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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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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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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Einstein: The man, the genius, and the Theory of Relativity by Walter Isaacson
    Einstein: The man, the genius, and the Theory of Relativity (English, Hardback) Walter Isaacson

    No one has contributed as much to science in the last century as Albert Einstein. Drawing on new research and reproducing documents only recently made available, Einstein reveals the process behind the work and the man behind the science: his experiments in Germany, his marriages and children, his role in the development of the atomic bomb, and his involvement with civil rights groups.

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  • The Science of Sin by Jack Lewis
    The Science of Sin (Paperback) Jack Lewis

    'Entertaining and enlightening ... offers ways to temper our anti-social tendencies.' Dr Michael Mosley, science journalist and TV presenter...

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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 Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
    The Origin of Species (English, Paperback) Charles Darwin

    Darwin's theory of natural selection is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological inter-relatedness revealing the almost unthinkably complex and mutual inter-dependencies between animal and plant life, climate and physical environment and - by implication - the human world.

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  • Mind to Matter by Dawson Church, Ph.D.
    Mind to Matter (English, Hardback) Dawson Church, Ph.D.

    Every creation begins as a thought, from a symphony to a marriage to an ice cream cone to a rocket launch. When we have an intention, a complex chain of events begins in our brains. Thoughts travel as electrical impulses along neural pathways. When neurons fire together they wire together, creating electromagnetic fields. These fields are invisible energy, yet they influence the molecules of...

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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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  • Proofs and Refutations by Imre Lakatos
    Proofs and Refutations (English, Paperback) Imre Lakatos

    This influential book discusses the nature of mathematical discovery, development, methodology and practice, forming Imre Lakatos's theory of 'proofs and refutations'.

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  • Knowledge Encyclopedia Science by DK
    Knowledge Encyclopedia Science (Hardback) DK

    An extraordinary encyclopedia with a ground-breaking visual approach to science, using awesome illustrations to show biology, chemistry, and physics in the world around us....

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  • Blueprint by Lucy Maddox
    Blueprint (Paperback) Lucy Maddox

    From birth to adulthood, Blueprint tells you what you need to know about how you become who you are, weaving together cutting edge research, everyday experience and clinical examples.

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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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  • Student Book 1 by Sarah Askey
    Student Book 1 (Paperback) Sarah Askey, Tracey Baxter

    Secure the key science skills and knowledge students need to succeed in the new KS3 Science curriculum with Pupil Book 1.

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  • The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine
    The Female Brain (Paperback) Louann Brizendine

    In this groundbreaking book, Dr Louann Brizendine describes the uniquely flexible structure of the female brain and its constant, dynamic state of change - the key difference that separates it from that of the male - and reveals how women think, what they value, how they communicate, and whom they'll love.

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