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    50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know

    R245,00 R290,00
    Everything you need to know about the most cutting-edge theories in biology

    QI: Advanced Banter

    R69,00 R170,00
    A sourcebook of wise one-loners, of knock-out jokes, of drole asides and heartfelt statements of truth and beauty. It gathers insights of some of the best minds, and organises them into 250 subjects. It offers you a different take on almost every situation life throws at you.

    Born in Africa

    R29,00 R195,00
    Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried there lie answers to the origins of humankind. After a century of investigation, scientists have transformed our understanding about the beginnings of human life.

    Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

    R99,00 R250,00
    The intriguing lives and key works of the ten physicists who most profoundly transformed our understanding of the physical world in which we live

    Electrified Sheep

    R59,00 R210,00
    Atomic pigs, glass-eating scientists and more bizarre experiments from the bestselling author of Elephants on Acid.

    The Origin of Species

    R79,00 R129,88
    Darwin's theory of natural selection is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological inter-relatedness revealing the almost unthinkably complex and mutual inter-dependencies between animal and plant life, climate and physical environment and - by implication - the human world.

    Human Genetics

    R500,00
    This book covers basic human genetics, details the techniques available for disease diagnosis and how these are used in the lab, before concluding with information on prenatal diagnosis, genetic counselling and ethics. This is the ideal handbook for biomedical science students and anyone working in a diagnostic genetics lab.

    Information Theory and Evolution

    R1 540,00
    Discusses the phenomenon of life, including its origin and evolution, against the background of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and information theory. This second edition offers results based on reports of important new research in several areas, including fresh studies of the human mitochondrial and Y-chromosomal DNA.

    Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

    R948,00
    Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple disciplines to identify compelling links among psychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurological disorders that are not generally studied together. Presenting cutting-edge work on the brain systems involved in key domains of neuropsychological functioning, Pennington sheds light on acquired neurological disorders like aphasia and amnesia, as well as the development of such conditions as schizophrenia, depression, dyslexia, autism, and intellectual disability. The book also reveals how the analysis of both typical and atypical brain-behavior relationships can contribute to a neural explanation of the self and consciousness.

    Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    R1 568,00
    This popular textbook has been completely revised and updated to provide a comprehensive overview and to reflect key developments in this rapidly expanding area.

    Sex, genes and rock 'n roll

    R359,00
    Why are people getting fatter? Why do so many rock stars end up dead at 27? Is there any hope of curbing population growth, rampant consumerism and the environmental devastation they wreak?

    Nobel Prizes and Nature's Surprises

    R1 064,00

    Personal Genomics and Personalized Medicine

    R840,00
    Provides a scientific treatment of the disciplines of personal genomics and personalized medicine. This book includes a comprehensive treatment of both the promises and challenges of personal genomics and medicine from technological, societal and medical perspectives. It is suitable for practicing health professionals and researchers.

    Computational Ecology: Graphs, Networks and Agent-Based Modeling

    R2 296,00
    Graphs, networks and agent-based modeling are the most thriving and attracting sciences used in ecology and environmental sciences. This book offers a comprehensive treatment of the subject in the areas of ecology and environmental sciences. It also includes Java codes and a standalone software package.

    Childbirth and the Evolution of Homo Sapiens

    R300,00
    This readable, yet thought-provoking book, will give anyone interested in evolution and the future of Homo sapiens much new material to consider.

    Origins

    R195,00
    Demonstrates the special position Africa occupies in the evolution and creative development of humankind. Written by a team of international scholars under the editorship of Geoff Blundell, this book is intended for those interested in the African origins and evolution of the human race.