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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

Daniela Mari

Psychology of ageing; Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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Learn the art of growing old from the supercentenarians living life to the fullest. [more]

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Fundamental: How quantum and particle physics explain absolutely everything (except gravity)

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Fundamental: How quantum and particle physics explain absolutely everything...

Tim James

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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In the same way that Tim's first book Elemental, a Daily Mail Book of the Year in 2018, serves as a beginner's guide to Chemistry,... [more]

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

David Quammen

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

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Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times... [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

Politics & government; Technology: general issues; Advocate - Science

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How the Information Age destroys knowledge [more]

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

DK

Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Inventions & inventors; Children's & Educational; Practical interests (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Educational: Technology

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This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics... [more]

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The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

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The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their...

Steve Selvin (Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics, Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley)

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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This book consists of 42 anecdotes illustrating how statistical methods applied to data produce insight and solutions to the... [more]

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A Beginner's Guide to the End: How to Live Life to the Full and Die a Good Death

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A Beginner's Guide to the End: How to Live Life to the Full and Die a Good...

BJ Miller, Shoshana Berger

Sociology: death & dying; Psychology; Palliative medicine; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Today's World

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A beautiful meditation on death as well as an actionable guide to all the logistics surrounding the end of a life - Being... [more]

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

David Ewing Duncan

Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Robotics

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Award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan considers twenty-four visions of possible human-robot futures - incredible scenarios... [more]

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The Good Fat Guide

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The Good Fat Guide

David Gillespie

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Health & Self-Help; Health & wholefood cookery; Advocate - Today's World

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Fully revised and updated edition of David's bestselling Toxic Oil (2013), featuring the latest scientific research, a comprehensive... [more]

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: The New Science and Stories of the Brain...

Rahul Jandial

Health psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health

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For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his... [more]

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The Joy of SET: The Many Mathematical Dimensions of a Seemingly Simple Card Game

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The Joy of SET: The Many Mathematical Dimensions of a Seemingly Simple Card...

Liz McMahon, Gary Gordon, Hannah Gordon, Rebecca Gordon

Mathematics & Sciences; Card games

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A mathematical exploration of the popular card game SET Have you ever played the addictive card game SET? Have you ever... [more]

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The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love

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The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to...

Oscar Fernandez

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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How math holds the keys to improving one's health, wealth, and love life What's the best diet for overall health and weight... [more]

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The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface

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The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface...

Monty Lyman

Anatomy; Dermatology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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How does our diet affect our skin? Through the lenses of science, sociology and history, Dr Monty Lyman leads us on a journey... [more]

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

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'Correlation does not imply causation.' This mantra was invoked by scientists for decades in order to avoid taking positions... [more]

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

Jono Lineen

Memoirs; Popular science; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday

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In Perfect Motion, Jono Lineen investigates that transformation, and why walking has made us more creative, helped us to... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Universal Play: How Videogames Reveal Who We Are and Show Us Who We Could Be

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Universal Play: How Videogames Reveal Who We Are and Show Us Who We Could...

Alexander Kriss

Fiction-related items; Popular science; Coping with personal problems; Popular psychology; Role-playing, war games & fantasy sports

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A new popular psychology title looking at where video games come from, why we play them, and taking a balanced, clinical view... [more]

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

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Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's `small step' this beautiful book explores people's fascination with our only... [more]

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Use It or Lose It

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Use It or Lose It

Paul McIntyre

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Health psychology; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

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In Use It or Lose It Paul McIntyre, host of ABC Radio's 'Medical Matters', sorts the fact from the fiction and reveals the... [more]

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Walks in the Wild: A guide through the forest with Peter Wohlleben

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Walks in the Wild: A guide through the forest with Peter Wohlleben

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Learn to find your way around the woods without a compass or GPS, which berries and mushrooms are good to eat, how to read... [more]

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A Short History of Trains

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A Short History of Trains

Christian Wolmar

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest

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A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.<br... [more]

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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence

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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial...

Trevor Cox

Language: history & general works; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Human biology

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`A lively, intelligent and persuasive history of speech...<br /><br />Expertly... [more]

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A Short History of Medicine

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A Short History of Medicine

Steve Parker

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine

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Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius,... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

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Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

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

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A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

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