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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos and Other Wild Tales

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos and Other...

Lucy Cooke

Animals & society; Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

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'Endlessly fascinating.' - Bill Bryson 'Eye-opening, informative and very funny!' - Chris Packham'Well-informed and downright... [more]

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The Soviet Space Program: First Steps: 19411953

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The Soviet Space Program: First Steps: 19411953

Eberhard Roedel

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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This concise history is the first book in a new series on the Soviet space program, and features many rare photographs, diagrams,... [more]

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Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

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Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

Mike Brooks , Jon Lasser

Age groups: children; Psychology; Child & developmental psychology; Family psychology; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help

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Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World guides parents in teaching their children how to reap the... [more]

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence

Food & society; Popular science; Cookery, food & drink

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A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food 'Popular science at its best'... [more]

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Hidden Connections and Double Meanings: A Mathematical Exploration

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Hidden Connections and Double Meanings: A Mathematical Exploration

David Wells

Mathematics & Sciences; Sudoku & number puzzles

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You don't have to be a mathematician to appreciate these intriguing problems and puzzles, which focus on insight and imagination... [more]

$23.95

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

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My home, my life

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My home, my life

Colm Cunningham, Natalie Duggan

Medicine; Coping with personal problems

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Most people with dementia want to live in the familiar comfort of their own home and maintain engagement with their community... [more]

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Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave

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Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave

Alice Gregory

Sleep & dreams; Medicine; Sleep disorders & therapy

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Sleep plays a crucial role in our waking lives, and we need to start paying it more attention. The latest research tells us... [more]

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Superminds: The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together

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Superminds: The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together...

Thomas W. Malone

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Management decision making; Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence

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In the future, the smartest minds will not be human or artificial - they will be both [more]

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

Editors Of Popular Science

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

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In this paperback reboot of the popular 2012 title, readers will find a collection of the most up-to-date and thrilling DIY... [more]

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M. Ewalt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

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Technology has often progressed in leaps and bounds, with life-altering consequences for humankind. From the telegraph to... [more]

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Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness

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Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness

Tim Parks

Prose: non-fiction; States of consciousness; Impact of science & technology on society

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Adventures in cutting-edge ideas about consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction... [more]

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Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist: On Medical Ethics, Medical Misconduct and Challenges for the Medical Profession

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Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist: On Medical Ethics, Medical Misconduct...

Kerry J Breen

Memoirs; Medicine; Medical ethics & professional conduct

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism in 12 Questions

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism...

Laurent Alexandre, Jean-Michel Besnier

Philosophy; Life sciences: general issues; Robotics; Artificial intelligence

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Through 12 thought-provoking questions, a philosopher and a scientist explore the real-world ramifications of transhumanism... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

Reportage & collected journalism; Society & Social Sciences; Corporate crime; Biotechnology industries; Biotechnology

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and...

David Baron

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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This suspenseful narrative history (Maureen Corrigan, NPR) brings to life the momentous eclipse that enthralled a nation... [more]

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What We Cannot Know: From Consciousness to the Cosmos, the Cutting Edge of Science Explained

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What We Cannot Know: From Consciousness to the Cosmos, the Cutting Edge...

Marcus du Sautoy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting' Bill Bryson Britain's... [more]

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career...

James McCaul

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oral & maxillofacial surgery; Popular medicine & health

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Think how much of your identity and sense of self is vested in what you see in the bathroom mirror every morning. Now imagine... [more]

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Cosmos Magazine: Winter 2018: Issue 79: Jupiter Unveiled

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Cosmos Magazine: Winter 2018: Issue 79: Jupiter Unveiled

Cosmos Magazine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In the Winter issue- Inflammation - the source all evils- Dyani Lewis Cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's, even ageing... [more]

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Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - and Us

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Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes...

Richard O. Prum

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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A reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed 'the taste for the beautiful'--create... [more]

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Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

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Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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Mail on Sunday **The extraordinary story of the species that became our... [more]

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Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses

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Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses

Stephen McGann

Biography; Memoirs; History of medicine; Popular medicine & health

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive Waste

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Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive...

Fred Pearce

Nuclear power industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues; Natural disasters; Sustainability

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At a moment when a new generation of power stations and weapons are being developed, Fallout is a measured and fascinating... [more]

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Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying

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Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective...

Sallie Tisdale

Medicine; Palliative medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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A straightforward, wise, and humorous narrative field guide for both the dying and those who love them by an author who brings... [more]

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