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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence; Advocate - Science

Hardback

What has A.I. brought... [more]

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Climate Wars

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Climate Wars

Mark Butler

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

Paperback

As the consequences of climate change become perilously close to the point of no-return, time-wasting wars over what to do... [more]

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Birds: What's In A Name?

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Birds: What's In A Name?

Peter Barry

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

Have you ever looked through the names in a bird book and thought It's all Greek to me! ? This entertaining and informative... [more]

$35.00

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Philip Lymbery

Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. [more]

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

Geoffrey Maslen

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

In Too Late, Geoff Maslen discusses the dramatic changes that are occurring to our planet and explains some of their consequenes... [more]

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures

Paperback

We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we... [more]

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Presents an argument for the power and the glory of science. This book makes an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific... [more]

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

Helmut Satz

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Astrophysics

Hardback

What is the origin of the universe? What was there before the universe appeared? We are presently witnessing a second Copernican... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

$28.00

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Neurosurgery

Paperback

A provocative and heartfelt new book from the brain surgeon and bestselling author of DO NO HARM [more]

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Problems for the Armchair Scientist: How Do Headphone Wires Get So Tangled?

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Problems for the Armchair Scientist: How Do Headphone Wires Get So Tangled?...

Joel Levy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Packed with scientific conundrums and thought-provoking scenarios from history's greatest scientists. [more]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

$34.99

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb&nbsp;has been providing... [more]

$16.95

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination...

Tim Heard

Apiculture (beekeeping); Gardening

Paperback

The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native... [more]

$32.95

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): 10 tips for less fat, more fit

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): 10 tips for less fat, more...

Gus Worland

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

<p>&quot;My approach for less fat and more fit&quot; - a funny, no-BS guide from popular Triple M radio host Gus Worland.<br... [more]

$29.99

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

Hardback

Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

University Benjamin A Pierce (Baylor University Texas)

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

Paperback

The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

$29.99

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers--From 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World

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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers--From 1,001 Nights to...

Barnaby Rogerson

Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems; History of mathematics; Trivia & quiz question books

Hardback

THE STORIES BEHIND OUR ICONIC NUMBERSRogerson's Book of Numbers is based on a numerical array of virtues, spiritual attributes,... [more]

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