Frank Bowden, a specialist in the field of infectious disease and sexual health, looks at one bug at a time, weaving around them the stories of his patients and their families, the doctors and the difficulties they face and the horrors and successes of hospitals and health care programs. Through Bowde... read more

Gone Viral: The Germs That Share Our Lives
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Is Darwin's theory of evolution out of date? According to author Mark Roeder it is. In Charles Darwin's view, only the fittest of the species - the aplha males and females survived and evolved. But these days the game has changed. You no longer need physical strength and strong genes to make it - in ... read more

Unnatural Selection: Why The Geeks Will Inherit The Earth
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The Hidden Brain takes a look at how we actually think both consciously and unconsciously. It delves into a wide variety of stories that intriguingly point towards the astounding notion that people are much more dependent on the unconscious than most of us would like to believe.

The Hidden Brain
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Inheritance reveals how genetic breakthroughs are transforming our understanding of the world... and of ourselves. Picture yourself breaking free of your genetic destiny. Envision yourself leaving behind any familial baggage of inheritance that puts you at risk for breast cancer or mental illness. Sav... read more

Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives, and Our Lives Change Our Genes
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"Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."-Elizabeth Kolbert "Brill... read more

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much about this heroic organ until it starts to go wrong. In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of t... read more

Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ
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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night sky. This critically acclaimed work, produced by three well known experts in the field, takes a unique approach to explaining and identifying the Sun, Moon, planets and constel... read more

Astronomy 2015
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The human brain to this day remains the most elusive, mysterious, and maddeningly complex organ in our bodies. Yet, during the last ten to fifteen years, novel methods and new technologies for creating images of the brain and its components have enabled unprecedented advances in neuroscience, providin... read more

Portraits of the Mind: Vizualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century
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This is an accessible, fascinating book that unravels the mysteries and beauty of mathematics. It covers 250 milestones in mathematical history, from the magic squares from centuries ago to the discovery of pi. Each topic is lavishly illustrated and includes formulas and concepts, facts about scientis... read more

The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics
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From the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, The Science Magpie is a compelling collection of scientific curiosities. Expand your knowledge as you view the history of the Earth on the face of a clock, tremble at the power of the Richter scale and learn how to measure the speed of li... read more

The Science Magpie: A Miscellany of Paradoxes, Explications, Lists, Lives and Ephemera from the Wonderful World of Science
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Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

In 1859, the brilliant scientist Urbain LeVerrier discovered that the planet Mercury has a wobble, that its orbit shifts over time. His explanation was that there had to be an unseen planet circling even closer t... read more

The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe
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Professor Amy Liang, a world-renowned bonsai artist and lecturer, offers a practical guide to the fine art of cultivating bonsai. This extravagantly produced volume, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of lavish full-colour photographs, showcases the very best and most beautiful specimens from her coll... read more

The Psychology Book: From Shamanism to Cutting-edge Neuroscience, 250 Milestones in the History of Psychology
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