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Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne found God in science and religion

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Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne found God in science and religion

Dean Nelson, Karl W. Giberson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & science; Christian theology; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Key issues in science and religion through the life and work of John Polkinghorne. [more]

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The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould

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The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould

Richard York, Brett Clark

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Sociology; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Stephen Jay Gould was not only a leading paleontologist and evolutionary theorist, he was also a humanist with an enduring... [more]

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Making Waves

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Making Waves

David G. Penington

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Universities; Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services

Hardback

Throughout his academic and medical careers, David Penington has been an agent of change. Here, one of Australia's leading... [more]

$69.99

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer who worked the same land... [more]

$34.99

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Len Beadell's Legacy: Australia's Atomic Bomb and Rocket Roads

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Len Beadell's Legacy: Australia's Atomic Bomb and Rocket Roads

Ian Bayly

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Highway & traffic engineering

Hardback

Combines a concise account of the history of the roads made by Len Beadell and the several men that comprised the Gunbarrel... [more]

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Making The Cut

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Making The Cut

Mohamed Khadra

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medical profession

Paperback

An intern makes his first cut and is ridiculed by his tutor. An old woman is brought back to life against her will, only for... [more]

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Evolution: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870

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Evolution: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin 1860-1870

Frederick H. Burkhardt, Alison M. Pearn, Samantha Evans

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Explore Darwin's world in a unique, first hand account through his letters, many of which have never been published before.... [more]

$86.95

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Fifty Years of Human Genetics: A Festschrift and liber amicorum to celebrate the life and work of George Robert Fraser

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Fifty Years of Human Genetics: A Festschrift and liber amicorum to celebrate...

Oliver Mayo, Carolyn Leach

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

George Fraser has been a significant contributor to human and clinical genetics in the last half century. He has made contributions... [more]

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Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

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Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough...

Melissa A Schilling

Biography: business & industry; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

From historical figures such as Marie Curie to contemporaries such as Steve Jobs, a handful of innovators have changed the... [more]

$22.99

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The Man Who Knew Infinity (Film Tie-In)

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The Man Who Knew Infinity (Film Tie-In)

Robert Kanigel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

* 'One of the finest, best-documented biographies ever published about a modern mathematician' - Martin Gardner [more]

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A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson

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A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson

Candy Carson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Politics & government; Medical profession

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The calling of a neurosurgeon isn t easy to live out, and Ben has been required to go above and beyond the call of duty many... [more]

$93.25  $83.95

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I, Woz

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I, Woz

Steve Wozniak

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

The co-founder of the Apple computer tells his exclusive story for the first time [more]

$22.99

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A Five Element Legacy

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A Five Element Legacy

Nora Franglen

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Chinese medicine & acupuncture

Paperback

Nora Franglen reflects on a lifetime of practising five element acupuncture, offering advice and insights into developing... [more]

$32.99

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A Mind at Play: The Brilliant Life of Claude Shannon, Inventor of the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: The Brilliant Life of Claude Shannon, Inventor of the Information...

Jimmy Sonni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Social & cultural history; Mathematics

Paperback

An incredible biography of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon, the neglected architect... [more]

$50.95

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Unblinded: One Man's Courageous Journey Through Darkness to Sight

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Unblinded: One Man's Courageous Journey Through Darkness to Sight

Traci Medford-Rosow, Kevin Coughlin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness; Coping with disability; Complementary therapies, healing & health

Paperback

Unblinded is the true story of the only known person in the world to have lost his or her sight only to regain it again twenty... [more]

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Ships of Mercy: The remarkable fleet bringing hope to the world's poorest people

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Ships of Mercy: The remarkable fleet bringing hope to the world's poorest...

Don Stephens

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

Paperback

The improbable but thrilling story of how a Colorado farm boy built a navy, how a decrepit ocean liner learned to be a hospital,... [more]

$22.99

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For Science King & Country: The Life and Legacy of Henry Moseley

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For Science King & Country: The Life and Legacy of Henry Moseley

Roy MacLeod

Biography: science, technology & engineering; First World War; Physics

Paperback

The book traces the life and loss of a scientist whose short but mercurial career, brought suddenly to an end by the Great... [more]

$49.99

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology:...

Thomas Dolby

Electronic music; Music recording & reproduction; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Acoustic & sound engineering

Paperback

The `engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby... [more]

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Water at the Roots: Poems and Insights of a Visionary Farmer

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Water at the Roots: Poems and Insights of a Visionary Farmer

Philip Britts

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Poetry by individual poets; The environment

Paperback

In a society uprooted by war, industrialization, hate-filled ideology, and dehumanizing technology, a revolutionary farmer-poet... [more]

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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us...

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mental health services; History of engineering & technology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

Paperback

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$54.95  $49.45

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Tu Youyou's Journey In The Search For Artemisinin

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Tu Youyou's Journey In The Search For Artemisinin

Wenhui Zhang, Manyuan Wang, Lan Yang

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Complementary medicine; Chinese medicine & acupuncture

Paperback

As Tu Youyou is the first female scientist from China to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, this win created a... [more]

$69.00

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Sailor for the Wild: On Maine, Conservation and Boats

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Sailor for the Wild: On Maine, Conservation and Boats

Ben Emory

Biography: science, technology & engineering; The environment; Conservation of the environment; Boating

Paperback

Inspired by Maine's extraordinary land-and-seascape, the author recounts a lifetime of intertwined adventures on the water,... [more]

$37.95  $34.15

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A Stitch of Time: The Year a Brain Injury Changed My Language and Life

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A Stitch of Time: The Year a Brain Injury Changed My Language and Life

Lauren Marks

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medical profession; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology

Paperback

An eloquent memoir of a 27 year old actress who suffered a massive brain aneurysm onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival,... [more]

$29.95  $26.35

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Save The Planet: An Amazonian Tribal Leader Fights for His People, The Rainforest, and The Earth

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Save The Planet: An Amazonian Tribal Leader Fights for His People, The Rainforest,...

Almir Narayamoga Surui, Corine Sombrun

Biography: science, technology & engineering; The environment; Applied ecology

Paperback

Almir Sarayamoga Surui, the Amazonian tribal chieftain of the indigenous Surui people, is a leader in the fight to save the... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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Richard Feynman: A Life in Science

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Richard Feynman: A Life in Science

John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Richard Feynman won a Nobel prize for his discoveries concerning the behaviour of electrons. His science and personality are... [more]

$22.99

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