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  • Scale

    The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies

    by Geoffrey West

    Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything, from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and businesses.Why do organisms and ecosystems scale with size in a remarkably universal and systematic fashion?Is there a maximum size of cities? Of animals and plants? What about companies?Can scale show us how to create a more ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • What Is Life?

    Understand Biology In Five Steps

    by Sir Paul Nurse and 1 more

    ‘A BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN EXPLORATION OF PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION IN SCIENCE.’ BRIAN COXLife is all around us, abundant and diverse, it is extraordinary. But what does it actually mean to be alive?Nobel prize-winner Paul Nurse has spent his career revealing how living cells work. In this book, he takes up the challenge of defining life in a way that every reader can understand.It is a ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Ageless

    The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old

    by Andrew Steele

    'A stunner ... If you haven't got this book in your house, I don't know why' Chris Evans'A startling wake-up call . . . Writing with the vim of a Bill Bryson and the technical knowledge of a scientist, Steele gives us a chance to grasp what's at stake' Independent'An exhilarating journey . . . Steele is a superb guide' Telegraph'A fascinating read with almost every page bursting with extrao... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Cell Biology Study Guide: Prokaryotes, Archaea, Eukaryotes, Viruses, Cell Components, Respiration, Protein Biosynthesis, Cell Division, Cell Signaling & More. (Mobi Study Guides)

    by MobileReference

    Cell Biology Study GuideAudience: Intended for everyone interested in Biology, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.FEATURES:- Fully illustrated- Written in clear, concise format. - Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. - Detailed description on cell components and biochemical processes. - Navigate from Table of ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

    by Michael O'Shea

    series Very Short Introductions
    How does the brain work? How different is a human brain from other creatures' brains? Is the human brain still evolving? In this fascinating book, Michael O'Shea provides a non-technical introduction to the main issues and findings in current brain research, and gives a sense of how neuroscience addresses questions about the relationship between the brain and the mind. Chapters tackle subjects ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Power, Sex, Suicide

    Mitochondria and the meaning of life

    by Nick Lane

    series Oxford Landmark Science
    Mitochondria are tiny structures located inside our cells that carry out the essential task of producing energy for the cell. They are found in all complex living things, and in that sense, they are fundamental for driving complex life on the planet. But there is much more to them than that. Mitochondria have their own DNA, with their own small collection of genes, separate from those in the cell ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • Stem Cell Now

    A Brief Introduction to the Coming of Medical Revolution

    by Christopher Thomas Scott

    THE STEM CELL IS SET TO DOMINATE POPULAR AWARENESS OF SCIENCE LIKE THE ATOM BOMB DID A GENERATION AGO. No area of science holds such immediate promise for treating disease and improving human lives as stem cell research. But no area of science also causes such fundamental ethical concern and such ferocious political conflict. ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Machinery of Life

    by David S. Goodsell

    Imagine that we had some way to look directly at the molecules in a living organism. An x-ray microscope would do the trick, or since we’re dreaming, perhaps an Asimov-style nanosubmarine (unfortunately, neither is currently feasible). Think of the wonders we could witness firsthand: antibodies atta- ing a virus, electrical signals racing down nerve fibers, proteins building new strands of DNA. ... Read more

    $49.49 AUD

  • Debunking Heart Health Myths: Why Cholesterol Is Essential for Life and Why Statins Are Dangerous

    by Loraine Holden

    People are afraid of heart disease. They accept the theory that it is caused by cholesterol and saturated fat and don't eat those foods. Doctors, the media and drug companies convince them to take statins, drugs that lower body cholesterol. Except for the one in a million with a genetic defect that causes very high cholesterol, no one should take a drug that poisons the liver enzyme that makes ... Read more

    $1.24 AUD

  • On Growth and Form

    by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson and 1 more

    series Canto Classics
    Why do living things and physical phenomena take the form they do? D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. Analysing biological processes in their mathematical and physical aspects, this historic work, first published in 1917, has also become renowned for the sheer poetry of its descriptions. A great scientist sensitive to the ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • Secrets of Your Cells

    Discovering Your Body's Inner Intelligence

    by Sondra Barrett PhD

    "It's rare that a medically trained scientist dares to venture into the mystical world of our cells and biology, but Dr. Barrett has both the courage and insights to do just that. By combining her scientifically trained mind with the wisdom of her heart, she takes us on an adventure of perceiving the inner workings of our bodies in a new way. This book will serve anyone curious about how our ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Cancer: Past, Present, and Future

    by Sheldon Cohen M.D. FACP

    Cancer, the second leading killer after heart disease, has plagued mankind for centuries. This book outlines its past history and primitive therapy, discusses the breakthrough advances in understanding the cellular mechanisms, the current therapeutic approaches and future hopes for cures. Never a single entity amenable to a specific, generalized cure for all, cancer represents a different disease ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Mitochondria and the Future of Medicine

