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Science: general issues titles - 19,802 results

The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections,... [more]

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help us Understand Ourselves

Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery...

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

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Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace... [more]

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

Keith Parsons

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding... [more]

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don't Exist

To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to...

Evgeny Morozov

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share... [more]

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science - and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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Being Mortal: Ageing, Illness, Medicine, and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: Ageing, Illness, Medicine, and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

Biography; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients... [more]

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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Suzanne Cory

History; Impact of science & technology on society

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Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer... [more]

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and... [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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Why Aren't We Dead Yet? The Survivor's Guide to the Immune System

Why Aren't We Dead Yet? The Survivor's Guide to the Immune System

Idan Ben-Barak

Immunology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Disease - specifically infectious disease - is what eventually kills the overwhelming majority of us. [more]

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Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything

Theodore Gray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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Molecules explores hundreds of the most interesting, unusual and surprising chemical bonds and how they form to make up all... [more]

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [more]

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine...

Jeff Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and... [more]

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Tom Ambrose

Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Gift books

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For an invention with a history of just 200 years, the simple bicycle has changed the world in many ways. The History of Cycling... [more]

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Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

George Dehner

Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Influenza pandemics are not a new phenomenon; humans have a long history with the influenza virus. This book traces the origins... [more]

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Climate change. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. The Large Hadron Collider. What do these things have in common? They all... [more]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A new discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging.... [more]

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The Fabric of the Cosmos

The Fabric of the Cosmos

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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The Fabric of the Cosmos is an astonishing grand tour of the universe and the best layman's guide to current thinking on 'how... [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Society & culture: general; Management decision making; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Applied mathematics; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell

What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

Deborah Blum, Tim Folger

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, edits this year's volume of the finest science and... [more]

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Sam Harris

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion & science; Popular science

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From multiple New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist, Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the millions who follow... [more]

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