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376 items found in the english section!






Alien Empire

Christopher O'Toole , BBC Books , 1995
This book, and the television series it accompanies, open the doors into a world that we have never seen. We discover the design miracle of insects' bodies; their sophisticated communication systems; their fast and furious reproductive systems, and much more about their strange structures and lives. As this book shows, in their looks and behaviour, insects are as close to an alien lifeform as any we are likely to find in the stars
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English in Agriculture

Alan Mountford , Oxford University Press , 1977
This book is aimed at developing a basic knowledge of how English is used for communication in dealing with topics in agriculture. Intended for students who already know how to handle the common English sentence patterns but who need to learn how these patterns are used to convey information and to conduct coherent discussion
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Trees of Britain and Europe

Bob Press & David Hosking , New Holland Ltd , 1992
This book explains how trees can be identified correctly, and also includes a history of trees and a comprehensive account of tree families
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BBC 4
For paleontologist Professor Jenny Clack, who solved one of the greatest mysteries in the history of life on Earth, success was far from inevitable. She recounts how she had to overcome a series of setbacks before she found and described the fossil Acanthostega, a 365 million-year-old creature that offered dramatic new evidence of how fish made the transition onto land.
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environmentgeologynaturescience
BBC 4
Professor Richard Dawkins reveals how he came to write his explosive first book The Selfish Gene, a work that was to divide the scientific community and make him the most influential evolutionary biologist of his generation. He also explores how this set him on the path to becoming an outspoken spokesman for atheism.
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biologyenvironmentgeneticsnaturephysicsscience
BBC 4
For 10,000 years or more, humans created new plant varieties for food by trial and error and a touch of serendipity. Then 150 years ago, a new era began. Pioneer botanists unlocked the patterns found in different types of plants and opened the door to a new branch of science - plant genetics. They discovered what controlled the random colours of snapdragon petals and the strange colours found in wild maize.
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biologybotanychemistrynaturescience
BBC 4
The air we breathe, and all the food we eat, is created from water, sunlight, carbon dioxide and a few minerals. That\'s it, nothing else. It sounds simple, but this process is one of the most fascinating and complicated in all of science. Without it there could be no life on earth. It\'s that important.
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biologybotanychemistrynaturescience
Carl Sagan
Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the universe, bringing such topics as Einstein\\\'s theory of relativity and Darwin\\\'s theory of evolution down to a layman\\\'s level of understanding. The first episode opens with a description of the cosmos and introduces the iconic \\\'Spaceship of the Imagination\\\'
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astronomybiologycosmologynatural worldnaturesciencetechnology
BBC 2
In fifty years of broadcasting, Sir David Attenborough has travelled the globe to document the living world in all its wonder. Now, in the landmark series, David Attenborough\'s First Life, he completes his journey by going back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals.
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