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A new history of life - the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth A new history of life - the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth

"The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all-- or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative new account, based on the latest scientific research, of how modern lifeforms evolved"--Amazon.com.

Aug 29, 2016
Evolution Evolution

Aug 29, 2016
Experimenting on a small planet - a history of scientific discoveries, a future of climate change. Experimenting on a small planet - a history of scientific discoveries, a future of climate change.

Aug 25, 2016
The selfish gene- 40th anniversary edition The selfish gene- 40th anniversary edition

POPULAR SCIENCE. The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brill

Aug 29, 2016
Wild sex - the science behind mating in the animal kingdom Wild sex - the science behind mating in the animal kingdom

Bondar examines the sex lives of our animal cousins, which are fiendishly difficult, infinitely varied, and often violent. They involve razor sharp penises, murderous cannibals, and chemical warfare in an epic battle between the sexes. Like us, animals must first find the perfect partner. You think we have it tough? Try having to do it while being hunted down by predators, against a backdrop of unpredictable or life-threatening conditions. Then, sperm and egg must successfully meet. Can you imag

Aug 30, 2016