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  • Homo Deus

    A Brief History of Tomorrow

    by Yuval Noah Harari

    **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.'Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before' Daniel Kahneman, bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and SlowYuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. <e... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies.The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to “read” and “write” the human ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

    The Astonishing Science behind How Everyday Hobbies Help You Relax

    by Dr Stan Rodski

    Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to life Cutting-edge studies in neuroscience have in recent years proved what many doctors, therapists and other health professionals had long suspected: simple, repetitive tasks, performed with focus and attention - mindfulness, in other words - can not only quieten our noisy thought processesand help us relax but also improve our outlook on life and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Precipice

    ‘A book that seems made for the present moment’ New Yorker

    by Toby Ord

    'The Precipice is a powerful book . . . Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious' Spectator'Ord's analysis of the science is exemplary . . . Thrillingly written' Sunday TimesWe live during the most important era of human history. In the twentieth century, we developed the means to destroy ourselves – without developing the moral framework to e... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Money

    Vintage Minis

    by Yuval Noah Harari

    series Vintage Minis
    Selected from the books Sapiens and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah HarariHow did money come to be invented? Why does it now have such significance in our lives? Does it make us happier or unhappier? And what does the future hold for it? With brilliant clarity and insight, Yuval Noah Harari takes the reader on a journey from the very first coins through to 21st century economics and shows us how we are ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Seeds of Science

    Why We Got It So Wrong On GMOs

    by Mark Lynas

    'Mark Lynas is a saint' Sunday Times'Fluent, persuasive and surely right.' Evening StandardMark Lynas was one of the original GM field wreckers. Back in the 1990s – working undercover with his colleagues in the environmental movement – he would descend on trial sites of genetically modified crops at night and hack them to pieces. Two decades later, most people around the world – from New York to ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Biotechnology in Our Lives

    What Modern Genetics Can Tell You about Assisted Reproduction, Human Behavior, and Personalized Medicine, and Much More

    by Jeremy Gruber and 1 more

    For a quarter of a century, the Council for Responsible Genetics has provided a unique historical lens into the modern history, science, ethics, and politics of genetic technologies. Since 1983 the Council has had leading scientists, activists, science writers, and public health advocates researching and reporting on a broad spectrum of issues, including genetically engineered foods, biological ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • On the Future

    Prospects for Humanity

    by Lord Martin Rees

    A provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science from world-renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin ReesHumanity has reached a critical moment. Our world is unsettled and rapidly changing, and we face existential risks over the next century. Various outcomes—good and bad—are possible. Yet our approach to the future is characterized by short-term thinking, polarizing ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men

    The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda

    by Joseph P. Farrell

    Consider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as what has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the evolutionary scientific explanation for mankind has ignored critical facts that are buried deep within the fossils and mankind's DNA. Consider the possibility that the religious stories that have often been the core basis for mankind's ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • Deep Medicine

    How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    A Science Friday pick for book of the year, 2019One of America's top doctors reveals how AI will empower physicians and revolutionize patient careMedicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken: doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, and medical errors and misdiagnoses abound. In Deep ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Yesterday's Thief, Tomorrow's Science: A Look at the Real-life Technology Behind Eric Beckman's World

    by Al Macy

    This short nonfiction book takes a look at some of the science and technology described in the popular science fiction novel, Yesterday’s Thief.Here are some of the questions it answers:• Can earthquakes be predicted?• Is mind reading possible?• What are space-time crystals?• Do people really try to steal power?• What kind of time travel is possible (and happens every day)?• Is it really possible ... Read more

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  • Augmented

    Life in the Smart Lane

    by Brett King

    The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250-year- long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioural shifts and changes that are unparalleled. While consumers today are camping outside of an Apple store waiting to be one of the first to score a ... Read more

