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Ebola: The Natural and Human History

Ebola: The Natural and Human History

David Quammen

Medical research; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences

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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search... [more]

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Bill McGuire

Mathematics & Sciences; Natural disasters

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In this Very Short Introduction Bill McGuire explores the potential catastrophes facing our planet. Assessing both the probability... [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell

What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity Hotspot

Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity...

Hans Lambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Southwest Australia is a region increasingly recognised for its high levels of biodiversity and endemism, and is recognized... [more]

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Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics

Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A long-awaited compilation of exercises to accompany the Feynman Lectures on Physics [more]

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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal...

Jennifer S. Holland

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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A giftable little hardcover packed with inspiring, amusing full-colour photos of dogs in action (and at rest) paired with... [more]

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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Andrew T. Guzman

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

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In Overheated, Guzman takes climate change out of the realm of scientific abstraction to explore its real-world consequences.... [more]

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Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment

Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment

Steve Morton, David Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources

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A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book. [more]

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Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima

Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima...

Helen (ed) Caldicott

Mathematics & Sciences

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Crisis Without End is both essential reading and a major corrective to the public record on Fukushima. [more]

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The Compatibility Gene

The Compatibility Gene

Daniel M. Davis

Medical genetics; Immunology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the British scientific pioneers who struggled to understand the mysteries of transplants to the Swiss zoologist who devised... [more]

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Walrus

Walrus

John Miller, Louise Miller

Teachers' classroom resources & material; Mathematics & Sciences

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From Lewis Carroll's poem The Walrus and the Carpenter to the Beatles's I am the Walrus, walruses have played an enigmatic... [more]

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Hedgehog

Hedgehog

Hugh Warwick

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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A natural and cultural history of the hedgehog that explores the symbolism of the animal, from Romans who regarded it as a... [more]

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Materials: A Very Short Introduction

Materials: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Hall

Mathematics & Sciences; Materials science

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In this Very Short Introduction, Christopher Hall shows how material science combines physics, chemistry, and biology with... [more]

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Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Global warming

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In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (previously titled Global Warming), Mark Maslin explores all... [more]

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Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Vaughan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems; Geology & the lithosphere

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The Earth contains a vast array of minerals, many with highly complex arrangements of atoms of several elements. In this Very... [more]

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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Bulent Atalay

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; History of mathematics

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Math and the Mona Lisa sees the transcendent unity of art and science in almost every aspect of Da Vinci's life and work.... [more]

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

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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Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

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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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

B. Alan Wallace

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Neurosciences

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By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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

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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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Includes link to 'Brain Rules' film --Cover. [more]

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

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

Jennifer L. Verdolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

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

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

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

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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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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