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The Knowledge Wars

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The Knowledge Wars

Peter Doherty

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Global warming; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Climate scientists have warned that we need to change our behaviour in ways that are both inconvenient and threaten established... [more]

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The Nature of the Beast: The First Scientific Evidence on the Survival of Apemen into Modern Times

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The Nature of the Beast: The First Scientific Evidence on the Survival of...

Bryan Sykes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Monsters & legendary beings

Paperback

Almost, but not quite human, the yeti and its counterparts from wild regions of the world, still exert a powerful atavistic... [more]

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Ray Kurzweil PhD

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

The bold futurist and bestselling author explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain. Kurzweil... [more]

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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens

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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens

Andrea Wulf

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

Hardback

Originally published: London: William Heinemann, 2012. [more]

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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

Alan Boss

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

From one of the leaders of the search for extrasolar planets, a riveting account of the next breakthrough: the imminent discovery... [more]

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The Coast of Australia

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The Coast of Australia

Andrew D. Short, Colin D. Woodroffe

Mathematics & Sciences; Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

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The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast. [more]

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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

Biography; Public health & preventive medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Biography

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For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty -... [more]

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

Paperback

How close is the great climate crisis? Can our desire to overcome it drive humanity's next great waves of positive technological... [more]

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People...

Steve Silberman

Medicine; Popular science

Paperback

A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and... [more]

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

Christophe Galfard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

Paperback

An instant popular science classic that explains the mysteries of physics for readers of all ages. [more]

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Lasseter's Gold

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Lasseter's Gold

Warren Brown

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

When Harold Bell Lasseter disappeared it could have been the end of a mystery that began the day he staggered out of the desert... [more]

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Prehistoric Marine Life in Australia's Inland Sea

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Prehistoric Marine Life in Australia's Inland Sea

Danielle Clode

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

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Step back to a time when Australia's red centre was flooded by a vast shallow ocean, the Eromanga Sea. While dinosaurs stalked... [more]

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

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The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

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The Cancer Recovery Guide

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The Cancer Recovery Guide

Dr Kerryn Phelps

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

Paperback

From Australia's most trusted GP Professor Kerryn Phelps comes a comprehensive, clear and compassionate guide for cancer-sufferers... [more]

$34.99

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2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

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2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

Chris Rapley, Duncan Macmillan

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

'An engrossing overview of the most urgent issue of the century' The Times [more]

$19.99

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

Richard Bird

History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key... [more]

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

Anthony Barnosky, Elizabeth Hadly

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Global warming

Paperback

Will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity's future rather than its past? The grand challenge of the 21st century... [more]

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Forgetiquette: What to Do When Someone You Love Begins to Forget

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Forgetiquette: What to Do When Someone You Love Begins to Forget

Joan Sauers

Medicine; Coping with illness; Humour

Hardback

What to do when someone you love begins to forget. Having a loved one with memory loss is no laughing matter, but a little... [more]

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The Brain: Ponderables

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The Brain: Ponderables

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

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How We'll Live on Mars

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How We'll Live on Mars

Stephen Petranek

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science

Hardback

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. [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

Paperback

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

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

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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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 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

Hardback

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

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War of the Whales: A True Story

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War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Two men face off against an all-powerful navy-and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. [more]

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