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 Science

Reading Level:4 Science

An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth. Carbon. It's in the fibres in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat and the air that you breathe. It's worth ... read more

Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything
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Rewards. Punishments. Prices. The Nobel Prize. Candy Crush. Incentives take more forms than you might expect and they can be hard to spot, but they shape our lives in ways that we rarely examine.
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Incentivology: The Forces That Explain Tremendous Success and Spectacular Failure
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A celebrated mathematician explores how math helps us make sense of the unpredictable We would like to believe we can know things for certain. We want to be able to figure out who will win an election, if the stock market will crash, or if a suspect ... read more

Do Dice Play God? The Mathematics of Uncertainty
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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning. Out of sight, underfoot, unseen beyond fleeting scuttles or darting flights, insects occupy a ... read more

Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. The Ones Who Run Our World
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THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, POSED BY "THE WORLD'S FINEST MINDS" (The Guardian)
Featuring Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Nobel laureate ... read more

The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life
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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? Big ... read more

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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 Science

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglect it at our peril.Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you f... read more

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
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Australia's funniest mathematician is back in 2019 with a small format edition of 2018's bestseller. Which number terrifies Ogdokontaheptaphobes? Why would you watch the same clock for 14 years? And have you met the 23-million-digit prime? The answers to all of these questio... read more

Adam Spencer's Top 100
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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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Love it or hate it, we are all teachers. Whether walking clients through a new program, guiding an audience through a novel proposition, or helping our children to kick a soccer ball, nearly every day we work to d... read more

Stop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick
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Today, more of us than ever are discovering the curative powers of energy medicine. Scientific studies continue to confirm its validity, and medical doctors are regularly prescribing treatments such as acupuncture to their patients. But even for those of us who have benefitted from ... read more

Energy Medicine
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Reading Level:4 Science

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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