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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (Patterns of Life)

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Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we...

Gaia Vince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSIn recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond... [more]

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Why Can't We Sleep?

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Why Can't We Sleep?

Darian Leader

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Sleep & dreams; Sleep disorders & therapy; Popular psychology

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One in four adults sleeps badly. Sleeping pill prescriptions have increased dramatically over the last three decades, as have... [more]

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

Sam Baron, Kristie Miller

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet it is difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time... [more]

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our...

Sang-Hee Lee

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.... [more]

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The Last Elephants

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The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Don Pinnock

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: mammals

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A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.... [more]

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Along with the National Space Society, a foremost space historian and author offers an inside look at the next 20 years in... [more]

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The Forensic Nutritionist

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The Forensic Nutritionist

Fiona Tuck

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health

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We are not generic, one size does not fit all. The answers to good nutrition and health are not as straightforward as taking... [more]

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

Ann Elias

Photographs: collections; Oceanography (seas); The Earth: natural history general

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Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the... [more]

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Jamie Metzl

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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The most surprisingly accessible book on scientific and human potential since Homo Deus! [more]

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...

Russ Harris

Psychology; Clinical psychology

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A practical and easy-to-use primer, ideal for newcomers and experienced professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear... [more]

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Francis Pryor

Landscape art & architecture; History; British & Irish history; Landscape archaeology; Regional geography

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Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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It has the power to do vastly more for gender equality than any number of feminist manifestos ... revolutionary to a glorious... [more]

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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age

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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age

Steven R. Gundry, M.D.

Psychology of ageing; Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Coping with old age; Fitness & diet

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From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy,... [more]

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Paul Scharre

History; Military history; Military engineering; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill Gates [more]

$35.95

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

Isabella Tree

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life

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Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural... [more]

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's...

Ranulph Fiennes

Biography; Autobiography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; Climbing & mountaineering

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

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

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

Anne Rooney

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Chemistry

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Everything in the universe is made of chemical elements, including you. In 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev produced... [more]

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants of the Three Gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domaintrust

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants...

Colleen Morris and Louisa Murray

Painting & paintings; Botanical art; Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Sociology; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

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In How Population Will Transform Our World, Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

$20.95

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