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Brain:  User's Manual:  simple guide to the world's most complex machine

"Congratulations on the purchase of this exclusive product, tailor-made just for you. It will provide you with years of continuous service." The brain is one of nature's most miraculous but..

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Brains Explained: How Your Brain Works, Why it Works that Way, and How to Make it Work Better

Curious about how billions of neurons make up your consciousness? How anxiety hijacks your body? Why Freud was such a weirdo? Whether AI will replace your therapist? This witty, enlightening book, wri..

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Brainscapes: An Atlas of Your Life on Earth

Your brain is a collection of maps. That is no metaphor: scrawled across your brain's surfaces are actual schematic images of the sights, sounds, and actions that hold the key to your survival. S..

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Breakthrough: Spectacular stories of scientific discovery from the Higgs particle to black holes

'Marcus Chown rocks!' - Brian May How does it feel to know something about the universe that no one has ever known before? And why is mathematics so good at revealing nature's secrets? This ..

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Breath: New Science of a Lost Art

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly. There is nothing more essential to our health and wellbein..

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Puzzle Edition

NEW LIMITED EDITION OF THE SUNDAY TIMES No.1 BESTSELLER 'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'Effortlessly instructive, absorbing, up to the minute and -..

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Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also ou..

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Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiec..

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Brief Welcome to the Universe: A Pocket-Sized Tour, A

A Brief Welcome to the Universe offers a breathtaking tour of the cosmos, from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes and time loops. Bestselling authors and acclaimed astrophysicists Neil deGras..

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Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

There are many, many things that nobody knows...Do animals have a sense of humour? Why do we have five fingers? What did Jesus do in his youth? Has human evolution stopped? Can robots become self-awar..

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Can Medicine Be Cured?: The Corruption of a Profession

A book about the major fallacies crippling modern medicine. A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine. By the award-winning auth..

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Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. Here are 125 of the world's best brainteasers from..

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Carbon: One Atom's Odyssey

An illustrated history of a single atom of carbon, tracing its many manifestations from the Big Bang to the present. Carbon- One Atom's Odyssey is an illustrated adaptation of 'Carbon,' a short s..

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Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence, A

A concise but informative overview of AI ethics and policy. Artificial intelligence, or AI for short, has generated a staggering amount of hype in the past several years. Is it the game-changer i..

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Contact Paradox, The: Challenging our Assumptions in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

In 1974 a message was beamed towards the stars by the giant Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico, a brief blast of radio waves designed to alert extraterrestrial civilisations to our existence. Of course,..

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Corruptible: Who Gets Power and How it Changes Us

'Illuminating . . . reveals why some people and systems are more likely to be corrupted by power than others' - Adam Grant 'Passionate, insightful, and occasionally jaw-dropping . . . Corru..

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Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Huma

In the tradition of Silent Spring and The Sixth Extinction, an urgent, meticulously researched, and groundbreaking book about the ways in which chemicals in the modern environment are changing-and end..

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CSI Has Told You Lies

Meshel Laurie, host of the incredibly successful Australian True Crime podcast speaks to the forensic pathologists, homicide detectives, defence barristers and victims' families in this moving and gri..

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Curious Boy  Making of a Scientist

'Truth and courage are what memoirs need and this one has them both in spades ... The unforgotten boy: that is what makes this a book a revelation' ADAM NICOLSON 'Wonderful, absolutely begui..

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Dawn of Language:  story of how we came to talk

Who was "the first speaker" and what was their first message? An erudite, tightly woven and beautifully written account of one of humanity's greatest mysteries - the origins of language. ..

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Decoding the World

A vision of the future where the latest Silicon Valley tech meets cutting-edge genetics. Decoding the World is a buddy adventure about the quest to live meaningfully in a world with such un..

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Department of Mind-Blowing Theories: Science Cartoons

'Tom Gauld is always funny, but he's funny in a way that makes you feel smarter. Which is especially useful when he's being funny about science' Neil Gaiman A dog philosopher questions what it re..

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Dinosaur Hunters:  Extraordinary Story of the Discovery of Prehistoric Life, The

Dinosaur bones had been found for centuries before scientists understood what they were and what creatures they came from. Ancient Chinese writings speak of 'dragon' bones, and large fossils discovere..

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Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life

Travel through time from the beginning of life on Earth and marvel at more than 90 amazing plants and animals along the way with this stunning book about dinosaurs and prehistoric life. From T..

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Dinosaurs Rediscovered, The: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History

If you want to know how we know what we know about dinosaurs, read this book! Steve Brusatte 'I defy anyone who is, like me, a non-scientist to read it and not feel a sense of wonder' Tom Holla..

