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Biological Sciences

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    How to Change Your Mind

    The New Science of Psychedelics

    Narrated by Michael Pollan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 35 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How to Change Your Mind is a report from what could very well be the future of human consciousness, written and read by Michael Pollan.When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. It promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness, as well as ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    Narrated by Malk Williams ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. David Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Emperor of All Maladies

    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 49 min

    A comprehensive history of cancer – one of the greatest enemies of medical progress – and an insight into its effects and potential cures, by a leading expert on the illness.In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Power of Habit

    Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 30 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.There's never been a better time to set new habits. This book will change your life.______________________________Why do we do develop habits? And how can we change them?We can always change. In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg translates cutting-edge behavioural science into practical self-improvement... ... Read more

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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5

    Abridged

    5 hours 47 min

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.His challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    Narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 44 min

    As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Virus Mania: Corona/COVID-19, Measles, Swine Flu, Cervical Cancer, Avian Flu, SARS, BSE, Hepatitis C, AIDS, Polio, Spanish Flu

    How the Medical Industry Continually Invents Epidemics, Making Billion-Dollar Profits at Our Expense

    Unabridged

    15 hours 9 min

    The population is terrified by reports of so-called COVID-19, measles, swine flu, SARS, BSE, AIDS or polio. However, the authors of "Virus Mania," investigative journalist Torsten Engelbrecht, Dr. Claus Köhnlein, MD, Dr. Samantha Bailey, MD, and Dr. Stefano Scoglio, BSc PhD, show that this fearmongering is unfounded and that virus mayhem ignores basic scientific facts: The existence, the ... Read more

    $23.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bad Blood

    Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

    Narrated by Will Damron ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    A New York Times besteller.Winner of the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2018.The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her ... Read more

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    When Breath Becomes Air

    Unabridged

    5 hours 35 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER'Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable' New York TimesAt the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.When Breath Becomes ... Read more

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    A Life on Our Planet

    My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

    Narrated by David Attenborough ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 20 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.See the world. Then make it better.I am 93. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening all around us, barely noticeable from day to day - the loss of our planet's wild ... Read more

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    Behave

    The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

    Narrated by Michael Goldstrom ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 27 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of Behave by Robert Sapolsky, read by Michael Goldstrom.The New York Times best sellerWinner of the 2017 LA Times Book PrizeWhy do human beings behave as they do?We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Mind and the Brain

    Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force

    Unabridged

    14 hours 31 min

    A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind–and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain.Conventional science has long held the position that 'the mind' is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain. Now in paperback, Dr Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley's ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Apocalypse Never

    Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

    Narrated by Stephen Graybill ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    Now a National Bestseller!Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem.Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep ... Read more

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    David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster

    Unabridged

    19 hours 23 min

    David Attenborough is one of the most influential, admired and best-liked figures in television. When, aged 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - he was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application letter and asked, would he like to try television? He would, and almost 60 years later he is still at it. Elegantly told and often very funny, his story ... Read more

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    Genius Foods

    Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life

    Narrated by Max Lugavere ...
    series Genius Living #1

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    Discover the critical link between your brain and the food you eat, change the way you think about how your brain ages, and achieve optimal brain performance with this powerful new guide from media personality and leading voice in health Max Lugavere.After his mother was diagnosed with a mysterious form of dementia, Max Lugavere put his successful media career on hold to learn everything he could ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

    from the Big Bang to Belly-button Fluff

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    DOES ANYTHING EAT WASPS meets INFORMATION IS BEAUTIFUL: A journey through life, the universe and everything.From what actually happened in the Big Bang to the accidental discovery of post-it notes, science is packed with surprising discoveries. Did you know, for instance, that if you were to get too close to a black hole it would suck you up like a noodle (it's called spaghettification), why your ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vaxxers

    The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus

    Unabridged

    9 hours 23 min

    *The inside story of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine, from two of the leading scientists who created it.*This is the story of a race - not against other vaccines or other scientists, but against a deadly and devastating virus.On 1 January 2020, Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University, read an article about four people in China with a strange pneumonia. Within two weeks, she and ... Read more

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    A Year of Living Simply

    The joys of a life less complicated

    by Kate Humble ...
    Narrated by Kate Humble ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    'Simply wonderful.' - BEN FOGLE'Kate's book has the warmth and calming effect of a log fire and a glass of wine. Unknit your brow and let go. It's a treat.' - GARETH MALONE'Kate Humble pours her enviable knowledge into attainable goals. It's a winning combination and the prize - a life in balance with nature - is definitely worth claiming.' - LUCY SIEGLE'As ever, where Kate leads, I follow. She ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who We Are and How We Got Here

    Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

    by David Reich ...
    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 51 min

    A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human historyGeneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archaeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry.In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows listeners to discover how the human genome ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

    Narrated by Greta Thunberg ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 15 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more

    $9.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sports Gene

    Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

    by David Epstein ...
    Narrated by David Epstein ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    *** Shortlisted for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2013 ***Is Usain Bolt a superhuman one-off?Are sports stars like Paula Radcliffe and Tiger Woods born or made?Could we all be Olympians if we trained hard enough?And is the answer to be found by looking at Alaskan huskies?In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning write... ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

    Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death

    Narrated by Caitlin Doughty ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 29 min

    What happens if someone dies on a plane?Can we give Grandma a Viking funeral?Why don't animals dig up all the graves?Will my hair keep growing in my coffin after I'm buried?Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. In this book she offers factual, hilarious and candid answers to thirty-five of the most interesting questions posed by her youngest fans,... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Super Genes

    Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being

    Unabridged

    12 hours 17 min

    The authors of the New York Times bestseller Super Brain present a bold new understanding of our genes and how simple changes in lifestyle can boost genetic activity. The leap into "radical well-being" is a promise waiting to be fulfilled."You are not simply the sum total of the genes you were born with," writes Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi. "You are the user and controller of you... ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gathering Moss

    A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

    Narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 46 min

    Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites listeners to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses. Robin Wall Kimmerer's book is not an identification guide, nor is it a scientific treatise. Rather, it is a ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial