The former head of the Human Genome Project reveals how you can join the personalised medicine revolution
A new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for adventurous minds
A good story for once: introducing the innovators and innovations that will tackle climate change head-on
The new world of chronobiology is popular science at its most exciting: understanding how the seasons regulate the life of every human, plant and anim…
Wallace S. Broecker
We've heard lots about climate change – but what can we do about it? Wallace Broecker, the eminent scientist who coined the term global warming w…
A book of mathematical oddities: games, puzzles, facts, numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for the curious and adventurous mind.
'Absolutely fascinating' Nigella Lawson
'Brooks is an exemplary science writer … This is the sort of science book one always hopes for. Learned, but easy to read. Packed with detail,…
WINNER OF THE 2010 ROYAL SOCIETY PRIZE FOR SCIENCE BOOKS'If Charles Darwin sprang from his grave, I would give him this fine book to bring him up…
A fascinating book about what our everyday actions and possessions really say about us.
A painless introduction to the maths of the real world by the team who created and present the hugely popular BBC Radio 4 series More or Less.
How to calculate almost anything in your head – and how to do maths for people who don't do maths
A fascinating mine of information … this is essential reading.
A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book on a perennially fascinating subject: the idea of ZERO
Elaine Morgan's book questions the accepted science around human evolution.
Do high-speed, complicated arithmetic in your head using the Trachtenberg Speed System.