Biology & life sciences

    The Hen Harrier

    By Donald Watson

    Hardback Save £5.85 = £13.14

    An acknowledged classic of narrative nature-writing, Donald Watson's The Hen Harrier was the culmination of a lifetime's study of this beautiful upland bird. A gentle, warm and wonderfully written book, The Hen Harrier stems from an age of 'amateur' conservation, from the pen of a man who cared deeply about...

    The Telomerase Revolution: The Story of the Scientific Breakthrough that Holds the Key to Human Ageing

    By Michael Fossel

    Paperback £7.65

    The Telomerase Revolution is the definitive work on the latest science on human ageing, covering both theory and clinical implications. It takes the reader to the forefront of the upcoming revolution in human medicine.

    Adapt

    By Amina Khan

    Paperback £10.25

    Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human innovation.

    Mushrooms

    By Nicholas P. Money

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    Nicholas P. Money introduces the mythology and science of the spectacular array of fungi that produce mushrooms, and the ways that humans use mushrooms as food, medicines, and recreational drugs.

    Body Has a Head

    By Gustav Eckstein

    Paperback £8.45

    Insects

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species. Instead it's an informative field guide: exploring the origins of insect eating, offering tips on finding edible bugs and serving up a few delicious ideas of how...

    Crack in Creation

    By Samuel Sternberg

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, `one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' New York Times, describes its power to reshape the future of all life and warns of its use.

    The Sea Floor: An Introduction to Marine Geology

    By Wolfgang Berger

    Hardback Save £9.14 = £48.85

    They should allow the reader to comment on new results about plate tectonics, marine sedimentation from the coasts to the deep sea, climatological aspects, paleoceanology and the use of the sea floor. The text tries to transmit to the reader excitement of marine geological research both aboard and in modern...

    Invasive Species

    Paperback Save £3.74 = £36.25

    This book reviews the latest risk-based techniques to protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at and within national borders.

    Science in the Soul

    By Richard Dawkins

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    With an introduction and commentary by the author, this book includes subjects ranging from evolution and Darwinian natural selection to the role of scientist as prophet, whether science is itself a religion, the probability of alien life in other worlds, and the beauties, cruelties and oddities of earthly life in...

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