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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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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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What was George Washington's secret weapon during the American Revolution, and how did it lead to Britain colonising Australia? What protected Popes for centuries? And what does Starbucks have to thank for its global domination? The answer to t... read more

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
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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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We have the impression that the solar system is perfectly regular like a clock, or a planetarium instrument. On a short timescale it is. But, seen in a longer perspective, the planets, and their satellites, have exciting lives, ful... read more

The Secret Lives of the Planets - A User's Guide to the Solar System
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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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'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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'An absolute gem. Funny, incredible and brilliantly reported, in Ed Hawkins the sports world has its own Jon Ronson.' - Will StorrThe bizarre true story about the cosmic side of sportsEver wondered if the mind tricks used by Luke Skywal... read more

The Men on Magic Carpets: Searching for the Superhuman Sports Star
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EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering Jan... read more

2020 Guide to the Night Sky - Southern Hemisphere - A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
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Reading Level:4 Science

An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth. Carbon. It's in the fibres in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat and the air that you breathe. It's worth ... read more

Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything
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Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals that dinosaurs were, in fact, profoundly different from what we believe, and their environment was unlike anything we have pr... read more

Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs
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