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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

Jurgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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An insightful look inside the life of a hive and the bees that make it a home. [more]

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Unwell: What Makes a Disease a Disease?

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Unwell: What Makes a Disease a Disease?

Mike McRae

Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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Nostalgia used to be a killer nervous condition. Emotional women were once treated with a good orgasm, left-handed folk were... [more]

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

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The Future of Everything: Big, Audacious Ideas for a Better World

Tim Dunlop

Politics & government; Impact of science & technology on society

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We are in the middle of the greatest technological revolution in history. Its epicentre lies in Silicon Valley, but its impacts... [more]

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The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club

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The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club

Eileen Pollack

Gender studies: women; Sociology: work & labour; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Named one of the notable nonfiction books of 2015 by The Washington Post A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still... [more]

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

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The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial...

Patrick Nunn

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular science; Historical geology; Global warming

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In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found... [more]

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

Giles Sparrow

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Space science

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this well-informed and lucid book takes a comprehensive... [more]

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The Centre of the Earth: The Traveller's Guide

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The Centre of the Earth: The Traveller's Guide

Douglas Jerram

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Geology & the lithosphere

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Imagine you could travel to any place and any time in the entire universe. Where would you go to? To Mars? To the Big Bang?... [more]

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The Number Games: Numbers. Trivia. Puzzles. Fun!

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The Number Games: Numbers. Trivia. Puzzles. Fun!

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Who's smarter - a four-year-old chimp or a four-year-old human? How much does it cost to stop a computer virus? And will... [more]

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Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

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Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science

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Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career... [more]

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation...

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Technology: general issues; History of engineering & technology

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The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists... [more]

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Tree: A Life Story

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Tree: A Life Story

David Suzuki, Wayne Grady

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Only God can make a tree, wrote Joyce Kilmer in one of the most celebrated of poems. The richly detailed text and Bateman's... [more]

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The Physics Behind...

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The Physics Behind...

Russ Swan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics; Nuclear structure physics

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Peer into the matrix with The Physics Behind... and uncover the extraordinary science behind everyday life. [more]

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

The bug to save the millennium? [more]

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

James Geach

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Have you ever wondered how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic... [more]

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Psychology

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Psychology

Jeremy Stangroom

Psychology; Popular science

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Psychology: 50 in 500 sheds light on these and other crucial questions by examining the ideas and work of fifty of the world's... [more]

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

Venki Ramakrishnan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molecular biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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The thrilling story of how scientists unlocked a new window onto how life works [more]

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Weird Plants

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Weird Plants

Chris Thorogood

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Gift books

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Plants trick, kill, steal and kidnap, and this unique book explores a fascinating world in which plants have turned the tables... [more]

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The Beginning and the End of Everything: From the Big Bang to the End of the Universe

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The Beginning and the End of Everything: From the Big Bang to the End of...

Paul Parsons

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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The Beginning and the End of Everything is the whole story as we currently understand it - from nothing, to the birth of our... [more]

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A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution

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A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, `one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York Times),... [more]

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

Jonathan Losos

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Evolution

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The natural world is full of fascinating instances of convergence- phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards... [more]

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The Atlas of Disease: Mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus

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The Atlas of Disease: Mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague...

Sandra Hempel

Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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TheAtlas of Disease interweaves new maps with contemporary illustrations to chart some of the world's most deadly pandemics... [more]

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human History

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The Great Cactus War: True Story of the Greatest Plant Invasion in Human...

Terry Domico

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Biology, life sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology

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True story of the greatest plant invasion in human history [more]

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider...

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, Adrienne W Kolb

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics; Semi-conductors & super-conductors

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Starting in the 1950s, US physicists dominated the search for elementary particles; aided by the association of this research... [more]

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder:...

James Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; History of science; Nuclear structure physics

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The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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