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Science: general issues

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Charles Darwin: Destroyer of Myths

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Charles Darwin: Destroyer of Myths

Andrew Norman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; The environment; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Pen & Sword Discovery, 2013. [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

$32.99

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The Medical Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine

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The Medical Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine

Clifford A. Pickover

Medicine; Popular science

Paperback

Exploring 250 milestone discoveries in medicine spanning more than 12,000 years, Pickover brings insight and acumen to the... [more]

$34.99

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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Discover the final puzzle piece to complete Darwin's theory of evolution in this landmark book from one of today's most inventive... [more]

$19.99

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Child & developmental psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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Great Victorian Discoveries: Astounding Revelations and Misguided Assumptions

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Great Victorian Discoveries: Astounding Revelations and Misguided Assumptions...

Caroline Rochford

History; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

Exactly what was the four-footed bird? Find out the answer to this and other weird and wonderful discoveries made by Victorian... [more]

$28.95

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Alchemy and Alchemists

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Alchemy and Alchemists

Sean Martin

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

<p>Alchemy has traditionally been viewed as ‚??the history of an error‚??, an example of mediaeval gullibility and greed,... [more]

$17.99

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves...

Bob Berman

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Astronomy, space & time; Light (optics); Geophysics

Paperback

From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.... [more]

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House of Karls

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House of Karls

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In the ruthless pursuit of scientific fact, there is no candidate more formidable than Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Power hungry... [more]

$19.99

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The Naked Surgeon: The Power and Peril of Transparency in Medicine

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The Naked Surgeon: The Power and Peril of Transparency in Medicine

Samer A. M. Nashef

Medicine; Surgery; Popular science

Paperback

We are not meant to touch hearts. We all have one, but most of us will never see one. [more]

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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age

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A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing...

Matt Richtel

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Neurosciences

Paperback

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence... [more]

$29.99

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The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

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The Physics Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Physics

Clifford A. Pickover

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Explores 250 milestone discoveries in the field of physics that span a historical timeline extending from 13.7 billion years... [more]

$34.99

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [more]

$21.99

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The Perfect Theory

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The Perfect Theory

Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

Paperback

An engaging popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, taking in the sheer magnificence of its discovery,... [more]

$22.99

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The Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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The Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells...

Helen Scales

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

Paperback

A biological and cultural biography of the seashell - ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

$29.99

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The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World

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The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World...

Jeremy Black

History; General & world history; Impact of science & technology on society; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Information is power. For more than five hundred years the success or failure of nations has been determined by a country's... [more]

$43.95

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

Brian Clegg, Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Challenges a team of scholars to experiment with 50 topical science speculations at a time when the hunt for the Higgs boson... [more]

$19.99

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

Amir D Aczel

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

Paperback

By a renowned science writer, a much-needed, clear-eyed presentation of the fact that faith in God and empirical science... [more]

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the...

Susannah Gibson

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Does the natural world divide neatly into 'animal, vegetable, mineral'? Discoveries in the 18th century threw the question... [more]

$34.95

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Food Unwrapped: Lifting the Lid on How Our Food is Really Produced

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Food Unwrapped: Lifting the Lid on How Our Food is Really Produced

Daniel Tapper

Popular science; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Is a glass of red wine a day actually good for you? Do free-range eggs really taste better? How does coffee become decaffeinated?... [more]

$39.99

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

Nicholas Carr

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

Shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on... [more]

$35.00

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents...

Frances E. Jensen

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Teenagers: advice for parents; Popular psychology

Paperback

Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of... [more]

$29.99

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

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

Paperback

A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

$19.99

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They Laughed at Galileo

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They Laughed at Galileo

Albert Jack

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

That will never work... The new title from the author behind Red Herrings and White Elephants. [more]

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The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

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The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

David Quammen

HIV & AIDS; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In this frightening and fascinating masterpiece (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.... [more]

$24.95

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