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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

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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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

Fred Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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How poignant it is to look at some of Gould's  beautiful images of our animals and know that some are no longer with... [more]

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Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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The World of Birds

The World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

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A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of... [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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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Michael Bright

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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A spectacular journey through this vast continent, with inspiring photography capturing wildlife behaviour, amazing new creatures... [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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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Naomi Klein

Political ideologies; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is... [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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Eat Less, Live Long: Get Healthy, Lose Weight and Prevent Disease with Regular Intelligent Fasting

Eat Less, Live Long: Get Healthy, Lose Weight and Prevent Disease with Regular...

Jason Shon Bennett

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

If you could do a few simple things each day that would make a massive difference to how you age, how long you live, how healthy... [more]

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

Television; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]

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The Imaginary World of

The Imaginary World of

Keri Smith

Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama); Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Prompted to think about landscape, place names, maps, currency and more, this book encourages everyone to push their imaginations... [more]

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

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

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

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

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Fast Beach Diet

Fast Beach Diet

Mimi Spencer

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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From the author of the bestselling 5:2 Fast Diet and Fast Diet Recipe Book. Mimi Spencer presents the super-fast 6-week programme... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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How I Rescued My Brain: A Psychologist's Remarkable Recovery from Stroke and Trauma

How I Rescued My Brain: A Psychologist's Remarkable Recovery from Stroke...

David Roland

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

Paperback

How I Rescued My Brain is the story of David's neurological difficulties and his remarkable cognitive recovery. It is also... [more]

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Ocean: A Photicular Book

Ocean: A Photicular Book

Carol Kaufmann

Marine biology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Children's & Educational

Hardback

The magical follow-up to Safari, Ocean uses the same lenticular-based technology that transfers fluid full-colour movies onto... [more]

$39.95

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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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