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There's so much we don't know about what lies deep beneath the ocean's surface - and the time to find out is growing increasingly precious . . .
Professor Alex Rogers is one of the world's leading experts in marine biology and oceanology, and has spent his life studying the deep ocea... read more

The Deep
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'We can draw lines across the world any way we choose, and in the history of race science, people have. What matters isn't where the lines are drawn, but what they mean.' Modern science is pivotal in our understanding of race - not because of the lines that think... read more

Superior: The Return of Race Science
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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning. Out of sight, underfoot, unseen beyond fleeting scuttles or darting flights, insects occupy a ... read more

Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. The Ones Who Run Our World
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So many of us believe that we are free to shape our own destiny. But what if free will doesn't exist? What if our lives are largely predetermined, hardwired in our brains - and our choices over what we eat, who we fall in love ... read more

The Science of Fate Why Your Future Is More Predictable Than You Think
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Empathy has been on people's mind a lot lately. Philosophers, evolutionary scientists and indeed former President Obama agree that an increase in empathy could advance us beyond the hatred, violence and polarization in which the world seems... read more

The War for Kindness - Building Empathy in a Fractured World
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'A glowing account of the myths and meanings we impose on flowers . . . a book to reread and treasure' John Carey, Sunday Times
'A captivating new book that explores our fascination with flowers . . . A delight' Daily Mail
Come rain or shine, flowers feature pe... read more

The Brief Life of Flowers
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THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, POSED BY "THE WORLD'S FINEST MINDS" (The Guardian)
Featuring Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Nobel laureate R... read more

The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life
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Judith Grisel was a daily drug user and college dropout when she began to consider that her addiction might have a cure, one that she herself could perhaps discover by studying the brain. Now, after twenty-five years as a neuroscientist, she shares what she and other scientists have learn... read more

Never Enough
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'Remarkable and revelatory, a dazzling achievement. Quietly electrifying' Sunday Times On the day his daughter takes her first steps Christian Donlan discovers he has an incurable neurological disease, multiple scle... read more

The Unmapped Mind - A Memoir of Neurology, Incurable Disease and Learning How to Live
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Reading Level:4 Science

The birth of a world-changing idea, relativity, and how it was shaped by the social upheaval and bloody horror of the First World War Einstein's ascent to worldwide celebrity was, in large part, not his own doing. It was b... read more

Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World
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Swallow and starling, puffin and peregrine, blue tit and blackcap. We use these names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? Where did they come from? And who created them? The words we use to name birds ar... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names
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Jupiter: The Ruthless One - Mars: The Doomed One - Sun: The Fiery One - Saturn: The Beautiful One - Pluto: The Mysterious One Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space.
This time he shows us our solar system as we've never seen it b... read more

The Planets
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