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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

Carl Zimmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Science

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Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding... [more]

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem. How do neurons... [more]

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to...

Tom Chivers

Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

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A Jon Ronson-esque deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

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Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

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The Prostate Playbook: Keep it. Healthy

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The Prostate Playbook: Keep it. Healthy

Craig Allingham

Medicine; Men's health

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Men diagnosed with prostate cancer, and their partners, are suddenly keen to learn about how they can reduce the need to undergo... [more]

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Drug-induced states; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation; Advocate - Economics & Business

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'It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!' When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s,... [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

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Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals; Advocate - Science

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`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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Alan Stern and David Grinspoon take us behind the scenes of the science, politics, egos and public expectations that fueled... [more]

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Extinction Rebellion

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Now or never, we need to be radical. We need to rise up. And we need to... [more]

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

Tim Smedley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

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'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger Air pollution has become the world's... [more]

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

John Browne

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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'An ode to the ways in which engineering has improved human civilisation' John Hennessy, Chairman, Alphabet 'A blueprint... [more]

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine

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The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine...

Marco Magrini

Psychology; Human biology; Popular psychology

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Congratulations on the purchase of this exclusive product, tailor-made just for you. It will provide you with years of continuous... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet; Advocate - Today's World

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The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the world

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the...

David F Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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Science

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Science

Peter Moore, Mark Fray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Science: 50 in 500 Words discusses the most groundbreaking ideas of 50 of the most important scientists who have shaped the... [more]

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

Brian J. Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals... [more]

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation [more]

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

Ranjana Srivastava

Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Today's World

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In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones. [more]

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You Happy

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You...

Tim Radford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Advocate - Science

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A wise and inspiring manifesto about why understanding physics can make you happier, by one of the leading science writers... [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

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What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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