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Life Unfolding: How the human body creates itself
 

Life Unfolding: How the human body creates itself (Hardback)

By Davies, Jamie A.

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How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and network theory as well as genetics and embryology, Jamie Davies describes the fascinating picture emerging from the latest research, in which complexity buil ...

ISBN 9780199673537
Release Date 27 April 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Behind the Scenes of the Universe: From the Higgs to Dark Matter

Behind the Scenes of the Universe: From the Higgs to Dark Matter (Hardback)

By Bertone, Gianfranco

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The author illustrates in non-technical terms how physicists hope to identify the nature of the mysterious form of matter that goes under the name of dark matter, and that seems to permeate the Universe.

ISBN 9780199683086
Published 24 October 2013 by Oxford University Press
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Discord: The Story of Noise

Discord: The Story of Noise (Paperback)

By Goldsmith, Mike

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As humankind creates ever more noise, the battle to manage and control it intensifies. Mike Goldsmith considers the long history of that battle, explains the science and physiology, explores how new scientific approaches may affect the future of sound, and looks at how discord an ...

ISBN 9780199687794
Published 4 February 2014 by Oxford University Press
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The Sports Gene: Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

The Sports Gene: Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success (Paperback)

By Epstein, David

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Focusing on the nature vs nurture debate, this title explodes myths about why top sportsmen excel. It exposes the flaws in the so-called 10,000-hour rule that states that rigorous practice from a young age is the only route to success.

ISBN 9780224091626
Published 17 January 2014 by Vintage
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Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self (Hardback)

By Voskuhl, Adelheid

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The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids: at least ten prominent automata were built between 1785 and 1810 by clockmakers, court mechanics, and other artisans from France, Switzerland, Austria, and the German lands. This title investig ...

ISBN 9780226034027
Published 1 May 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Oldest Living Things in the World

The Oldest Living Things in the World (Hardback)

By Sussman, Rachel; Foreword by Zimmer, Carl; Obrist, Hans-Ulrich

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Takes you on a journey through time and space. The author begins at year zero, and looks back from there, photographing the past in the present. Alongside the photographs, she combines tales of her worldly adventures tracking down these subjects with informative insight from the ...

ISBN 9780226057507
Published 1 March 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution

The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution (Hardback)

Edited by Gee, Henry

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Presents a robust and stark challenge to our tendency to see ourselves as the acme of creation. Human exceptionalism, this book argues, is an error that can infect scientific thought. It aims to overturn popular thinking on human evolution - the key is not what's missing, but how ...

ISBN 9780226284880
Published 1 September 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Written in Blood

Written in Blood (Hardback)

By Silverman, Mike; Thompson, Tony

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As one of the UK's leading forensic scientists, the author has helped to identify and convict dozens of murderers, rapists, armed robbers, burglars and muggers thanks to the evidence they - or their victims - left behind at the scenes of their crimes. This book tells the story of ...

ISBN 9780593071892
Published 17 April 2014 by Transworld Publishers
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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More
 

The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More (Hardback)

By Dormehl, Luke

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What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were best matched with - not just in terms of attractiveness, but for a long-term committed marriage? This title deals with these questions.

ISBN 9780753541685
Release Date 16 May 2014 by Ebury Press
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Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life
 

Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export/Airside)

By Bellos, Alex

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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthusiasm. As he narrates a series of eye-opening encounters with livel ...

ISBN 9781408850985
Release Date 1 May 2014 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age Young Adults
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