Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Science & Medicine


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Science & Medicine - You really must see Abbey's Great Wall of Science.

278,290 results

X and WHY: The rules of attraction: why gender still matters

978/178/072/9781780723488.jpg

X and WHY: The rules of attraction: why gender still matters

Tom Whipple

Society & Social Sciences; Psychology of gender; Popular science

Paperback

Gender is shifting. But is gender disappearing? This is the story of where biology meets behaviour - how sex drives us, and... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It

978/178/607/9781786074249.jpg

The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World - and Could...

Alanna Mitchell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

Hardback

The fascinating history of electromagnetism and how, in the not-so-distant future, the Earth's poles will switch places -... [more]

$36.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Knowledge Encyclopedia Science

978/024/131/9780241317815.jpg

Knowledge Encyclopedia Science

DK

Popular science; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Encyclopaedias (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Stunning computer-generated images pack the pages of this encyclopedia to reveal and explain spectacular aspects of the scientific... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

978/140/918/9781409182986.jpg

Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean...

Lucy Siegle

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control; Self-sufficiency; Advocate - Science

Hardback

An accessible, practical and ultimately inspiring book that not only serves as a much-needed call to arms to end the plastic... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

978/148/630/9781486305148.jpg

Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

Andrew Baker, Chris Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Applied ecology; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Provides a unique insight into the history and habits of the world's carnivorous marsupials. [more]

$140.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Unnatural Selection

978/069/115/9780691157061.jpg

Unnatural Selection

Katrina van Grouw

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Taxonomy & systematics; Evolution; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated look at how evolution plays out in selective breeding Unnatural Selection is a stunningly illustrated... [more]

$81.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Eastern Curlew

978/192/558/9781925584219.jpg

The Eastern Curlew

Harry Saddler

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Advocate - Science

Hardback

<!-- SIGNED COPIES --> <div style="text-align: center; color: #ff3f0f; font-family: proxima-nova, sans-serif; font-size: 22px;... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

978/069/117/9780691178080.jpg

Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

Paul A. Colinvaux

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Biogeography; Biodiversity

Paperback

First published in 1979, Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare has established itself as a seminal work in ecology. Now with a new... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Addicted: How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About It

978/146/075/9781460752173.jpg

Addicted: How Addiction Affects Every One of Us and What We Can Do About...

Matt Noffs

Medicine; Addiction & therapy; Coping with personal problems

Paperback

This book is about addictions of all kinds. Addictions to smartphones, sex, games, social media, gambling, money, but most... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

978/024/133/9780241338377.jpg

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Shrinkology Solution: Discover your eating type, lose weight and keep it off - for life

978/178/713/9781787131842.jpg

The Shrinkology Solution: Discover your eating type, lose weight and keep...

Meg Arroll, Louise Atkinson

Medicine; Diets & dieting; Popular psychology

Paperback

Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll and diet journalist Louise Atkinson present The Shrinkology Solution: the answer to permanent and... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Is That a Big Number?

978/019/882/9780198821229.jpg

Is That a Big Number?

Andrew Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Impressive numbers are thrown at us by the news every day. They are meant to help us understand, to compare, to evaluate,... [more]

$38.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

978/023/115/9780231156899.jpg

Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International...

James Clay Moltz

International relations; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

Paperback

James Clay Moltz explores efforts by China, Japan, India, South Korea, and ten other countries to boost their civil, commercial,... [more]

$50.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

978/023/117/9780231171915.jpg

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

Paperback

Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous fossils in a... [more]

$51.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

978/142/142/9781421425085.jpg

Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

978/030/023/9780300234480.jpg

Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

Dieter Helm

Business & Economics; Energy industries & utilities; Global warming; Fossil fuel technologies

Paperback

An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

978/069/118/9780691180779.jpg

Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Peter Turchin

History; Historiography; Probability & statistics; Mathematical modelling

Paperback

Taking up the problem of territorial dynamics - why some polities at certain times expand and at other times contract - this... [more]

$64.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Bat

978/178/023/9781780238944.jpg

Bat

Tessa Laird

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

In Bat Tessa Laird challenges preconceptions about these amazing animals, combining fascinating facts of bat biology with... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
AIQ: How artificial intelligence works and how we can harness its power for a better world

978/059/307/9780593079782.jpg

AIQ: How artificial intelligence works and how we can harness its power...

Nick Polson, James Scott

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Dozens of times per day, we all interact with intelligent machines that are constantly learning from the wealth of data now... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story

978/178/474/9781784741983.jpg

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story

Christie Watson

Biography; Memoirs; Nursing

Paperback

Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Play On: How to Get Better With Age

978/024/197/9780241976289.jpg

Play On: How to Get Better With Age

Jeff Bercovici

Sports injuries & medicine; Popular science; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports training & coaching

Paperback

Sports are about challenging our physical limits. But the greatest limit of all remains undefeated- age. We're taught to believe... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Zebra

978/178/023/9781780239354.jpg

Zebra

Christopher Plumb, Samuel Shaw

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Zebra is a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the natural and cultural history of this popular animal. [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon

978/142/621/9781426219146.jpg

No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Now in paperback and updated with a new essay on his trip to Antarctica comes this best-selling inspirational memoir from... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World

no-image-available.jpg

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World

Maryanne Wolf (Tufts University)

linguistics; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

Hardback

From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future... [more]

$46.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Mozart's Starling

978/147/215/9781472153067.jpg

Mozart's Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

Paperback

A charming story of Mozart and his pet starling, along with a natural history of the bird. [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.