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Endocrinology by Mac E. Hadley (£26.50)Publisher: Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall — 2000Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0130803561]Condition: Near Fine. Description: 5th edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Charts; Graphs; Diagrams;Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8½". Pictorial boards. [XXII] 585 pages. Tags: 0130803561 9780130803566 endocrinology endocrine glands physiology hormones neurophysiology system diseases neuroendocrinology animal medical metabolism
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Physiology and Anatomy: A Basis for Nursing and Health Care by Sigrid Rutishauser (£25.00)Publisher: Churchill Livingstone — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0443041512]Condition: Very Good. Top corner of the upper wrapper creased with a sticker ghost to the same. Text complete, clean and tight, but tape reinforcements, internally, to the tips of the wrappers. Description: 2nd printing. [First Published: 1994] Illustrated by way of: Colour Drawings; Diagrams;Notes: Size: 11" x 8¾". [XII] 654 pages. Tags: nursing human anatomy physiology nurses instruction care humans sigrid rutishauser 0443041512
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Human Biology and Health Studies by Peter Givens & Michael Reiss (£24.00)Publisher: Nelson Thornes — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0174900600]Condition: Very Good. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Diagrams;Notes: Size: 11" x 8¾". [VIII] 311 pages. Tags: aqa human physiology and health specification biology examinations study guides periodic certificate secondary education
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The Life of Plants by E. J. H. [Edred John Henry] Corner (£23.00)Publisher: The University of Chicago Press — 1981Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0226115860]Condition: Good. A little faded at the spine. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Pages gently age tanned. Description: Contains a glossary of terms. First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Diagrams;Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). [XI] 315 pages. Tags: 9780226115863 science mathematics botany plant physiology life sciences edred john henry corner 0226115860
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The Jungle and the Aroma of Meats: An Ecological Theme in Hindu Medicine by Francis Zimmermann (£22.00)Publisher: Berkley, Los Angeles & London: University of California Press — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0520059358]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper heavily sunned at the spine with pulling to the head and foot of the upper panel creating short, closed, tears at the corners. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: First U. S. Edition. Illustrated by way of: Maps; Tables;Notes: Jacket designed by Cheryl Carrington. Size: 9¼" x 6¼". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care series. [XIII] 254 [2] pages. Tags: zimmermann comparative studies health systems medical care medicine ayurvedic philosophy jungle ecology india diet history hinduism traditional physiology food habits cosmology ayurveda 0520059358
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Plant Metabolism by David T. Dennis, David B. Layzell, Daniel D. Lefebvre & David H. Turpin (£21.00)Publisher: Longman — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0582259061]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrapper slighty curled, a little dog-eared. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd (revised) edition, 1st printing, [First Published: 1990] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Charts; Diagrams;

From the cover: “Plant Metabolism was first published in 1990 under the title of Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. This edition has been thoroughly revised, reorganised and updated, incorporating the latest developments in this exciting field.

The text is divided into ten sections, each dealing with a particular aspect of plant metabolism. Section I deals with the fundamentals of the control of metabolism. This includes new chapters on protein synthesis and the molecular biology of plant development. Section II contains a chapter on cell wall structure and synthesis and a new chapter on communication and defence. Sections III to IX cover all other major processes and pathways of plant metabolism and have been revised and updated to incorporate recent changes and advances in the field. The final section of the book contains new chapters on the manipulation of carbon allocation in plants and on the biochemical basis for plant improvement.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". [XI] 631 pages. Tags: metabolism physiology chemistry botanical plants plant molecular biology biochemistry gardening nature flowers science life sciences botany david dennis layzell daniel lefebvre turpin 0582259061
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Parsons' Diseases of the Eye by Stephen J. H. Miller (£20.50)Publisher: Churchill Livingstone — 1978Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 044301485X]Condition: Very Good+. A little bruised at extremities otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the preface: “The 16th edition of this book carries on the tradition of its predecessors serving as a useful guide to the student, the general practitioner and junior ophthalmic surgeon. During the last five years ophthalmology has progressed apace and so many alterations have been required eliminating remedies which are no longer in use and adding many minor and some major changes to keep the text up to date.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Pictorial boards. 618 pages. Tags: physiology the eye physiology vision neurology vision ophthalmic optics examination the eye fundus oculi retinal function diseases the conjunctiva diseases the cornea diseases the sclera diseases the uveal tract diseases the vitreous diseases the retina diseases the optic nerve intra-ocular tumours disorders motility the eyes paralytic and kinetic strabismus synkineses nystagmus concomitant strabismus heterophoria diseases the adnexa the eye diseases the lacrimal apparatus diseases the nervous ocular manifestations systemic diseases preventive ophthalmology
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Sleep Medicine by Michael S. Aldrich (£20.50)Publisher: Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press — 1999Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0195129571]Condition: Near Fine. Description: Number 53 in the series. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Graphs; Tables;

From the cover: “This book provides accurate concise information concerning the evaluation and the treatment of patients with sleep problems. Because management of sleep disorders requires an understanding of sleep itself, the first portion discribes aspects of normal sleep. The remainder of the book follows an approach based on the clinical method, in which the chief complaints (the symptoms and the signs) and the psychosocial and the medical background of the individual are used, in conjunction with an understanding of the neurobiological and psychological basis of sleep disorders, to formulate a clinical assessment.