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Dominant Character:  Radical Science and Restless Politics of J.B.S. Haldane

Book of the Year in The Economist, Guardian, New Statesman, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2020. 'A wonderful book about one of the most import..

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Dracula for Doctors: Medical Facts and Gothic Fantasies

Exploring how medicine and psychiatry are portrayed in gothic literature, this engaging book illustrates how Stoker's famous work was influenced by nineteenth-century attitudes to disease and medicine..

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Dutch Light: Christiaan Huygens and the Making of Science in Europe

Filled with incident, discovery, and revelation, Dutch Light is a vivid account of Christiaan Huygens's remarkable life and career, but it is also nothing less than the story of the birth of modern sc..

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Earth Detox: How and Why we Must Clean Up Our Planet

Every person on our home planet is affected by a worldwide deluge of man-made chemicals and pollutants - most of which have never been tested for safety. Our chemical emissions are six times larger th..

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Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, The

Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of the key ideas, movements, and acts that have defined ecology and ecological thought. The book has a simple c..

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Einstein's Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

A compulsively readable account of the extraordinary people, battling internal demons and external adversaries, who discovered the laws of thermodynamics and the science of heat, and brought about a s..

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein. The neatly printed equations on the scrap of paper outlined his world-..

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Electrical Engineering 101: Everything You Should Have Learned in School...but Probably Didn't

Electrical Engineering 101 covers the basic theory and practice of electronics, starting by answering the question "What is electricity?" It goes on to explain the fundamental principles and component..

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Elements Magnet Set, The: With Complete Periodic Table!

Based on the iconic images from Theodore Gray's bestselling book THE ELEMENTS, this beautiful magnet set is the perfect way to add a little atomic flair at work and home. Spell out a fun message or ju..

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Emperor of All Maladies

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize In The Emperor o..

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Emperor Of Scent

In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for per..

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Empire of Pain: Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

The highly-anticipated portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing. The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institution..

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Encounters with Euclid: How an Ancient Greek Geometry Text Shaped the World

'An astonishingly readable and informative history of the greatest mathematical bestseller of all time ... The writing is vivid and the stories are gripping. Highly recommended ' IAN STEWART, AUTHOR O..

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End of Bias: How We Change Our Minds, The

Implicit bias affects us all, every day of our lives. But it can be overcome.Here's how we begin to change our minds. Implicit bias leads us to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, bod..

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End of Money:  story of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution

Murder for hire. Drug trafficking. Embezzlement. Money laundering... These might sound like plot lines of a thriller, but they are true stories from the short history of cryptocurrencies - digital cur..

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Ending Hunger: The quest to feed the world without destroying it

'A provocative vision' Sunday Times Nutritionists tell you to eat more fish. Environmentalists tell you to eat less fish. Apparently they are both right. It's the same thing with almonds, o..

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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

'A dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing book. I ended it wonderstruck at the fungal world. A remarkable work by a remarkable writer' Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland 'One of those rare books ..

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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

A mind-altering adventure through the world of fungi for readers of Robert Macfarlane and Other Minds The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will transform your understanding of our planet an..

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Essential Science: The Only Science Book You Will Ever Need

Essential Science aims to be the most detailed, accessible and authoritative book of its kind. Each of the 34 discoveries is broken down into seven essential elements to aid comprehension and inform t..

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Everyday Mathematics Made Easy: A Quick Review of What You Forgot You Knew

This easy-to-understand and fully illustrated handbook teaches essential math concepts using real-life examples so you can confidently apply math skills in everyday situations such as personal finance..

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Everything That Makes Us Human: Case Notes of a Children's Brain Surgeon

'There are two ways to open a child's head. The pretty way and the quick way. Usually I shave the hair, use a scalpel to nick the skin then apply an electro-cautery device to burn down to bone level. ..

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow u..

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Exercised: The Science of Physical Activity, Rest and Health

The myth-busting science behind our modern attitudes to exercise In industrialized nations, our sedentary lifestyles have contributed to skyrocketing rates of obesity and diseases like diabetes. ..

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Explaining Humans: Winner of the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2020

How proteins, machine learning and molecular chemistry can teach us about human behaviour WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2020 How do we understand the peop..

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Extinctions: Living and Dying in the Margin of Error

Are we now entering a mass extinction event? What can mass extinctions in Earth's history tell us about the Anthropocene? What do mass extinction events look like and how does life on Earth recover fr..

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Fabric of the Cosmos

The Fabric of the Cosmos is an astonishing grand tour of the universe and the best layman's guide to current thinking on 'how everything works'. This rollercoaster ride explores the mysteries of space..

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