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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics: Sixth Edition

With over 4,000 entries, this informative A to Z provides clear, jargon-free definitions on a wide variety of mathematical terms. Its entries cover both pure and applied mathematics, and include key t..

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This Book Could Fix Your Life: The Science of Self Help

We all want to be happier, more successful and less stressed, but what really works? From building confidence and boosting creativity to forming better relationships and getting smarter (..

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This Is the Voice

A New York Times bestselling writer explores what our unique sonic signature reveals about our species, our culture, and each one of us. Finally, a vital topic that has never had its own book gets its..

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This Is Your Mind On Plants: Opium-Caffeine-Mescaline

From bestselling author Michael Pollan comes a radical challenge to how we think about drugs Of all the many things humans rely on plants for, surely the most curious is our use of them to change..

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Tomb With a View, A: The Stories and Glories of Graveyards

'In his absorbing book about the lost and the gone, Peter Ross takes us from Flanders Fields to Milltown to Kensal Green, to melancholy islands and surprisingly lively ossuaries . . . a considered an..

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Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings

What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined? One of Science News' "Favorite Books of 2020" Winner of the World Wildlife Fund's 2020 Jan Wolkers PrizeName..

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Under the Stars:  Journey Into Light

Moonlight, starlight, the ethereal glow of snow in winter ... When you turn off the electricity, other forms of night light begin to reveal themselves. Light pollution is everywhere. Not only is..

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Unexpected Patient: True Kiwi stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical cases

Stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical cases A psychiatrist and a patient with supernatural connections. A plastic surgeon and a Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption survivor. ..

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Unexplained Deaths: How one woman changed homicide investigation forever

For most of human history, sudden and unexpected deaths of a suspicious nature, when they were investigated at all, were examined by lay persons without any formal training. People often got away with..

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Unfit for Purpose: When Human Evolution Collides with the Modern World

'This book is a gripping and sobering reminder of how much we are all governed by our genetic inheritance. So much for free will.' The Mail on Sunday Stress, obesity, poor mental health, drug add..

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Unique: The New Science of Human Individuality

As a scientist, David Linden had devoted his career to understanding the brain processes and behaviors that are common to us all. That is, until a few years ago, when he found himself on OKCupid. Look..

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Universe Speaks in Numbers, The: How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets

Searching for the fundamental laws of the universe, physicists have found themselves developing ambitious mathematical ideas. But without observation and experiment as their guide, are they now doing ..

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Unseen Body: A Doctor's Journey Through the Hidden Wonders of Human Anatomy, The

In his beautifully written prose, Dr Jonathan Reisman - physician, adventure traveller and naturalist - allows readers to navigate their insides like an explorer discovering a new world. Th..

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Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

Until the End of Time is Brian Greene's breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to understand it. Greene takes us on a journey across time, from our most refined understanding of the ..

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Vaxxers: The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus

This is the story of a race - not against other vaccines or other scientists, but against a deadly and devastating virus. On 1 January 2020, Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at Oxfo..

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Viral:  Search for the Origin of Covid-19

It's the greatest whodunnit mystery of the century: how did the first detected outbreak of Covid-19 start in Wuhan city? We know that the natural reservoir of SARS-related coronaviruses is in bat..

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Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We Find and Lose Our Way

The physical world is infinitely complex, yet most of us are able to find our way around it. We can walk through unfamiliar streets while maintaining a sense of direction, take shortcuts along paths w..

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We Know It When We See It: What the Neurobiology of Vision Tells Us About How We Think

More than meets the eye - the science of how we see and the secrets it reveals about how the brain works. Spotting a familiar face in a crowd is so easy, you take it for granted. But how yo..

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We, Hominids:  anthropological detective story

A roving philosophical journey into what makes us human. In We, Hominids, one of Holland's greatest non-fiction writers hunts down answers to humanity's most fundamental questions- Who are we? Wh..

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What Do You Think You Are?: The Science of What Makes You You

Popular science master Brian Clegg's new book is an entertaining tour through the science of what makes you you. From the atomic level, through life and energy to genetics and personality, it explores..

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What Do You Think You Are?: The Science of What Makes You You

Popular science master Brian Clegg's new book is an entertaining tour through the science of what makes you you. From the atomic level, through life and energy to genetics and personality, it explores..

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's..

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What Is Life?: Understand biology in five steps

Life is all around us, abundant and diverse. It is truly a marvel. But what does it actually mean to be alive, and how do we decide what is living and what is not? After a lifetime of studying li..

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What the F*ck is 5G?

What the f*ck is 5G, and how does it even work? The world loves 4G phones, tablets and other gizmos and we take the tech for granted...but when that 4 grew up into the next-gen 5, it seems ..

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What the F*ck is The Cloud?

What the f*ck is the Cloud, and how does it even work? Ah, The Cloud. It's such a useful bit of tech jargon isn't it? The kind that's casually thrown around in work meetings by bosses who (..

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What the F*ck is The Dark Web?

What the f*ck is the Dark Web, and how does it even work? Whether it's from dodgy acronym-titled crime shows to news stories designed to terrify you down to your socks we've all heard about..

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What's Eating the Universe?: And Other Cosmic Questions

The story of the universe in thirty cosmological conundrums In the constellation of Eridanus there lurks a cosmic mystery. It's as if something has taken a huge bite out of the universe, leaving ..

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What's the Use?:  Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics

What's the Use? asks why there is such a vast gulf between public perceptions of mathematics and reality. It shows how mathematics is vital, often in surprising ways, behind the scenes of daily life. ..

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What's Wrong With You?:  Insider's Guide To Your Insides

Take a tour through your body and the many ways it can fail in What's Wrong with You? An Insider's Guide to Your Insides. Everybody has a body, and everybody gets sick. But unless you go to medi..

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When Galaxies Collide

In 2018, Lisa Harvey-Smith was appointed as the inaugural Australian Women in STEM Ambassador by the Australian Federal Government. Why is the Milky Way blue? Why isn't a black hole dark? H..

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When Least Is Best: How Mathematicians Discovered Many Clever Ways to Make Things as Small (or as Large) as Possible

A mathematical journey through the most fascinating problems of extremes and how to solve them What is the best way to photograph a speeding bullet? How can lost hikers find their way out of a fo..

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Where the Universe Came From: How Einstein s relativity unlocks the past, present and future of the cosmos

How did it all begin? Where is it all going? A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed our understanding..

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Why Trust Science?

Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Are doctors right when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about t..

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Why Woo Woo Works: The Surprising Science Behind Meditation, Reiki, Crystals and Other Alternative Practices

David Hamilton, PhD, bestselling author and expert on the mind-body connection, offers evidence for why some of the most popular alternative healing methods shouldn't be discounted scientifically. ..

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World Before Us, The: How Science is Revealing a New Story of Our Human Origins

50,000 years ago, we were not the only species of human in the world. There were at least four others, including the Neanderthals, Homo floresiensis, Homo luzonesis and the Denisovans. At the forefron..

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World Before Us, The: How Science is Revealing a New Story of Our Human Origins

Fifty-thousand years ago, we were not the only species of human in the world. There were at least four others, including the Neanderthals, Homo floresiensis, Homo luzonesis and the Denisovans. At the ..

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Worlds in Shadow: Submerged Lands in Science, Memory and Myth

The traces of much of human history and that which preceded it lie beneath the ocean surface; broken up, dispersed, often buried and always mysterious. This is fertile ground for speculation, even..

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Written In Bone: hidden stories in what we leave behind

From the world's foremost forensic anthropologist and bestselling author of All That Remains, this book is an exploration - from skull to feet - of how our bones reveal all that happens to us in life..

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