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In this "phytobiography"--a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant--research scientist, Monica Gagliano, reveals the dynamic role plants play in genuine first-hand accounts from her research into plant communication and cognition. By transcending the view of pla... read more

Thus Spoke the Plant
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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 planet.

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood
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Why do so many of us eat cereal for breakfast?Is it because we like the taste? Or because 20 millions years ago, a certain species of plant colonised the same hospitable land that humanity did?Why is the world the way it is?If we follow chains of explanation as far bac... read more

Origins How the Earth Made Us
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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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Series:The\Best Australian Science Writing Seri Ser.
Reading Level:4 Science

This popular yearly anthology gives a snapshot of the very best science writing Australia has to offer, including everything from the most esoteric philosophical questions about ourselves and the universe, through to practical questions about the environment... read more

The Best Australian Science Writing 2018
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The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the ancient Greeks to twenty-first century movies, robots in human form have captured our imagination, our hopes and our fears. But beyond the fantasies there are real and fun... read more

Turned On - Science, Sex and Robots
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We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from?
 
From the common starling to the many-colored rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are some of th... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler : How Birds Got Their Names
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'Required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be remotely curious' Observer'Enthralling' Spectator What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to ph... read more

From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds
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The hacker now known as Alien entered MIT in 1998, intending to major in aerospace engineering. Almost immediately, she was recruited to join a secret student group scaling walls, breaking into buildings, pulling elaborate prank... read more

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'
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If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN. Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction? What about the fact that you are as hairy as a ... read more

How to Be Human - The Ultimate Guide to Your Amazing Existence
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One in a million doesn't even come close. Not when we're talking about the odds that you would happen to be alive today, on this particular planet, hurtling through space. Almost fourteen billion years of cosmic history, over four ... read more

A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves
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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the answers, we must first answer a deeper question- 'What is information?'
To understand the origins and nature of life, Davies proposes a radical ... read more

The Demon in the Machine
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