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Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived...

Chip Walter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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Twenty-seven human species evolved but only one remains. How did that happen? [more]

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Letters to a Young Scientist

Letters to a Young Scientist

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Applied ecology

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. [more]

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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

Thalma Lobel

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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Warm temperatures make us temporarily friendlier. The colour red causes us to perform poorly on tests. Heavy clipboards make... [more]

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The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New Edition)

The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New...

Peter Doherty

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery... [more]

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Bug Music

Bug Music

David Rothenberg

Social & political philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the North Eastern United States emerged from their seventeen year cycle - the longest... [more]

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences

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What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Joe Schwarcz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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Today, hyperbole dominates the media, which makes separating science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat,... [more]

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The Secret World of Oil

The Secret World of Oil

Ken Silverstein

Political corruption; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilisationů But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting-... [more]

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Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Physical chemistry

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In this essential guide for students of chemistry, Peter Atkins' Very Short Introduction explains the principles and phenomena... [more]

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Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease

Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease...

Brian Douglas Cooke

Personal & public health; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations. [more]

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

George M. Church, Edward Regis

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Biotechnology

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When humans can control the genetic makeup of organisms to the extent foreseen by synthetic biologists, nature will no longer... [more]

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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its discover means for our understanding of the laws of nature)

Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its...

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, whose... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Insects (entomology); Pest control; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting Your Life at Risk

Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting...

Julian Cribb

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Family & health

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From morning to night, we are surrounded by man-made chemicals, most of them untested, many of them toxic. It's the price... [more]

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Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Ramamurti Shankar

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Classical mechanics; Thermodynamics & heat; Relativity physics

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Explains the fundamental concepts of physics from Galileo's and Newton's discoveries to the twentieth-century's revolutionary... [more]

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The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral...

Herbert Gintis

Society & Social Sciences; Game theory

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Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics,... [more]

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A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

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

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [more]

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A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

Robert Conover

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Topics include sets and functions, infinite sets and transfinite numbers, topological spaces and basic concepts, product spaces,... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeology; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance...

Steven Kotler

Popular science; Extreme sports

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A razor-sharp analysis of how record-breaking exploits in extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. [more]

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather... [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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