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The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Michael F. Land

Medicine; Evolution; Neurosciences; Animal physiology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Land introduces all aspects of the eye and vision in both human and animals. He looks... [more]

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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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Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will

Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will

Roger Bartra

Anthropology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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A novel study on consciousness and the brain that places culture at the center of the analysis. [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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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

Mathematics & 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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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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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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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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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs didn't die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and... [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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Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Melvin Santer

History of Western philosophy; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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A history of disease theory, from Classical Antiquity to modern times, discussing the various supposed causes to which people... [more]

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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. [more]

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Calculus for the Ambitious

Calculus for the Ambitious

T. W. Korner

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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A short introduction perfect for any 16 to 18 year old about to begin studies in mathematics. [more]

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Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Sally Elmer Peter Slater Raoul Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A visual delight that would make a wonderful gift for nature lovers or those interested in nature. [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today

A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance...

Mark Avery

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity; Wildlife: general interest

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September 1st, 2014 marks the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history--the demise of the Passenger... [more]

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No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture

No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture...

Matthew D. Tribbe

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends... [more]

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