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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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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [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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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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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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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Ian Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Now in its 4th year, this annual collection celebrates the finest Australian science writing of the year. Why are Sydney's... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australias best-loved broadcasters. [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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

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

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

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny,... [more]

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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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The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

Dr Richard Elwes

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Does math intimidate you? Don't panic! The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you... [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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [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: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: 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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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

John Bradshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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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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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Naomi Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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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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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Sam Harris

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion & science; Popular science

Paperback

From multiple New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist, Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the millions who follow... [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]

$17.99

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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

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

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Is There Life on Mars? The 20 Big Universe Questions

Is There Life on Mars? The 20 Big Universe Questions

Stuart Clark

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Answers to the 20 biggest questions about cosmology, astronomy and the wonders of the universe. [more]

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How Big is Infinity? The 20 Big Maths Questions

How Big is Infinity? The 20 Big Maths Questions

Tony Crilly

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Answers to 20 of the most mindbending and perplexing mathematical questions. [more]

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