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'Awe-inspiring ... the best scientific book written for non-specialists that I have ever read. You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of, and you will be inspired' Henry Marsh, author of Do No HarmA ground-breaking synthesis of the entire science of human b... read more

Behave
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The Bedside Book of Geometry is a fascinating, interactive guide to the history and uses of geometry. It contains clear and concise explanations of different geometric concepts, as well as profiles of key thinkers and their discoveries. A unique feature of the book is i... read more

Nophoto
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Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

Can meditation protect against depression and dementia? Can the mind boost or calm the immune system? Can the experience of a 'Snow World' virtual reality reduce the pain of burns? Yes. Yes. Yes. Cure is a rigorous and sceptical look at the science beh... read more

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
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Imagine if The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy were a real, practical book about the mysteries of the universe...The Universe In Your Hand takes us on a wonder-filled journey to the surface of our dying Sun, shrinks us to the size of an atom and puts us in the deathly grip of distant Black Holes. Alo... read more

The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond
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For the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known... read more

Drawdown: The Most comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Rever
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Gendered brains- a sexist myth, or a fact of life?Reading maps or reading emotions? Barbie or Lego? We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex and gender. On a daily basis we face deep... read more

The Gendered Brain - The New Neuroscience That Shatters the Myth of the Female Brain
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Awards:Winner of Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2015.

If a 'robot' could do your job quicker than you and better than you for no pay, would you still be employed? Today it's travel agents, data-analyst and paralegals whose jobs are under threat. Soon it will be doctors, taxi-drivers and, i... read more

Rise of the Robots Technology and the threat of mass unemployment
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There are five races of tiger on our planet and all but one live in tropical regions: the Siberian Tiger Panthera tigris altaica is the exception. Mysterious and elusive, and with only 350 remaining in the wild, the Siberian tiger remai... read more

The Great Soul of Siberia: In Search of the Elusive Siberian Tiger
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Too Big to Walk: the New Science of Dinosaurs
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Grab your towel and hitchhike across the galaxy with Australia's most popular scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Learn about Dr Karl, the universe and everything, and discover how air-conditioning is sexist, how you can kill a spinning hard drive by shouting at it and... read more

Karl, the Universe and Everything
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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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In the vein of Gut and The Brain That Changes Itself, a gripping exploration into the inner workings of the heart and how emotions and lifestyle affect every beat.
When the actress Debbie Reynolds died a day after... read more

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: A Heart Surgeon's Insight into What Makes Us Tick
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