"Head Cases "takes us into the dark side of the brain in an astonishing sequence of stories, at once true and strange, from the world of brain damage. Michael Paul Mason is one of an elite group of experts who coordinate care in the complicated aftermath of tragic injuries that can last a lifetime. On... read more

Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath
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The story and science of how animals find their way home. Home is the place we long for most, when we feel we have travelled too far, for too long. Since boyhood, acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year to a beloved patch of woods in his native western Maine. But while it... read more

The Homing Instinct: The Story and Science of Migration
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We¿re in a golden age of discovery ¿ and the fossils coming to light show dinosaurs were stranger, bigger, scarier and more diverse than we ever imagined.

From outback Australia to the Gobi Desert and the savanna of Madagascar, award-winning science writer John Pickrell sets... read more

Weird Dinosaurs
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Richard Dawkins, the world's most famous evolutionary biologist, presents a gorgeously lucid, science book examining some of the nature's most fundamental questions both from a mythical and scientific perspective. Science... read more

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
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The Sun is so powerful, so much bigger than us, that it is a terrifying subject. Yet though we depend on it, we take it for granted. Amazingly the first book of its kind, CHASING THE SUN is a cultural and scientific history of our relationship with the star that gives us life. Richard Cohen, applying ... read more

Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
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The definitive edition of Darwin's classic -- and brilliantly entertaining and accessible -- exploration of human and animal behaviour. * Why do we bite people we feel affection towards? Why do dogs wag their tails? Or cats purr? Why do we get embarrassed, and why does embarrassment make us blush? Th... read more

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals
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This is a book about universes. It tells a story that revolves around a single extraordinary fact: that Albert Einstein's famous theory of relativity describes a series of entire universes. Not many solutions to Einstein's tantalising universe equations have ever been found, but those that have are al... read more

The Book of Universes
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"The Goldilocks Enigma" is Paul Davies spectacular and eagerly awaited return to cosmology. Here he tackles all the 'big questions' and introduces the latest discoveries that have allowed scientists to piece together the story of the universe in unprecedented detail. And he explains why, despite all t... read more

The Goldilocks Enigma :  Why is the Universe Just Right for Life?
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Albert Einstein changed the way physicists view the universe - and transformed the way we all see the world. Just over one hundred years ago, his Theory of Relativity stunned scientists, but today it is integral to modern thought as the most important scientific discovery of the twentieth century. In ... read more

The Essential Einstein : His greatest works
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Will we ever discover a single scientific theory that tells us everything that has happened, and everything that will happen, on every level in the Universe? The quest for the theory of everything - a single key that unlocks all the secrets of the Universe - is no longer a pipe-dream, but the focus of... read more

New Theories of Everything
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Probability, chaos theory, BASIC code - facts and figures are all around us, but how much do we know about them and how much info can we retain? This is an entertaining guide to the numbers and laws that govern our universe.

Infinity in Your Pocket: Over 3,000 Theorums, Facts and Formulae
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A riveting look at how an alternative source of energy is revoluntionising nuclear power, promising a safe and clean future for millions, and why thorium was sidelined at the height of the Cold War In this groundbreaking account of an energy revolution in the making, award-winning science writer Rich... read more

Superfuel: Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future
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