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Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

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Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

James Lovelock

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The environment

Paperback

The story of a life as an independent scientist. James Lovelock tells us the history behind his Gaia theory and talks us through... [more]

$29.99

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Humanities

CD-Audio

Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed... [more]

$49.95

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Under the Microscope: The Story of an Australian Medical Pioneer

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Under the Microscope: The Story of an Australian Medical Pioneer

Professor Earl Owen

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Surgery; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Under the Microscope is the story of an extraordinary man, his many life-changing inventions, and his exceptional life and... [more]

$34.99

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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; Popular science

Audio

Skloot brilliantly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks--a woman whose cells have been unwittingly used for scientific... [more]

$39.95

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Man with His Head in the Clouds: James Sadler: the First Englishman to Fly

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Man with His Head in the Clouds: James Sadler: the First Englishman to Fly...

Richard O. Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Regional & national history; British & Irish history

Hardback

Witty and engaging biography of James Sadler, the first Englishman to fly - in 1784, he rose approximately 3,600 feet over... [more]

$39.99

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering

Audio

Alan Turing was the extraordinary Cambridge mathematician who masterminded the cracking of the German Enigma ciphers and transformed... [more]

$44.95

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William Cox: Blue Mountains Road Builder and Pastoralist

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William Cox: Blue Mountains Road Builder and Pastoralist

Richard Cox

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

Paperback

William Cox (1764??1837) was a soldier, road builder, and pioneering pastoralist in the colony of New South Wales. He made... [more]

$29.95

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The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin

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The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin...

Andrew L. Jenks

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

Paperback

Let's go! With that, the boyish, grinning Yuri Gagarin launched into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human being... [more]

$68.00

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition

Charles Darwin

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

Paperback

Offers Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece that brings his life and controversial theories into full view. This... [more]

$37.99

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world

Tracy Kidder

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine: general issues

Paperback

As a medical student, Dr Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools... [more]

$24.99

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Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout

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Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout

Lauren Redniss

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Chemistry; History of engineering & technology; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

Paperback

The name Marie Curie is enshrined in every schoolchild's mind as one of the earliest and most inspirational female pioneers... [more]

$50.00

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Snake-bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park

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Snake-bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park

Kevin Markwell, Nancy Cushing

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This book traces the life and times of Eric Worrell, the original reptile danger man and naturalist, and the iconic tourist... [more]

$39.95

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No, It Is Not in My Head: The Journey of a Chronic Pain Survivor from Wheelchair to Marathon

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No, It Is Not in My Head: The Journey of a Chronic Pain Survivor from Wheelchair...

Nicole Hemmenway

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Popular psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

Diagnosed with a neurological and chronic pain disorder and written off by mainstream medicine as being untreatable and incurable,... [more]

$34.99

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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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Straight On Till Morning: The Life Of Beryl Markham

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Straight On Till Morning: The Life Of Beryl Markham

Mary S. Lovell

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

* Reissue of the acclaimed biography of Beryl Markam [more]

$29.99

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Einstein: His Life and Universe

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Einstein: His Life and Universe

Walter Isaacson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Chase for Beauty

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Chase for Beauty

Robert Mendelson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Medical profession

Paperback

Dr. Hurwitzs real-life drama of murder, love, malpractice, and medical breakthroughs results in an unparalleled chase for... [more]

$29.99

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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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Chase for Beauty

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Chase for Beauty

Robert Mendelson

Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Medical profession; Coping with death & bereavement

Hardback

Dr. Hurwitzs real-life drama of murder, love, malpractice, and medical breakthroughs results in an unparalleled chase for... [more]

$47.99

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Brunel: The Man Who Built the World

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Brunel: The Man Who Built the World

Steven Brindle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Bridges

Paperback

A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities.... [more]

$24.99

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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]

$22.99

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

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How to Think Like Stephen Hawking

Daniel Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

How to Think Like Stephen Hawking reveals the key motivations, desires and philosophies that make Hawking one of the world's... [more]

$27.99

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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Luke Dittrich

Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; History of medicine; History of science

Audio

Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King * in this propulsive, haunting journey into the life of the most studied human research subject... [more]

$130.95  $117.85

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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

Audio

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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Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

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Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

Victoria Sweet

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Doctor patient relationship; Complementary medicine

Paperback

The award-winning author of God's Hotel offers a radical reimagining of how we practice medicine -- [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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