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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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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon

Think how much of your identity and sense of self is vested in what you see in the bathroom mirror every morning. Now imagine the face you've known all your life being so ravaged by cancer, an acciden..

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Fall of the Human Empire: Memoirs of a Robot, The

Machines that are smarter than people? A utopian dream of science-fiction novelists and Hollywood screenwriters perhaps, but one which technological progress is turning into reality. Two trends ..

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Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive Waste

At a moment when a new generation of power stations and weapons are being developed, Fallout is a measured and fascinating exploration of our most misunderstood energy source and asks: what can we lea..

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Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Unlock the secrets in your DNA! Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide is a one-stop resource for how to use DNA tes..

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Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic

'Astonishing ... beautiful, compelling and terrifying' Observer'Wadhams' writing sparkles ... a lyrical sense of wonder at the natural world ... essential reading ... may be the best reader-friendly..

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic be..

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Fate of Food, The

We need to produce more food. With water and food shortages already being felt in some parts of the world, this might sound like an insurmountable challenge, but all is far from lost. You may not have..

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Fentanyl, Inc.

An undercover investigation into the synthetic-drug epidemic. A new group of chemicals is radically transforming the recreational-drug landscape. Known as novel psychoactive substances (NPS), the..

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Fermat's Last Theorem

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got..

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Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-..

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First Breath, The

What happens when pregnancy and the first few weeks of a baby's life don't go as planned? How have advances in modern medicine and perinatal genetics redefined our perceptions of what is possible? ..

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly illustrated book - featuring stunning images and previously unpublished documents - tells the incredible story ..

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Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses

`Powerful and affecting' Mail on Sunday `Flesh and Blood is living drama extracted like buried treasure from old documents and the hand-me-down stories of his relatives. I couldn't put it down'Je..

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Flu Hunter: Unlocking the secrets of a virus

When a new influenza virus emerges that is able to be transmitted between humans, it spreads globally as a pandemic, often with high mortality. Enormous social disruption and substantial economic cost..

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Fluke: The Maths and Myths of Coincidences

What are the chances?! This exclamation greets the scarcely believable coincidence - you're picked up by the same taxi driver several years and thousands of miles apart or, in a second-hand bookshop f..

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Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for the Mind of God

Were the first scientists hermetic philosophers? What do these occult origins of modern science tell us about the universe today? The Forbidden Universe reveals the secret brotherhood that defined th..

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Forces of Nature

Sunday Times Bestseller How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds? Think you know our planet? Think again. For..

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Forces of Nature

A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet. This groundbreaking book, which accompanies the new BBC1 TV series, provides the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'Why is the sky blue..

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Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution  Foreword by Stephen Fry, The

Known as the 'four horsemen' of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide..

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Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

"The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions. And it manages to do all this in a way that is both entertaining an..

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Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

As we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary im..

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he's worked on. Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon's shoulder. A slip of ..

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Freedom: The End of the Human Condition

The fastest growing realization everywhere is that humanity can t go on the way it is going. Indeed, the great fear is we re entering endgame where we appear to have lost the race between self-destruc..

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

'Required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be remotely curious' Observer'Enthralling' Spectator What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinat..

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Fundamental: How quantum and particle physics explain absolutely everything (except gravity)

FUNDAMENTAL does for physics what Tim's first book, ELEMENTAL, does for chemistry: it demystifies the topic in his trademark humorous, engaging style, including the most recent developments in the fie..

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Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us About Digital Technology

A highly engaging tour through progressive history in the service of emancipating our digital tomorrow. When we talk about technology we always talk about tomorrow and the future -- which makes it har..

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Future in Minutes, The

What does the future hold? How will we live, work and entertain ourselves? What new technologies will emerge? Will humanity evolve - and perhaps live forever? Or are we facing threats that could end ..

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Future of Humanity

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future..

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Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future..

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Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future..

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Future of Life, The

From preeminent scientist and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wilson comes his most important book to date--a thoroughly documented assessment of the dismal state of our biosphere and a vision ..

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Future of the Body: Explorations into the Further Evolution of Human Nature

A projection of the future of the species documents reports of extraordinary perception, cognition, volition, and spiritual development...

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Future Then: Fascinating Art and Predictions from 145 Years of Popular Science

To commemorate the 145th anniversary of Popular Science, this gorgeous, full-color, fun, and lively collection of retro covers from the magazine's archives explores all those far-flung inventions that..

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: 122 Inventions that Changed the World

Discover the designs behind some of the most amazing inventions ever imagined. This book contains the original drawings submitted to the patent office for such indispensable items as the papercli..

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food 'Popular science at its best' - Daniel Levitin Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with ..

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Gender Medicine: The Groundbreaking New Science of Gender - and Sex-Related Diagnosis and Treatment

Despite the fact that cultural differences between genders are becoming obsolete, the differences between male and female bodies are nevertheless very real, and go well beyond the obvious sexual and r..

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Gender Medicine: The Groundbreaking New Science of Gender and Sex Based Diagnosis and Treatment

Over millions of years, male and female bodies developed crucial physiological differences to improve the chances for human survival. These differences have become culturally obsolete with the overtur..

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Gendered Brain, The

Do you have a female brain or a male brain? Or is that the wrong question?Reading maps or reading emotions? Barbie or Lego? We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex a..

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Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids--And the Kids We Have

A sharp-eyed exploration of the promise and peril of having children in an age of genetic tests and interventionsIs screening for disease in an embryo a humane form of family planning or a slippery sl..

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

From Nobel Prize winner Venki Ramakrishnan `Beyond superb' Bill Bryson `A wonderful book' Ian McEwan Everyone knows about DNA. It is the essence of our being, influenc..

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Gene: An Intimate History

The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is..

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Gene: An Intimate History

Selected as a Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Economist, Independent, Observer and Mail on Sunday. The New York Times Number One Bestseller BBC Radio 4 Book Of The Week. "Dramatic and prec..

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Genius Within, The

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Man Who Couldn't Stop 'Witty, sharp and enlightening . . . This book will make you smarter' Adam Rutherford What if you have more intelligence..

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Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History, and the Future

For a century, social scientists have avoided genetics like the plague. But the nature-nurture wars are over. In the past decade, a small but intrepid group of economists, political scientists, and so..

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Get Technology

Each day our lives become ever more entwined with and dependent upon technology - and yet there's a feeling that we understand less and less about the devices that we use, or what is coming next. This..

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Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get it Back

In 1999, Dr Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising professor to a humbled man struggling to get through a single day. In one ..

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Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science In the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing..

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Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

`A biographical orrery - intricate, complex and fascinating' The Observer`A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves' The Economist#1..

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