The results of polysomnographic studies and other laboratory tests supplement and redefine clinical information and assist with consideration of treatment options.”
Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¼". Black boards with Blue & Silver titling to the Spine & Upper Board. In the Contemporary Neurology series. [XXIII] 382 pages. Tags: aldrich 0195129571 contemporary neurology sleep disorders pathophysiology physiological aspects apnea syndromes clinical neurophysiology psychiatry human biology medical physiology apnoea 9780195129571
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The Natural World by Malcolm Coe (£20.00)Publisher: Guild — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges. Top edges of text block lightly spotted.Description: Volume II in the series. From the cover: “This is the ideal reference book for anyone wanting clear information and ready answers to questions about the world of nature which surrounds us and of which we are part. It describes the most important species of plants and animals on land and in the sea and air, including many details of how they feed, reproduce, and adapt to their environment. The functions of the different parts of animals are explained, as are those of the flowers, leaves, roots, and seeds of plants. Man, as one of the mammals, is included, and so too is medicine.Notes: Size: 11" x 8¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia series. 376 pages. Tags: natural selection biological control pests classification linnaeus taxonomist darwin genetics plant animal names living organisms biochemistry physiology respiration nutrition reproduction animals plants disease viruses bacteria fungi natural world
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Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Seventh Edition by Kathleen J. W. Wilson (£19.00)Publisher: Churchill Livingstone — 1992Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0443042438]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: 7th edition. [First Published: 1963] Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8½". 412 pages. Tags: 0443042438 anatomy and biology designed for human instruction kathleen man medical nurses nursing occupational paramedical pathology physiology radiographers school students therapists wilson
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Beauty Therapy Fact File by Susan Cressy (£19.00)Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0750638354]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: 3rd edition. [First Published: 1993] Illustrated with black and white photographs, tables & diagrams. From the cover: “The Beauty Therapy Fact File has been written for all ages and levels of ability and provides a comprehensive reference for students studying beauty therapy up to and including NVQ Levels 1, 2 and 3. It also covers the course requirements tor Business Management and Aromatherapy Level 3.

Beauty therapists have to acquire a great deal of knowledge when undertaking any course. This book, therefore, is an invaluable guide to principles and practices in beauty therapy since it covers all aspects of the subject which are important to the trainee and practitioner.

There is a comprehensive section on business management, and the detailed anatomy, physiology and required electrical science content of the syllabuses are included. New beauty therapy treatments such as floatation tank therapy, laser therapy, ultrasound, crystal therapy and the use of alpha hydroxy acids are covered in some detail, and there is a new chapter on aromatherapy..”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". [X] 470 pages. Tags: 0750638354 and beauty britain business care cressy culture economics fitness great grooming hairdressing health industries juvenile management nonfiction reference salon service shops skills study susan teaching training
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Science For All: An Outline For Busy People (Articles by Various Writers) by Introduced by Sir Charles S. [Scott] Sherrington (£19.00)Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. — UndatedBinding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: B0017X3WA4]Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, a little faded, slightly frayed at head of spine. Pages very gently age-tanned but a presentable copy.Description: From the cover: “This authoritative volume is designed to meet the needs of the large and rapidly increasing class of readers who, while keenly interested in Natural Science, have neither the time nor the means to master the innumerable text books, ‘papers’ and reports necessary to an intelligent understanding not only of recent developments but of the elementary principles and ‘laws’ upon which all the amazing progress of the present century has been based.”Notes: Size: 8½" x 5¾". 384 pages. Tags: ainsworth ainsworth-davis andrew anthropology arthur astronomy biology botany charles chemistry contents crommelin david davis drummond everett evolution frank geology henry herbert history human james main man montagu natural owen physics physiology richard science scott sherrington shipley sir story subject swale the thomas vincent zoology
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Toohey Medicine for Nurses by Arnold Bloom (£19.00)Publisher: E & S Livingstone — 1967Binding: Hardback Condition: Good+. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Gently faded at the spine. Previous owners inscription to ffep.Description: With a chapter on Psychological Medicine by Henry R. Rollin. Illustrated with colour photographs and charts. 8th Edition. From the preface to the 1st Edition: “In writing this textbook of medicine for nurses I have tried to make it as comprehensive as possible so that it may not only help the nurse during her training but also serve as a reference book afterwards. The basic physiological and pathological facts which are needed for the understanding of the various diseases and their treatment have accordingly been dealt with in some detail. Moreover, summaries of the more difficult chapters are included in order to stress the most significant points. In addition, other summaries have been given at the end of most chapters of the more important drugs and routine procedures used in the major diseases.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 676 pages. Tags: electroencephalogram gastro-enterostomy electrocardiogram hyperthyroidism cardio-vascular blood-pressure administration pharmaceutical diverticulosis cerebrospinal intracellular extracellular polyarthritis disinfectants pharmacopoeia sedimentation psychological psychosomatic hutchinson’s drug-induced chemotherapy preparations spoon-shaped sulphonamide frost-bitten bacteriology introduction toxocariasis atheromatous distribution pneumothorax epiglottitis microcephaly steatorrhoea transmission tuberculosis fibrillation circulatory parathyroid gastrectomy terminology radioactive antibiotics coarctation antiseptics air-sinuses trichomonas blood-sugar involuntary auto-immune enlargement
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Black's Veterinary Dictionary by Edited by Geoffrey P. West (£18.50)Publisher: A & C Black — 1975Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0713615362]Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. DJ loose, creased with several small tears and some loss. Boads mottled at the margins. Light spotting to start and finish, text more than acceptable.Description: 11th Edition. From the preface: “New sections include a table showing the nomenclature and classification of viruses, an entry on cattle handling facilities on the farm for blood sampling, pregnancy diagnosis and other purposes and a section for fanners on the reduction of losses from parasitic worms in their live-stock. Other new entries cover such subjects as Cushing’s disease, frozen embryos, the immune response and swine vesicular disease. The sections on blood, the endocrine glands and spermatozoa are among those which have been revised and extended.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 853 pages. Tags: domesticated animals veterinary subjects animal ailments animal diseases veterinary science anatomy physiology organs contagious specific diseases proprietary medicines farmer stock-owner agriculture
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The Body In Question by Jonathan Miller (£14.00)Publisher: Book Club Associates — 1980Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Leans a little. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Diagrams;

