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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

Brendan James

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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This historic search for Australia’s deadliest snake. By one of Australia’s best and brightest young authors,... [more]

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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape...

Kevin Kelly

Society & Social Sciences; Business & management; Impact of science & technology on society

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A New York Times Bestseller From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological... [more]

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Lizard

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Lizard

Boria Sax

Cultural studies; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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Filled with beguiling images throughout, Lizard is a unique and sometimes surprising introduction to this popular but little-understood... [more]

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Woodpecker

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Woodpecker

Gerard Gorman

Cultural studies; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Highly regarded woodpecker expert Gerard Gorman presents a unique natural, social and cultural history of woodpeckers. [more]

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes,...

Marcia Bartusiak

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Geophysics

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An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery... [more]

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation,...

Evan Thompson

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Buddhism; Neurosciences

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A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson... [more]

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Uranium

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Uranium

Anthony Burke

International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Uranium, the most atomically unstable natural element on earth, has a unique place in the global geopolitics of resources.... [more]

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Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon

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Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon

Ronald Jenner, Eivind Undheim

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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A fully illustrated guide to venom, its evolution in different animal groups, its effects and its treatments. [more]

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The Longevity List: Myth busting the top ways to live a long and healthy life

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The Longevity List: Myth busting the top ways to live a long and healthy...

Merlin Thomas

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

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Every day we're bombarded by often-contradictory advice on what to do to keep ourselves healthy. How can we separate fact... [more]

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Dorrik Stow (Director, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Oceanography (seas)

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Our oceans are hugely important, as a source of food and mineral wealth, as an environment for a vast variety of wildlife,... [more]

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Paper: Paging Through History

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Paper: Paging Through History

Mark Kurlansky

History; History: specific events & topics; Pulp & paper technology

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From the The New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it... [more]

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Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World

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Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the...

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing... [more]

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Lost Islands

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Lost Islands

Henry Stommel

History; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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An expert oceanographer presents fascinating documentation of the historical, geographical, and anecdotal accounts of hundreds... [more]

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The Reality Checkup: Find the Perfect Non-Perfect Version of Yourself

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The Reality Checkup: Find the Perfect Non-Perfect Version of Yourself

Andrew Rochford

Medicine; Men's health

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'Men, me included, are very good at avoiding issues with their health for fear of getting an answer they don't want to hear... [more]

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting...

Angela Saini

Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is... [more]

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Physics

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Physics

Aristotle

Physics

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For 2,000 years this foundational scientific treatise by the ancient philosopher and scientist was the primary source for... [more]

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

Scott Parazynski

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Climbing & mountaineering

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Inside the helmet of a NASA legend. Astronaut Dr. Scott Parazynski was raised in the shadow of the Apollo Program, where... [more]

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The Natural Menopause Plan

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The Natural Menopause Plan

Maryon Stewart

Medicine; Women's health

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

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A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

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A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

David J. Helfand

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; Philosophy of science

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This book provides an inoculation against the misinformation epidemic by cultivating scientific habits of mind. From dissolving... [more]

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Thinking as Computation: A First Course

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Thinking as Computation: A First Course

Hector J. Levesque

Mathematics & Sciences; Programming & scripting languages: general; Machine learning

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This book guides students through an exploration of the idea that thinking might be understood as a form of computation. Students... [more]

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans De Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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A New York Times Bestseller: Astonishing . . . has the makings of a classic-and one fantastic read. -People [more]

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

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More than ever before, radiation is a part of our modern daily lives. We own radiation-emitting phones, regularly get diagnostic... [more]

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Algebraic Equations: An Introduction to the Theories of Lagrange and Galois

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Algebraic Equations: An Introduction to the Theories of Lagrange and Galois...

Edgar Dehn

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; History of mathematics; Science: general issues

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This text focuses on the basics of algebraic theory, giving detailed explanations of integral functions, permutations, and... [more]

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The Cs Detective

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The Cs Detective

Jeremy Kubica

Mathematics & Sciences; Databases

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A fantasy whodunit for the digital age that introduces the concepts behind search algorithms and important data structures,... [more]

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Wild Boar

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Wild Boar

Dorothy Yamamoto

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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Wild Boar traces the history of the interaction between humans and wild boar in fascinating detail, from the iconic beasts... [more]

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