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Microbiology

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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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    Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

    Narrated by Gavin Osborn ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind.Determining whether the virus came from nature or from a lab will help us to safeguard against the next pandemic.This disease will forever punctuate modern history. It has led to the deaths of millions, sickened hundreds of millions and affected the lives of almost every person on the planet. We now know ... Read more

    $35.99 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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    Let Them Eat Dirt

    Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World

    Unabridged

    9 hours 21 min

    In the two-hundred years since we discovered that microbes cause infectious diseases, we've battled to keep them at bay. But a recent explosion of scientific knowledge has led to undeniable evidence that early exposure to these organisms is beneficial to our children's well-being. Our current emphasis on hyper-cleanliness is taking a toll on our children's lifelong health. This engaging and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Probiotic Planet

    Using Life to Manage Life

    by Jamie Lorimer ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Cowley ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 18 min

    Most of us are familiar with probiotics added to milk or yogurt to improve gastrointestinal health. In this ambitious and original work, Jamie Lorimer offers a sweeping overview of diverse probiotic approaches and an insightful critique of their promise and limitations. Lorimer describes cases in which scientists and managers are working with biological processes to improve human, environmental, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Human Superorganism

    How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life

    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 19 min

    "Eyeopening... Fascinating... may presage a paradigm shift in medicine.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"Teeming with information and big ideas... Outstanding.”—Booklist (starred review)The origin of asthma, autism, Alzheimer's, allergies, cancer, heart disease, obesity, and even some kinds of depression is now clear. Award-winning researcher on the microbiome, professor Rodney Dietert presents a ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Secret Body

    How the New Science of the Human Body Is Changing the Way We Live

    Narrated by Jot Davies ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Welcome to a revolution in the science of human health. Imagine...- Knowing years in advance whether you are likely to get certain cancers- Having a bespoke understanding of your individual genes, organs and cells- Following a diet and health regime tailored to your microbiome- Continuous monitoring of your body's workings and well-being- Taking drugs that improve your c. ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Rise of Yeast

    How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization

    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 16 min

    The great Victorian biologist Thomas Huxley once wrote, "I know of no familiar substance forming part of our every-day knowledge and experience, the examination of which, with a little care, tends to open up such very considerable issues as does yeast." Huxley was right. Beneath the very foundations of human civilization lies yeast-also known as the sugar fungus. Yeast is responsible for ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Perfect Predator

    A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A Memoir

    Unabridged

    11 hours 31 min

    An electrifying memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life-and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more."A memoir that reads like a thriller." -New York Times Book Review"A fascinating and terrifying peek into the devastating outcomes of antibiotic misuse**-**and what happens when standard health care falls short." **-**Sc... ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cultured

    How Ancient Foods Can Feed Our Microbiome

    Unabridged

    8 hours 43 min

    A revealing look at the 300 trillion microorganisms that keep us healthy--and the foods they need to thriveThese days, probiotic yogurt and other "gut-friendly" foods line supermarket shelves. But what's the best way to feed our all-important microbiome--and what is a microbiome, anyway?In this engaging and eye-opening book, science journalist Katherine Harmon Courage investigates these questions, ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Pleased to Meet Me

    Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are

    by Bill Sullivan ...
    Narrated by Alex Boyles ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 3 min

    Why are you attracted to a certain “type?” Why are you a morning person? Why do you vote the way you do? From a witty new voice in popular science comes a clever, life-changing look at what makes you you.“I can’t believe I just said that.” “What possessed me to do that?” “What’s wrong with me?”We’re constantly seeking answers to these fundamental human questions, and now, science has the answers. ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Did You Just Eat That?

    Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and other Food Myths in the Lab

    Narrated by Matthew Boston ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 25 min

    Is the five-second rule legitimate? Are electric hand dryers really bacteria blowers? Am I spraying germs everywhere when I blow on my birthday cake? How gross is backwash? When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions. And yet there has never been a book that clearly examines the science behind these important issues-until now. In Did You ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Microbiology

    Narrated by Tracy Tupman ...

