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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,538 results

Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [more]

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don't Exist

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to...

Evgeny Morozov

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

Paperback

Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share... [more]

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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources

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A sure-to-be-controversial defense of the fossil fuel industry  Conventional wisdom says fossil fuels are an unsustainable... [more]

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Science is Beautiful: The Human Body Under the Microscope

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Science is Beautiful: The Human Body Under the Microscope

Colin Salter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Our bodies are amazing. The microscopic elements of the human body are profoundly fascinating - and also beautiful. We unearth... [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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Gonorrhoea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. Polar Bears. People. All are evolving, some surprisingly rapidly, in response to... [more]

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Gary Lee Wenk

Psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

Why is eating chocolate so pleasurable? Can the function of just one small group of chemicals really determine whether you... [more]

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Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

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Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Frederick Rowe Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pest control

Hardback

Silent Spring catalyzed an environmental movement in the 1960s and achieved a ban on DDT, but are the alternatives any less... [more]

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

R. Catesby Taliaferro

Mathematics & Sciences; Classical mechanics

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Stressing the history of science as well as the relevant physics and mathematics, this volume covers ancient Greek celestial... [more]

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The Fourth Dimension Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality

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The Fourth Dimension Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality

Rudy Rucker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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One of the most talented contemporary authors of cutting-edge math and science books conducts a fascinating tour of a higher... [more]

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Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

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Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

William R. Uttal

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Cognitive neuroscience explores the relationship between our minds and our... [more]

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

Joseph E. Armstrong

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Palaeontology

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On this blue planet, long before pterodactyls took to the skies and tyrannosaurs prowled the continents, tiny green organisms... [more]

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Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers

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Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration...

William J. Clancey

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics; Astronautics

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Drawing on his extensive observations of scientists in the field and at the JPL, Clancey investigates how the design of the... [more]

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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

Hal Whitehead, Luke Rendell

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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Drawing on their own research as well as a scientific literature as immense as the sea-including evolutionary biology, animal... [more]

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Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

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Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

James Lawrence Powell

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth sciences

Hardback

Over the course of the twentieth century, scientists came to accept four counterintuitive yet fundamental facts about the... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

Gary Marcus, Jeremy Freeman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Sam Harris

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion & science; Popular science

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From multiple New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist, Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the millions who follow... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and... [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Michael R. Trimble

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and... [more]

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships...

Jennifer L. Verdolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships. A specialist in animal... [more]

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines...

Morten Strange

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This guide covers 668 species found in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines and Borneo. Each species is illustrated with... [more]

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Timothy J. Entwisle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. [more]

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