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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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but The Secret Network of Nature gives us a chance to marvel at the inner workings and unlikely partnerships of the natural... [more]

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A Brief History Of Astronomy And Astrophysics

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A Brief History Of Astronomy And Astrophysics

Kenneth R. Lang

Mathematics & Sciences; Theoretical & mathematical astronomy; Astrophysics

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This book traces out the unfolding history of important discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics, and anchors our present... [more]

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water...

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Sanitary & municipal engineering

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The Romans developed sophisticated methods for managing hygiene. Through the archeological record, graffiti, sanitation-related... [more]

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

John MacInnes

Research methods: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The Little Quick Fix to Understanding Probability breaks it down step by step with crystal clear examples and exercises from... [more]

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Kevin N. Laland

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for culture, from the arts and language to science and technology. But how did the... [more]

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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

James C. Scott

History; Prehistoric archaeology; Evolution

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An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available that contradicts the standard narrative for the beginnings... [more]

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Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

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Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

Melanie V. Sinche

Higher & further education, tertiary education; Careers guidance; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Advice on careers & achieving success

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An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now... [more]

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Anindya Ghose

Business & Economics; Sales & marketing; WAP (wireless) technology

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How the smartphone can become a personal concierge (not a stalker) in the mobile marketing revolution of smarter companies,... [more]

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George R. Leopold

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Drawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, family members, and friends of Gus Grissom, George... [more]

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Spaceflight: A Concise History

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Spaceflight: A Concise History

Michael J. Neufeld

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science

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A concise history of spaceflight, from military rocketry through Sputnik, Apollo, robots in space, space culture, and human... [more]

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian...

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Lyudmila Trut

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

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The crazy story of how Soviet scientists in Siberia in the 1950s embarked on a project to turn foxes into dogs through selective... [more]

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

Anne Kenny

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia is a lifeline, an invaluable guide to assist in the late stage of... [more]

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The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives

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The Power of Networks: Six Principles That Connect Our Lives

Christopher G. Brinton, Mung Chiang

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer networking & communications

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What makes WiFi faster at home than at a coffee shop? How does Google order search results? Is it really true that everyone... [more]

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Breathing for Peak Performance: Functional Exercises for Dance, Yoga, and Pilates

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Breathing for Peak Performance: Functional Exercises for Dance, Yoga, and...

Eric Franklin

Medicine; Fitness & diet

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Breathing for Peak Performance presents detailed anatomical information related to optimal breathing function and offers 35... [more]

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Materials science

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A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you- but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you?... [more]

$35.00

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis...

Kerry Emanuel

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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An updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action. [more]

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

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The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins

David R. Begun

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

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Was Darwin wrong when he traced our origins to Africa? The Real Planet of the Apes makes the explosive claim that it was in... [more]

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A... [more]

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The Cheapest Electricity on Earth

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The Cheapest Electricity on Earth

Tor Hundloe, Keeley Hartzer

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

When the barbecue discussion in Bendigo or Brisbane, Adelaide or Alice Springs focuses on how many rooftop solar panels you... [more]

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps...

Ben Coates

European history; Physical geography & topography; Cycling; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Ben Coates, author of Why the Dutch are Different, cycles the Rhine river from mouth to source, discovering the mark it makes... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

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

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How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

$25.95

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Cosmos Magazine: Spring 2018: Issue 80: Inside an Alien Brain

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Cosmos Magazine: Spring 2018: Issue 80: Inside an Alien Brain

Cosmos Magazine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Octopus intelligence and more... [more]

$15.00

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Insomnia

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Insomnia

Marina Benjamin

Biography; Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Sleep & dreams; Sleep disorders & therapy

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Marina Benjamin's Insomnia is part memoir and part philosophical inquiry. An intense and lyrical personal narrative into a... [more]

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A Guide to the Elements

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A Guide to the Elements

Albert Stwertka (Professor Emeritus, United States Merchant Marine Academy)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physical chemistry

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Newly updated throughout, including the final, offical names of the last six elements, this crystal-clear guide to the periodic... [more]

$38.95

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Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

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Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

Stephen Moss

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Each chapter follows a different dynasty, from the Marsh Lions of the Masai Mara to rival packs of painted wolves, from a... [more]

$55.00

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