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Cancer Biology and Treatment

£19.99

Aysha Divan, Janice A Royds

9780198813477
Paperback
March 2020

Oxford Biology Primers

Written primarily for mid-to-upper level undergraduates, this primer provides a concise and engaging overview of cancer from its molecular basis to the clinical management of patients.

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Bernard Wood

9780198831747
Paperback
June 2019

Very Short Introductions

The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past; the new science of ancient DNA is completely reshaping theories of early human populations and migrations. Bernard Wood traces the field of palaeoanthropology from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the present.

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Testosterone: The molecule behind power, sex, and the will to win

£12.99

Joe Herbert

9780198724988
Paperback
September 2017

Testosterone lies at the heart of maleness, and is involved in aggression, competitiveness, and risk-taking — all essential in our evolution. Joe Herbert describes the fascinating insights revealed by modern research into this primeval power that shaped our history and lurks below the veneer of our civilized modern world.

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Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Nancy A. Pachana

9780198725329
Paperback
November 2016

Very Short Introductions

Ageing entails lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning. While such changes in later adulthood were somewhat neglected by scientists in the past, recent decades have seen a marked increase in research in this area. Nancy A. Pachana examines the impact of rising numbers of older people worldwide.

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