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Science: general issues

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

Paperback

Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

Richard Watson

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

Paperback

From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world... [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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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

Hardback

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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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

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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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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

Paperback

From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In... [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)

Paperback

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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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Ancient Monuments the World Over

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks...

Lynne Kelly

History; Oral history; Prehistoric archaeology; Indigenous peoples; Memory; Popular science

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In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the... [more]

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

Peter C. Whybrow

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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In this optimistic and inspiring book, Peter Whybrow, the prize-winning author of American Mania, returns to offer a prescription... [more]

$23.95

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

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

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [more]

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

Lucie Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and... [more]

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

Robert Colvile

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up--and why we... [more]

$27.99

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health [more]

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [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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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

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Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [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]

$39.99

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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

Hardback

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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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Guiding you through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century, This book offers everything you... [more]

$22.99

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We are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk About Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

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We are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk About Their Work,...

Stefan Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Offers a collection of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists. This book reveal what they still... [more]

$27.99

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2015

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2015

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

<p>The annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">How... [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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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

Paperback

This book looks at fifty great calculations, exploring how and why they were developed and assessing their impact on the history... [more]

$34.99

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