The brain creates every feeling, emotion and desire we experience, and stores every one of our memories. And yet, until very recently, scientists believed our brains were fully developed in childhood. Now, thanks to imaging technology that en... read more

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

The Sick Rose is a visual tour through the golden age of medical illustration. The nineteenth century experienced an explosion of epidemics such as cholera and diphtheria, driven by industrialization, urbanization and poor hygiene. In this pre-c... read more

Sick Rose Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration
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'In addition to being hopeful, Fine is also angry. We should all be angry. Testosterone Rex is a debunking rumble that ought to inspire a roar.' GuardianFine's entertaining and thoughtful book is a valuable addition to the discussion about ... read more

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Series:New Scientist Instant Expert Ser.

Where did we come from? Where are we going? Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and the most influential species ever to walk the Earth. In the blink of an evolutionary eye we have spread around the globe, taken control of Earth's biol... read more

Human Origins: 7 million years and counting

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An unsurpassed treatise of the human body We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illust... read more

Bourgery : Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

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`Probably the most readable, exciting and authoritative writer on science we have. A new Lawrence Krauss book always goes to the top of the curious mind's wish list.' Stephen Fry "I loved the fight scenes and the sex scenes were excellent." (Eric Idle) 'In the s... read more

The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far

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Awards:Winner of Aventis Prize for Science Books 1989.

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at... read more

A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
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Answering all your burning scientific questions, from what it means to be alive to why things explode, How Science Works explains science facts throughout amazing diagrams and infographics. Unlock the secrets of the universe, such as whether a robot ta... read more

How Science Works (The Facts Visually Explained)

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'By the deepest thinker about this topic since Darwin' Daniel Gilbert, author of the bestseller Stumbling on Happiness'Fascinating . . . a thought-provoking journey into emotion science' The Wall Street Journal'This meticulous, well-researched, and deeply thought out book prov... read more

How Emotions Are Made

Ursula K. Le Guin has won or been nominated for over 200 awards for her fiction, including the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and SFWA Grand Master Awards. She is the acclaimed author of the Earthsea sequence and The Left Hand of Darkness - which ... read more

Dreams Must Explain Themselves and Other Essays 1972-2004

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Imagine... getting lost in a one-room flat; seeing auras; never forgetting a moment; a permanent orchestra in your head; turning into a tiger; life as an out-of-body experience; feeling other people's pain; being convinced you are dead; becoming a different person overnight. Our brains ... read more

Unthinkable
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This book is a guide for those people who want to go out and collect New Zealand minerals. It will help you identify a lot of the minerals, which identification tests are the most useful, where to look for certain minerals, which minerals are common and which ones you a... read more

Collecting New Zealand Minerals
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