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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?... [more]

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

Bernie Hobbs

Mathematics & Sciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

We are all fascinated by phobias and the weird and wonderful things that people are afraid of. [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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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises... [more]

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

Caleb Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

Though the concept of the universe suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe... [more]

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

Fred Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

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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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas. [more]

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for the Mind of God

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for...

Lynn Picknett, Clive Prince

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

Were the first scientists hermetic philosophers? What do these occult origins of modern science tell us about the universe... [more]

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Night School: The Life-Changing Science of Sleep

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Night School: The Life-Changing Science of Sleep

Richard Wiseman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Every night you close your eyes, become oblivious to your surroundings... [more]

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The Fast Diet: New Research, New Recipes

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The Fast Diet: New Research, New Recipes

Michael Mosley, Mimi Spencer

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Is it possible to eat well, most of the time, and get slimmer and healthier as you do it? With The Fast Diet it is. [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd

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The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd

Quentin Beresford

History; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

This is a tale that needed telling. It is an important case history in environmental campaigning and a must-read for anyone... [more]

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The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

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The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

Larry Gonick

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

A comprehensive and comical illustrated guide to algebra. [more]

$25.99

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Philip Ball

Second World War; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

While some scientists tried to create an Aryan physics that excluded any 'Jewish ideas', many others made compromises and... [more]

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

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A Charm of  Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

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A Charm of Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature...

Simon Flynn, Marc Allum, Daniel Allen

Reference; Popular science; Antiques & collectables; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A beautifully presented box set of three paperback Magpie miscellanies--a great gift for the curious. [more]

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide has been providing star gazers with everything they need to know about... [more]

$16.95

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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

$27.95

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

Keith Parsons

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding... [more]

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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

John Bradshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Paperback

Cats are the most popular pet in the world. They outnumber the dog, man's 'best friend', by three to one. Cats need not so... [more]

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

The mathematical certainty of Nate Silver meets the insights of Daniel Kahneman in this lively deconstruction of lies, damned... [more]

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

Ben Goldacre

Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The very best journalism from one of Britain's most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science... [more]

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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

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections,... [more]

$35.00

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help us Understand Ourselves

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery...

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace... [more]

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Fast Beach Diet

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Fast Beach Diet

Mimi Spencer

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

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]

$17.99

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