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Deadly Companions: How microbes shaped our history

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Deadly Companions: How microbes shaped our history

Dorothy H. Crawford

History of medicine; Immunology; Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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The story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. Combining tales of devastating epidemics... [more]

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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

Vlatko Vedral

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Computer science

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In this engaging and mind-stretching book, Vlatko Vedral explores the nature of information and looks at quantum computing,... [more]

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Blueprint: How our childhood makes us who we are

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Blueprint: How our childhood makes us who we are

Lucy Maddox

Child & developmental psychology; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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From birth to adulthood, Blueprint tells you what you need to know about how you become who you are, weaving together cutting... [more]

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Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles

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Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles

Jon Dunn

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A heady celebration of the beauty and history of the wild orchid species... [more]

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Losing the Nobel Prize - A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science`s Highest Honor

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Losing the Nobel Prize - A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils...

Brian Keating

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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The inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology's biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize. [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; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Theory of warfare & military science; Weapons & equipment; Robotics

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A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate... [more]

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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Alan Stern and David Grinspoon take us behind the scenes of the science, politics, egos and public expectations that fueled... [more]

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The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

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The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts...

Emeran Mayer

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut--the decision we made because it 'felt right'; the butterflies... [more]

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Einstein for the 21st Century: His Legacy in Science, Art, and Modern Culture

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Einstein for the 21st Century: His Legacy in Science, Art, and Modern Culture...

Peter L. Galison, Gerald Holton, Silvan S. Schweber

Cultural studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Shows us why Einstein remains a figure of fascination. The contributors to this book describe Einstein's influence on their... [more]

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Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism

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Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism

Maarten Boudry, Massimo Pigliucci

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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All too often in contemporary discourse, we hear about science overstepping its proper limits - about its brazenness, arrogance,... [more]

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Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes

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Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes

Julie Michelle Klinger

Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geography

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Rare Earth Frontiers is a work of human geography that serves to demystify the powerful elements that make possible the miniaturization... [more]

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

Jedediah Purdy

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. The world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists call this epoch... [more]

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Graphene: The Superstrong, Superthin, and Superversatile Material That Will Revolutionize the World

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Graphene: The Superstrong, Superthin, and Superversatile Material That Will...

Les Johnson, Joseph E. Meany

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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What if you discovered an infinitesimally thin material capable of conducting electricity, able to suspend millions of times... [more]

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Brain Food: How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

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Brain Food: How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

Lisa Mosconi

Dietetics & nutrition; Mathematics & Sciences; Diets & dieting; Health & wholefood cookery

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A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep 'One of the most exciting... [more]

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The Sting of the Wild

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The Sting of the Wild

Justin O. Schmidt

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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With colorful descriptions of each venom's sensation and a story that leaves you tingling with awe, The Sting of the Wild's... [more]

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search...

Michael Summers, James Trefil

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Astronomer Michael Summers and physicist James Trefil explore remarkable recent discoveries. [more]

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How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual

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How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual...

Dan Bouk

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Society & Social Sciences; Insurance & actuarial studies; Probability & statistics; History of science

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Explains how life insurance corporations shaped how we understand American life spans and Americans as risks [more]

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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See your city through fresh eyes [more]

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

Daniel M. Davis

Medicine; Immunology; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly... [more]

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The History of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

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The History of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

J. L. Heilbron

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

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How does the physics we know today - a highly professionalised enterprise, inextricably linked to government and industry... [more]

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Introduction to Topological Groups

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Introduction to Topological Groups

Taqdir Husain

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Concise treatment covers semitopological groups, locally compact groups, Harr measure, and duality theory and some of its... [more]

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Green Utopias: Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

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Green Utopias: Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

Lisa Garforth

Sociology & anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources,... [more]

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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making Our Kids Dumber

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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making...

Joe Clement, Matt Miles

Popular culture; Educational strategies & policy; Teaching skills & techniques; Impact of science & technology on society

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A call to arms for parents and teachers everywhere about the overuse of screens in schools and the devastating effect on our... [more]

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Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

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Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

Charlie Corke

Medicine; Family & health

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`Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think - but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.' [more]

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Brain Rules for Ageing Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp

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Brain Rules for Ageing Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and...

John Medina

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Family & health

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How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can... [more]

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