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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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    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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    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

    $30.29 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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    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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    Immune

    The new book from Kurzgesagt - a deep dive into the immune system

    Narrated by Steve Taylor ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    A deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body - how it works and why it is both your greatest ally and most dangerous enemy - from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell.'A truly brilliant introduction to the human body's vast system for fighting infections and other threats'JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End of Gender

    Debunking the Myths about Sex and Identity in Our Society

    by Debra Soh ...
    Narrated by Debra Soh ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    International sex researcher, neuroscientist, and columnist Debra Soh debunks popular gender myths in this scientific examination of the many facets of gender identity that “is not onlyeminently reasonable and beautifully-written, it is brave and vital” (Ben Shapiro, #1 New York Times bestselling author).Is our gender something we’re born with, or are we conditioned by society? In The ... ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

    What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes. The time has come to abandon our fixation on alien monsters and place our expectations on solid scientific footing.Using his own expert understanding of life ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    David Attenborough's Life Stories

    The Complete Collection

    Narrated by David Attenborough ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    Collected together for the very first time, this is the complete Series 1 and 2 of Life Stories, written and presented by Sir David Attenborough.One of the nation's most popular presenters, Sir David examines 40 marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences.What was Sir David's first pet? Which animal would he most like to be? How did he track down a giant ... Read more

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    Signature in the Cell

    DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 16 min

    Named one of the top books of 2009 by the Times Literary Supplement (London), this controversial and compelling audiobook from Dr. Stephen C. Meyer presents a convincing new case for intelligent design (ID), based on revolutionary discoveries in science and DNA. Along the way, Meyer argues that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution as expounded in The Origin of Species did not, in fact, refute ID. ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Genetic Lottery

    Why DNA Matters for Social Equality

    Narrated by Katherine Fenton ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 4 min

    This audiobook narrated by Katherine Fenton makes a provocative and timely case for how the science of genetics can help create a more just and equal societyIn recent years, scientists like Kathryn Paige Harden have shown that DNA makes us different, in our personalities and in our health—and in ways that matter for educational and economic success in our current society.In The Genetic Lottery, ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Exercised

    The Science of Physical Activity, Rest and Health

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The myth-busting science behind our modern attitudes to exercise: what our bodies really need, why it matters, and its effects on health and wellbeing.In industrialized nations, our sedentary lifestyles have contributed to skyrocketing rates of obesity and diseases like diabetes. A key remedy, we are told, is exercise - voluntary physical activity for the sake of health. ... Read more

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    Connections

    A Story of Human Feeling

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    In this riveting journey through the hidden realms of the human mind, a world-renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist explores the origins of human emotion, and examines what mental illnesses reveal about all of us - how the broken can illuminate the unbroken.Why do we feel what we feel?Mental illness is one of the greatest causes of human suffering, but the reasons we bear this burden, and the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Anxiety is Your Superpower

    Using anxiety to think better, feel better and do better

    Narrated by Dr Wendy Suzuki ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 13 min

    This is cutting-edge science packaged as a practical guide on how to flip anxiety on its head and harness it as a superpower - by world-renowned neuroscientist, Dr Wendy Suzuki.We live in an age of anxiety. Like an omnipresent yet invisible odour you've grown used to, anxiety has become a constant condition, a fact of life, and a distraction that undermines our quality of life. Dr Wendy Suzuki's ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Contain Multitudes

    The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

    by Ed Yong ...
    Narrated by Charlie Anson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. It’s an entire world, a colony full of life.In other words, you contain multitudes.These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. They also hold the key to understanding all life on earth.In I Contain Multitudes, Ed Yong opens our eyes and invites us to marvel ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An Elegant Defense

    The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives

    by Matt Richtel ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 33 min

    A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system–the key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery with the intimate stories of four individual lives, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist.“An Elegant Defense by Matt Richtel is one of those rare nonfiction books that ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jellyfish Age Backwards

    Nature's Secrets to Longevity

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    Humans have long sought the fountain of youth, but it was usually more philosophical than practical. Recent advances in medicine and technology have expanded the science of human aging, even though compared to life as a whole, we are embarrassingly outmatched. Despite modern humans living longer today than ever before, our understanding of what is possible is limited to our species—until now. In ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    El Último abrazo (Mama's Last hug)

    Las emociones de los animales y lo que nos cuentan de nosotros (Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves)

    by Frans de Waal ...
    Narrated by Rubén Flores ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    Este libro comienza narrando el último encuentro entre Mama, una hembra de chimpancé moribunda, y su cuidador. La escena, en la que Mama intenta sonreír mientras se abraza a la persona que se ocupó de ella durante años fue filmada y ha emocionado a millones de personas a través de la red. Al hilo de este episodio, De Waal habla del significado de las expresiones faciales, las emociones ocultas ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Compórtate (Behave)

    La biologia que hay detras de nuestros mejores y peores comp (The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst)

    Narrated by Martin Untrojb ...

    Unabridged

    45 hours 9 min

    Un examen minucioso del comportamiento humano y una respuesta a la pregunta: ¿por qué hacemos las cosas que hacemos? Sapolsky analiza los factores en juego, desde el momento previo hasta los factores arraigados en la historia de nuestra especie y su legado evolutivo. Partiendo de una explicación neurobiológica —¿qué sucedió en el cerebro de una persona un segundo antes de que se comportara así?, ... Read more

    $59.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Preventable

    The Politics of Pandemics and How to Stop the Next One

    by Devi Sridhar ...

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.Preventable uses the spellbinding story of the COVID-19 pandemic to show how global politics shape our health.Professor Devi Sridhar has risen to prominence for her vital roles in communicating science to the public and speaking truth to power. In Preventable she highlights lessons learned from outbreaks past and present in a narrative that traces the COVID-19 pandemic - ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Suggestible You

    The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal

    by Erik Vance ...
    Narrated by Richard Powers ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 40 min

    This riveting narrative explores the world of placebos, hypnosis, false memories, and neurology to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible minds. Could the secrets to personal health lie within our own brains?Journalist Erik Vance explores the surprising ways our expectations and beliefs influence our bodily responses to pain, disease, and everyday events. Drawing on centuries of ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Genomics

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 12 min

    Genomics has transformed the biological sciences. From epidemiology and medicine to evolution and forensics, the ability to determine an organism's complete genetic makeup has changed the way science is done and the questions that can be asked of it. Its most celebrated achievement was the Human Genome Project, a technologically challenging endeavor that took thousands of scientists around the ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Darwin's Doubt

    The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 59 min

    When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. During this event, the “Cambrian explosion,” many animals suddenly appeared in the fossil record without apparent ancestors in earlier layers of ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Lab of One's Own

    One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science

    Unabridged

    8 hours 31 min

    A “beautifully written” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have take to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.If you think sexism thrives only on Wall Street or Hollywood, you haven’t visited a lab, a science department, a research foundation, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial