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  • The Inflamed Mind by Edward Bullmore
    The Inflamed Mind (Hardback) Edward Bullmore

    In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.

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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (English, Hardback) Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

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  • Ignition! by John Drury Clark
    Ignition! (English, Paperback) John Drury Clark

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. Acclaimed scientist and sci-fi author John D. Clark writes with irreverent and eyewitness immediacy about the development of the explosive fuels strong enough to negate the relentless restraints of gravity.

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  • The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
    The Demon-Haunted World (English, Paperback) Carl Sagan

    Reveals the dangers associated with widespread scientific ignorance, and explains how scientific thought has served to overcome prejudice and hysteria

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  • Animal by Sara Pascoe
    Animal (English, Paperback) Sara Pascoe

    I spend too much time hating my bum. And you know what I hate more than my bum? So I started researching what makes me - and us - tick. Reader, here is everything I've learned from science about love, sexuality, infidelity, boobs, periods, pubes, broodiness, and clever old fat.

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  • A Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking
    A Brief History Of Time (English, Paperback) Stephen Hawking

    It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

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  • Failure Is Not an Option by Gene Kranz
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback) Gene Kranz

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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  • The Science Delusion by Rupert Sheldrake
    The Science Delusion (English, Paperback) Rupert Sheldrake

    The scientific counter argument to Richard Dawkin's The God Delusion

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  • Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
    Godel, Escher, Bach (English, Paperback) Douglas R. Hofstadter

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize A metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the spirit of Lewis Carroll

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  • Free Will by Sam Harris
    Free Will (English, Paperback) Sam Harris $13.63
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  • You Are the Placebo by Joe Dispenza
    You Are the Placebo (Paperback) Joe Dispenza

    Throughout history, many cultures have experienced the effects of verifiable healings, along with hexes, curses, witchcraft, voodoo and other mysterious phenomena. This title explores the history, the science and the practical applications of the so-called placebo effect.

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  • Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

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  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
    The Power of Habit (English, Paperback) Charles Duhigg

    From Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps to Martin Luther King Jr., from the CEO of Starbucks to the locker rooms of the NFL, Duhigg explores the incredible results of keystone habits, and how they can make all the difference between billions and millions, failure and success - or even life and death.

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel by Jared Diamond
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • Under an ionized sky: From chemtrails to space fence Lockdown by Elana M. Freeland
    Under an ionized sky: From chemtrails to space fence Lockdown (English, Paperback) Elana M. Freeland

    Radio and micro waves are the next phase of ionizing our atmosphere to create the method to control human DNA.

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  • Bounce by Matthew Syed
    Bounce (Paperback) Matthew Syed

    From the author of You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything Essential reading for an astounding summer of sport; If you've ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer.

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  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • Deadly Companions by Dorothy H. Crawford
    Deadly Companions (English, Paperback) Dorothy H. Crawford

    The story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. Combining tales of devastating epidemics with accessible science and fascinating history, Deadly Companions reveals how closely microbes have evolved with us over the millennia, shaping human culture through infection, disease, and deadly pandemic.

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  • Biocentrism by Robert Lanza
    Biocentrism (English, Paperback) Robert Lanza, Bob Berman

    Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world?a US News & World Report cover story called him a ?genius? and a ?renegade thinker,? even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism, a revolutionary new view of the universe. Every now and then a simple yet radical idea shakes the very foundations of knowledge. The startling discovery that the world was not flat challenged and ultimately changed the way people perceived themselves and their relationship with the world. For most humans of the 15th century, the notion of Earth as ball of rock was nonsense. The whole of Western, natural philosophy is undergoing a sea change again, increasingly being forced upon us by the experimental findings of quantum theory, and at the same time, towards doubt and uncertainty in the physical explanations of the universe's genesis and structure. Biocentrism completes this shift in worldview, turning the planet upside down again with the revolutionary view that life creates the universe instead of the other way around. In this paradigm, life is not an accidental byproduct of the laws of physics. Biocentrism takes the reader on a seemingly improbable but ultimately inescapable journey through a foreign universe?our own?from the viewpoints of an acclaimed biologist and a leading astronomer. Switching perspective from physics to biology unlocks the cages in which Western science has unwittingly managed to confine itself. Biocentrism will shatter the reader's ideas of life?time and space, and even death. At the same time it will release us from the dull worldview of life being merely the activity of an admixture of carbon and a few other elements; it suggests the exhilarating possibility that life is fundamentally immortal. The 21st century is predicted to be the Century of Biology, a shift from the previous century dominated by physics. It seems fitting, then, to begin the century by turning the universe outside-in and unifying the foundations of science with a simple idea discovered by one of the leading life-scientists of our age. Biocentrism awakens in readers a new sense of possibility, and is full of so many shocking new perspectives that the reader will never see reality the same way again.

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