From the cover: “Jonathan Miller, co-author and a star of the world-famous revue Beyond the Fringe, director of films, plays and, most recently, of operas, qualified as a medical doctor in 1959 and has held a research fellowship in the history of medicine at University College, London. In his remarkable new book, as in the 13-part B. B. C. television series with which it is linked, Dr Miller considers the functioning of the body as a subject of private experience. He explores our attitudes towards the body, our astonishing ignorance about certain parts of it and inability to read its signals.

We are mystified to experience pain in internal organs like the heart or the liver when neither the quality nor the location of the sensation gives a coherent indication of what is going wrong. And to complicate matters we feel the pain in some spot other than the seat of the mischief. But pain, he says, is not the only thing that prompts a person to go through the elaborate social process of ‘falling ill’. It might be finding something — not intrinsically painful, but alarming — like a lump in the breast, or embarrassing, like a drooping eyelid, or inhibiting to efficiency like a tremor which prompts the decision. At some point the discomfort, alarm, embarrassment or inconvenience begins to obstruct the flow of ordinary life and ‘falling ill’ is the choice we make as a result of feeling unacceptably odd.

Dr Miller considers the varieties of pathological experience and the physical foundations of disease, the types of individuals man has historically attributed with the power of healing and the assumptions of modern medical diagnosis by which a doctor may translate a patient’s account of his ‘dis-ease’ into the scientific principles of disease. His explanations are so lucid, so wide-ranging and so whole-heartedly entertaining it is often hard to believe one is reading about the facts of one’s own body and what can go wrong with it. His use of metaphor and suggestive models, particularly when tracing the historical development of certain leading ideas in human physiology, is highly stimulating. Above all, there is the keen originality and sheer enthusiasm of Dr Miller’s approach to his subject which makes The Body in Question such an outstanding book.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Mon Mohan. Size: 10" x 7¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 352 pages. Tags: body human physiology medicine popular history mind and sick psychology jonathan miller
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The Brain & Central Nervous System by Various (£14.00)Publisher: Readers Digest — 2001Binding: Hardback (Laminated Boards) [ISBN: 0276424808]Condition: Near Fine.Description: Reprint, with amendments. From the introduction: “This book explores the body’s control centre, taking you on a ‘virtual journey’ to discover the enigmatic world of electrical and chemical activity that drives your movements, feelings, thoughts and memories. Packed with fascinating information and practical health advice, it can help you learn about the most vital steps to take in your life to enhance brain function and safeguard brain health. Gives you the information you need to make the most of your health. It explains how your body works, how to look after it throughout life, and what can be done about health problems if they arise.”Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8½". 106 pages. Tags: electroencephalography anti-inflammatory creutzfeldt-jakob neurotransmitters electroconvulsive antihypertensive physiotherapists oligodendrocytes antidepressants parasympathetic atherosclerosis anticholinergic anticonvulsants benzodiazepines chlormethiazole calcium-channel parahippocampal prostaglandins lipid-lowering antihistamines anion-exchange anticoagulants arteriography schizophrenia antipsychotic somatosensory hyperactivity beta-blockers sub-arachnoid motor-sensory hydrocephalus neurosurgical cerebrospinal degenerative coordinarion neurosurgery difficulties radionuclide antiplatelet safeguarding parkinsonism quadraplegia encephalitis intellectual hydrobromide hypothalamus thrombolytic fontanelles electricity neurosurgei haemorrhage
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Maintaining the Whole by Jill Saffrey; Michael Stewart; (£12.50)Publisher: Open University — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0749281545]Condition: Very Good.Description: Book 3 in the series. First in this edition.Notes: Size: 10" x 8". In the Human Biology and Health series. 311 pages. Tags: circulatory respiratory system cardiovascular system digestive system gastrointestinal functions endocrine neural control processes metabolic rate metabolism liver function thermoregulation renal processes potassium levels bladder micturition endocrine diuretics kidney disease physiology homeostasis mechanisms satiety brain mechanisms eating components healthy human diet study diet and disease food poverty the developed world social aspects food consumption
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Structure and Function of Cells: A Text for Students in Medicine and Science by Colin R. Hopkins (£12.50)Publisher: W. B. Saunders Company — 1978Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0721647758]Condition: Very Good.Description: From the author’s preface: “The book is intended primarily for students who have a background of school biology and who are taking concurrent courses in biochemistry and physiology. As a brief, contemporary assessment of the field, it should also provide a useful basis for later courses in pharmacology, histopathology, immunology and experimental medicine in general. However, although the approach is clearly directed at the eukaryotic system as typified by the cells of mammalian tissues, it will be read without difficulty by students in life science who lack a strong medical bias. It is with these students in mind that a glossary has been included.”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7". [XIII] 266 pages. Tags: animals autoradiography cells complex culture cytology eukaryotic examples fractionation golgi histochemistry lysosomes mammals membrane microscopy nucleus peroxisomes physiology plasma prokaryotic protein structure study synthesis system tissue vacuolar
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Aviation Medicine in Its Preventive Aspects: An Historical Survey by John F. [Farquhar] Fulton (£11.50)Publisher: London, New York & Toronto: Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press — 1948Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. Leans slightly. Pages lightly age-tanned. Description: University of London Heath Clark Lectures Delivered at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Graphs; Black & White Plates; Tables; Contains: Altitude Sickness and Acclimatization: The History Of Oxygen; Decompression Sickness: The Genesis Of The Tissue Bubble; Pressure Cabins And Explosive Decompression: The Spring Of The Air; Effects of Acceleration: Dim-Out And Black-Out, Protective Measures; Man And The Machine: Problems Of Safety In Flight;Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Ruled Green boards with Gilt & Blind-stamped titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [VIII] 174 pages. Tags: fulton aviation medicine aerospace history altitude physiology aeronautics medical aspects decompression sickness
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Shotokan Karate: In Search of Excellence by Ashley Croft (£11.50)Publisher: The Crowood Press — 2001Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1861263902]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “Shotokan Karate is one of the most widely practised styles of karate in the world. For most of its history it has been taught clandestinely, with past masters only entrusting their secrets to a select few pupils. This approach has changed dramatically over the last 75 years, with karate being exported throughout the world.

