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The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It

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The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It...

Jonathan D. Quick

Public health & preventive medicine; Epidemiology & medical statistics; Diseases & disorders; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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AIDS. Ebola. Bird flu. SARS. These and other epidemics have wiped out millions of lives and cost the global economy billions... [more]

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Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities

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Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities

David Bissell (Associate Director, The University of Melbourne)

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Sociology: work & labour; Urban & municipal planning; Transport planning & policy

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An exploration of the ways that everyday life in the city is defined by... [more]

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The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the Birth of the Modern Arms Race

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The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the Birth of the Modern Arms Race...

Priscilla J. McMillan

History of the Americas; The Cold War; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A chilling tale of McCarthy-era machinations, this groundbreaking page-turner rewrites the history of the Cold War. [more]

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The Psychology of Dieting

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The Psychology of Dieting

Jane Ogden

Psychology; Health psychology; Obesity: treatment & therapy; Community nursing

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Why do some of us become overweight? Why is it so difficult to lose weight? How can we adopt healthy attitudes towards food?<br... [more]

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The Psychology of Addiction

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The Psychology of Addiction

Jenny Svanberg (Stirling Community Hospital, UK)

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Addiction & therapy

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When does a harmless habit become an addition? Why do only some of us get addicted? What can make recovery possible?<br /><br... [more]

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The Psychology of Gardening

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The Psychology of Gardening

Harriet Gross

Psychology; Health psychology; Gardening; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Why do so many people love gardening? What does your garden say about you?... [more]

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

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The Digital Mind: How Science Is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo L. Oliveira

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Machine learning

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How developments in science and technology may enable the emergence of purely digital minds--intelligent machines equal to... [more]

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Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

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Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions...

Adolfo Plasencia

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Questions about the physical world, the mind, and technology in conversations that reveal a rich seam of interacting ideas.<br... [more]

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Kenken Method - Puzzles For Beginners, The: 150 Puzzles And Solutions To Make You Smarter

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Kenken Method - Puzzles For Beginners, The: 150 Puzzles And Solutions To...

Robert Fuhrer (Kenken Puzzle Llc, Usa)

Mathematics & Sciences; Sudoku & number puzzles

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Psychology: emotions; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology

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Emotions aren't hardwired into you - you create them. A world-leading neuroscientist argues that understanding the origin... [more]

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

Janet White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

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The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherdess: a lost classic. [more]

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Lost and Found: Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves

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Lost and Found: Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We're No Longer...

Dr Jules Montague

The self, ego, identity, personality; Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular medicine & health

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A fascinating and timely examination of happens to the person left behind when memories disappear, personality changes, and... [more]

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The Scandi Sense Diet: Lose weight and keep it off with the life-changing handful method

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The Scandi Sense Diet: Lose weight and keep it off with the life-changing...

Suzy Wengel

Medicine; Fitness & diet; Health & wholefood cookery; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

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Hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world', the life-changing handful method from Denmark will help you lose weight without... [more]

$29.99

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [more]

$22.99

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Gravity!: The Quest for Gravitational Waves

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Gravity!: The Quest for Gravitational Waves

Pierre Binetruy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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What force do the Big Bang, the expansion of the Universe, dark matter and dark energy, black holes, and gravitational waves... [more]

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Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

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Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

Alain Goriely

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

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Applied mathematics plays a role in many different fields, especially the sciences and engineering. Goriely explains its nature... [more]

$15.95

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Inferior: The True Power of Women and the Science That Shows it

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Inferior: The True Power of Women and the Science That Shows it

Angela Saini

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

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Physics World Book of the Year 2017 Are... [more]

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The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The Updated Story of the Coelacanth

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The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The Updated Story of the Coelacanth

Mike Bruton

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Fishes & aquaria

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JLB Smith's famous Old Fourlegs (on the discovery of the first and second coelacanths) was a best-selling South African natural... [more]

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The Secret Life of Science: How It Really Works and Why It Matters

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The Secret Life of Science: How It Really Works and Why It Matters

Jeremy Baumberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques

Hardback

There may be more than 1 answer to a question, and more than 1 way to achieve the result, even in science. [more]

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Plane Crash: The Forensics of Aviation Disasters

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Plane Crash: The Forensics of Aviation Disasters

George Bibel, Captain Robert Hedges

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

If you have ever wondered what goes through a pilot's mind as a flight takes a turn for the dangerous, what impact turbulence... [more]

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Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do

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Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do

Marc Bekoff

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

Hardback

A guide to dog behaviors of all kinds [more]

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The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Divide

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The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Divide

Michael E. Hobart

History; European history; Medieval history; History of Western philosophy; Religion & science; History of science

Hardback

Michael Hobart locates the great rift between science and religion not in ideological disagreement but in advances in mathematics... [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G�del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G�del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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The Man Who Built the Swordfish: The Life of Sir Richard Fairey

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The Man Who Built the Swordfish: The Life of Sir Richard Fairey

Adrian Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

Authoritative biography of an aviation pioneer [more]

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Nostradamus: A Healer of Souls in the Renaissance

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Nostradamus: A Healer of Souls in the Renaissance

Denis Crouzet

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Occult studies; History of science

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One of the most enigmatic figures in history, Nostradamus - apothecary, astrologer and soothsayer - is a continual source... [more]

$42.95

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