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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present -... [more]

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

Susan Greenfield

Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Susan Greenfield, one of the world's pre-eminent scientists, takes the reader on a guided tour of the final frontier in human... [more]

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

Martin Rees

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers. [more]

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The fastest way to learn about astronomy, from the constellations to cosmology. [more]

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Molnar

Mathematics & Sciences; Historical geology

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Plate tectonics caused a revolution in our understanding of the Earth. It has aided our understanding of why earthquakes and... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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Sex by Numbers: What Statistics Can Tell Us About Sexual Behaviour

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Sex by Numbers: What Statistics Can Tell Us About Sexual Behaviour

David Spiegelhalter

Sociology: sexual relations; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to... [more]

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come from

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come...

Luke Heaton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Mathematics is a product of human culture which has developed along with our attempts to comprehend the world around us. In... [more]

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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

Bernd Heinrich

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The story and science of how animals find their way home. [more]

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

Brian Clegg, Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Challenges a team of scholars to experiment with 50 topical science speculations at a time when the hunt for the Higgs boson... [more]

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Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life

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Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect...

Alex Bellos

Mathematics & Sciences

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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey... [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

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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In Beneath the Surface, John Hargrove paints a compelling portrait of orcas, highly intelligent and social creatures, including... [more]

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Asteroids: Relics of Ancient Time

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Asteroids: Relics of Ancient Time

Michael K. Shepard

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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An engaging read for anyone curious about asteroids and what they may mean for our future - both as threats and opportunities.... [more]

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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding...

Leonard Mlodinow

Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Guides us through the critical eras and events in the development of science. This book offers a tribute to humanity's intellectual... [more]

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Einstein's Dice and Schrodinger's Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics

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Einstein's Dice and Schrodinger's Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum...

Paul Halpern

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

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Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrodinger were friends and comrades-in-arms against what they considered the most preposterous... [more]

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Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World

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Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World

Sam Droege, Laurence Packer

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Bees includes more than 100 of the most eye-catching varieties of bees in stunning, up-close photographs. Enjoy the diversity... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code...

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough... [more]

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Science fiction; Popular science

Hardback

Doctor Who stories are many things: thrilling adventures, historical dramas, tales of love and war and jelly babies. They're... [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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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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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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Jonas Salk: A Life

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Jonas Salk: A Life

Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs

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

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The first full biography of Jonas Salk offers a complete picture of the enigmatic figure, from his early years working on... [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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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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