it fends off death and how it leaves more life in its wake. We follow the journey through the history of life science to find out why the dolphin got i

Apr 20, 2018
Darwin's fossils - the collection that shaped the theory of evolution Darwin's fossils - the collection that shaped the theory of evolution

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2018
Does it fart? - the definitive field guide to animal flatulence Does it fart? - the definitive field guide to animal flatulence

"Dogs do it. Millipedes do it. Dinosaurs did it. You do it. I do it. Octopuses don't (and nor do octopi). Spiders might do it: more research is needed. Birds don't do it, but they could if they wanted to. Herrings do it to communicate with each other. In 2017 zoologist Dani Rabaiotti's teenage brother asked her a most teenaged question: Do snakes fart? Stumped, Rabaiotti turned to Twitter. The internet did not disappoint. Her innocent question spawned the hashtag #doesitfart and it spread like

Apr 17, 2018
Lakes - a very short introduction Lakes - a very short introduction

Apr 17, 2018
Losing the Nobel Prize - a story of cosmology, ambition, and the perils of science's highest honor Losing the Nobel Prize - a story of cosmology, ambition, and the perils of science's highest honor

Provided by publisher.

Apr 21, 2018
The truth about animals - stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife The truth about animals - stoned sloths, lovelorn hippos, and other tales from the wild side of wildlife

When seeking to understand animals, context is key. Humans have a habit of viewing the animal kingdom through the prism of our own narrow existence. Zoologist and documentary filmmaker Lucy Cooke is fascinated by the myths people create about animals to fill in the gaps in our understanding, and how much they reveal about the mechanics of discovery and the people doing the discovering. In this book she has gathered together the biggest misconceptions and mistakes made about the animal kingdom, a

Apr 17, 2018
Weird math - a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life Weird math - a teenage genius & his teacher reveal the strange connections between math & everyday life

Everyone has stared at the crumpled page of a math assignment and wondered, where on Earth will I ever use this? It turns out, Earth is precisely the place. As teen math prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his teacher David Darling reveal, complex math surrounds us. If we think long enough about the universe, we're left not with material stuff, but a ghostly and beautiful set of equations. Packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mind-bending concepts, and surprising solutions, Weird Math leads us from a lyri

Apr 17, 2018
What the future looks like - leading science experts reveal the surprising discoveries and ingenious solutions that are shaping our world What the future looks like - leading science experts reveal the surprising discoveries and ingenious solutions that are shaping our world

Apr 20, 2018