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    Flowers For Algernon

    The must-read literary science fiction masterpiece

    by Daniel Keyes ...
    Narrated by Adam Sims ...
    Series Audiobook 6 - S.F. MASTERWORKS

    Unabridged

    8 hours 26 min

    'A masterpiece of poignant brilliance . . . heartbreaking' GuardianCharlie Gordon, a floor sweeper born with an unusually low IQ, has been chosen as the perfect subject for an experimental surgery that doctors hope will increase his intelligence - a procedure that has been highly successful when tested on a lab mouse named Algernon. All Charlie wants is to be smart and have friends, but the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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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

    $24.99 AUD

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    The Gene

    An Intimate History

    Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 21 min

    ***Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016*The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee.**Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function.The story of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    How to Argue With a Racist

    History, Science, Race and Reality

    Narrated by Adam Rutherford ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'Nobody deals with challenging subjects more interestingly and compellingly than Adam Rutherford, and this may be his best book yet. This is a seriously important work' BILL BRYSONRace is real because we perceive it. Racism is real because we enact it. But the appeal to science to strengthen racist ideologies is on the rise - and increasingly part of the public ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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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

    $33.99 AUD

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    Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To

    Unabridged

    11 hours 55 min

    In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people on earth, Dr. David Sinclair reveals that everything we think we know about ageing is wrong, and shares the surprising, scientifically-proven methods that can help readers live younger, longer.For decades, the medical community has looked to a variety of reasons for ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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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

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Psychopath Inside

    A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain

    by James Fallon ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 58 min

    The memoir of a neuroscientist whose research led him to a bizarre personal discovery James Fallon had spent an entire career studying how our brains affect our behavior when his research suddenly turned personal. While studying brain scans of several family members, he discovered that one perfectly matched a pattern he'd found in the brains of serial killers. This meant one of two things: Either ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Hacking Darwin

    Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

    by Jamie Metzl ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    From leading geopolitical expert and technology futurist Jamie Metzl comes a groundbreaking exploration of the many ways genetic-engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives-sex, war, love, and death. At the dawn of the genetics revolution, our DNA is becoming as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology. But as humanity starts retooling our own genetic code, the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Lost Family

    How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are

    Narrated by Cindy Kay ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    A deeply reported look at the rise of home genetic testing and the seismic shock it has had on individual livesYou swab your cheek or spit into a vial, then send it away to a lab somewhere. Weeks later you get a report that might tell you where your ancestors came from or if you carry certain genetic risks. Or the report could reveal a long-buried family secret and upend your entire sense of ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The World Before Us

    How Science is Revealing a New Story of Our Human Origins

    by Tom Higham ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.50,000 years ago, we were not the only species of human in the world. There were at least four others, including the Neanderthals, Homo floresiensis, Homo luzonesis and the Denisovans. At the forefront of the latter's ground-breaking discovery was Oxford Professor Tom Higham. In The World Before Us, he explains the scientific and technological advancements - in ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Four Realms of Existence

    A New Theory of Being Human

    Narrated by Graham Rowat ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 10 min

    Humans have long thought of their bodies and minds as separate spheres of existence. The body is physical—the source of aches and pains. But the mind is mental; it perceives, remembers, believes, feels, and imagines. Although modern science has largely eliminated this mind-body dualism, people still tend to imagine their minds as separate from their physical being. Even in research, the notion of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    Unabridged

    15 hours 44 min

    World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan have written a Roots for the human species, a lucid and riveting account of how humans got to be the way we are. It shows with humor and drama that many of our key traits--self-awareness, technology, family ties, submission to authority, hatred for those a little different from ourselves, reason, and ethics--are rooted in the deep ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    The Seven Daughters of Eve

    The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

    by Bryan Sykes ...
    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    One of the most dramatic stories of genetic discovery since James Watson's The Double Helix-a work whose scientific and cultural reverberations will be discussed for years to come. In 1994 Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading world authority on DNA and human evolution, was called in to examine the frozen remains of a man trapped in glacial ice in northern Italy. News of both the Ice Man's discovery ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Genetic Engineering

