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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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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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Personal Intelligence

Personal Intelligence

John D. Mayer

Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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John D. Mayer, the renowned psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now draws on... [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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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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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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Art and Architecture of Insects

Art and Architecture of Insects

David M. Phillips

Art & Architecture; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders; Insects & spiders as pets

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Discover the hidden beauty of insect anatomy Clad in spiked and scaled armor, lance-like pincers at the ready, alien creatures... [more]

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Seen but Not Heard: Lilian Medland's Birds

Seen but Not Heard: Lilian Medland's Birds

Christobel Mattingley

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

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Lilian Medland has not received until now the recognition she deserves as a painter of birds. Due to world events and circumstances,... [more]

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A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

Dr Brendan Carmel, Robert Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Reptiles & amphibians as pets

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This 176-page title is the only pet owner/breeder reference on health and diseases in reptiles and amphibians in captivity,... [more]

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This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and More WTF Research

This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and...

Marc Abrahams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Humour

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The mind behind the infamous Ig Nobel Prizes presents an addictive collection of improbable research all about us - and you... [more]

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Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Brian Clegg takes readers on an incredible trip around our random universe and the chaos that underpins it. [more]

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You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

Victoria Williamson

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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A deft, unique exploration of how music makes us who we are, throughout our lives. [more]

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The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity

The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity

Steven Strogatz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Award-winning Steven Strogatz, one of the foremost popularisers of maths, has written a witty and fascinating account of maths'... [more]

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The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization

The Recursive Mind: The Origins of Human Language, Thought, and Civilization...

Michael Corballis

Psycholinguistics; Philosophy of mind; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Popular psychology

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Challenges the commonly held notion that language is what makes us uniquely human. This book argues that what distinguishes... [more]

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The Great Mathematical Problems

The Great Mathematical Problems

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's... [more]

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A Woman of Influence: Science, Men & History

A Woman of Influence: Science, Men & History

Ann Moyal

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Science: general issues

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Written from the late years of an extraordinary life, Ann Moyal's biography is a spirited narrative of her career as an eminent... [more]

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Marc Kaufman, Elon Musk

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Physics; Astrophysics; Earth sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Mars Up Close presents the story of the Curiosity Mission from the inside - showcasing the people, the technology and the... [more]

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Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Botany & plant sciences; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art...

Arthur I. Miller

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Impact of science & technology on society

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A dazzling look at the artists working on the frontiers of science. [more]

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Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem

Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude...

National Maritime Museum, Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts; Precision instruments manufacture; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude . [more]

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In the Interests of Safety: The Absurd Rules That Blight Our Lives and How We Can Change Them

In the Interests of Safety: The Absurd Rules That Blight Our Lives and How...

Tracey Brown, Michael Hanlon

Fiction & Literature; Occupational & industrial health & safety; Popular science

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Does an airline pilot really need to surrender his tweezers at airport security when he's about to board an aircraft equipped... [more]

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Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren...

Joseph F. C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming; Nuclear issues

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Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do... [more]

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