Topics include: fundamental principles and philosophy; main striking, blocking and kicking techniques; detailed instructions of moves with descriptions of the most common mistakes; flexibility training and the physiology of stretching, and finally provides an insight into the mysterious art of Kyusho Jutsu.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6½". 239 pages. Tags: kihon basic techniques kumite sparring kata forms dojo funakoshi’s precepts karate etiquette geri kicking uchi striking uke blocking ashley croft
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Survival of the Sickest: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease by Sharon Moalem with Jonathan Prince (£11.50)Publisher: London: HarperCollinsPublishers — 2007Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780007224401]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: In this groundbreaking book Dr. Moalem, a leading medical researcher in the emerging fields of neurogenetics and evolutionary medicine, delves back into the evolution of man to offer a radical new way of thinking about survival, the human body, and our understanding of disease.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Red titling to the Spine. [XVI] 270 pages. Tags: disease susceptibility genetic aspects human evolution natural selection predisposition survival physiology variation genetics medicine science health fitness biological diseases disorders medical
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The Human Condition by Frederick Toates (£11.50)Publisher: Open University — 1997Binding: Paperback First Edition. [ISBN: 0749281553]Condition: Very Good+. Upper wrap a little curled otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Book 4 in the series. First in this edition. From the introduction: “The title of Book 4 — The Human Condition — might have caused you to wonder what is so special about this particular book. Surely, you might reason, the whole of a course entitled Human Biology and Health is bound to concern the human condition. You would be right to think along such lines, but what is different in this case is that, perhaps more than the earlier books, Book 4 is intended to stimulate your thinking about what is peculiar about human biology and behaviour as compared to that of other species.”Notes: Size: 10" x 8". In the Human Biology and Health series. 159 pages. Tags: puberty pregnancy menopause developmental factors sexual motivation sexual response exogenous chemicals sexual behaviour ageing women’s sexuality explaining pain sensory input gate theory referred pain analgesic techniques phantom limb pain placebo effect hypnosis pain relief socio-political controversy basic physiology emotion emotional health personality behaviour theories stress coronary function immune system behaviour and health types sleep biological bases sleep developmental effects dreaming
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The Romeo Error: A Matter of Life and Death by Lyall Watson (£11.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0340191368]Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ sunned and somewhat edgeworn with a ½” closed tear to the foot of the lower panel. Top edges of text block tanned. Text bright and tight.Description: From the cover: “In The Romeo Error Lyall Watson builds a scientific framework in an attempt to make clear precisely what is meant by death. The solution to our problems appears to lie in the reconciling of scientific investigation and mystical revelation and, for these ends, the author is prepared where necessary to abandon the traditional scientific approach. The result is a fascinating and absorbing book of great importance for our under- standing of life, death and its survival.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 254 pages. Tags: death afterlife what meant death mystic friends biologist abreaction acupuncture amenhotep iii asphyxia bavenda tribe berenson bessent blavatsky body snatchers bouhamzy buddha buddhism cancer catalepsy cataplexy chaffin clinical death death-feigning death-instinct descartes dostoevsky faraday findhorn community firewalkers freitas hauschka hippocratcs religious psychology psychophysical psychological sciences physiology resuscitation maronites meditation mihier mortuaries opossum pineal body psychokmesis rachmanmoff raikov reincamation schopenhauer seutemann sigrun superstition hypnotic subject tellka-ventia transplant surgery transcendent state voodoo death witchcraft yoruba witchdoctors
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A Colour Atlas of Plant Structure by Bryan G. Bowes (£10.50)Publisher: London: Manson Publishing — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1874545162]Condition: Very Good. Slight age-toning to the margins of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Glossary; Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Colour Drawings;Notes: Illustrated by Jo Nicholson. Size: 10¼" x 7¾". 192 pages. Tags: plant anatomy atlases plants development vascular angiospermae cells tissues reproduction morphology roots botany leaf maps physiology cytology histology biology sciences natural history science
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Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (£10.50)Publisher: Mary Baker Eddy — 1994Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0879520388]Condition: Very Good. Edges of the text block lightly soiled in places. Upper wrapper slighty curled. Small address sticker to the first blank.Description: From the cover: “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures has a proven, century-long heritage of improving the health and changing the lives of millions of readers around the world. Today, it remains one of the most effective and enduring books on spirituality and healing. This is a book for thinkers. Whatever your occupation, education, race, or religion, there are many reasons for reading this book. Perhaps you are exploring the power of prayer. Maybe you are seeking health and well-being. Or perhaps you are questioning the deeper purpose of your existence. Whatever the reason, you will be rewarded with answers that will enrich your life.”Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 700 pages. Tags: answered aspects atonement boston christ christian christianity churches creation eucharist footsteps healing health magnetism marriage mass medicine mental nonconformist objections physiology prayer protestant recapitulation religion religious scientist spirit spiritualism spirituality teaching theology truth unmasked versus
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A Practical Guide To Child Development Volume 1: The Child by Valda Reynolds (£9.50)Publisher: Stanley Thornes — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 085950221X]Condition: Very Good. Slight dog-earing to the first twenty or so pages, heavier dog-earing to the bottom corner of the last few pages. Small mark to the leading edge of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.Description: Notes: Size: 9½" x 7¾". [X] 302 pages. Tags: adolescence adults aggression approaches arithmetical attention beginning behaviour beliefs brain child children's cognition cognitive concepts conceptual delinquency describing development developmental differences effects events functions independent infancy infant-adult infants interaction introducing issues learning literacy logic meanings metacognition metalinguistic methodology models moral names organization parent-child peers perceiving perception personality physiology piagetian production pro-social psychology reading relationships remembering roles self-concept self-efficacy sentences sex sibling single skills social sounds speech stage temperament text the-ecology theory thinking typing understanding using vocabulary words worlds writing
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Coping with Stress by Donald Meichenbaum (£9.50)Publisher: Century — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0712602429]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with the expected associated abrasion to the dust wrapper. Description: Notes: Illustrated by Mel Calman. Foreword or introduction by Virginia Ironside. Size: 8¾" x 5¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Pocket Your Problems series. 157 pages. Tags: approach disorders inoculation man management method new physiology psychological psychology self-help stress treating
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How Do You Know Who You Are?: The Complete Guide to Your Personality by Derek Parker; Julia Parker; (£9.50)Publisher: Thames & Hudson — 1980Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0500012350]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine, a little edgeworn with some nicks and very slight loss, rubbed at the head of the spine with a short closed tear to the head of the lower panel. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “THIS BOOK IS ABOUT YOU

  • How can you present the right image to your wife or your mistress, your boss or your bank manager ?

  • What is the truth about you in the Zodiac ?

  • How can you stay young-whatever the clock says?

  • What does the shape of your body say about your inner self?

  • How masculine, or how feminine, are you ?

  • What has psychology to offer you ?

  • How much power do you want ?

  • What does your handwriting reveal about the real you?

  • How can you construct your own biorhythmic chart ?

  • What does your IQ tell you about your ability to achieve?

  • How healthy are you ?

