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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the...

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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When he discovered that the thief evaded prison, and that half the birds were never recovered, Johnson embarked upon a years-long... [more]

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Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN

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Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the...

Pauline Gagnon (formerly Senior Research Scientist, Indiana University, USA (retired))

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Particle & high-energy physics

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This book explains in clear terms for non-specialists what is happening at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics... [more]

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A History of Silence: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

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A History of Silence: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

Alain Corbin

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences

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Silence is not simply the absence of noise. It is within us, in the inner citadel that great writers, thinkers, scholars and... [more]

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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If At First You Don't Conceive

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If At First You Don't Conceive

Liz Ellis

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Reproductive medicine

Paperback

A fully researched and accessible guide for Australian couples facing infertility issues by an Australian sporting great.... [more]

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The Longevity Code: Secrets to Living Well for Longer from the Front Lines of Science

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The Longevity Code: Secrets to Living Well for Longer from the Front Lines...

Kris Verburgh

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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A leading proponent of a bold new approach to slowing aging details the fast-developing science of longevity - and the steps... [more]

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Read People: Build+Become

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Read People: Build+Become

Rita Carter

Social interaction; Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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Rita Carter explains the science and psychology behind human behaviour - taking you from concept to real-life understanding... [more]

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A Mother's Choice

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A Mother's Choice

Elle Halliwell

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Pregnancy, birth & baby care

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When fashion journalist Elle Halliwell fell pregnant with her first child, she was faced with an impossible choice: continue... [more]

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The AI Delusion

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The AI Delusion

Gary Smith (Fletcher Jones Professor of Economics, Pomona College)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

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Gary Smith argues that the real danger of artificial intelligence is not that computers are smarter than us, but that we think... [more]

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

Lee Howard

History; Military history; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most... [more]

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

James Bridle

Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Technology: general issues

Hardback

How the Information Age destroys knowledge [more]

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The Garden Apothecary: The Happy Gut

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The Garden Apothecary: The Happy Gut

Reece Carter

Medicine; Complementary therapies, healing & health

Paperback

As the wellness world is going nuts for guts, naturopath and herb nerd Reece Carter offers traditional holistic remedies you... [more]

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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker

Mathematics & Sciences; Family & health

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Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century... [more]

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Nicholas Thomas

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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In this book, Cook's journeys are re-imagined, attempting to leave behind (or master) our later preoccupations to let us see... [more]

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

Dan Sperber, Hugo Mercier

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it... [more]

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The Australian Medicine Careers Guide

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The Australian Medicine Careers Guide

Manda Raz, Erwin Loh

Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

The Australian Medicine Careers Guide is a unique book for medical students and junior doctors who aspire to pursue satisfying... [more]

$49.95

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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

Paperback

'Finally, a book about the adolescent brain written by someone who actually does the science! The need for intense friendships,... [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

Paperback

Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

Barbara K. Lipska

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

Paperback

The expert on mental illness - who had spent a career trying to work out how the brain operates and what happens when it fails... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

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Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have an animal in our lives?... [more]

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

Daniel MacCannell

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather

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Rainbow: Nature and Culture describes what rainbows are and how they work, how we arrived at our current scientific understanding... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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What do PokUmon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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