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  • Songs of Love and Warby Dominic Couzens

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    The dawn chorus: a single voice cutting through the darkness heralds a breaking wave of sound at the very beginning of the day. It is an iconic natural phenomenon with many familiar performers, yet it is a mysterious event for which there is no complete explanation. A mass of starlings gathers at the end of the midwinter day. As the sun sets, wave... more...

  • Birds, Beasts and Relativesby Gerald Durrell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68

    The follow up to My Family and Other Animals and the second book in The Corfu Trilogy, the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. In this second collection of tales concerning the Durrell family on the island of Corfu, young Gerry continues to be captivated by the fascinating flora and fauna of their adopted... more...

  • Bird Migration across the Himalayasby Herbert H. T. Prins; Tsewang Namgail

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first reference to demonstrate how birds survive the high-altitude Central Asian Flyway and the threats to this unique migration. more...

  • The Hungry Brainby Stephan Guyenet

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.14

    'Essential' ? The New York Times Have you ever wished you could just stop eating the cake , even as you put another forkful in your mouth? Have you ever wondered why exactly you are still eating chips when you are definitely full? This book has the answers. The Hungry Brain isn?t about denying yourself the food you love, or never eating... more...

  • Bee Questby Dave Goulson

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96

    A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from Salisbury plain to Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to Patagonia. Whether he is tracking great yellow bumblebees in the Hebrides or chasing orchid bees through the Ecuadorian jungle, Dave Goulson?s wit, humour and deep love of nature make him the ideal travelling companion. But perhaps... more...

  • A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australiaby George Hangay; Roger de Keyzer

    CSIRO Publishing 2017; US$ 37.95

    Most Australian stag beetles live secretive lives, spending the majority of their life cycle inside decaying timber or under logs sunken in the soil. Yet these active recyclers of the forest are admired by beetle-loving people worldwide. Their aesthetic appeal and the rarity of some species make them of great value to collectors: the beetles in the... more...

  • Plant Ecologyby Paul A. Keddy

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 52.00

    This book presents a global and interdisciplinary approach to plant ecology, guiding students through essential concepts with real-world examples. more...

  • Enzymes as Sensorsby Richard B. Thompson; Carol A. Fierke

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 199.00

    Volume 589, the latest volume in the Methods in Enzymology series, focuses on enzymes as sensors. Contain contributions from leading authorities Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field more...

  • Zebrafish at the Interface of Development and Disease Researchby Kirsten C. Sadler Edepli

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 210.00

    There are many shared pathways that govern development and also can contribute to disease. Zebrafish have traditionally been used to study vertebrate development, and from decades of work in this system, we have learned details about developmental processes, genes and pathways that are implicated in disease. In each chapter of this book, we interweave... more...

  • Gastrophysicsby Charles Spence

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 21.14

    A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought on aeroplanes tomato juice? How are chefs and companies planning to transform our dining experiences, and what can we learn from... more...