  • Where do you stand on the introvert-extrovert scale?

  • Do you know which gestures you use to signal dislike or aggression or sexual attraction?

How do you know who you are? is a book for everyone. It traces, dissects and interprets the millennia-long quest for self-knowledge. Twenty-four entertaining yet instructive sections use evidence ranging from the wisdom of the earliest civilizations to the latest psychological theories to take you along the many roads to self-discovery. Making extensive use of tests and charts, as well as many specially commissioned drawings and other illustrations, Derek and Julia Parker help you to analyse your behaviour, social standing and way of life. The result is a complete and fascinating guide to the world of your personality.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 7½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: and astrology behaviour biorhythms brain comparative dress gesture graphology human identifying intelligence its libido meaning palmistry personality physiognomy physiology psychological psychology religion scale self-discovery self-knowledge self-perception sexual social testing tests the theories your zodiac
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Portraits Of Nobel Laureates In Medicine And Physiology by Sarah R. Riedman & Elton T. Gustafson (£9.50)Publisher: Abelard-Schuman — 1963Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a tape repaired tear to the head of the panel and scattered nicks and chips elsewhere and tanning to the spine. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs of the Nobel winners.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 343 pages. Tags: biography elton foundation gustafson history juvenile literature medicine nobel physicians physiologists physiology prize prizes regal riedman sarah stockholm thorsander
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Practical Nursing and Anatomy for Pupil Nurses by Jane Forrest (£9.50)Publisher: Edward Arnold — 1968Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with wear and loss at the spine ends and corners, several short closed tears.Description: 1st Reprint. [First: 1966] From the flap: “The aim of this book is to provide a good foundation of basic facts which will guide the pupil and enrolled nurse to a wider knowledge and understanding of the care of the patient. Anatomy and Physiology is not treated as a separate, rather dull subject, but is shown to be closely allied to the diseases and treatments which the nurse encounters daily on the wards. The information contained in the book is presented as simply as possible with explanations of technical terminology given where necessary. A large number of cross references are given as a further aid to study. Nurses should be encouraged to get into the habit of using them, since they establish links which connect one fact with another until a more complete picture of the subject is obtained. “Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 280 pages. Tags: catheterization cardio-vascular parasympathetic hyperthyroidism osteo-arthritis micro-organisms osteo-myelitis tranquillizers hyperglycaemia intervertebral thyrotoxicosis conjunctivitis bronchiectasis gynaecological diverticulosis blood-pressure defervescence carbohydrates intramuscular cholecystitis hypoglycaemia pre-operative staphylococci poliomyelitis sterilization polyarthritis psychosomatic psychological disinfectants extracellular intracellular pharmacopoeia cerebrospinal toxocariasis drug-induced chemotherapy sulphonamide spirochaetes atheromatous pneumothorax microcephaly steatorrhoea transmission tuberculosis bacteriology hydrochloric lymphadenoma inflammation immunization hyperpyrexia hutchinson’s
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The Senses of Animals by L[eonard] Harrison Matthews; Maxwell Knight (£9.50)Publisher: Museum Press — 1963Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fraying at the head of the spine and a couple short, closed, tears. Dust wrapper tanned on the reverse. Edges of the text block spotted. Offset to the blanks and endpapers.Description: Reprint. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “THIS introduction to the study of the senses of animals is aimed at senior pupils in the schools and university students, and it will also be of great interest and value to field-naturalists, particularly those who incline more towards zoology than towards botany. The book is divided into two sections. The first deals with animal senses in a general way, and also with those observations in the field that can show how the creatures concerned use their senses under differing conditions. The second section describes how the various senses work and also deals with their nervous structures and physiology. The authors have endeavoured to keep technicalities down to a reasonable minimum, believing as they do that too much jargon can confuse rather than assist the student.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Tags: ability acceleration acuity adders additional adequacy affecting affinity alarm albinism alleged alligators amoeba amphibians ampullae anableps anemones angular angus animals antennae anthropoid aquatic archer arthropods ascidians asdic attacks auditory avoidance axons badgers balancing barbels barely barton basically bears beetles behaviour beluga bird's blackbirds blind bloodworms brain bream breeding budgerigars bullia burying
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The Sixth Man: A Startling Investigation of the Spread of Homosexuality in America by Jess Stearn (£9.50)Publisher: Doubleday & Co. — 1961Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with short tears at the spine ends. Leans. Edges of the textblock heavily spotted. Boards somewhat dust-stained. Tanning to the blanks and pastedowns. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “According to police records and the statistics compiled by many health officials and doctors — and from surveys by homosexual groups — every sixth man in America today is a homosexual. This startling fact is the subject of an eye-opening and revealing study and one which is based on exhaustive research. It shows how the sixth man operates in present-day America, how he makes his contacts, and how he is often trapped by blackmailers. Jess Stearn spent months talking to homosexuals, bisexuals, lesbians, social workers, and police officers, and in THE SIXTH MAN he shows how homosexuality has spread through such professions as modelling, designing, interior decoration, art, music, the theatre, films, and even in general business. It describes homosexual weddings, the special ways in which homosexuals communicate, and gives an account of the confusing life of the bisexual. There is a chapter on lesbians, and there are several chapters which explain the homosexual from a psychological and physiological point of view.

