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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business...

Eric Schmidt III, Jared A. Cohen

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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The must-read book for anyone concerned about the present and the future [more]

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The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend

The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend...

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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The international bestseller that reveals the amazing mind of your favourite friend [more]

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Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Mark Jerome Walters

Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Every time we sneeze, there seems to be a new form of flu: bird flu, swine flu, Spanish flu, Hong Kong flu, H5N1, and most... [more]

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Historical geology; Global warming

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In this Very Short Introduction Jamie Woodward examines the environmental shifts that took place during the Great Ice Age... [more]

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The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

Barrett O'Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph... [more]

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The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual Change

The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual...

Paul Thagard

Philosophy; Drug-induced states; Bio-ethics

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A cognitive science perspective on scientific development, drawing on philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and computational... [more]

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What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night

What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up...

John Brockman

Social forecasting, future studies; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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John Brockman, editor of This Will Make You Smarter, presents his latest thought-provoking book, featuring insights from... [more]

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Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Trace Fossils

Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Trace Fossils...

Anthony J. Martin

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

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CSI meets Jurassic Park in a fascinating, revelatory look at dinosaurs and their world through the million-year-old clues... [more]

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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change

A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change

John Glassie

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 An Atlantic Wire Best Book of 2012 A New York Times Book Review Editor's... [more]

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The Germ Code: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes

The Germ Code: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes

Jason Tetro

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science

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Human beings are engaged in a 'war on germs', in which they develop ever-more sophisticated weapons and defensive strategies.... [more]

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My Age of Anxiety

My Age of Anxiety

Scott Stossel

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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Guides us across the terrain of an affliction that is pervasive yet too often misunderstood. This title presents an astonishing... [more]

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Rabbit

Rabbit

Victoria Dickenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Rabbits & rodents as pets

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In this richly illustrated book Victoria Dickenson explores the natural and cultural history of the rabbit, a winsome long-eared... [more]

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The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success

The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success

Jed Rubenfeld, Amy Chua

Society & Social Sciences; Popular science; Child care & upbringing; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Why do Jews win so many Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes? Why are Mormons running the business and finance sectors? Why do... [more]

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Blood: The Stuff of Life

Blood: The Stuff of Life

Lawrence Hill

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Blood, bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood,... [more]

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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Phillip F Schewe

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

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Freeman Dyson has been influential in many fields over his long and legendary career, including quantum physics, national... [more]

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Desert: Nature and Culture

Desert: Nature and Culture

Roslynn Haynes

Mathematics & Sciences; Arid zones, deserts

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Desert takes a fresh look at one of the most significant natural aspects of our planet, as both a geographical feature... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics

The Best Writing on Mathematics

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Offers a panoramic view of mathematics in contemporary society; Terence Tao discusses aspects of universal mathematical laws... [more]

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What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biochemistry; Molecular biology

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Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrodinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists... [more]

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An Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned Eighteenth-Century Europe Dark

An Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Volcanology & seismology

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The 1783 eruption of Laki led to Europe's year without summer - and it is due again soon. This book tells the story of the... [more]

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The Science of Cheese

The Science of Cheese

Michael H. Tunick

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry; Food & beverage technology

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Describes the science of cheese making, from chemistry to biology, in a lively way that is readable for both the food scientist... [more]

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Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Nicola Davies

Science: general issues; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

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There are living things so tiny millions could fit on a dot. They are vital for life on earth, and do all sorts of things... [more]

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Longitude

Longitude

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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In the tercentenary year of the Longitude Act, Fourth Estate present an anniversary edition of Dana Sobel's bestselling history... [more]

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

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

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson PH.D.

Violence in society; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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From bestselling author Jeffrey Masson, an eye-opening book about the animals at the top of the food chain--orcas, big cats,... [more]

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Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age

Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age

James Secord

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Whilst political and social events shook continental Europe, scientific developments were changing the way we understood the... [more]

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You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We...

Hiawatha Bray

Historical geography; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; History of engineering & technology; Travel & holiday guides

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The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS--and the consequent decline of privacy What... [more]

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