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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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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

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A journey of discovery through the spectacular intricacies of reproduction in the animal kingdom. [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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Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted Global Economy

Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted...

Mark Schapiro

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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In Carbon Shock, veteran journalist Mark Schapiro takes readers on a journey into a world where the same chaotic forces reshaping... [more]

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Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man

Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man

Lewis Wolpert

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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Why are there two sexes? How different are they and why? Why can't a woman be more like a man? Or should the question be:... [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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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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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Murray Johnson

History; Indigenous peoples; Evolution

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Places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. Discusses the pioneering... [more]

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

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

Morten Strange

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

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This guide covers 668 species found in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines and Borneo. Each species is illustrated with... [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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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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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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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

Diane Ackerman

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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'Our relationship with nature has changed ...radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced... [more]

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

Television; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences

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The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Timothy J. Entwisle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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

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

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

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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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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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens...

Benedict Carey

Learning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns [more]

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Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Quantum Mechanics with Applications

David Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text provides foundation in the mathematical study and properties of wave motion. Topics include physical consequences... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics

David Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory treatment appeals to readers' intuitive grasp of wave theory of light, relating quantum mechanics to physical... [more]

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Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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Helps you discover the massive challenges that face explorers, both human and robotic, to uncover the current and future technologies... [more]

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [more]

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