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When Breath Becomes Air

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When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oncology; Neurosurgery; Coping with illness

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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with... [more]

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The Case Against Sugar

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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes

Food & society; Medicine; Popular science; Diets & dieting

Paperback

More than half a billion adults and 40 million children on the planet are obese. Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Evidence... [more]

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist You've Never Heard of

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist...

Joel N. Shurkin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known... [more]

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel, Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

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A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers... [more]

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of science; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

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Eat Right 4 Your Type: Fully Revised with 10-Day Jump-Start Plan

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Eat Right 4 Your Type: Fully Revised with 10-Day Jump-Start Plan

Peter D'Adamo

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Demonstrates how working with your blood type plays a key role in losing weight, avoiding disease and promoting fitness and... [more]

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Sweet Poison: Why Sugar Makes Us Fat

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Sweet Poison: Why Sugar Makes Us Fat

David Gillespie

Food & society; Medicine; Fitness & diet

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David Gillespie was 40kg overweight, lethargic, sleep-deprived and the father of four, with twins on the way. He knew he needed... [more]

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The New Nature

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The New Nature

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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The time has to come to reinvent nature. The natural world is adapting to humans and changing fast. Our cities and farms are... [more]

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The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep Your Brain Young

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The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep...

Preston W. Estep

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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Join the 'Mindspan Elite' - an esteemed scientist outlines a revolutionary plan that will forever change how you think about... [more]

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed...

Sharon Weinberger

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

<b>The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the most authoritative account we have of the... [more]

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search...

Michael Summers, Clarence J Robinson Professor of Physics James Trefil (George Mason University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

Astronomer Michael Summers and physicist James Trefil explore remarkable recent discoveries. [more]

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Crown Street Women's Hospital: A History 1893-1983

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Crown Street Women's Hospital: A History 1893-1983

Judith Godden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; History of medicine; Gynaecology & obstetrics

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Crown Street Women's Hospital was the largest women's hospital in NSW. Located in the heart of Surry Hills, it was a referral... [more]

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Gemmology

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Gemmology

Peter G. Read

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems

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Since Gemmology was published, readers have used it to gain an in-depth appreciation of the science of gemmology, its history... [more]

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Future Arctic: Field Notes from a World on the Edge

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Future Arctic: Field Notes from a World on the Edge

Edward Struzik

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

A veteran journalist explores the changing Arctic and why it should matter to the rest of the world. [more]

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science... [more]

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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped...

Margot Lee Shetterly

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences

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#1 New York Times Bestseller NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Oscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay Set... [more]

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Captain James Cook

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Captain James Cook

Rob Mundle

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime... [more]

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Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography: Reform, Revolt and Rebellion

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Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography: Reform, Revolt and Rebellion

Malte Ebach

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

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The story of the evolution of biogeographical practice in Australasia. [more]

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Reed Concise Guide Frogs of Australia

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Reed Concise Guide Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cooking for parties

Paperback

A new title in our existing popular series of the Reed Concise Field Guides to Australian Wildlife. This is the ultimate pocket... [more]

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From Matter to Life: Information and Causality

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From Matter to Life: Information and Causality

Sara Imari Walker, Paul C. W. Davies, George F. R. Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

Hardback

This book tackles the most difficult and profound open questions about life and its origins from an information-based perspective.... [more]

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Get Well Soon

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Get Well Soon

Jennifer Wright

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Get Well Soon delivers the gruesome, morbid details of some of the worst plagues in human history, as well as stories of the... [more]

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Dementia: What You Need to Know: Practical Advice for Families, Professionals, and People Living with Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Around the World

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Dementia: What You Need to Know: Practical Advice for Families, Professionals,...

June Andrews

Medicine; Coping with illness

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Across the world, 44 million people live with dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents,... [more]

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious. [more]

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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies...

Gabrielle M. Finn

Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Hardback

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows... [more]

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