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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature&rsquo;s most magnificent networkers &ndash;... [more]

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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

Lawrence Krauss

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

New book by the bestselling author of A Universe From Nothing, award-winning physicist and public intellectual, Lawrence Krauss... [more]

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [more]

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

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

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking...

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

For more than 100 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 120 articles from its... [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [more]

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

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Wave Propagation in a Random Medium

Lev A. Chernov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

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Ground-breaking contribution to the literature, widely used by scientists, engineers, and students. Topics include theory... [more]

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Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies

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Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies...

Geoffrey West

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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A startlingly original 'theory of everything' from one of the world's most distinguished scientists and thinkers, forcing... [more]

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Silver: Nature and Culture

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Silver: Nature and Culture

Lindsay Shen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery); Rocks, minerals & fossils

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This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture,... [more]

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

Peter S. Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

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Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can... [more]

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How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

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How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Psychology: emotions; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Advocate - Science

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When you feel anxious, angry, happy, or surprised, what's really going on inside you? Most scientists would agree that emotions... [more]

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Insight: The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World

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Insight: The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World

Dr Tasha Eurich

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness... [more]

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned Eighteenth-Century Europe Dark

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Volcanology & seismology

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Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Spewing out sun-blocking... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Celebrates the imperfections of the human brain in all their glory, and... [more]

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds of Animals

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds...

Ben Ambridge

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new... [more]

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

Daniel Whiteson, Jorge Cham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics (50 million readers since... [more]

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And Then You're Dead: A Scientific Exploration of the World's Most Interesting Ways to Die

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And Then You're Dead: A Scientific Exploration of the World's Most Interesting...

Paul Doherty, Cody Cassidy, Kate McLennan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

What would happen if you stuck your head into a nuclear particle accelerator? What if you jumped into an interstellar black... [more]

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Science and Islam: A History

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Science and Islam: A History

Ehsan Masood

History; Religion & science; Islam; History of science

Paperback

The 'fascinating and clearly written' (New Scientist) history of the extraordinary Islamic scientific revolution between the... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

Paperback

Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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