The author takes up the problem of the aging homosexual and describes the large homosexual club which flourishes openly in New York City. And, of course, he distinguishes the different kinds of homosexuals, from the gay boys who love to appear in “drag” to the sedate businessmen who keep their personal lives to themselves, and the male movie stars who are infinitely discreet. THE SIXTH MAN is a serious and authoritative book about a very real problem which confronts America and one which we cannot afford to ignore.”
Notes: Size: 8½" x 5¾". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 286 pages. Tags: behaviour conform ecclesiastical experience homosexual homosexuality illegal relationship sexual social states traditions united varieties visible stearn first editions firsts printings 1st gay community american culture psychology physiology sexuality interviews personal narratives
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Chromatin: Structure and Function by Alan P. Wolffe (£8.50)Publisher: San Diego, London, Boston, New York, Sydney, Tokyo & Toronto: Academic Press — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0127619151]Condition: Very Good. Description: 3rd edition, 2nd printing, Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams; Tables;Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). [XIV] 447 pages. Tags: chromatin chromosomes chromatine ultrastructure physiologie science sciences molecular biology physiology dna cellular cell structure biochemistry genetics non-medical medical
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Understanding Child Development by Sara Meadows (£8.50)Publisher: Routledge — 1992Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0415084369]Condition: Good. Crease to the upper wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: 3rd Impression. [First Edition: 1986] From the cover: “This highly readable text provides an exceptionally clear overview of the whole field of child development, from birth to adolescence. The 2-12 age range is strongly emphasized.

All the main areas of child development are fully covered: perception and understanding, cognitive skills, play, language, personality and social relationships.

The author draws upon studies from a wide range of disciplines and shows how these contribute to our understanding of child development. Controversies are discussed objectively to allow students to make their own judgements.

The book takes a scientific approach to child development but clearly demonstrates how the information can be applied at home and school.

