One hundred years ago, physicians marvelled at patients with bacterial infections who appeared to have been spontaneously cured of deadly tumours. What was a miraculous mystery then is now hard scientific fact- immunotherapy is the cutting ... read more

Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer The
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What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory? Diving for Seahorses answers these questions and more, offering an illuminating look at one of our most fascinating faculties: our memory. Sisters Hilde and Ylva Østby - one ... read more

Diving for Seahorses: The Science of Memory
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'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this br... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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Why is a rainbow curved? Why aren't left-handers extinct? How is a sunflower like a synchronised swimmer? Why is 'e' a magic number?The answer to these questions is contained within one simple word: MATHS. Because maths is all about patterns, and our universe is extr... read more

Woo's Wonderful World of Maths
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From a journalist and former writer for Tesla comes the astounding story of the most revolutionary car company since Ford, revealing how, under Elon Musk's 'insane mode' leadership, it is bringing an end to the e... read more

Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil
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Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about ... read more

Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected & better at What You Do
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Master wordsmith and crossword king David Astle scientifically proves how cryptic crosswords can ward off dementia.

Rewording the Brain
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The progress of humanity has often rested on proof, a law or a simple equation . It is literally a language without words, yet one that crosses cultures and spans centuries. Equations are the lifeblood of modern science and mathematics. Yet outside the real... read more

The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations
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Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. In On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin credited his discoveries of fossils, as much as those of living creatures, as the stimulus for his theory of evolu... read more

Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution
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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction?
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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.Discover why people tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do trees need ... read more

Vital Science
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Why Can't I Feel the Earth Spinning? is an irreverent and informative introduction to tricky questions about science. How do we know what dinosaurs looked like? Why does medicine taste so bad? Why don't airplanes fall down?... read more

Why Can't I Feel the Earth Spinning? And Other Vital Questions about Science
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