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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Damon Gameau

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

Steven Strogatz

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; History of mathematics; Popular science

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A magisterial history of calculus (and the people behind it) from one of the world's foremost mathematicians. [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

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

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age...

Elaine Kasket

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [more]

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

Nessa Carey

Medical genetics; Gene therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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The cutting-edge science that will revolutionise the way we prevent disease [more]

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Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics

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Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics

R. Stephen Berry

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Thermodynamics & heat

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A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but... [more]

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman...

Tracy Daugherty

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

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Explore the evolution of astronomy from Dante to Einstein, as seen through the eyes of trailblazing Victorian astronomer Mary... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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On the Trail of Stardust: The Guide to Finding Micrometeorites: Tools, Techniques, and Identification

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On the Trail of Stardust: The Guide to Finding Micrometeorites: Tools, Techniques,...

Jon Larsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time

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In On the Trail of Stardust, citizen scientist extraordinaire Jon Larsen explains the gear and techniques necessary for finding,... [more]

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Borrowed Time: The Science of How and Why We Age

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Borrowed Time: The Science of How and Why We Age

Sue Armstrong

Medicine; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Life sciences: general issues

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As featured on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week 'A rich, timely study for the era of global ageing ' Nature The ageing... [more]

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The History of Science

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The History of Science

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Mankind has forever strived to learn. The tribe with the better weapons can hunt more efficiently, defend itself better and... [more]

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Good to Go: How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion

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Good to Go: How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion

Christie Aschwanden

Popular science; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Good to Go is the first decisive exploration of recovery science and the crucial role it plays in optimizing training performance.... [more]

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest...

Graham Farmelo

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Advocate - Science

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Many of the world's leading physicists are confident that they are on track to discover a new understanding of the universe... [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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Guns, Germs and Steel

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Guns, Germs and Steel

Jared Diamond

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSWhy has human history unfolded so differently across the... [more]

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (Patterns of Life)

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSIn recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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It has the power to do vastly more for gender equality than any number of feminist manifestos ... revolutionary to a glorious... [more]

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against... [more]

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

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Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

David K Hecht (Bowdoin College), Emilio Lobato (Illinois State University), Corrine Zimmerman (Illinois State University)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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Case studies, personal accounts, and analysis show how to recognize and combat pseudoscience in a post-truth world. [more]

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy,...

Govert Schilling

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Gravity; Astrophysics

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The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert... [more]

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