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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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Badger

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Badger

Daniel Heath Justice

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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From the iconic European badger to the African honey badger, the hog badger of Southeast Asia and the North American badger,... [more]

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy...

Thomas P. Keenan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society; Network security

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Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies, writes cyber expert Keenan, and this book gives a chilling look ahead into... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

Andrew Banks

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A puppy comes with a lot of specific challenges. From ears to paws, they are bundles of energy. Mischievous and constantly... [more]

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

Tammy Gagne

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Kittens are not cats. They have their own very specific needs and challenges. They may scratch furniture, chew on cords, and... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all - or so we think. A New History of Life offers... [more]

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents...

Frances E. Jensen

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Teenagers: advice for parents; Popular psychology

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Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of... [more]

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Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation

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Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation...

George Wuerthner, Eileen Crist, Tom Butler

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Protected natural areas have historically been the primary tool of conservationists to conserve land and wildlife. This book... [more]

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

Paul A. Longley, Michael F. Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

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<p>Effective use of today s vast geographic information (GI) resources requires more than just powerful technology for problem... [more]

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Creatures of the Night

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Creatures of the Night

Joe McDonald, Mary Ann McDonald

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The secret world of nocturnal wildlife is seldom observed, even by the keenest of nature enthusiasts. This unique book offers... [more]

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Peter Moore

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

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In 1865 a broken Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat. His grand meteorological project... [more]

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

Chris Impey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space-and then reminds us that we're already there. [more]

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They Laughed at Galileo

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They Laughed at Galileo

Albert Jack

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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That will never work... [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth - and all complex... [more]

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery into the Heart of Our World

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific...

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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A history of exploration beneath the surface of our planet, a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery over the past 150... [more]

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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips, Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips, Conquered...

Thor Hanson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

We live in a world of seeds. From our morning coffee to the cotton in our clothes, seeds surround us all day long. They give... [more]

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention...

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome

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How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human... [more]

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30-Second Evolution

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30-Second Evolution

Nicholas Battey, Mark Fellowes

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Evolution is the unifying force in modern biology, bringing together such diverse fields as microbiology, genetics and palaeontology.... [more]

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic History

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic...

John Bisney, J. L. Pickering

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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The race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union captured the popular imagination. On April 12, 1961, the... [more]

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