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  • Homo Deus

    ‘An intoxicating brew of science, philosophy and futurism’ Mail on Sunday

    **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**Sapiens showed us where we came from. In our increasingly uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.'Spellbinding' GuardianThe world-renowned historian and intellectual Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    ** 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 Stan Rodski ...
    Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to lifeCutting-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 ...
    What existential threats does humanity face? And how can we secure our future?'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 d... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Money

    Vintage Minis

    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

    $6.99 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

    $15.99 AUD

  • Biotechnology in Our Lives

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

  • Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men

    The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Deep Medicine

    How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

    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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  • Biopunk

    Solving Biotech's Biggest Problems in Kitchens and Garages

    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • 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

    $37.99 AUD

  • A Shot to Save the World

    The Remarkable Race and Ground-Breaking Science Behind the Covid-19 Vaccines

    'Thrilling, inspiring and informative page-turner.' Walter Isaacson, author of The Code BreakerYou know what went wrong.This is the untold story of what went right.Few were ready when a mysterious respiratory illness emerged in Wuhan, China, in January 2020. Politicians, government officials, business leaders and public-health professionals were unprepared for the most devastating pandemic in a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Antidote

    Inside the World of New Pharma

    by Barry Werth ...
    In this timely and much praised book, Barry Werth draws upon inside reporting that spans more than two decades. He provides a groundbreaking close-up of the upstart pharmaceutical company Vertex and the ferocious but indispensable world of Big Pharma that it inhabits.In 1989, the charismatic Joshua Boger left Merck, then America’s most admired business, to found a drug company that would challenge ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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

    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

    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

  • Biogas Plant

    Biogas Digester Design, Gas Production and Purification

    by Steven Bright ...
    Biogas being a renewable, sustainable and alternative source of energy obtained from the anaerobic digestion of Cow dung or other animal/plant wastes under appropriate conditions can be burnt and used as a cooking fuel after it has been properly purified or scrubbed.Biogas technology involves the construction of digester/ biogas plant in which the organic materials are charged into, and allowed to ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Opening Doors: Joan Steitz and Jennifer Doudna, Two Women of the RNA World

    Dual biography of two top-flight women scientists who have families as well as top flight scientific success. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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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  • The Youth Pill

    Scientists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution

    by David Stipp ...
    In The Youth Pill, journalist David Stipp explores the scientific battle against aging and the pioneers of the movement to extend lifespan for everyone. He takes readers behind the scenes and introduces us to the key players who are experimenting with the most promising cutting-edge research. It is an informative and provocative read that shows how a small group of optimistic and determined ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of Fungi

    Discoveries From a Hidden World

    **_____Fungi are not like us - they are entirely, magically, something else.‘A lyrical, fascinating exploration of this weird organism’** Scottish Field‘A memoir oozing with wonder’ Waterstones.comWelcome to the astonishing secret world of fungi_____Fungi can appear anywhere, from desert dunes to frozen tundra. They can invade our bodies and thoughts; live between our toes or our floorboards; they ... Read more

    $15.99 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

    $30.99 AUD

  • Animal Ethos

    The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

    What kinds of moral challenges arise from encounters between species in laboratory science? Animal Ethos draws on ethnographic engagement with academic labs in which experimental research involving nonhuman species provokes difficult questions involving life and death, scientific progress, and other competing quandaries. Whereas much has been written on core bioethical values that inform regulated ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • NMR for Chemists and Biologists

    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

    $98.99 AUD