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 Science

Series:Wellcome Ser.

For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have... read more

General Fields
: 9781846685828
: Profile Books Ltd
: Profile Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Atul Gawande
: Paperback
: Main
: English
: 616.02/9
: 304
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Being Mortal : Illness Medicine and What Matters in the End
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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life invent sex? Does time really exist? How does capitalism work - or not, as the case may be? Where do mountains come from? How do computers work? How did humans get to dominate the Earth? Why is there something rather than nothing? ... read more

General Fields
: 9780571278404
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Marcus Chown
: Paperback
: Export - Airside ed
: 500
: 448
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What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff
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WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What the judges said: 'Every man and woman should read this book on gender bias ... an important, yet wickedly witty, book.'  'Fine's entertaining and thoughtful book is a valuable addition to the discuss... read more

General Fields
: 9781785783180
: Icon Books, Limited
: Icon Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm
Special Fields
: Cordelia Fine
: Paperback
: English
: 155.33
: 256
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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds
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Despite the fact that cultural differences between genders are becoming obsolete, the differences between male and female bodies are nevertheless very real, and go well beyond the obvious sexual and reprod... read more

General Fields
: 9780715652244
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
: 198mm X 130mm
Special Fields
: Marek Glezerman
: Paperback
: 616.0081
: 288
: MBD
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Gender Medicine: The Groundbreaking New Science of Gender - and Sex-Related Diagnosis and Treatment
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Category:

 Science

In the beginning there was light but more than this, there was gravity. After that, all hell broke loose...This is how the story of the greatest intellectual adventure in history should be introduced - how humanity reached its current understanding of the univer... read more

The good news about this book is that I read it from cover to cover. The bad news is that I only really understood about 10% of it. There isn't much to show it on the front cover so I have to warn you - this book is about quantum physics. Generally this book fol... read more

General Fields
: 9781471138546
: Simon & Schuster Ltd
: Simon & Schuster Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm X 20mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Lawrence Krauss
: Paperback
: Export
: 500
: 336
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The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far
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The concern for the well-being of others could be the saving grace of the 21st century. Matthieu Ricard's Altruism, an erudite, brilliantly ranging synthesis of philosophy, psychology and ages old wisdom, is a radical call to kindness, which has the p... read more

General Fields
: 9780857897015
: Atlantic Books
: Atlantic Books
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Matthieu Ricard
: Paperback
: Main
: en
: 155.232
: 720
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Altruism: The Science and Psychology of Kindness
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Category:

 Science

How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed

General Fields
: 9780062349590
: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
: HarperCollins (USA)
: 203mm X 135mm X 17mm
: United States
Special Fields
: Douglas Axe
: Paperback
: 817
: 213
: 304
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Undeniable
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Reveals how we can all surpass our perceived physical limits." --Adam GrantLimits are an illusion: a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of accessing your hidden extra potentialForeword by Ma... read more

General Fields
: 9780008277062
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Alex Hutchinson
: Paperback
: English
: 796.019
: 320
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Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
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Category:

 Science

Series:In Minutes Ser.

Evolution in Minutes is your compact and accessible guide to the central concepts of the science of evolution, revealing how biological populations change over successive generations. Covering the basics of speciation, genesis, and extinction in animals, plants, and humans alike-... read more

General Fields
: 9781786485151
: Quercus
: Quercus
: 14.90 cmmm X 14.90 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
Special Fields
: Darren Naish
: Paperback
: en
: 576.8
: 416
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Evolution in Minutes
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Weaving together the great ideas of science, The Reality Frame takes us on a thrilling journey from empty space all the way to the human mind. Acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg builds up reality piece by piece, from space, to time, to m... read more

General Fields
: 9781785782817
: Icon Books Ltd
: Icon Books Ltd
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Brian Clegg
: Paperback
: en
: 500
: 320
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The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe
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Category:

 Science

Series:Everything You Know About...

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. In the latest book from the Everything You Know is Wrong series, Matt Brown brings you a compendium of amazing facts about our planet, the unive... read more

General Fields
: 9781849944304
: Pavilion Books
: Batsford Ltd
: 192mm X 136mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Matt Brown
: Hardback
: English
: 520
: 160
: 50
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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong
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The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017 'Entertaining and at times mind-boggling guide to the weakest of nature's fundamental forces, which also controls the fate of the universe' Manjit Kumar, The Times Gravit... read more

General Fields
: 9781474601887
: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Marcus Chown
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 521.1
: 288
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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything
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