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Sardine

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Sardine

Trevor Day

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Paperback

Trevor Day travels across four continents to meet the sardine in its natural environment, and he traces the fish's journey... [more]

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

Nicolaus Copernicus

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Paperback

Includes Commentariolus, Copernicus' hypotheses for heavenly motions; Narratio Prima, popular introduction to Copernican... [more]

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A Vector Space Approach to Geometry

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A Vector Space Approach to Geometry

Melvin Hausner

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of the correlation between geometry and linear algebra, this text also offers elementary explanations... [more]

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Slice Girls

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Slice Girls

Joan Arakkal

Biography; Orthopaedics & fractures

Paperback

When Dr Joan Arakkal chooses to specialise in orthopaedics while training in India, a field traditionally occupied by men,... [more]

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

Mylene Desclaux

Psychology; Maturation & ageing; Women's health

Paperback

Parisian blogger Mylene Desclaux assures us that we are still 'young women' in our fifties - but with more opportunities.... [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

Paperback

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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Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology

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Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology...

Sonja van Wichelen

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology: family & relationships; Social & cultural anthropology; Adoption & fostering; Reproductive medicine; Family & health

Paperback

The phenomenon of transnational adoption is changing in the age of globalization and biotechnology. In Legitimating Life,... [more]

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [more]

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood...

Rose George

Social & cultural history; Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine... [more]

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101 Things to do When You Can't Get to Sleep

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101 Things to do When You Can't Get to Sleep

Dusty Sandman

Medicine; Humour; Gift books

Paperback

Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, watching the clock, staring into the abyss, anxiously thinking about tomorrow?<br... [more]

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

Mark A Norell

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Dinosaurs have held sway over our imaginations since the discovery of their bones first shocked the world in the nineteenth... [more]

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Better Balance for Life

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Better Balance for Life

Carol Clements

Medicine; Coping with old age; Exercise & workout books

Paperback

This easy 10-week program incorporates simple exercises for balance and posture into the regular activities of a daily routine.... [more]

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Low Carb Healthy Fat Nutrition

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Low Carb Healthy Fat Nutrition

Steph Lowe

Medicine; Diets & dieting; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

Paperback

All you need to know about looking and feeling great by following a LOW CARB HEALTHY FAT diet from The Natural Nutritionist.... [more]

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Calorieking 2019 Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter

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Calorieking 2019 Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter

Allan Borushek

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2019--a simple, safe, practical and effective guide to a healthy and lasting... [more]

$18.95

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Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story

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Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story

Kate Legge

Biography; Biography: general; Mountains; Rural planning; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Traces the achievements of two unconventional adventurers and their fight to preserve the wilderness where they pioneered... [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

Hardback

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

$49.99

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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

Paperback

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

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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

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

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Waddle: A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

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Waddle: A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

Lloyd Spencer Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Gift books

Hardback

Penguins. We love them. Seemingly upright caricatures of us, it is easy to bond with these black and white `little people'.... [more]

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Flora of the Hunter Region: Endemic Trees and Larger Shrubs

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Flora of the Hunter Region: Endemic Trees and Larger Shrubs

Stephen Bell, Christine Rockley, Anne Llewellyn

Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

A botanical identification guide which combines art and science to describe the 54 endemic trees and large shrubs of the Hunter... [more]

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Gary L. Wenk

Food & society; Medicine; Health psychology; Pharmacology; Psychotherapy; Fitness & diet

Hardback

This book vividly demonstrates how a little knowledge about the foods and drugs we eat can teach us a lot about how our brain... [more]

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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from 3D Mapping to Self-Driving Cars

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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from...

Todd Neff

Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues

Paperback

Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for... [more]

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [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

Hardback

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

$40.95

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