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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Charles Darwin's voyage on the HMS Beagle was a journey that would revolutionise our understanding of the natural world and our place in it. The magisterial work it spawned, The Origin of Spec..

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Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evoluti

Darwin takes a look at the life of this incredible man, from his birth, his ground-breaking publications and far-flung travels, Darwinism and his theories on evolution, all the way to his final days. ..

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Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Readers of his essays in Natural History magazine recognise Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm. Here, Tyson compiles his favo..

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

There is nothing more life-affirming than understanding death in all its forms. Natural selection depends on death; little would evolve without it. Every animal on Earth is shaped by its presence and ..

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Death, Disease & Dissection: The Life of a Surgeon Apothecary 1750 - 1850

Imagine performing surgery on a patient without anaesthetic, administering medicine that could kill or cure. Welcome to the world of the surgeon-apothecary...During the eighteenth and nineteenth centu..

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Death: A Graveside Companion


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Deep History Of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains, The

A leading neuroscientist offers a history of the evolution of the brain from unicellular organisms to the complexity of animals and human beings today Renowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs i..

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Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

Medicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken: doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, a..

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Deeper Genome: Why There is More to the Human Genome Than Meets the Eye

Over a decade ago, as the Human Genome Project completed its mapping of the entire human genome, hopes ran high that we would rapidly be able to use our knowledge of human genes to tackle many inherit..

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Defeating the Ministers of Death

The compelling story of vaccination. We may fear terrorist attacks, but in truth humans have always had far more to fear from infections. In 1919, Spanish flu killed over 50 million people, mor..

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Forget everything you know. Nature is no longer nature. Humans are no longer humans. We have entered a new era -- the Anthropocene. Everything has changed. Humans have become so powerful that we have..

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Defy Your Doctor and be Healed

Without any fear of repercussion or rejection, Thomas and Sarah will lead you through a compelling, never-before-seen exposure of widespread fraud in mainstream and alternative medicine in Defy Your D..

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Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information Are Finally Solving the Mystery of Life, The

When Darwin set out to explain the origin of species, he made no attempt to answer the deeper question- what is life? For generations, scientists have struggled to make sense of this fundamental..

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Denisovan Origins: Hybrid Humans, Goebekli Tepe, and the Genesis of the Giants of Ancient America

Ice-age cave artists, the builders at Goebekli Tepe, and the mound-builders of North America all share a common ancestry in the Solutreans, Neanderthal-human hybrids of immense sophistication, who dom..

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain

In the centuries since Descartes famously proclaimed, 'I think, therefore I am,' science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person's true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended until..

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Descent of Man : Selection in Relation to Sex

Applying his controversial theory of evolution to the origins of the human species, Charles Darwin's "The Descent of Man" was the culmination of his life's work. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edi..

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Destination Mars

Mars is back. Suddenly everyone - from Elon Musk to Ridley Scott to Donald Trump - is talking about going to the Red Planet. When the Apollo astronauts walked on the Moon in 1969, many people imagined..

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Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

As a Yale School of Medicine physician, the New York Times bestselling author of Every Patient Tells a Story, and technical advisor to the hit Fox TV drama, House, M.D., Dr. Lisa Sanders has encounter..

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Digital Ape: How to Live (in peace) with Smart Machines

How smart machines are transforming us all - and what we should do about it. The smart machines revolution is re-shaping our lives and our societies. Here, Shadbolt and Hampson - Britain's pre-em..

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world of tomorrow. On most measures that matter, we've never had it so good. Physica..

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Dinosaurs Rediscovered, The

Over the past twenty years, the study of dinosaurs has changed from natural history to a true scientific discipline. New technologies have revealed secrets locked in the prehistoric bones in ways that..

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Disappearing Spoon

Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, ..

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Diving for Seahorses: The Science and Secrets of Memory

What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory? Diving for Seahorses answers these questions and more, offering an illuminating look at one of our most fascinating facu..

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

Around 250,000 people have had their genomes sequenced and scientists expect that number to rise to one billion by 2025. Steven J. Heine argues that the first thing we will do on receiving our DNA tes..

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DNA: The Secret of Life, Fully Revised and Updated

Along with Francis Crick, James Watson was the discoverer of the double helix structure of the DNA molecule, realising both how it was able to reproduce itself and how, through its immense variety, it..

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Do Dice Play God?: The Mathematics of Uncertainty

Uncertainty is everywhere. It lurks in every consideration of the future - the weather, the economy, the sex of an unborn child - even quantities we think that we know such as populations or the trans..

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Do Geese Get Goose Bumps?: & More Than 199 Perplexing Questions with Astounding Answers

Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind the best-selling, award-winning Uncle John's Bathro..

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Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut through the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences o..

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. A 3-year-old asks her physician father about his job, and his inability to provide a su..

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Doctor, The

THE TIME(LESS) LORD OF SCIENCE, DR KARL KRUSZELNICKI, IS BACK. No need for the Tardis when you can mind travel through "wibbly-wobbly" theories of Time Travel, how alcohol makes you speak louder, how..

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Don't Be Such a Scientist, Second Edition: Talking Substance in an Age of Style

In Don't Be Such a Scientist, Randy Olson recounts the lessons from his own hilarious-and at times humiliating-evolution from science professor to Hollywood filmmaker, sharing the secrets of talking s..

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Donated to Science : Humanity is more than Skin Deep: DVD film

Donated to Science This is not a film about death. This is not a film about dying. It's a film about relationships - between people and their bodies and their families and between a group of me..

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Going boldly forth as a pioneer in the fledgling field of space archaeology, Dr Alice Gorman (aka Dr Space Junk) turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its ..

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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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Dream and the Underworld

In a deepening of the thinking begun in "The Myth of Analysis" and "Re-Visioning Psychology," James Hillman develops the first new view of dreams since Freud and Jung."An eminently intelligent book by..

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Drugs That Changed Our Minds, The

As our approach to mental illness has oscillated from biological to psychoanalytical and back again, so have our treatments. With the rise of psychopharmacology, an ever-increasing number of people th..

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'By the end of the astonishing E=mc2, a dedicated reader will have achieved, if only by osmosis, an understanding of Einstein's theory of relativity and feel quite at ease dining with Nobel Prize winn..

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Earth from Space

You don't know home until you leave it. With over 200 spectacular images, including astonishing satellite images and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit?s footage, Earth from Space reveals our pl..

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Earth Gazers

For thousands of years, we have struggled to rise above the surface of the Earth. 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the moment three human beings escaped the pull of the Earth's gravitational fie..

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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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Edison vs. Tesla: The Battle Over Their Last Invention

Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-..

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Eight Years to the Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

July 16, 2019 will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, celebrating an incredible decade in science history. In Eight Years to the Moon, unique personal stories of NASA engineers and MIT ..

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet i..

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

In 1915, Albert Einstein unveiled his masterwork - a theory, in his words, 'of incomparable beauty': the General Theory of Relativity. It is sometimes overshadowed - wrongly, argues John Gribbin - by ..

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything from elemental particles to the behaviour of materials. Yet is has a..

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Einstein's War

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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Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity

"The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility ...The fact that it is comprehensible is a miracle." --Albert Einstein, 1936 Albert Einstein's universal appeal is only partially explained b..

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Einstein: His Life & Universe

Einstein is the great icon of our age: the kindly refugee from oppression whose wild halo of hair, twinkling eyes, engaging humanity and extraordinary brilliance made his face a symbol and his name a ..

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Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For mo..

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Electrified Sheep: Bizarre Experiments from the Bestselling Author of Elephants on Acid

Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment and founding father of the USA. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use artificial respiration..

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Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string..

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