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  • The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses cover photo

    The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses [9780857522726]

    'This is a story about the war against disease - a war without end - and the development of enormously important vaccines, but in telling that story, …

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  • What Doesn't Kill Us: how freezing water, extreme altitude, and environmental conditioning will renew our lost evolutionary strength cover photo

    What Doesn't Kill Us: how freezing water, extreme altitude, and environmental conditioning will renew our lost evolutionary strength [9781911617549]

    A New York Times bestseller and a Book of the Year for the Evening Standard and The Times. Is getting a little less comfortable the key to living a h…

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    World Without Mind cover photo

    World Without Mind [9781787330283]

    'Essential reading - while we still know what reading is ... This book leaves us in no doubt: no greater threat to our humanity exists.' - Howard Jaco…

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  • Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst cover photo

    Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst [9780099575061]

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry Marsh 'One …

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  • Black Holes: The Reith Lectures cover photo

    Black Holes: The Reith Lectures [9780857503572]

    It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than …

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    Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures cover photo

    Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures [9781408870372]

    'A fascinating celebration of the impact that structural engineering has on all our lives...[an] eye-opening book' The Sunday Times In BUILT, stru…

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  • Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles cover photo

    Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles [9781783351152]

    Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. …

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  • Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) cover photo

    Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) [9780718186289]

    Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to Charles Darwin's pioneering and revolutionary th…

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  • Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating cover photo

    Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating [9780241977743]

    'Popular science at its best' - Daniel Levitin A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food Why do w…

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  • Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine [9781784163068]

    `One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms. . .deserves a place on the bestseller charts.' (The Times) You are accused of a crime. Who …

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  • Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets cover photo

    Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets [9780099571865]

    In the summer of 1953, maverick neurosurgeon William Beecher Scoville performed a groundbreaking operation on an epileptic patient named Henry Molaiso…

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  • Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life cover photo

    Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life [9781784160753]

    'A delightful book on the joys and universality of physics ... Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious' - Jim Al-Khalili 'Helen Czerski has a formidable kn…

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  • The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat cover photo

    The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat [9781780229003]

    'The Diet Myth is fascinating, and now I'm obsessed with microbes!' Nigella Lawson Why do most diets fail? Why does one person eat a certain meal and…

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  • The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far cover photo

    The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far [9781471158377]

    'A great educator as well as a great physicist' - Richard Dawkins In the beginning there was light but more than this, there was gravity. After that…

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  • The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers cover photo

    The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers [9780753552803]

    If you found maths lessons at school irrelevant and boring, that's because you didn't have a teacher like Bobby Seagull. ***As seen on BBC 2's Monk…

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  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True cover photo

    The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True [9780552778053]

    Magic takes many forms. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting that the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings believed a rainbow…

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  • This Idea Is Brilliant: Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know cover photo

    This Idea Is Brilliant: Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know [9780062698216]

    Brilliant but overlooked ideas you must know, as revealed by today's most innovative minds What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely kn…

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  • Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, A: The Stories in Our Genes cover photo

    Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, A: The Stories in Our Genes [9781780229072]

    This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern hu…

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  • I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life cover photo

    I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life [9781784700171]

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 'Marvellous, thrilling...a page-turner... All life is here, and…

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  • It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies cover photo

    It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies [9780061358432]

    Gathered in this book is a collection of flawed plans, half baked ideas, and downright ridiculous machines that, with the best and most optimistic int…

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