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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

Richard Evershed, Nicola Temple

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

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Horsemeat in our burgers, melamine in our infant's milk, artificial  colours in our fish and fruit... as our urban lifestyle... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory.... [more]

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for It... Every Time

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for It......

Maria Konnikova

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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True con artists - the Bernie Madoffs, the Clark Rockefellers, the Lance Armstrongs - are elegant, outsized personalities,... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

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Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Amphibians; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above... [more]

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

History; Military life & institutions; Occupational medicine; Popular science

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A New York Times Bestseller America's funniest science writer (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping... [more]

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Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human

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Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human

George Michelsen Foy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Navigation & seamanship; Travel writing

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A gripping personal and scientific odyssey to discover how humans navigate landscape, life, emotions, memory and everything... [more]

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The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything

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The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything

Adrian Bejan

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

The Physics of Life illuminates the meaning of evolution in its broadest scientific sense and empowers the reader with a new... [more]

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Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

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Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

John Bloom (Lily Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Communications engineering & telecommunications; Aerospace & aviation technology

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In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called... [more]

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The Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms

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The Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms

David S. Evans, Richard Schmalensee

Business & Economics; Business strategy; Management & management techniques; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

<p>Amazon. Alibaba. Facebook. Uber. These types of businesses&acirc;&euro;&rdquo;known as platforms, or multi-sided markets&acirc;&euro;&rdquo;are... [more]

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The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry

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The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History...

Derek Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Hardback

From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this chronology presents 250 milestones in the... [more]

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The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds: Designs, Patterns and Details

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The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds: Designs, Patterns and Details

Deborah Samuel

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

In this magnificent display of ornithological beauty, readers are given the chance to marvel at the textures and colours of... [more]

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AI: Its Nature and Future

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AI: Its Nature and Future

Margaret A. Boden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence surrounds us; in our homes, schools and offices, in our cinemas, in art galleries and - not least... [more]

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday...

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides,... [more]

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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

Charles Fernyhough

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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We all hear voices. Ordinary thinking is often a kind of conversation, filling our heads with speech: the voices of reason,... [more]

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

Matt Wilkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Animal physiology

Hardback

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. [more]

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Sara A. Lourie

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

Seahorses are extraordinary creatures. They swim upright and spend days in dancing courtship. Seahorses unveils every species,... [more]

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

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Principles of Topology

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Principles of Topology

Fred H. Croom

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Designed for a one-semester introductory course, this text covers metric spaces, general topological spaces, continuity, topological... [more]

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

Phil Torres

Religion & science; Theology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Natural disasters

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We live in a genuinely unique period of human history, one in which the alarmist's hackneyed warning that The end is near!... [more]

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

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Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles...

Sir Isaac Newton

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Classical mechanics; Mathematical physics

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Describes the acceleration, deceleration, and inertial movement; fluid dynamics; and the motions of the earth, moon, planets,... [more]

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