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  • The Emperor of All Maladies

    Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book PrizeShortlisted for the Duff Cooper PrizeNow, as cancer becomes an ever more universal experience, the need to understand it, and its treatment, has never been more compelling. In this groundbreaking and award-winning account Siddhartha Mukherjee tells the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Brain: A Very Short Introduction

    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

    $11.99 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

    $13.99 AUD

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

    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

    $11.99 AUD

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

    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

  • Stem Cell Now

    A Brief Introduction to the Coming of Medical Revolution

    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

    $13.99 AUD

  • How Sex Works

    Why We Look, Smell, Taste, Feel, and Act the Way We Do

    “Read this book and discover sex again, but from a scientific perspective, and see why it evolved. It’s almost as much fun, and needs less energy.”— Peter Macinnis, author of 100 Discoveries: The Greatest Breakthroughs in History"How Sex Works manages to inject science writing with the prurient thrill of a gossip rag."—O magazineMedical maverick and New York Times bestselling author of Survival of ... Read more

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  • The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

    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

  • Cancer: Past, Present, and Future

    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Machinery of Life

    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

    $49.99 AUD

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

    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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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  • The Miracle of the Cell

    The Miracle of the Cell provides compelling evidence that long before life emerged on our planet, the design of the carbon-based cell was foreshadowed in the order of nature, in the exquisite fitness of the laws of nature for this foundational unit of all life on Earth. Nowhere is this fitness more apparent than in the properties of the key atomic constituents of the cell. Each of the atoms of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Summary and Analysis of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Based on the Book by Rebecca Skloot

    by Worth Books ...
    series Smart Summaries
    So much to read, so little time? Get an in-depth summary of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the #1 bestseller about science, race, and medical ethics.For decades, scientists have been using “HeLa” cells in biological research, from developing the polio vaccine and studying the nature of cancer to observing how human biology behaves in outer space. This famous cell line began as a sample ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On Growth and Form

    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

    $18.99 AUD

  • Mind

    A Unified Theory of Life and Intelligence

    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

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Secrets of Your Cells

    Discovering Your Body's Inner Intelligence

    "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

    $21.99 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

    $2.34 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Foundational Concepts of Protein

    An insight into the molecules that build and operate the inner workings of life

    Protein are truly wonderful biological molecules that construct nearly every cellular component of every cell of every living organism that exists on Planet Earth. They are the ultimate products of the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology and are synthesized as a result of the complex processes of Transcription and Translation. Proteins come in a variety of shapes and sizes which enables them to ... Read more

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  • Meet Your Bacteria

    series Meet your...
    Meet Your Bacteria introduces you to all of your tiny tenants, and reveals the fascinating inner workings of your body, and the importance of these usually helpful (but sometimes harmful) microbes.Highly topical and accessible, this book:- Explores the different bacteria that live on and in various parts of your body (not just in the gut)- Explains what they do, and why some are beneficial and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD