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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [more]

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Ancient Monuments the World Over

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks...

Lynne Kelly

History; Oral history; Prehistoric archaeology; Indigenous peoples; Memory; Popular science

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In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the... [more]

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Peter Moore

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

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A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. -- [more]

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Marianne Freiberger, Rachel Thomas

Mathematics & Sciences

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Everybody knows and understands Pythagoras' theorem, but Maths Squared introduces you to the world of Einstein's relativity... [more]

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Giles Sparrow, Graham Southorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand... [more]

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

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A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals [more]

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

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Freedom: the End of the Human Condition

Jeremy Griffith

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

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At last, the redeeming, reconciling and rehabilitating biological explanation of the human condition that brings about the... [more]

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Science Blogging: The Essential Guide

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Science Blogging: The Essential Guide

Jason Goldman, Bethany Brookshire, Christie Wilcox

Technical writing; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Here is the essential how-to guide for communicating scientific research and discoveries online, ideal for journalists, researchers,... [more]

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics...

John L. Bell

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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In Oppositions and Paradoxes, John L. Bell uses conceptual puzzles and paradoxes as a window into fundamental concepts of... [more]

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Discrete mathematics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores... [more]

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Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, Seaworld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

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Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, Seaworld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish...

John Hargrove, Howard Chua-Eoan

Mathematics & Sciences; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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A first-hand account of the lives of captive killer whales by one of the most experienced orca trainers to emerge from SeaWorld... [more]

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum & theoretical chemistry

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Drawing on recent ground-breaking experiments around the world, they show how photosynthesis relies on subatomic particles... [more]

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Into the Black

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Into the Black

Rowland White

Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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On 12th April 1981, NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight.... [more]

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

Andrew May

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein and everyone knows that he was a genius. Yet only a few people understand his work.... [more]

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Lure of the Thylacine: True Stories and Legendary Tales of the Tasmanian Tiger

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Lure of the Thylacine: True Stories and Legendary Tales of the Tasmanian...

Col Bailey

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Speculation by an ever-growing band of Tasmanian tiger devotees that the thylacine still exists has not wavered, despite the... [more]

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

Nick Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A gifted biologist's careful and beguiling study of why cuckoos have got away with tricking other birds into hatching and... [more]

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Seal

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Seal

Victoria Dickenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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Seal by Victoria Dickenson explores the natural and cultural history of an animal that has piqued and delighted human interest... [more]

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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

Stephen Blake

Middle Eastern history; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies; Mathematics & Sciences

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<p> <table>&lt;tbody&gt;<tr><td>This textbook surveys the major advances in the heavenly sciences from Isfahan, Maragha... [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

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A biological and cultural biography of the seashell--ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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Gold: Nature and Culture

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Gold: Nature and Culture

Rebecca Zorach, Michael W. Phillips, Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A lively, critical account of this 'noblest' of metals, examining the scientific and cultural history of gold. [more]

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Sheep

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Sheep

Philip Armstrong

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Farm & working animals

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A unique exploration of the biology and history of sheep, as well as their place in literature and the other creative arts.... [more]

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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A unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly... [more]

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Mars One: Humanity's Next Great Adventure: Inside the First Human Settlement on Mars

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Mars One: Humanity's Next Great Adventure: Inside the First Human Settlement...

Raye Kass

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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<p>You may not be able to go to Mars yourself, but thanks to Mars One, you can follow along as Mars's first permanent human... [more]

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Rust: The Longest War

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Rust: The Longest War

Jonathan Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Mechanics of solids

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A thrilling drama of man versus nature-detailing the fierce, ongoing fight against the mightiest and unlikeliest enemy: rust.... [more]

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity...

J. N. Goodier, P. G. Hodge, Jr

Mathematics & Sciences; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics); Stress & fracture

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Comprising two classic essays by experts on the mathematical theories of elasticity and plasticity, this volume is noteworthy... [more]

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