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Science: general issues titles - 18,882 results

The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?... [more]

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

John Wright

History; Popular science; Taxonomy & systematics

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A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world. [more]

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises... [more]

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for the Mind of God

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for...

Lynn Picknett, Clive Prince

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

Were the first scientists hermetic philosophers? What do these occult origins of modern science tell us about the universe... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Abbey's Double Rewards

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Through hopeful, astonishing stories, The Brain’s Way of Healing explains how mind, brain, and body, and the energies... [more]

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Philip Ball

Second World War; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

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While some scientists tried to create an Aryan physics that excluded any 'Jewish ideas', many others made compromises and... [more]

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A Charm of  Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

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A Charm of Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature...

Simon Flynn, Marc Allum, Daniel Allen

Reference; Popular science; Antiques & collectables; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A beautifully presented box set of three paperback Magpie miscellanies--a great gift for the curious. [more]

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

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

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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

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

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

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

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

Hardback

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

Caleb Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

Though the concept of the universe suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe... [more]

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

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

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

Jeff Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

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

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Tom Ambrose

Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

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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My Brief History

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My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

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

Hardback

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

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

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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

Hardback

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

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

Hardback

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

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The Brain That Changes Itself

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

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 Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain

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The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark...

James H. Fallon

Memoirs; Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A compelling career memoir by an award-winning neuroscientist describes how while studying his own family's brain scans for... [more]

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biophysics; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? Even in this age of cloning and synthetic... [more]

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves Healthy

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves...

Craig Hassed

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Popular medicine & health

Paperback

We have within us the potential if guided wisely to enhance human flourishing at the same time as we limit the impact of disease.... [more]

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Charles Seife

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

Zero was born as an Eastern philosophical concert and this informative and accessible history traces the story of this mysterious... [more]

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Islands: Nature and Culture

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Islands: Nature and Culture

Stephen Royle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

Paperback

Filled with illustrations, Islands is a comprehensive exploration of the geographical and cultural aspects of island life... [more]

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