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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

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Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Muller

David A. West

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Evolution

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Fritz Muller (1821-1897), though not as well known as his colleague Charles Darwin, belongs in the cohort of great nineteenth-century... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood...

Merlin Tuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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A lifetime of adventures with bats around the world reveals why these special and imperiled creatures should be protected... [more]

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A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person's Guide to Relapse Prevention

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A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person's Guide to Relapse Prevention...

Claudia Black

Psychology; Addiction & therapy

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A new and revised edition of Dr. Claudia Black's important relapse prevention workbook--unique and ahead of its time in addressing... [more]

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The Warfare Between Science and Religion: The Idea That Wouldn't Die

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The Warfare Between Science and Religion: The Idea That Wouldn't Die

Jeff Hardin, Ronald L. Numbers, Ronald A. Binzley

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Scheitle, M. Alper Yalcinkaya [more]

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Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now

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Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now...

Susan J. Noonan

Psychology; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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It is of enormous value to the layperson, hungry for knowledge about how best to interact and help their loved one face the... [more]

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift...

Mott T. Greene

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

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The book should be of interest not only to earth scientists, students of polar travel and exploration, and historians but... [more]

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GPS

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GPS

Paul E. Ceruzzi

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; History of engineering & technology

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A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life. [more]

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Conservation of the environment

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In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the... [more]

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

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*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

Paula Findlen (Stanford University, USA)

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks - local and long-distance, informal and... [more]

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Australian Forest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

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Australian Forest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

Morris Lake

Botany & plant sciences; Forests, rainforests

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A comprehensive guide to 130 of the most significant Australian forest trees and their wood. [more]

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Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

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Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

Jo Dunkley

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a writer and teacher to present an elegant introduction... [more]

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The Psychology of Retirement

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The Psychology of Retirement

Doreen Rosenthal (University of Melbourne, Australia), Susan Moore

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Personal & public health; Health psychology; Retirement

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How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how... [more]

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most Important Conversation

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most...

Michael Hebb

Social issues & processes; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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A thought-provoking and practical guide encouraging us to change the way we talk about death, by the founder of the global... [more]

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a...

Steven Novella

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

Paperback

An entertaining and all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking for the age of misinformation. [more]

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

Ernest Naylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Marine biology

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Compared to well established circadian rhythms, scientific evidence for biological clocks linked to the Moon has only recently... [more]

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

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The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World

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Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World...

Jason Farman

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Media studies; History of engineering & technology; Communications engineering & telecommunications

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A celebration of waiting throughout history, and of its importance for connection, understanding, and intimacy in human communication... [more]

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Dog Ear Cafe: How The Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing

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Dog Ear Cafe: How The Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing...

Andrew Stojanovski

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Indigenous peoples; Personal & public health; Family & health

Paperback

Dog Ear Cafe shows that real change in Aboriginal communities is possible; that there can be solutions to seemingly intractable... [more]

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light...

Marty Jopson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson explains the answers... [more]

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Space (Children's&YA)

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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

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Can Science Make Sense of Life?

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Can Science Make Sense of Life?

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Nearly 70 years after the dawn of the genetic age, biotechnology, scientists proclaim, is poised to rewrite the book of life.... [more]

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DNA Is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes

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DNA Is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship...

Steven J. Heine

Social, group or collective psychology; Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

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One of the world's leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties... [more]

$23.95

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

Psychology; Medical sociology; Popular psychology

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The River of Consciousness is a remarkable culmination of a lifetime's research into the way the brain works by the celebrated... [more]

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Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking

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Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking

Rachel Love Nuwer

Animals & society; Criminal investigation & detection; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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An intrepid investigation of the criminal world of wildlife trafficking - the poachers, the traders, and the customers - and... [more]

$35.00

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