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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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Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

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Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

David Linden

Society & Social Sciences; Mathematics & Sciences

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<p>Touch is the sense that make us human.&nbsp; It defines our experiences, shapes our sense of self, and bonds us together.... [more]

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Dan Fagin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, this is an epic of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate... [more]

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Mathematics

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Mathematics

Mike Askew

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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Do we still need mathematics? [more]

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

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

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Violence in society; Animals & society; Ethical issues & debates; Mathematics & Sciences

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In his previous bestsellers, Masson has showed us that animals can teach us much about our own emotions--love (dogs), contentment... [more]

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What That Means for Life in the Universe

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What That Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

Henry Nicholls

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

Amir D Aczel

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

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By a renowned science writer, a much-needed, clear-eyed presentation of the fact that faith in God and empirical science... [more]

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

Penny Olsen

Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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Nineteenth-century writer and journalist Louisa Atkinson was a remarkable woman. She was the author, at the age of 23, of... [more]

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Land of Sweeping Plains: Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of South-Eastern Australia

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Land of Sweeping Plains: Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of...

Nicholas Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra; Management of land & natural resources

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An accessible guide to the management and restoration of native grasslands. [more]

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland

Steve Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland covers all of Queensland's 440 named species, including 135 that occur nowhere else.... [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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There's more to being human than you think: in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explores the extraordinary world of... [more]

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm...

Lewis Dartnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Technology: general issues

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How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? [more]

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the...

Susannah Gibson

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

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Does the natural world divide neatly into 'animal, vegetable, mineral'? Discoveries in the 18th century threw the question... [more]

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious Beliefs

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious...

Snezana Lawrence, Mark McCartney

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

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This is a book on the relationship between mathematics and religious beliefs. This book shows that, throughout scientific... [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)

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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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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Science fiction; Popular science

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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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The Gamma Function

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The Gamma Function

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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This brief monograph bridges a gap between sketchy and over-complicated... [more]

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Mathematics in Civilization

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Mathematics in Civilization

H. L. Resnikoff

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Lucid presentation explores the growth, development, and far-reaching applications of trigonometry, navigation, cartography,... [more]

$42.95

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

Enrico Coen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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Offers an account of how life transforms itself - from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations.... [more]

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds...

Louise Barrett

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour

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Drawing on examples from animal behavior, comparative psychology, robotics, artificial life, developmental psychology, and... [more]

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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth

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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth...

Andrew H. Knoll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Knoll explores the deep history of life from its origins on a young planet to the incredible Cambrian explosion, with the... [more]

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

Douglas H. Erwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Offers an overview of the evidence for and against a host of hypotheses concerning extinction. This book introduces the suite... [more]

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The Age of Sustainable Development

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The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Development economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work... [more]

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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's  the Foundation of General Relativity  Featuring the Original Manuscript of Einstein's Masterpiece

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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's the Foundation...

Hanoch Gutfreund, Jurgen Renn

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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This richly annotated facsimile edition of The Foundation of General Relativity introduces a new generation of readers to... [more]

$62.00

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