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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

Paul B. Wignall

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, and nearly all the species that have ever existed have now disappeared.... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Bernard Wood (University Professor of Human Origins, George Washington University)

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

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The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past;... [more]

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Sanctuary

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Sanctuary

Luca D'Andrea

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation; Mountains

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THE NEW AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF THE MOUNTAIN [more]

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Universal Play: How Videogames Reveal Who We Are and Show Us Who We Could Be

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Universal Play: How Videogames Reveal Who We Are and Show Us Who We Could...

Alexander Kriss

Fiction-related items; Popular science; Coping with personal problems; Popular psychology; Role-playing, war games & fantasy sports

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A new popular psychology title looking at where video games come from, why we play them, and taking a balanced, clinical view... [more]

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Why Trust Science?

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Why Trust Science?

Naomi Oreskes

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

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Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about... [more]

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Convergent Evolution on Earth: Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

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Convergent Evolution on Earth: Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial...

George R McGhee Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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An analysis of patterns of convergent evolution on Earth that suggests where we might look for similar convergent forms on... [more]

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

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Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

Susan Schneider

Popular philosophy; Neurosciences; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

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A sober-minded philosophical exploration of what AI can and cannot achieve Humans may not be Earth's most intelligent beings... [more]

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

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Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's `small step' this beautiful book explores people's fascination with our only... [more]

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Walks in the Wild: A guide through the forest with Peter Wohlleben

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Walks in the Wild: A guide through the forest with Peter Wohlleben

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Learn to find your way around the woods without a compass or GPS, which berries and mushrooms are good to eat, how to read... [more]

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A Short History of Medicine

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A Short History of Medicine

Steve Parker

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine

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Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius,... [more]

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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence

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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial...

Trevor Cox

Language: history & general works; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Human biology

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`A lively, intelligent and persuasive history of speech...<br /><br />Expertly... [more]

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A Short History of Trains

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A Short History of Trains

Christian Wolmar

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.<br... [more]

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Use It or Lose It

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Use It or Lose It

Paul McIntyre

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Health psychology; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

In Use It or Lose It Paul McIntyre, host of ABC Radio's 'Medical Matters', sorts the fact from the fiction and reveals the... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

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Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

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

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A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Nathan Filer

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

Paperback

He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts, and with some extraordinary people who share their own stories... [more]

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

Helen Jukes

Biography; Memoirs; Apiculture (beekeeping)

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A fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper's year of keeping a colony of honeybees, which will... [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

Paperback

`Remarkable ... Evoking the intensity with which orchid hunters pursue their quarry ... Vivid and expressive' Sunday Times... [more]

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About...

Lucy Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Natural disasters

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A case study of the biggest natural disasters humanity has survived, and how they have shaped our history. [more]

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Project Apollo: The Moon Odyssey Explained

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Project Apollo: The Moon Odyssey Explained

Norman Ferguson

Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Popular astronomy & space

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A miscellany of facts, figures and stories from the Apollo mission programme, representing the furthest humankind has ever... [more]

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Introduction to the Mathematics of Inversion in Remote Sensing and Indirect Measurements

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Introduction to the Mathematics of Inversion in Remote Sensing and Indirect...

S Twomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

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Graduate-level monograph develops background and fundamental theory of inversion processes used in remote sensing - e.g.,... [more]

$36.99

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The Moon: A History for the Future

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The Moon: A History for the Future

Oliver Morton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Every generation has looked up from the Earth and wondered at the beauty of the Moon. 50 years ago, a few Americans became... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

Yorick Wilks

Popular science; Computing: general; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Getting to the heart of the Artificial Intelligence debate. [more]

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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Energy technology & engineering

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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