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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,549 results

The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places

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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote...

Roger Lovegrove

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

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Renowned naturalist Roger Lovegrove has travelled to the world's remotest islands, from the South Seas to the Arctic Circle.... [more]

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We are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

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We are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

Dick Swaab

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Taking us through every stage in our lives, from the womb to falling in love to old age, the author shows that we don't just... [more]

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Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

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Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

David Linden

Society & Social Sciences; Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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<p>Touch is the sense that make us human.&nbsp; It defines our experiences, shapes our sense of self, and bonds us together.... [more]

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves Healthy

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves...

Craig Hassed

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Popular medicine & health

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We have within us the potential if guided wisely to enhance human flourishing at the same time as we limit the impact of disease.... [more]

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

Nicholas Carr

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on... [more]

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A Short Bright Flash

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A Short Bright Flash

Theresa Levitt

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Navigation & seamanship

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Combin[es] matters of biography, science, engineering, technology, art, history, economics and politics seemingly effortlessly... [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy...

Thomas P. Keenan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society; Network security

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Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies, writes cyber expert Keenan, and this book gives a chilling look ahead into... [more]

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or... [more]

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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The first zoological account of female body shape, from our ancestral past to our surgically-enhanced future [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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The Chimp and the River

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The Chimp and the River

David Quammen

HIV & AIDS; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this frightening and fascinating masterpiece (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.... [more]

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

Peter Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Earth sciences

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In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship... [more]

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

Justin Gregg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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Are Dolphins Really Smart? provides a highly critical look at the popular myths about dolphin intelligence and behaviour.... [more]

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Through hopeful, astonishing stories, The Brain&rsquo;s Way of Healing explains how mind, brain, and body, and the energies... [more]

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Islands: Nature and Culture

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Islands: Nature and Culture

Stephen Royle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Filled with illustrations, Islands is a comprehensive exploration of the geographical and cultural aspects of island life... [more]

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering...

Leslie G. Valiant

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Artificial intelligence

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From a leading computer scientist, a unifying theory that will revolutionize our understanding of how life evolves and learns.... [more]

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

Richard Hamblyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Oceanography (seas)

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From the legend of Atlantis to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, this book is a cultural, historical and scientific guide... [more]

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