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

    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

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Argue With a Racist

    History, Science, Race and Reality

    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 BRYSON'A fascinating and timely refutation of the casual racism on the rise around the world. The ultimate anti-racism guide for data-lovers everywhere' CAROLINE CRIADO PEREZ***Race is real because ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Flesh Made New

    The Unnatural History and Broken Promise of Stem Cells

    The dazzling promise of stem-cell medicine: does it work and will it save us? Two experts look at the hypeFor decades, we've been anticipating the dawn of regenerative medicine. Again and again, we've been promised that stem cells will soon cure just about every ill imaginable. If not tomorrow, then the next day, or the day after that, and so on. We're still waiting.This book is an antidote to ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Invisible History of the Human Race

    How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

    We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?What role does Neanderthal DNA play in our genetic makeup? How did the theory of eugenics embraced by Nazi Germany first develop? How is trust passed down in Africa, and silence inherited in Tasmania? How are private companies like Ancestry.com uncovering, preserving and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution

    Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline

    "Dr. Gundry has crafted a wise program with a powerful track record.”–Mehmet Oz, M.D.Does losing weight and staying healthy feel like a battle? Well, it’s really a war. Your enemies are your own genes, backed by millions of years of evolution, and the only way to win is to outsmart them. Renowned surgeon and founder of Gundry MD, Dr. Steven Gundry’s revolutionary book shares the health secrets ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies.The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to “read” and “write” the human ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Behave

    The bestselling exploration of why humans behave as they do

    Why do human beings behave as they do?'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No HarmWe are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over the other?Every act of human behaviour has multiple layers of causation, spiralling back ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition

    Unleashing the power of consciousness, matter and miraclesIt has been ten years since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton’s seminal book on the relationship between mind and body that changed the way we think about our lives, our health, and our planet. During that time, research in this field has grown exponentially – Lipton’s groundbreaking experiments have now been endorsed ... Read more

    $15.61 AUD

  • The Selfish Gene

    40th Anniversary edition

    series Oxford Landmark Science
    The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

    by James Gleick ...
    Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing.We live in the information age. But every era of history has had its own information revolution: the invention of writing, the composition of dictionaries, the creation of the charts that made navigation possible, the discovery of the electronic signal, the cracking of the genetic ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The GenoType Diet

    Change Your Genetic Destiny to Live the Longest, Fullest and Healthiest Life Possible

    **With his acclaimed Eat Right 4 Your Type® diet series, Dr Peter D'Adamo started a health craze which proved that when it comes to dieting, one plan does not fit all. He now takes his groundbreaking research to the next level with his unique The GenoType™ Diet, a customized health programme that has been designed to work with your genetic makeup to maximize weight loss and prevent or even reverse ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived

    The Stories in Our Genes

    'A brilliant, authoritative, surprising, captivating introduction to human genetics. You'll be spellbound' Brian CoxThis is a story about you.It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Sports Gene

    Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

    by David Epstein ...
    ‘A wonderful book. Thoughtful…fascinating’ Malcolm GladwellDo you believe some people are born athletes?Is sporting talent innate or something that can be achieved through endurance and practise?In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths about how and why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Climbing Mount Improbable

    How could such an intricate object as the human eye - so complex and so precise - have come about by chance? In this masterful piece of popular science, Richard Dawkins builds a powerful and carefully reasoned argument for evolutionary adapatation as the force behind all life on earth. The metaphor of 'Mount Improbable' represents the combination of perfection and improbability that we find in the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain

    'British prehistory will never look the same again.' Professor Colin Renfrew, University of CambridgeStephen Oppenheimer's extraordinary scientific detective story combining genetics, linguistics, archaeology and historical record shatters the myths we have come to live by. It demonstrates that the Anglo-Saxon invasions contributed just a tiny fraction (5%) to the English gene pool.Two-thirds of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

    Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, Richard Dawkins was bound to have biology in his genes. But what were the influences that shaped his life? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker now famous (and infamous to some) around the world?In An Appetite for Wonder we join him on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Your Inner Fish

    The amazing discovery of our 375-million-year-old ancestor

    by Neil Shubin ...
    Your Inner Fish tells the extraordinary history of the human body and gives answers to some of the questions that only evolution can. Why do we look the way we do? Why are we able to do all the different things we do? And, finally, why do we fall ill in the way that we do? Neil Shubin draws on the latest genetic research and his huge experience as an expeditionary paleontologist to show the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

    The Long Reach of the Gene

    series Oxford Landmark Science
    By the best selling author of The Selfish Gene 'This entertaining and thought-provoking book is an excellent illustration of why the study of evolution is in such an exciting ferment these days.' Science 'The Extended Phenotype is a sequel to The Selfish Gene . . . he writes so clearly it could be understood by anyone prepared to make the effort' John Maynard Smith, London Review of Books 'Dawkins ... Read more

    $19.90 AUD

  • The Ancestor's Tale

    A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

    A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written, featuring new fractal diagrams, six new 'tales' and the latest scientific developments.THE ANCESTOR'S TALE is a dazzling, four-billion-year pilgrimage to the origins of life: Richard Dawkins and Yan Wong take us on an exhilarating reverse journey through evolution, from present-day humans back to the microbial ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

    by Alanna Collen ...
    Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of ‘Western’ diseases lie in our gut?You are 10% human. For every one of your cells, there are nine impostors hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and bone, but also bacteria and fungi. And you are more ‘them’ than you are ‘you’.Your gut alone hosts 100 trillion of them and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Kindred

    Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art

    ** WINNER OF THE PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE 2021 **'Beautiful, evocative, authoritative.' Professor Brian Cox'Important reading not just for anyone interested in these ancient cousins of ours, but also for anyone interested in humanity.' Yuval Noah HarariKindred is the definitive guide to the Neanderthals. Since their discovery more than 160 years ago, Neanderthals have metamorphosed from th... ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD $15.72 AUD

  • The Double Helix

    The story of the most significant biological breakthrough of the century - the discovery of the structure of DNA.'It is a strange model and embodies several unusual features. However, since DNA is an unusual substance, we are not hesitant in being bold'By elucidating the structure of DNA, the molecule underlying all life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionised biochemistry. At the time, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Epigenetics Revolution

    How Modern Biology is Rewriting our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance

    by Nessa Carey ...
    'A book that would have had Darwin swooning - anyone seriously interested in who we are and how we function should read this.' GuardianAt the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing human DNA. It seemed it was only a matter of time until we had all the answers to the secrets of life on this planet.The cutting-edge of ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Who We Are and How We Got Here

    Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

    by David Reich ...
    The past few years have seen a revolution in our ability to map whole genome DNA from ancient humans. With the ancient DNA revolution, combined with rapid genome mapping of present human populations, has come remarkable insights into our past. This important new data has clarified and added to our knowledge from archaeology and anthropology, helped resolve long-existing controversies, challenged ... Read more

    $36.40 AUD