Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing environmental threats in a book that presents a positive future for us and our planet.... read more

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: 9781925498684
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 198mm X 128mm
: Australia
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: Tim Flannery
: 128
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Sunlight and Seaweed: an Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World
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Sunday Times Bestseller A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the acclaimed BBC TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? Wha... read more

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: 9780008210038
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 197mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
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: Brian Cox
: (Includes a colour plate section), Index
: 288
: 508
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: Paperback
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Forces of Nature
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It's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell. In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the... read more

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: 9780857525130
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Doubleday
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sam Kean
: 384
: 551.5
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Caesar's Last Breath
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Science in the Soul is a kaleidoscopic argument for the power and the glory of science. Breathtaking, brilliant and passionate, the essays, journalism, lectures and letters in this new collection make an unanswerable case for... read more

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: 9780593077511
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Bantam Press
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Richard Dawkins
: n/a
: 464
: 570
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Science in the Soul : Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
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Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

This book was selected as a New York Times Non-Fiction Book of the Year. The New York Times Number one Bestseller BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. "Dramatic and precise...[A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controv... read more

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: 9780099584575
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Siddhartha Mukherjee
: 608
: 599.93509
: en
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The Gene: An Intimate History
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What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use custo... read more

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: 9781782404552
: The Ivy Press
: The Ivy Press
: 230mm X 180mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gabrielle M. Finn
: 60
: 160
: 610.9
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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute
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"The phenomenon of neuroplasticity : the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience : is the most important development in our unde... read more

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: 9781925321814
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 208mm X 139mm X 31mm
: Australia
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: Norman Doidge
: 448
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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from every walk of life, they encompass crops, weed... read more

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: 9781861979582
: Profile Books Ltd
: Profile Books Ltd
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: Richard Mabey
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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination
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Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the one thing we crave the most. How have we... read more

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: 9781782113195
: Canongate Books Ltd
: Canongate Books Ltd
: 214mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Simon Garfield
: illustrations
: 368
: 529
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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed with Time
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The newest addition to John Brockman's Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world's leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists-including Richard Dawkins, Edw... read more

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: 9780062296054
: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
: HarperCollins
: 20.30 cmmm X 13.50 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
: United States
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: John Brockman
: 384
: 576.8
: en
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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science
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For decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true. In The Genius of Birds, popular science writer Jennifer Ackerman presents the latest research on bird intelligen... read more

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: 9781925106879
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 233mm X 154mm X 26mm
: Australia
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: Jennifer Ackerman
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The Genius of Birds
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Where do great ideas come from? What actually happens in your brain during a 'Eureka' moment? How can we have more of them? John Kounios and Mark Beeman, leading experts on the neural bases of insight and creative thinking, have conducted pione... read more

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: 9780099537373
: Cornerstone
: Windmill Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Kounios
: 288
: 153.35
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The Eureka Factor: Creative Insights and the Brain
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