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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

Richard Baldwin

Globalization; Sociology: work & labour; Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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The Rise of the Robots for the masses. How to survive in a world of virtual globalisation. [more]

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The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

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The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

Charles Graeber

Medicine; Diseases & disorders; Immunology; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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Draws on the experiences of patients, physicians, and researchers to explain the revolutionary development of immunotherapy... [more]

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life...

Brenda Maddox

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 <br /><br /> A rich and exuberant... [more]

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

Michael Bravo

History of other lands; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Ancient religions & mythologies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Tracing poles and polarity back to their sacred ancient civilizations, this book explores how the idea of a North Pole has... [more]

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Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture

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Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture...

Ernst Kapp

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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Translation of: Grundlinien einer Philosophie der Technik. [more]

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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority

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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science...

Robert P. Crease

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.... [more]

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Forgotten Science: Strange Ideas from the Scrapheap of History

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Forgotten Science: Strange Ideas from the Scrapheap of History

S. D. Tucker

General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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Was Jesus a giant electron? How much does a mouse's soul weigh? Can women mate with monkeys? As mad as these questions may... [more]

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean...

Lucy Siegle

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control; Self-sufficiency

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An accessible, practical and ultimately inspiring book that not only serves as a much-needed call to arms to end the plastic... [more]

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The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human

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The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human

Katharina Vestre

Medicine; Embryology; Popular science

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The Making of You is the inside story of one of nature's greatest marvels: the creation of a new human, from first cell to... [more]

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality...

James Gillies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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CERN and the Higgs boson hit the headlines and made particle physics exciting for non-scientists - here's the inside story... [more]

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Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius

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Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius

Don S. Lemons (Professor)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Thermodynamics & heat; Cryogenics

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An account of the concepts and intellectual structure of classical thermodynamics that reveals the subject's simplicity and... [more]

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Voyage of Apollo 11

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Voyage of Apollo 11

James Donovan

Biography: historical, political & military; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Space science

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The Apollo 11 mission and lunar-landing is one of the most iconic moments in history, and a landmark of technological and... [more]

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No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein's Theory of Relativity

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No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein's Theory...

Daniel J Kennefick

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

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On their 100th anniversary, the story of the extraordinary scientific expeditions that ushered in the era of relativity In... [more]

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art...

Tom McLeish

Theory of art; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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The Poetry and Music of Science examines aspects of science and art that bear close comparison - for example the art of the... [more]

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J.L. Pickering, John Bisney

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized... [more]

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what... [more]

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Without quantum physics, your breakfast - and so many other things we take for granted - wouldn't be possible... international... [more]

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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe

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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Bestselling author Marcus Chown explores some of the most profound and important science about us, our world and beyond by... [more]

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

Kate Devlin

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Robotics

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The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient... [more]

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

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Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

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Ten Drugs

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Ten Drugs

Thomas Hager

History of medicine; Pharmacology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Behind every landmark drug is a story. It could be an oddball researcher's genius insight, a catalyzing moment in geopolitical... [more]

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the...

Shoshana Zuboff

History; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society

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An important book about technology and capitalism - and what our response should be when these two giants collide.<br /><br... [more]

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Worlds of Natural History

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Worlds of Natural History

Helen Anne Curry (University of Cambridge), Nicholas Jardine (University of Cambridge), James Andrew Secord (University of Cambridge), Emma C. Spary (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

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From Aztec accounts of hibernating hummingbirds to contemporary television spectaculars, human encounters with nature have... [more]

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station...

The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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In 2008, Europe's first space laboratory was launched to the International Space Station. [more]

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

Lise Johnson, Eric Chudler

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Popular science

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How scientific reasoning explains our most common daily fears-from germs to natural disasters and everything in between. [more]

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