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Hybrid Humans

Harry Parker

Our ever-increasing intimacy with technology is changing our bodies and our brains. What can those at the frontiers tell us about what it means to be…

The Colour Code

Paul Simpson

A kaleidoscopic compendium of colour cultures and meanings that will change the way you see the spectrum

Intensive Care

Gavin Francis

On the pandemic's forgotten front lines, a doctor cares for his community – from care homes to homeless shelters, islands to the inner city

What's the Use?

Ian Stewart

A bestselling author tries to rehabillitate a much-maligned field

Something Out of Place

Eimear McBride

A blistering, galvanising essay from Eimear McBride, award-winning author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

The Family Firm

Emily Oster

Navigate the primary school years with best-selling author Emily Oster

The Nation of Plants

Stefano Mancuso

This playful manifesto – presented for the plant nation by a leading neurobiologist – is an international bestseller

How to Build a Human

Emma Byrne

Here is what science knows about childhood, so you can use the scientific method – be calm, be curious, be creative – to understand your human child i…

Brainscapes

Rebecca Schwarzlose

A trailblazing journey into the brain, showing how perception, thought, and action all depend on 'maps' etched into your gray matter – and h…

Escape from Earth

Fraser MacDonald

Lies, spies, sex-magic and socialism: the secret history of the first American rocket in space

Reef Life

Callum Roberts

A life working on coral reefs by Britain's foremost marine scientist and pioneering conservationist

Resistance

Val McDermid

A gritty, dark tale of infectious disease gone wrong – the timely graphic novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Val McDermid

The Greywacke

Nick Davidson

The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet

Move!

Caroline F Williams

Exercise changes the brain. But which exercises have what effect? Time to get up to speed with the cutting-edge science of the mind-body connection an…

Genesis

Guido Tonelli

A visionary scientific account of the seven 'days' of creation, from a lead player in the hunt for the Higgs boson

The Idea of the Brain

Matthew Cobb

A monumental, sweeping journey from the ancient roots of neurology to the most astonishing recent research

x+y

Eugenia Cheng

What if we could do the impossible and remove gender from the equation?

Notes from Deep Time

Helen Gordon

The Earth writes its own story in the landscape. A novelist sets out on a journey to piece it together

Something Doesn’t Add Up

Paul Goodwin

A tour of the stupidest, most self-defeating, self-blinding ways in which supposedly clever people use maths in everyday life

The Making of You

Katharina Vestre

'Has the knack of sparking wonder' – Nature

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