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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 83,121 results

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Stephen T. Garnett, Donald C. Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Global warming

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Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

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

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Peter S. Ungar

Dentistry; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

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Teeth are a vital component of vertebrate anatomy and a fundamental part of the fossil record. It was the evolution of teeth,... [more]

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Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising Power of Spontaneity

Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising...

Edward Slingerland

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Why is it hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it... [more]

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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason

Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason...

Russell Shorto

History; General & world history; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Religion & science; History of science

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A fascinating, colorful, and very readable account of early modern ideas and personalities. Shorto has a gift for storytelling.... [more]

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

Service industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [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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Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The third edition of this classic graduate-level physics text covers relativistic quantum mechanics, field quantization, causal... [more]

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Paradoxes in Mathematics

Paradoxes in Mathematics

Stanley J. Farlow

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Students and puzzle enthusiasts will get plenty of enjoyment plus some painless mathematical instruction from 30 conundrums,... [more]

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Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own

Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own...

David Toomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Xenobiotics

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A fascinating introduction to the weirdest life forms known to science and the maverick scientists who search for them. [more]

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Diamonds

Diamonds

Ian Smillie

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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Diamonds are a multi-billion dollar business involving some of the world's largest mining companies, a million and a half... [more]

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Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Including facts, stories and information drawn from across history, science, art and literature - from finger-prints to angel... [more]

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Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest... [more]

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The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children?... [more]

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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We...

Marlene Zuk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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A whip-smart, brilliantly researched expos of pseudoscientific myths about the evolutionary past and how people should live... [more]

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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

Larry Young, Brian Alexander

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Sexual behaviour; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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First published in... 2012. --T.p. verso. [more]

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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Jennifer Ouellette

Society & Social Sciences; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Neurosciences

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Dives into the miniscule ranges of variation to understand just what sets us apart. In this book, the author draws on research... [more]

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Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Harry Collins

Philosophy; Sociology & anthropology; Sociology; Education; Impact of science & technology on society

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To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common... [more]

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Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Richard Wiseman

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. This book uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain - and... [more]

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Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Lin Sutherland, Gayle Sutherland

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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This guide describes Australia's common minerals and gems, some rarities and the odd curiosity and will enable collectors... [more]

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The Autistic Brain

The Autistic Brain

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek

Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Teaching of autistic students; Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advice on parenting

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Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well... [more]

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Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Gary Klein

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Insights - like Darwin's understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick's breakthrough discoveries... [more]

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Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Gene S. Helfman, George H Burgess

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: aquatic creatures; The Earth: natural history general

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Answering every conceivable question about sharks, this book describes the biology, behavior, diversity (there are more than... [more]

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The Astronaut Wives Club

The Astronaut Wives Club

Lily Koppel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Family & relationships

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The true story of the wives behind the American Space Race, the challenges they faced in the '50s and '60s, and the 40 year... [more]

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