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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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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Charles Seife

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of science; Popular science

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Zero was born as an Eastern philosophical concert and this informative and accessible history traces the story of this mysterious... [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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Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of Engaging the World

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Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of...

Sharman Apt Russell

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology)

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In the exploding world of citizen science, hundreds of thousands of volunteers are monitoring climate change, tracking bird... [more]

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What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

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What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Randall Munroe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind xkcd.com. Munroe's hilarious... [more]

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The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

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The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

Michael Marder

Philosophy; Deconstructionism, Structuralism, Post-structuralism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Botany & plant sciences

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Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction,... [more]

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Modern microbiology has transformed our understanding of life on earth, and had a huge impact on medicine, agriculture, and... [more]

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Great White

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Great White

James Woodford

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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With the body of a torpedo, the jaws of a bear trap, the power of a truck and a brain the size of a thumb, this is the story... [more]

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The Malay Archipelago

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The Malay Archipelago

Wallace Alfred Russel

Mathematics & Sciences; Classic travel writing

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Of all the Victorian travelogues, this book offers an account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world -... [more]

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

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The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Discover the final puzzle piece to complete Darwin's theory of evolution in this landmark book from one of today's most inventive... [more]

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Question Everything: 132 Science Questions - and Their Unexpected Answers

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Question Everything: 132 Science Questions - and Their Unexpected Answers...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The latest in the bestselling New Scientist Last Word series All science begins with questions...- Why is the night sky black,... [more]

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Six Not-so-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time

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Six Not-so-Easy Pieces: Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time...

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

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity.... [more]

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Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality

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Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality

Edward Frenkel

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; History of engineering & technology

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The Heart of Hidden Reality. A top mathematician's lifelong quest to find a theory of every number. [more]

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I Used to Know That: Maths

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I Used to Know That: Maths

Chris Waring

Mathematics & Sciences

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Brush up on your mental arithmetic, including percentages, averages and recurring decimals or work on your trigonometry skills,... [more]

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Journey of the Universe

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Journey of the Universe

Brian Thomas Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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What is our place in the 14-billion-year history of the universe? This book tells the epic story of the universe from an new... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. [more]

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Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation

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Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation

Tzachi Zamir

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

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Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give... [more]

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The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter

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The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter

Helen R. Quinn, Yossi Nir

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The laws of physics tell us that equal amounts of matter and antimatter were produced in the early universe - but then, something... [more]

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In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation

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In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation...

William J. Cook

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Optimisation; Popular science

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What is the shortest possible route for a travelling salesman seeking to visit each city on a list exactly once and return... [more]

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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution...

Jonathan Eig

Birth control, contraception, family planning; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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The story of the extraordinary characters behind the invention of the contraceptive Pill [more]

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Space Chronicles

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Space Chronicles

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up. -Air & Space [more]

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Microbiology For Dummies

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Microbiology For Dummies

Jennifer Stearns, Michael Surette, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Microbiology is the study of life itself, down to the smallest particle<p>Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores... [more]

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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The New York Times bestseller: You gotta read this. It is the most exciting book about Pluto you will ever read in your life.... [more]

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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination

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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination...

Joyce Appleby

History; History of science; Expeditions

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Uncommonly good ... makes a compelling case that ... intellectual curiosity not only changed Europe, but launched modernity.... [more]

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The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp

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The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp...

Marin Katusa

International economics; Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences

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How the massive power shift in Russia threatens the political dominance of the United States<p>There is a new cold war underway,... [more]

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