Science and the Environment

Picture of Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture.

Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture.

Aiden, Erez and Michel, Jean Baptiste.

Written with insight and humour, it explains how Big Data is revolutionising the sciences,...

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Picture of How to Predict the Weather With a Cup of Coffee and Other Techniques for Surviving the 9-5 Jungle.

How to Predict the Weather With a Cup of Coffee and Other Techniques for Surviving the 9-5 Jungle.

Cole, Matthew.

A modern-day survival guide for the real world, it includes such practical advice as how t...

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Picture of Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution.

Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution.

Kim, Mi Gyung.

A major contribution to our historical understanding of French chemistry in the eighteenth...

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Picture of Science and the Written Word: Science, Technology, and Society.

Science and the Written Word: Science, Technology, and Society.

Massa, Lou.

Features a collection of interviews with some of the world's greatest scientists and Nobel...

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Picture of Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth.

Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth.

Poole, Robert.

The Apollo 'Earthrise' and 'Blue Marble' photographs were beamed across the world some 40 ...

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Picture of The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure.

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure.

Shubin, Neil.

Shubin reveals to us the extraordinary cosmic and evolutionary adventure of our own bodies...

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Picture of Sounds of the Deep: An Exploration of Life in Our Seas.

Sounds of the Deep: An Exploration of Life in Our Seas.

Produced with recordings from the British Library Sound Archive this CD introduces us to t...

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Picture of Venomous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid.

Venomous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid.

Sutherland, Struan K. and John.

From stonefish to jellyfish and tiger snakes to stinging ants this covers sixty of the mos...

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Picture of Night School: Wake Up to the Power of Sleep.

Night School: Wake Up to the Power of Sleep.

Wiseman, Richard.

Examines discoveries related to the science of sleep… what does

happen when we fall ...

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Picture of Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome.

Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome.

Carey, Nessa.

For decades, 98 % of our DNA was written off as ‘junk’ on the grounds that it did not code...

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Picture of On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature.

On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature.

Challenger, Melanie.

From the abandoned tin mines of Cornwall into the melting icescapes and rusting whaling st...

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Picture of Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality.

Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality.

Evans, Rhodri and Clegg, Brian.

These people have made extraordinary contributions to human knowledge. Not only were their...

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Picture of The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity.

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity.

Ferreira, Pedro G.

As scientists look further and more clearly into space than ever before this reveals the g...

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Picture of Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love: What Neuroscience Can - and Can't - Tell Us About How We Feel.

Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love: What Neuroscience Can - and Can't - Tell Us About How We Feel.

Frazzetto, Giovanni.

As he ventures into the secrets of the human brain he includes a collection of stories to ...

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Picture of The Tropical Agriculturalist: Pigs.

The Tropical Agriculturalist: Pigs.

Holness, David H.

The science of keeping pigs in tropical environments has developed rapidly over the last 2...

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Picture of Flying-Foxes: Australian Night Foresters.

Flying-Foxes: Australian Night Foresters.

Jones, Vivien.

Friends of ours had a pet flying-fox in Brisbane that they smuggled all over the world. It...

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Picture of A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing.

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing.

Krauss, Lawrence M.

A fascinating challenge to outmoded philosophical and religious thinking, this gives a cle...

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Picture of The Tropical Agriculturalist: Weed Control.

The Tropical Agriculturalist: Weed Control.

Lavabre, E.M.

The methods of control - manual, animal-powered, engine driven, cultural, and chemical - a...

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Picture of Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You.

Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You.

McKinley, Christine.

Funny, smart (and surprisingly practical) she explains everything from sound and light wav...

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Picture of Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.

Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.

Nielsen, Michael.

Nielsen states, 'Today, online tools offer us a fresh opportunity to improve the ways disc...

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Picture of Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.

Roach, Mary.

An entertaining journey down the digestive tract, with Ms. Roach as the wittiest tour guid...

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Picture of Learning from the Octopus: How Secrets from Nature Can Help Us Fight Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters and Disease.

Learning from the Octopus: How Secrets from Nature Can Help Us Fight Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters and Disease.

Sagarin, Rafe.

Offers a refreshing new way of thinking about security - he applies the lessons of octopus...

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Picture of The Tropical Agriculturalist: Poultry.

The Tropical Agriculturalist: Poultry.

Smith, Anthony J.

Details the characteristics and requirements of various types of poultry, and how to raise...

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