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The Language of Life

Francis Collins

The former head of the Human Genome Project reveals how you can join the personalised medicine revolution

Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures

Ian Stewart

A new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for adventurous minds

Ten Technologies to Fix Energy and Climate

Chris Goodall

A good story for once: introducing the innovators and innovations that will tackle climate change head-on

Seasons of Life

Leon Kreitzman

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…

Fixing Climate

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…

Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

Ian Stewart

A book of mathematical oddities: games, puzzles, facts, numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for the curious and adventurous mind.

Catching Fire

Richard Wrangham

'Absolutely fascinating' Nigella Lawson

13 Things That Don't Make Sense

Michael Brooks

'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,…

Life Ascending

Nick Lane

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…

Snoop

Sam Gosling

A fascinating book about what our everyday actions and possessions really say about us.

The Tiger That Isn't

Andrew Dilnot

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.

Think Like A Maths Genius

Michael Shermer

How to calculate almost anything in your head – and how to do maths for people who don't do maths

The Rhythms Of Life

Leon Kreitzman

A fascinating mine of information … this is essential reading.

Zero

Charles Seife

A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book on a perennially fascinating subject: the idea of ZERO

Scars of Evolution

Elaine Morgan

Elaine Morgan's book questions the accepted science around human evolution.

The Trachtenberg Speed System of Basic Mathematics

Jakow Trachtenberg

Do high-speed, complicated arithmetic in your head using the Trachtenberg Speed System.

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