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1 Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World (Paperback)

by Mark A. Miodownik

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, this book reveals the inner workings of... Read more

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2 The Serpent's Promise: The Bible Retold as Science (Paperback)

by Professor Steve Jones

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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3 A Day in Your Life: 24 Hours Inside the Human Body (Paperback)

by Dr. Hilary Jones

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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Have you ever wondered why it takes so long to get out of bed in the morning? And why you always wake up bursting for a pee? Why that small... Read more

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4 The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates (Paperback)

by Frans De Waal

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 08/04/2014

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed... Read more

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5 The Great Mathematical Problems (Paperback)

by Ian Stewart

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's Conjecture. This... Read more

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6 The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day (Paperback)

by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 27/03/2014

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Marjorie Daw is a librarian, and takes her job - and indeed the truth of words - very seriously. She doesn't know it, but her world and ours -... Read more

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7 Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life (Paperback)

by Adam Rutherford

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 06/02/2014

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Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest of questions before... Read more

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8 The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity (Paperback)

by Steven Strogatz

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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Award-winning Steven Strogatz, one of the foremost popularisers of maths, has written a witty and fascinating account of maths' most compelling... Read more

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9 The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure (Paperback)

by Neil Shubin

Format: Paperback 240 pages
Published: 06/02/2014

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children? What does the water... Read more

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10 The Lazarus Effect: The Science That is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death (Paperback)

by Sam Parnia

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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How many minutes can you survive after cardiac arrest?; What do new medical techniques teach us about consciousness?; and How will these change our... Read more

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