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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability Rule Our Lives

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability...

Haim Shapira

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

Paperback

This book provides many humorous anecdotes and insightful examples of how our daily lives are affected by Game Theory. Game... [more]

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Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know

Pamela Hill

Environmental economics; International environmental law; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Pollution & threats to the environment

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In 1962, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring sounded an alarm: the natural environment is being dangerously degraded because of... [more]

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The Turing Guide

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The Turing Guide

Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; History of mathematics; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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This carefully edited resource brings together contributions from some of the world's leading experts on Alan Turing to create... [more]

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

Wendy Moore

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

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From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, the story of two pioneering men of science, and a nation in thrall to mesmerism...... [more]

$32.99

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A Dictionary of Science

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A Dictionary of Science

Jonathan Law

Reference; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics

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This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human... [more]

$26.95

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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - And Us

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The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes...

Richard O Prum

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Birds (ornithology); Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed the taste for the... [more]

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Miracle Cure: The Creation of Antibiotics and the Birth of Modern Medicine

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Miracle Cure: The Creation of Antibiotics and the Birth of Modern Medicine...

William Rosen

Medical laboratory testing & techniques; History of medicine; Pharmacology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

For fans of Microbe Hunters The epic history of how antibiotics were born, saving millions of lives and creating a vast new... [more]

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The Plant Hunters

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The Plant Hunters

Carolyn Fry

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Science

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A story of our fascination with plants and the discovery of new species. This book traces the establishment of botanical gardens... [more]

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

Professor Joanna Bourke

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; History of ideas; History of medicine; Pain & pain management; Popular science

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The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding... [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Fishes (ichthyology)

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We found Nemo and we're looking for Dory - now we need a radical rethink of the way we think about fish [more]

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Eureka!: The Birth of Science

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Eureka!: The Birth of Science

Andrew Gregory

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

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An exploration of the eruption of scientific activity in the Ancient Greek world [more]

$19.99

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

Cath Ennis

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A brand new science title in the renowned graphic novel-style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series. [more]

$12.99

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Quantum Fuzz: The Strange True Makeup of Everything Around Us

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Quantum Fuzz: The Strange True Makeup of Everything Around Us

Michael S. Walker

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Advocate - Science

Hardback

A lucid introduction to the basics of quantum physics for the lay reader, showing how much the scientific understanding of... [more]

$49.99

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

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Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

Matthew J. James

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Evolution

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The story of the 1905-1906 voyage by the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, during which over 78,000... [more]

$41.95

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

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Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence...

Richard Yonck

Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence; Computer vision; User interface design & usability

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For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

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Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution is Poisoning Our Brains

Barbara Demeneix

Child & developmental psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Abnormal psychology; Medicine; Neurosciences

Hardback

In today's world, everyone carries in their bloodstream a toxic assortment of dozens of industrially produced chemicals. Not... [more]

$37.95

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The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe

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The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Life, the universe and everything from science communicator extraordinaire Brian Clegg [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

$30.95

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The Continental Drift Controversy: Volume 1, Wegener and the Early Debate

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The Continental Drift Controversy: Volume 1, Wegener and the Early Debate...

Henry R. Frankel

Mathematics & Sciences; Geological surface processes (geomorphology); Historical geology

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The definitive account of the early debate over Wegener's theory of continental drift, based on extensive interviews and archival... [more]

$92.95

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Religion Within Reason

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Religion Within Reason

Steven M. Cahn

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Spirituality & religious experience; Philosophy of science; History of science

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In the views of most believers and critics, religion is essentially connected to the existence of a supernatural deity. If... [more]

$43.99

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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

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Algebra: Polynomials, Galois Theory, and Applications

Frederic Butin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Precise, self-contained treatment advances from introductory material to extensions that contribute to a comprehensive understanding... [more]

$65.00

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

$20.95

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Sustainability

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Sustainability

Leslie Paul Thiele

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The pursuit of sustainability has generated lifestyle changes for individuals across the globe; innovations within the arts... [more]

$35.95

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Skeptic

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Skeptic

Michael Shermer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Skeptic, Michael Shermer turns a critical eye toward questions big, small, and trivial. His trademark combination of... [more]

$24.99

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

Paperback

A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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