This will be an ideal introductory text for students of psychology and education.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". 250 pages. Tags: adolescence adults aggression approaches arithmetical attention beginning behaviour beliefs brain child children's cognition cognitive concepts conceptual delinquency describing development developmental differences effects events functions independent infancy infant-adult infants interaction introducing issues learning literacy logic meanings metacognition metalinguistic methodology models moral names organization parent-child peers perceiving perception personality physiology piagetian production pro-social psychology reading relationships remembering roles self-concept self-efficacy sentences sex sibling single skills social sounds speech stage temperament text the-ecology theory thinking typing understanding using vocabulary words worlds writing
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Degree Course Descriptions: Over 120 Degree Courses Explained by Edited by John Mainstone & Ken Reynolds (£7.50)Publisher: Cambridge Occupational Analysts — 2007Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 095505415X]Condition: Very Good.Description: From the cover: “Students need to know what’s relevant to them about the nature of the degree courses they’re considering. They do not want waffle or hype. The descriptions are written by heads of departments and senior lecturers at major universities. These people know the courses from the inside and understand the difficulties facing students who are about to make choices that will affect their whole lives. Each description contains: a wide-ranging overview of the course area details of typical course structures career opportunities for graduates recommended reading website links In addition to the course descriptions, there are general articles covering related topics such as budgeting and other considerations when choosing a degree course.”Notes: Size: 9" x 6". 227 pages. Tags: accountancy accounting acting advertising advice aero aeronautical aerospace agricultural agriculture agronomy amenity america american analysis anatomy and animal animation anthropology application applied aquaculture aquatic archaeology architecture artificial arts astronomy astrophysics avionic ballet biochemistry biological biology biomechanics biomedical bioscience biotechnology botany broadcast budgeting building business cartography catering cell certificate chemical chemistry chiropody
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Food Science, Nutrition and Health by Brian A. Fox; Allen G. Cameron; (£7.50)Publisher: Edward Arnold — 1993Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0340496754]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Upper wrapper and first few pages creased at the top corner. Leans slightly. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.Description: 5th Edition. From the cover: “The study of food and nutrition has become increasingly sophisticated with the development of the food industry over recent years. There is now growing interest and knowledge of the relationship between diet and health and disease. This new edition of a popular text has been rewritten and updated to reflect the changing attitudes towards healthy eating, placing considerable emphasis on what constitutes healthy eating rather than just analysing food to discover what nutrients it contains. The authors still provide a comprehensive account of nutrients and the foods which contain them, covering elementary chemistry, biochemistry and physiology relevant to the practical applications of Food Science. Nutritional guidelines for healthy eating, as recommended by bodies such as the National Advisory Committee on Nutritional Education (NACNE, 1983) are fully explained. The use of food additives (including E numbers), methods of cooking, food spoilage, food poisoning and food preservation are covered, along with new chapters on fruit and vegetables, and drink, including alcoholic drink. The emphasis on nutrition and health makes this text interesting and valuable reading for all concerned with the production, cooking and preservation of food, and the need for a healthier diet.”Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 408 pages. Tags: accessible acids additives amino analysis beverages biochemistry britain carbohydrates chemical clinical colloids composition contaminants cookery cooking dairy designed dietary dietetics dieting diets digestion disease drink eating enzymes foods functions groups health healthy humans hygiene lipids medical metabolism methods microbiology mineral nature nutrients nutrition nutritional physiological poisoning preservation proteins reference requirements spoilage suitable technology values vegetables vitamins
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Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley (£7.00)Publisher: Fourth Estate — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 185702835X]Condition: Near Fine.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “Looks at one newly described gene from each of the twenty-three human chromosomes and explains how each one contributes to our uniqueness as a species..”Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 344 pages. Tags: 0060894083 185702835x 8172236093 9780060894085 9788172236090 anatomy biology conflict cures death disease environment eugenics evolution fate free from genes genetics genome genomes genomics history human immortality instinct intelligence isbn issues life matt memory modern non-medical personality philosophy physiology politics popular pre-history prevention related ridley science sciences self-assembly self-interest sex species stress surveys topics western will works
