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Biography: science, technology & engineering

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers...

Ali Khan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Central government policies; Medical profession; Science funding & policy

Hardback

A former director at the CDC takes us behind quarantine lines and inside the fight to contain Ebola, SARS, anthrax, and the... [more]

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The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower

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The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower

Robert Wyss

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

Hardback

A candid biography of a leading conservationist who refused to follow any path but his own. [more]

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Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America, Revised Edition

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Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in...

Edwin Danson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Surveying

Hardback

The second edition of Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America updates Edwin Danson... [more]

$106.95

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Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

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Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

Jim Ottaviani

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction

Hardback

Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis show Turing to be an eccentric, persecuted genius and a groundbreaking theoretician whose... [more]

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Darwin: All That Matters

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Darwin: All That Matters

Alison M. Pearn

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

Why does Charles Darwin still matter? By a leading academic expert. [more]

$17.99

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My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson's

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My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson's

Peter Dunlap-Shohl

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mental health services

Paperback

A narrative of the author's battle with Parkinson's disease. Traces the author's journey through depression, the disease symptoms,... [more]

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The Life of Isaac Newton

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The Life of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall

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

Paperback

A concise biography of Isaac Newton, one of the greatest scientists in history. [more]

$23.95

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Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner

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Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science

Paperback

Includes topics as diverse as magic, philosophy, religion, pseudoscience, and Alice in Wonderland. This title takes readers... [more]

$34.99

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Newton: Kosmos - Bios - Logos

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Newton: Kosmos - Bios - Logos

Irena Stepanova

Biography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

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$33.99

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The Inventor's Dilemma: The Remarkable Life of H. Joseph Gerber

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The Inventor's Dilemma: The Remarkable Life of H. Joseph Gerber

David J. Gerber

Biography: science, technology & engineering

Hardback

The extraordinary life and career of the iconic twentieth-century inventor, technologist, and business magnate H. Joseph Gerber... [more]

$69.99

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The Good Doctor

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The Good Doctor

Lance O'Sullivan

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

Paperback

The Good Doctor is the inspirational life story of Dr Lance O'Sullivan, the man who stood up to help those most in need when... [more]

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Thomas Hackworth: Locomotive Engineer

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Thomas Hackworth: Locomotive Engineer

George Turner Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Railway technology, engineering & trades; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

Thomas Hackworth has been overlooked by history. He had both the fortune and misfortune to be the brother of a renowned railway... [more]

$55.00

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Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing The World

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Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing The World

Jack Andraka

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Jack Andraka was just 15 when he invented an early detection test for three types of cancer. In 2012, working with the team... [more]

$24.99

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Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth

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Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became...

Craig Ryan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The untold story of an eccentric, scientific visionary whose death-defying research has saved millions of lives. [more]

$39.95

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The Skeleton Cupboard: Stories of Crisis, Sanity and Hope

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The Skeleton Cupboard: Stories of Crisis, Sanity and Hope

Tanya Byron

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Clinical psychology

Paperback

Tanya Byron shares powerful stories from her final years of training as a clinical psychologist. [more]

$19.99

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology

Paperback

The impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir of one of our most remarkable and accomplished physicians. [more]

$34.99

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Dan Fagin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, this is an epic of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate... [more]

$35.00

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History by Treating and Drugging JFK, Marilyn, Elvis, and Other Prominent Figures

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History...

Richard A. Lertzman, William J. Birnes

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History

Paperback

Through well-researched prose and interviews with celebrities including George Clooney, Jerry Lewis, Yogi Berra, and Sid Caesar,... [more]

$24.99

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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

CD-Extra

The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

$39.95

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A Book of Dreams

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A Book of Dreams

Peter Reich

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Hardback

Cloudbusting' was inspired by a book that I found in a shop... Written by Peter Reich, and it's called A Book of Dreams. And... [more]

$24.99

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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition

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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition

Sara Turing

Biography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

Containing never-before-published material, this fascinating account sheds new light on one of the greatest figures of the... [more]

$18.95

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Carl Jung

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Carl Jung

Paul Bishop

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Analytical & Jungian psychology

Paperback

Carl Jung is a clear and compelling critical assessment of one of the controversial and highly influential pioneers of psychology.... [more]

$27.99

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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

CD-Extra

It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis,... [more]

$44.95

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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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