    $39.37 AUD

  • Biopunk

    Solving Biotech's Biggest Problems in Kitchens and Garages

    by Marcus Wohlsen

    Bill Gates recently told Wired that if he were a teenager today, he would be hacking biology. "If you want to change the world in some big way," he says, "that's where you should start-biological molecules."The most disruptive force on the planet resides in DNA. Biotech companies and academic researchers are just beginning to unlock the potential of piecing together life from scratch. Champions of ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • Basic Confocal Microscopy

    by Robert L. Price and 1 more

    Most researchers agree that biological confocal microscopy was jump-started by the confocal design first published by White and Amos in 1985 in the Journal of Cell Biology. As a result, this remains a relatively young field. Yet the use of the technique has grown phenomenally since those early efforts, with new users joining the ranks daily. The publication of Basic Confocal Microscopy reflects ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Adult Stem Cells

    by Kursad Turksen

    series Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
    Adult Stem Cells, second edition, takes a critical look at issues concerning the developmental or differentiation potential for a variety of tissue types and for specific adult stem cell types. Since the first edition appeared a decade ago, our understanding of adult stem cells, and more specifically tissue-specific adult stem cells, has advanced tremendously. And an increased interest in ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD

  • Biomimetics: Technology Imitates Nature

    by Harun Yahya

    Biomimetics means the imitation of living things in nature. This new study is being spoken of more and more often in technological circles and is opening up important new horizons for mankind.As biomimetics emerges, imitating the structures of living systems, it presents a major setback for those who still support the theory of evolution. From an evolutionist’s point of view, it’s entirely ... Read more

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  • NMR for Chemists and Biologists

    by Jose L Neira and 1 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    This book intends to be an easy and concise introduction to the field of nuclear magnetic resonance or NMR, which has revolutionized life sciences in the last twenty years. A significant part of the progress observed in scientific areas like Chemistry, Biology or Medicine can be ascribed to the development experienced by NMR in recent times. Many of the books currently available on NMR deal with ... Read more

    $98.11 AUD

  • Bioethics: All That Matters Video eBook (Enhanced Edition)

    by Donna Dickenson

    series All That Matters
    In this book:Donna Dickenson - Winner of the International Spinoza Lens AwardShould we do what ever science lets us do?Bioethics: All That Matters, new developments in biotechnology like genetics, stem cell research and artificial reproduction arouse both our greatest hopes and our greatest fears. Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Biotech

    The Countercultural Origins of an Industry

    by Eric J. Vettel

    series Politics and Culture in Modern America
    The seemingly unlimited reach of powerful biotechnologies and the attendant growth of the multibillion-dollar industry have raised difficult questions about the scientific discoveries, political assumptions, and cultural patterns that gave rise to for-profit biological research. Given such extraordinary stakes, a history of the commercial biotechnology industry must inquire far beyond the ... Read more

    $38.05 AUD

  • Microarray Technology in Practice

    by Steve Russell and 2 more

    Using chips composed of thousands of spots, each with the capability of holding DNA molecules corresponding to a given gene, DNA microarray technology has enabled researchers to measure simultaneously gene expression across the genome. As with other large-scale genomics approaches, microarray technologies are broadly applicable across disciplines of life and biomedical sciences, but remain ... Read more

    $61.37 AUD

  • Good Enough to Eat?

    Next Generation GM Crops

    by Ian D Godwin

    So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.So begins Good Enough to Eat?, which challenges Kafka’s culinary sentiments and proceeds to unravel our complex and deeply personal relationship with food.Including interviews from both sides of the (farmyard) fence; from biologists to farmers and nutritionists to activists, Good Enough to Eat? charts the ... Read more

    $42.89 AUD

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

    Principles and Applications

    by Mark E. Brezinski

    Optical Coherence Tomography gives a broad treatment of the subject which will include 1)the optics, science, and physics needed to understand the technology 2) a description of applications with a critical look at how the technology will successfully address actual clinical need, and 3) a discussion of delivery of OCT to the patient, FDA approval and comparisons with available competing ... Read more

    $116.81 AUD

  • Modern Prometheus

    Editing the Human Genome with Crispr-Cas9

    by James Kozubek

    Would you change your genes if you could? As we confront the 'industrial revolution of the genome', the recent discoveries of Crispr-Cas9 technologies are offering, for the first time, cheap and effective methods for editing the human genome. This opens up startling new opportunities as well as significant ethical uncertainty. Tracing events across a fifty-year period, from the first gene splicing ... Read more

    $30.90 AUD