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The Physiology of Flowering Plants: Their Growth and Development by H. E. [Herbert Edward] Street & Helgi O¨pik (£7.00)Publisher: Edward Arnold — 1976Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0713125292]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Heavily faded at the spine. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank and the reverse of the upper wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: 2nd edition, 1st printing, [First Published: 1970] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Charts; Graphs; Diagrams; Tables;Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 280 pages. Tags: plant physiology angiosperms angiospermae plants flowers flowering herbert edward street helgi o¨pik 0713125292
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A Woman's Guide to Running: Beginner to Elite by Annemarie Jutel (£6.50)Publisher: The Women's Press — 2001Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0704347229]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers.Description: First in this edition. [First: 1995, Longacre Press] Illustrated with black and white photographs, charts & tables. From the cover: “Fitness is constantly in the spotlight but how do you make it a bigger part of your life? Career plans, a houseful of children and a shortage of money can rule out the fitness industry trends for many of us. But running is different — no membership fees, no travel, little equipment and maximum rewards for minimal investment. And this book offers sensible, healthy, expert advice for women runners of all stages on every aspect including: • designing your own training programme — from a basic fitness regime to training for races • choosing your shoes and other clothing • nutritional guidelines • injuries and their prevention • special considerations for women — safety, PMT, pregnancy and menopause. Whether you are a true beginner, a recreational runner or a competitive racer, this practical yet highly motivating book has all the information you need to start, to continue, to improve and to excel — and to reap the rewards in terms of health, fitness and well-being.”Notes: Size: 8¼" x 6¼". 152 pages. Tags: aaken abrasive achilles adaptation adolescence alarm alone amenorrhoea ann anorexia arnie arthur atlanta babe benoit betty blankers-koen blisters blood body bone boston breakfast breast briggs bruised butterflies c02 caffeine calcium carbohydrates cardiac care chafing check child childbirth chill clothing clubs coffee cross cuthbert cycling damen day decker density diarrhoea didrickson diversifying
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At Ease with Stress: The Approach of Wholeness by Wanda Nash (£5.50)Publisher: Darton, Longman & Todd — 1988Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0232517770]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Illustrated by David Parkins. Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 222 pages. Tags: anxiety panic habits health loneliness man management nervous physiology psychology religious self-care self-treatment sleeplessness stress worry
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Elephants by Richard Carrington (£4.00)Publisher: Penguin — 1962Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Gently faded at the spine. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. In this delightful ‘popular monograph’ you will find almost everything that is known about the two surviving species of elephants, and much more about some 300 extinct members of the same order.Notes: Jacket designed by Frederick Price. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson & Others. Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 285 pages. Tags: rhynchorostrines gomphotheriidae moeritherioidea inquisitiveness shovel-tuskers classification baluchitherium barytherioidea arsinoitherium dinotherioidea rhynchothcrium moeritheriidae palaeomastodon gigantissimum dinotheriidae domestication kannetneyeria gomphotherium serridentinus carthaginians assurnasirpal gnathobelodon moeritheriutn brachiosaurus elephantoidea stegomastodon crowninshield font-de-gaume notiomastodon torynobelodon mastodontidae synconolophus trilophodonts superstitions proboscideans tetralophodon stegolophodon palaeoloxodon preservation pachydermata intelligence tetrabelodon embrithopoda evolutionary mountaineers elephantidae domesticated distribution cordillerion entertainers perspiration
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The Ages of Gaia — A Biography of Our Living Earth by James Lovelock (£3.50)Publisher: Oxford — 1989Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0192860909]Condition: Very Good.Description: Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 272 pages. Tags: anatomy aspects beings biochemistry biology biosphere cell conservation ecology environment environmental epigenesis evolution gaia geobiology geology historical hypothesis influence metabolism nature philosophy physiology plague planetary planets protection recognizing resources sciences social theory
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