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Gene Eating: The science of obesity and the truth about diets

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Gene Eating: The science of obesity and the truth about diets

Dr Giles Yeo

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

Paperback

The anti-diet diet book by University of Cambridge geneticist, Dr Giles Yeo. [more]

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Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End

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Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to...

Tia Powell

Medicine; Coping with illness

Hardback

The cultural and medical history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease by a leading psychiatrist and bioethicist who urges us... [more]

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The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data

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The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data

David Spiegelhalter

Data analysis: general; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Hardback

How can statistics help us understand the world? Can we come to reliable conclusions when data is imperfect? How is statistics... [more]

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Our Planet

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Our Planet

Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey, Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Natural disasters; Wildlife: general interest; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

________ THE OFFICAL COMPANION TO THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES 'The future of all life on this... [more]

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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Professor Douglas Brinkley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

From New York Times bestselling historian, Douglas Brinkley, a fresh look at Americas race to the moon in anticipation of... [more]

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution...

Bryan Sykes (Oxford Ancestors)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

Hardback

The author of Seven Daughters of Eve returns with a lively account of how all dogs are descended from a mere handful of wolves.... [more]

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Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

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Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Nicholas A Christakis

Social theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Hardback

An exploration of the biological roots of positive social behavior reveals how human genes have countered violence and self-interest... [more]

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

Dennis Paulson

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

Hardback

This book brings these insects to life. As well as providing a broad introduction... [more]

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Figuring

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Figuring

Maria Popova

Biography; Social & cultural history; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

A history of women who have changed our understanding of the universe, from the creator of Brain Pickings [more]

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

Iain M. Suthers

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates

Hardback

Illustrated descriptions of freshwater, coastal and marine phytoplankton and zooplankton. [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

Hardback

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

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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Teach Us about Ourselves

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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Teach Us about Ourselves...

Frans de Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

Mama's Last Hug is a whirlwind tour of new ideas and findings about animal emotions, based on Frans de Waal's renowned studies... [more]

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The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History

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The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History...

Michael J. Benton

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Hardback

An expert palaeontologist reveals how our understanding of the dinosaurs has been transformed by huge strides in technology... [more]

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Mastering Numbers: Everyday Mathematics Made Simple

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Mastering Numbers: Everyday Mathematics Made Simple

Andrew Jeffrey

Mathematics & Sciences; Adult numeracy guides & handbooks

Paperback

The perfect antidote to numbers-phobia, this clear, concise guide explains everything you need to know about arithmetic, fractions,... [more]

$27.95

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Genome (#2 Extinction Files)

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Genome (#2 Extinction Files)

A. G. Riddle

Thriller & suspense; Adventure; Science fiction; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

After surviving one of the deadliest epidemics in history, Dr. Peyton Shaw has uncovered a global conspiracy that will change... [more]

$19.99

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk Maxwell

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk...

Brian Clegg

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Mathematical physics; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

The great conundrum that has taxed the finest minds in physics [more]

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Easy Math Step-by-Step, Second Edition

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Easy Math Step-by-Step, Second Edition

William D. Clark, Sandra Luna McCune

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Get the knowledge and skills you need to solve math problems with confidence!  This book won't overwhelm you with endless... [more]

$21.95

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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

Hardback

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

$41.95

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Shakespearean Territories

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Shakespearean Territories

Stuart Elden

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Geography

Paperback

A rising star in geography shows how Shakespeare's plays can be understood through the concept of territory, which emerged... [more]

$53.99

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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 Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

Paperback

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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Robotics Through Science Fiction: Artificial Intelligence Explained Through Six

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Robotics Through Science Fiction: Artificial Intelligence Explained Through...

Robin R. Murphy (Raytheon Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University)

Science fiction; Classic science fiction; Short stories; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Six classic science fiction stories and commentary that illustrate and explain key algorithms or principles of artificial... [more]

$47.99

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Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

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Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

Jonathan Lamb

Medicine; History of medicine

Paperback

Scurvy - a disease usually associated with long stretches of maritime travel - generated extraordinary sensations. Eyes dazzled,... [more]

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Usher

Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides... [more]

$39.99

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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

Roger D. Aines, Amy L. Aines

Phonetics, phonology; Communication studies; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Championing Science shows scientists how to persuasively communicate complex scientific ideas to decision makers in government,... [more]

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

Peter Plastrik, John Cleveland

Architecture; Global warming; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Global stories show urban innovations that are responding to climate change. [more]

$49.99

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