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Everyone is African: How Science Explodes the Myth of Race

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Everyone is African: How Science Explodes the Myth of Race

Daniel J. Fairbanks

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

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What does science say about race? In this book a distinguished research geneticist presents abundant evidence showing that... [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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Attacking Trigonometry Problems

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Attacking Trigonometry Problems

David Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Trigonometry

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This volume offers a concise, highly focused review for high school and beginning college undergraduates. Rigorously tested... [more]

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Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age

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Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age

W. Bernard Carlson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Electrical engineering

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This is a biography of one of the major 20th-century scientists, Nikola Tesla. It is interdisciplinary, containing accounts... [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

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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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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut... [more]

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark

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

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Part-history of the cosmos, part-intellectual adventure, this book travels from the Big Bang to the distant future via parallel... [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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Mathematics

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Mathematics

Mike Askew

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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Do we still need mathematics? [more]

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

Henry Nicholls

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil

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Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Violence in society; Animals & society; Ethical issues & debates; Mathematics & Sciences

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In his previous bestsellers, Masson has showed us that animals can teach us much about our own emotions-love (dogs), contentment... [more]

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What That Means for Life in the Universe

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What That Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

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Land of Sweeping Plains: Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of South-Eastern Australia

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Land of Sweeping Plains: Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of...

Nicholas S.G. Williams, Adrian Marshall, John W. Morgan

Mathematics & Sciences; Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra; Management of land & natural resources

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An accessible guide to the management and restoration of native grasslands. [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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There's more to being human than you think: in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explores the extraordinary world of... [more]

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm...

Lewis Dartnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Technology: general issues

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How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? [more]

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

Penny Olsen

Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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Nineteenth-century writer and journalist Louisa Atkinson was a remarkable woman. She was the author, at the age of 23, of... [more]

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Mathematics in Civilization

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Mathematics in Civilization

H. L. Resnikoff

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Lucid presentation explores the growth, development, and far-reaching applications of trigonometry, navigation, cartography,... [more]

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

Enrico Coen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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Offers an account of how life transforms itself - from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations.... [more]

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds...

Louise Barrett

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour

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Drawing on examples from animal behavior, comparative psychology, robotics, artificial life, developmental psychology, and... [more]

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

Douglas H. Erwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Offers an overview of the evidence for and against a host of hypotheses concerning extinction. This book introduces the suite... [more]

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The Age of Sustainable Development

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The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Development economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work... [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]

$24.95

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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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Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Wind and Solar Energy

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Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Wind and Solar Energy

Lester R. Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. [more]

$21.95

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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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