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              Viruses: The Invisible Enemy
               

              Viruses: The Invisible Enemy (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Crawford, Dorothy H.

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              Humans have long faced an invisible enemy in the form of deadly viruses, and the COVID-19 pandemic shows what devastation they can wreak. As we face the prospect of more such viruses emerging, this major new edition of Dorothy Crawford's work explains the nature of viruses, how t...hey cause disease, and how modern science is learning to counter them.
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              ISBN 9780192845030
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Oxford Landmark Science
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              Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the meaning of life

              Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the meaning of life (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Lane, Nick

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              Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on cutting edge research, this book explores the fundamental role they play in some of the biggest themes in biology: evolution, the origin of the ...sexes, in growth, ageing, disease, and in death.
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              ISBN 9780198831907
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Landmark Science
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              The Emerald Planet: How plants changed Earth's history

              The Emerald Planet: How plants changed Earth's history (Paperback)

              By Beerling, David

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              The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological time, plants have been powerful agents of change, shaping the climate, the planet, and affecting the evolutionary path of all life. Here, David Beerling tells... how.
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              ISBN 9780198798323
              Released NZ 9 Mar 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Landmark Science
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              The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history
               

              The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history (Paperback)

              By Zalasiewicz, Jan

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              In this narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, Jan Zalasiewicz shows how many events in the Earth's ancient past can be deciphered from a single pebble. He explores how geologists reach deep into the past by forensic analysis of even the tiniest amounts of mineral ma...tter, demonstrating and revealing Earth's extraordinary story.
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              ISBN 9780199645695
              Released NZ 22 May 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Antimatter

              Antimatter (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Close, Frank

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              Frank Close explores the strange mirror world of antimatter, revealing that reality is even more fascinating than the sci-fi stories suggest. Explaining the science behind one of physics' most extraordinary discoveries, he shows how, through understanding antimatter, we can shed ...light on some of the deepest mysteries of the universe.
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              ISBN 9780198831914
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Quantum Story: A history in 40 moments

              The Quantum Story: A history in 40 moments (Hardback)

              By Baggott, Jim

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              Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalit...ies and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.
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              ISBN 9780199566846
              Released NZ 24 Feb 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth

              Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth (Paperback)

              By Lovelock, James

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              Gaia, in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational and controversial idea that the Earth functions as a single organism, with life influencing planetary processes to form a self-regulating system aiding its own survival, is now a classic work that continues to provoke h...eated scientific debate.
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              ISBN 9780198784883
              Released NZ 12 May 2016
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Oxygen: The molecule that made the world

              Oxygen: The molecule that made the world (Paperback)

              By Lane, Nick

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              Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own live...s, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.
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              ISBN 9780198784937
              Released NZ 12 May 2016
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              The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition

              The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

              By Dawkins, Richard

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              The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep s...cientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.
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              ISBN 9780198788607
              Released NZ 23 Jun 2016
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Landmark Science
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              The Quantum Story: A history in 40 moments

              The Quantum Story: A history in 40 moments (Paperback)

              By Baggott, Jim

              • RRP: $33.99
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              Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. The pursuit of its implications has been the driving motivation of physicists for 100 years. Jim Baggott traces the story, the personalit...ies and the rivalries, through 40 turning-point moments.
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              ISBN 9780198784777
              Released NZ 4 Apr 2016
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Landmark Science
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