    The Key to Understanding Disease, Chronic Illness, Aging, and Life Itself

    by Lee Know

    "From infertility to aging to cancer and neurological disease, Dr. Lee Know will teach you that mitochondria play a central role in much that we care about in health and disease."—Stephanie Seneff, senior research scientist, MIT and author of Toxic LegacyWith information for patients and practitioners on optimizing mitochondrial function for greater health and longevityWhy do we age? Why does ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • The Miracle in the Cell

    by Harun Yahya

    The subject of this book is the “cell.” Most people would say that this topic belongs to the realm of biology or chemistry, reasoning that any treatise about the cell could only be a biology or a chemistry textbook. However, the book you hold in your hands is no textbook. Its aim is neither to increase your scientific knowledge, nor teach you biology in detail, because by itself, increased ... Read more

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  • Mind

    A Unified Theory of Life and Intelligence

    by Frank T. Vertosick Jr.

    In this “engaging” book, a noted neurosurgeon explores the possibility of intelligence in bacteria and other microorganisms (Library Journal).It has a goal and a strategy to achieve it. It disguises itself as it stealthily surveys its enemy’s vulnerabilities. It mobilizes its resources to conquer. It bides its time until it is certain it can overwhelm its victim. Then it attacks. If it detects ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

    by James D. Watson and 4 more

    On the fiftieth anniversary of Watson and Crick receiving the Nobel Prize, a freshly annotated and illustrated edition of The Double Helix provides new insights into a scientific revolution.Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Watson and Crick’s discovery of the structure of DNA, an annotated and illustrated edition of this classic book gives new insights into the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Basic Confocal Microscopy

    by Robert L. Price and 1 more

    Most researchers agree that biological confocal microscopy was jump-started by the confocal design first published by White and Amos in 1985 in the Journal of Cell Biology. As a result, this remains a relatively young field. Yet the use of the technique has grown phenomenally since those early efforts, with new users joining the ranks daily. The publication of Basic Confocal Microscopy reflects ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Sperm Biology

    An Evolutionary Perspective

    by Dave J. Hosken and 2 more

    Sperm Biology represents the first analysis of the evolutionary significance of sperm phenotypes and derived sperm traits and the possible selection pressures responsible for sperm-egg coevolution.An understanding of sperm evolution is fast developing and promises to shed light on many topics from basic reproductive biology to the evolutionary process itself as well as the sperm proteome, the ... Read more

    $83.15 AUD

  • Adult Stem Cells

    by Kursad Turksen

    series Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
    Adult Stem Cells, second edition, takes a critical look at issues concerning the developmental or differentiation potential for a variety of tissue types and for specific adult stem cell types. Since the first edition appeared a decade ago, our understanding of adult stem cells, and more specifically tissue-specific adult stem cells, has advanced tremendously. And an increased interest in ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD

  • The Slim Book of Health Pearls: Man the Barricades - The Story of the Immune System

    by Sheldon Cohen M.D. and 1 more

    The immune system is a complicated mechanism whose principle actors are organs, cells, chemicals and a vast collection of proteins tuned by billions of years of evolution to work in a harmonious manner for the good of the whole. Its purpose is to keep us alive in a world where visible and invisible predators intending to usurp our bodies attack us on a daily basis.By virtue of an amazing ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Cell Structures

    Study Guide

    by Roger Prior

    series Biology Study Guides
    Primarily directed towards the function and structure of animal cells, Cell Structures starts with the nucleus and its interaction with the rest of the cell. A second major focus in the unit is the secretory pathway where the functional inter-relationships between several membrane-bound organelles (such as ER, Golgi bodies and vesicles) are considered. The energy relationship between mitochondria ... Read more

    $2.29 AUD

  • Mitochondrial DNA, Mitochondria, Disease and Stem Cells

    by Justin C. St. John

    series Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
    This volume investigates how the mitochondrial genome is transmitted, segregated, and inherited. It starts by describing mtDNA mutations and deletions and how these impact on the offspring’s well-being. It progresses to discuss how mutations to the mtDNA-nuclear-encoded transcription, replication and translational factors lead to mtDNA-depletion syndromes and how these affect cellular function and ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Plants from Test Tubes

    An Introduction to Micropropogation

    by Holly Scoggins and 3 more

    Thirty years ago, in vitro propagation was a new technique for producing plants, and Lydiane Kyte’s Plants from Test Tubes became the standard work on the topic.The new fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the many advances in science and technology, including the five accepted sequential stages of micropropagation. Ten new plants have been added. This in turn has ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • The Blood and its Third Element

    by Antoine Bechamp

    What Dr. Béchamp is describing is a foundational concept.According to his experiments and observations, these tiny particles he named 'microzymas' have an active role in sustaining and also in terminating life. Using the syllable '-zyme' (now also used in the word 'enzyme') to indicate this principle of causing 'fermentation' (activity) Béchamp searched for and found the same particles and ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD