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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Science

Paperback

From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking...

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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For more than 100 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 120 articles from its... [more]

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense...

Daniel Levitin

Social research & statistics; Probability & statistics; Impact of science & technology on society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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The bestselling author of The Organized Mind explains and debunks statistics in the information age We live in a world of... [more]

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Dr Karl's Short Back & Science

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Dr Karl's Short Back & Science

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Lean back and settle in for cutting-edge scientific snippets from the trend-setting Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [more]

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

Paperback

Exploring the possibilities of time travel, life on other planets, artificial intelligence, parallel universes and more, this... [more]

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first... [more]

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In Love with Betty the Crow: The First 40 Years of the Science Show

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In Love with Betty the Crow: The First 40 Years of the Science Show

Robyn Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Robyn Williams reflects on why science matters, after 40 years of ABC RN's The Science Show. [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

Paperback

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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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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The story of the fifty-year search by the world s top scientists for a missing planet, and Albert Einstein s remarkable proof... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

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

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

Paperback

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

Dava Sobel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution in astronomy... [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

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

Paperback

Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [more]

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of...

James D. Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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One of the two discoverers of DNA recalls the lively scientific quest that led to this breakthrough, from the long hours in... [more]

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained...

Robert Cave

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Examines 100 extraordinary projects, theories and experiments that have been conducted in the name of science. From spider... [more]

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

Gavin Hesketh

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

Paperback

The search for the fundamental nature of reality [more]

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

Sarah Kellett, David Shaw, Kath Kovac

Science: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Advocate - Children's

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Did you ever wonder why some insects can walk on water? Or how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies? Are you curious about why... [more]

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour...

Mary Aiken

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

Paperback

Freakonomics for our modern online lives from the world's leading cyberpsychologist and inspiration for CSI Cyber, Mary Aiken.... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

Paperback

Water is a key that unlocks much of Chinese history and thought. This secret history of China takes us on a journey through... [more]

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Popular science; Humour

Paperback

Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog... [more]

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

Martin Ford

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 [more]

$17.99

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

Greg Milner

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

Paperback

Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available... [more]

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