    Unabridged

    28 min

    Microbiology, along with mathematics, chemistry, and physics, is one of the fundamental branches of basic sciences. The knowledge and detailed study of microorganisms and their functions can establish its use in a variety of applications, from medical, food and environmental, agricultural and industrial field. Thus, microbiology is consolidated as one of the pillars of biotechnology. In this ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Biography of Resistance

    The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens

    Narrated by Kyle Tait ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    Award-winning Boston University educator and researcher Muhammad H. Zaman provides a chilling look at the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, explaining how we got here and what we must do to address this growing global health crisis.In September 2016, a woman in Nevada became the first known case in the U.S. of a person who died of an infection resistant to every antibiotic available. Her ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Das Leben der Viren

    Karin Mölling erzählt

    Narrated by Karin Mölling ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 14 min

    Viren sind Grenzgänger zwischen lebender und toter Materie. Es gibt sie überall in astronomisch großen Mengen (10 hoch 33). Dabei sind Viren wandlungsfähiger als alles andere, was wir auf der Welt kennen. Vielleicht waren sie sogar der Anfang des Lebens auf der Erde. Gemeinhin werden Viren als Krankmacher definiert und ihr Verhalten mit Kriegsvokabular beschrieben, obwohl viele Viren gar nicht ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History of Creation

    Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 42 min

    How did life begin?It is perhaps the most important question science has ever asked. Over the centuries, the search for an answer has been entwined with some of science’s most revolutionary advances, including van Leeuwenhoek’s microscope, Darwin’s theory of evolution, and Crick and Watson’s unveiling of DNA. Now, in an age of genetic engineering and space exploration, some scientists believe they ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Superbugs

    An Arms Race against Bacteria

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Resistance develops because the bacteria that antibiotics target can evolve ways to defend themselves against these drugs. When antibiotics fail, there is very little else to prevent an infection from spreading. Unnecessary use of antibiotics in both humans and ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stopping the Next Pandemic

    How Covid-19 Can Help Us Save Humanity

    Narrated by Cynthia Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 12 min

    An urgent case for how we could have stopped the Covid-19 pandemic—and how to make sure it never happens again**"MacKenzie's fascinating book gives us the scope and scale to be able to put this pandemic in perspective and, it begs the question, will we learn from this in time to prevent to next one?"—Molly Caldwell Crosby, bestselling author of The American Plague.*Named one of the Best Science ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Cheating Cell

    How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer

    Narrated by Laurel Lefkow ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 53 min

    This audiobook narrated by Laurel Lefkow offers a fundamental and groundbreaking reassessment of how we view and manage cancerWhen we think of the forces driving cancer, we don’t necessarily think of evolution. But evolution and cancer are closely linked, for the historical processes that created life also created cancer. The Cheating Cell delves into this extraordinary relationship, and shows ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Genpoolparty - Wie uns die Wissenschaft stärker, schlauer und weniger unausstehlich macht (Ungekürzte Lesung)

    by Martin Moder ...
    Narrated by Thomas Nicolai ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours

    Wie hat die Biologie Sie zu dem wunderbaren Menschen gemacht, der Sie ohne Zweifel sind? Tragen Sie selbst die Verantwortung für Ihre Persönlichkeit und Intelligenz? Oder können Sie die Schuld jemand anderem zuschieben? Das neue Buch von Science-Slam-Europameister Martin Moder entführt uns in die Naturwissenschaft der Zukunft und klärt dabei spielerisch die bedeutendsten Fragen. Wie wird man ... Read more

    $33.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Microbiology for Dummies

    Unabridged

    12 hours 9 min

    Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores life down to the tiniest level. Did you know that your body contains more bacteria cells than human cells? It's true. Microbes are essential to our everyday lives, from the food we eat to the very internal systems that keep us alive. These microbes include bacteria, algae, fungi, viruses, and nematodes. Without microbes, life on Earth would not ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial