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Rabadan Raul, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020
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Since the identification of the first cases of the coronavirus in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, there has been a significant amount of confusion regarding...
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Price Jack, MIT PRESS, 2020
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A scientist assesses the potential of stem cell therapies for treating such brain disorders as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. Stem...
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Cobb Matthew, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020
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Our sense of smell - or olfaction as it is technically known - is our most enigmatic sense. It can conjure up memories, taking us back to very specific...
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Sekeres Mikkael, MIT PRESS, 2020
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A leading cancer specialist tells the compelling stories of three adult leukemia patients and their treatments, the disease itself, and the drugs developed...
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Aktipis Athena, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020
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When we think of the forces driving cancer, we don’t necessarily think of evolution. But evolution and cancer are closely linked, for the historical...
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Margonelli Lisa, ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS, 2020
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Who has the answer to the world's fuel problems? How can we bring ruined land back to life? Where do roboticists turn when they try to engineer a hive mind?...
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Serreze Mark, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020
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In the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and...
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Hu David, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020
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Discovering the secrets of animal movement and what they can teach us Insects walk on water, snakes slither, and fish swim. Animals move with astounding...
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Drucker Donna, MIT PRESS, 2020
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The development, manufacturing, and use of contraceptive methods from the late nineteenth century to the present, viewed from the perspective of...
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Jones Lucy, ALLEN LANE, 2020
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Today many of us live indoor lives, disconnected from the natural world as never before. And yet nature remains deeply ingrained in our language, culture...
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Rutherford Adam, WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON, 2020
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Race is real because we perceive it. Racism is real because we enact it. But the appeal to science to strengthen racist ideologies is on the rise – and...
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Rogers Alex, WILDFIRE, 2020
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There's so much we don't know about what lies deep beneath the ocean's surface - and the time to find out is growing increasingly precious . . . From one of...
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Wilson Edward O., PENGUIN, 2020
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Of all species that have ever existed on earth, only one has reached human levels of intelligence and social organisation: us. Why? In Genesis, celebrated...
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Steel Carolyn, Chatto & Windus, 2020
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We live in a world shaped by food, a Sitopia (sitos = food; topos = place). Food, and how we search for and consume it, has defined our human journey. This...
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Meijer Eva, MURRAY JOHN, 2020
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‘A rich compendium of incidents, anecdotes and studies illustrating the linguistic abilities of animals . . . a rewarding book’ Sunday Times Dolphins and...
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Kucharski Adam, PROFILE BOOKS, 2020
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Why do some ideas take off - and others fail to spread? Why are some diseases predictable, and others swamped in uncertainty? And what about the outbreaks...
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Dartnell Lewis, VINTAGE, 2020
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Read the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth’s awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations. Human evolution in East Africa was driven by...
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Roberts Alice, QUERCUS, 2015
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‘From your brain to your fingertips, you emerge from her book entertained and with a deeper understanding of yourself’ Richard Dawkins ‘A masterful account...
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Rutherford Adam, WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON, 2019
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A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO...
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Kinch Michael, PEGASUS, 2019
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A smart and compelling examination of the science of immunity, the public policy implications of vaccine denial, and the real-world outcomes of failing to...
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Kampourakis Kostas, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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Scientific knowledge is the most solid and robust kind of knowledge that humans have because of the self-correcting character inherent in its own processes....
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Ramakrishnan Venki, ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS, 2019
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From Nobel Prize winner Venki Ramakrishnan ‘Beyond superb' Bill Bryson ‘A wonderful book' Ian McEwan Everyone knows about DNA. It is the essence of our...
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Bowers David George, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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The tide is the greatest synchronised movement of matter on our planet. Every drop of seawater takes part in tidal motion, driven by the gravitational pull...
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Contera Sonia, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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Nano Comes to Life opens a window onto the nanoscale—the infinitesimal realm of proteins and DNA where physics and cellular and molecular biology meet—and...
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Vince Gaia, ALLEN LANE, 2019
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From the prize-winning author of Adventures in the Anthropocene, the astonishing story of how culture enabled us to become the most successful species on...
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Otsuka Jun, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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The central role of mathematical modeling in modern evolutionary theory has raised a concern as to why and how abstract formulae can say anything about...
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Kolbert Elizabeth, BLOOMSBURY, 2015
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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth,...
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Brown Walter, NORTON, 2019
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The remarkable untold story of a miracle drug, the forgotten pioneer who discovered it and the fight to bring lithium to the masses. From insulin comas and...
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Wohlleben Peter, VINTAGE, 2019
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An exploration of the invisible connections sustaining the entire natural world from the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that...
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Radinger Elli, MICHAEL JOSEPH, 2019
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They care for their elderly, play with their kids, and always put family first. Can we all learn something from the wisdom of wolves? In this...
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De Waal Frans, GRANTA BOOKS, 2019
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A groundbreaking, approachable book on the role of emotions in animal and human societies, from the world-renowned primatologist and author of Are We Smart...
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Richards Richard, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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Biological accounts of art typically start with evolutionary, psychological or neurobiological theories. These approaches might be able to explain many of...
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Kauffman Stuart, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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How did life start? Is the evolution of life describable by any physics-like laws? Stuart Kauffman's latest book offers an explanation-beyond what the laws...
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De Waal Frans, GRANTA BOOKS, 2017
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What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and...
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Hanson Thor, ICON BOOKS, 2019
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BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK JULY 2018 Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie...
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Berners-Lee Mike, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the...
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Armstrong Sue, BLOOMSBURY, 2019
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Like 'time', everyone knows what ageing is until we try to pin it down. When does it begin? How does it happen and why? What lies ahead for each of us...
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Reich David, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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The past few years have seen a revolution in our ability to map whole genome DNA from ancient humans. With the ancient DNA revolution, combined with rapid...
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Finlayson Clive, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019
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Since the late 1980s the dominant theory of human origins has been that a 'cognitive revolution' (C.50,000 years ago) led to the advent of our species, Homo...
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Costa James, NORTON, 2018
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“If you’ve ever fantasized walking and conversing with the great scientist on the subjects that consumed him, and now wish to add the fullness of reality,...
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Heine Steven J., NORTON, 2018
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One of the world’s leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes. Do you...
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George Rose, PORTOBELLO BOOKS, 2018
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From a prize-winning writer, a fascinating exploration of blood: the stuff of life, the stuff of nightmares, and one of the most expensive liquids on the...
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Rutherford Adam, WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON, 2018
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'Charming, compelling and packed with information. I learned more about biology from this short book than I did from years of science lessons. A weird and...
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Williams George, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2018
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Biological evolution is a fact—but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. When Adaptation and Natural Selection was...
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Hu David, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2018
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Discovering the secrets of animal movement and what they can teach us Insects walk on water, snakes slither, and fish swim. Animals move with astounding...
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Plomin Robert, PENGUIN, 2019
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'A clear and engaging explanation of one of the hottest fields in science' Steven Pinker One of the world's top behavioural geneticists argues that we need...
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Drew Liam, BLOOMSBURY, 2018
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Humans are mammals. Most of us appreciate that at some level. But what does it mean for us to have more in common with a horse and an elephant than we do...
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Wilson Edward O., PENGUIN, 2018
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'An intellectual hero ... A superb celebrator of science in all its manifestations' Ian McEwan 'Darwin's great successor' Jeffrey Sachs The legendary...
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