    Progress and Controversy

    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    Genetic engineering, which refers to the direct manipulation of DNA, became a reality in the 1970s. In this audiobook, we take a look at how far the field has come, starting with a revolutionary gene-editing tool called CRISPR that’s taking the research world by storm. We then examine how CRISPR and other approaches are being investigated to treat disease, the fantastic-sounding research being ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Superhuman

    The Future of Drugs, Bioelectronics, and Genetic Medicine

    by Michael Bess ...
    Narrated by Michael Bess ...
    Series series Learn25: Science & Technology

    Unabridged

    10 hours 38 min

    The next wave of technological change will shape not just our gizmos and gadgets, but our own bodies and minds. Join award-winning historian Michael Bess to learn what to expect from the “Superhuman Revolution.”In the near future, developments in bioenhancement technologies will not only alter how we make a living, communicate, and interact with each other, but will offer direct and precise ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Human Mind

    A Brief Tour of Everything We Know

    by Paul Bloom ...
    Narrated by Graham Halstead ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Are you a human? Do you have a mind? Then this book is for you.'The story of the human mind as told by psychology's best storyteller' DANIEL GILBERTNothing is more familiar and yet less understood than the human mind. It defines the experience of being human, and yet its workings contain some of the deepest mysteries ever encountered. Written by one of the world's ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    DNA Demystified

    Unravelling the Double Helix

    by Alan McHughen ...
    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 19 min

    DNA, once the exclusive domain of scientists in research labs, is now the darling of popular and social media. With personal genetic testing kits in homes and GMO foods in stores, DNA is an increasingly familiar term. Unfortunately, what people know, or think they know, about DNA and genetics is often confused or incorrect. Contrary to popular belief, for instance, genes don't "skip a generation" ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Genetic Age

    Our Perilous Quest To Edit Life

    by Matthew Cobb ...
    Narrated by Joe Jameson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 34 min

    'Brilliant .. I cannot recommend this book strongly enough' - Henry Marsh, New Statesman (about The Idea of the Brain)A new gene editing technology, invented just seven years ago, has turned humanity into gods. Enabling us to manipulate the genes in virtually any organism with exquisite precision, CRISPR has given scientists a degree of control that was undreamt of even in science fiction.But ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD

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    The Better Half

    On the Genetic Superiority of Women

    by Sharon Moalem ...
    Narrated by Sharon Moalem ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 43 min

    An award-winning physician and scientist makes the game-changing case that genetic females are stronger than males at every stage of life'A powerful antidote to the myth of a "weaker sex"' Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered BrainFrom birth, genetic females are better at fighting viruses, infections and cancer. They do better at surviving epidemics and famines. They live longer, and even see the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Life

    The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

    Unabridged

    12 hours 37 min

    Scientists' understanding of life is progressing more rapidly than at any point in human history, from the extraordinary decoding of DNA to the controversial emergence of biotechnology. Featuring pioneering biologists, geneticists, physicists, and science writers, Life explains just how far we've come-and takes a brilliantly educated guess at where we're heading. Richard Dawkins and J. Craig ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    Supergenes

    La llave secreta para un bienestar total

    Narrated by Carlos Torres ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 45 min

    Los autores del bestseller Supercerebro nos invitan modificar la predisposición genética hacia las enfermedades al cambiar nuestra dieta y nuestro estilo de vida.Bestseller #1 de The New York Times.Deepak Chopra se une nuevamente a Rudolph E. Tanzi, Profesor de la cátedra de neurología Joseph P. y Rose. F. Kennedy de la Escuela Médica Harvard, para demostrarnos, a través de la combinación de ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Control

    The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics

    Narrated by Adam Rutherford ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    How did an obscure academic idea pave the way to the Holocaust within just fifty years?Why does eugenics still loom large in the 21st century, despite its genocidal past?Did eugenics work? Could it work? Or was it always a pseudoscientific fantasy?Throughout history, people have sought to reduce suffering, eliminate disease and enhance desirable qualities in their children. In the Victorian era ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    DNA

    The Story of the Genetic Revolution

    Unabridged

    19 hours 24 min

    The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade.James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold. Updated to include new ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD