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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Therapy & therapeutics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body. [more]

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Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know

Joseph Romm

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change will have a bigger impact on humanity than the Internet has had. The last decade's spate of superstorms, wildfires,... [more]

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Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Dobson

Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources

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Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting... [more]

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A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

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A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Marybeth Lorbiecki

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire (OUP; 1999) remains the only biography for the general public on Leopold. [more]

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Breakthrough That Holds the Key to Slowing the Aging Process

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The Telomerase Revolution: The Breakthrough That Holds the Key to Slowing...

Michael Fossel

Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Popular science

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Science is on the cusp of a revolutionary breakthrough. We now understand more about aging - and how to prevent and reverse... [more]

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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How DNA is packed, unpacked, and read--a companion reader to the book of life itself. [more]

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices You Make

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Who Gets What - and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices...

Alvin Roth

Business & Economics; Econometrics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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This book shows how our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have. From dating, school... [more]

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Science for Life: A Manual for Better Living

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Science for Life: A Manual for Better Living

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

A reference tool for informed modern living that separates scientific truth from media myth. [more]

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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This is both a field guide for travelers and a reference book for the home library. It covers more than 590 wildflowers from... [more]

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The Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut's View

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The Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut's View

Colonel Ron Garan

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was a powerful, transformative experience - one that he... [more]

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Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species

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Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save...

J. A. Mills

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: mammals

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Many people think wild tigers are on the road to recovery, but they are in greater danger than ever - from a menace few experts... [more]

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

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A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia

Richard Russell, Stephen Doggett, Cameron Webb

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them [more]

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The Aliens Are Coming! The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe

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The Aliens Are Coming! The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our...

Ben Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? The brand-new... [more]

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself...

David Rothery

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Previouslt titled Teach yourself volcanoes. [more]

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Time at Taronga: A Zoo Down-Under

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Time at Taronga: A Zoo Down-Under

Catharine Retter

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday guides

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A captivating profile of 100 animals across 100 years at Taronga Zoo. Time at Taronga shares intimate stories from the Zoo's... [more]

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A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials

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A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials

Christopher Dickman, Rosemary Woodford Granf

Mathematics & Sciences; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The fine text distinguishes the diverse marsupial group from other mammals and places it in its geographic context. It covers... [more]

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

Seth M. Siegel

Regional studies; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Water supply & treatment

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An essential look at the unknown story of how Israel has avoided the coming water crisis despite being mostly desert. [more]

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

Richard D. Bardgett

Mathematics & Sciences; Soil science, sedimentology; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues

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Earth Matters describes the importance of soil, the many ways in which we depend on it, and how humans have worked with the... [more]

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future...

Mason Inman

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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A biography of Marion King Hubbert, one of the twentieth century's most influential energy experts, who was dubbed the father... [more]

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

Robert Clark

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Hobbies; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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These beautiful photographs from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark offer a fascinating new view... [more]

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Atmospheric physics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history. Our past,... [more]

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

Ariel Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This captivating illustrated collection brings together stories from dozens of international astronauts--men and women who've... [more]

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The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept of the World

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The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept...

Ulrich Beck

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

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* Before his sudden death in January 2015, Ulrich Beck was one of the world s foremost sociologists. This new book is the... [more]

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

Jazz; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

Hardback

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [more]

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

David Nixon, Nicole Stott

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

In 1984 President Ronald Reagan gave NASA the go-ahead to build a Space Station. A generation later, the International Space... [more]

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