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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... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Bad Blood

    Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

    **Winner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2018"You will not want to put this riveting, masterfully reported book down. No matter how bad you think the Theranos story was, you'll learn that the reality was actually far worse." Bethany McLean, bestselling coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here**In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $18.99 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

  • 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

  • Money

    Vintage Minis

    Series 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

    $9.99 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • From Waste to Value

    Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies

    Series series Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy
    From Waste to Value investigates how streams of organic waste and residues can be transformed into valuable products, to foster a transition towards a sustainable and circular bioeconomy. The studies are carried out within a cross-disciplinary framework, drawing on a diverse set of theoretical approaches and defining different valorisation pathways.Organic waste streams from households and ... Read more

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  • 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

    $35.99 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

    $19.99 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

  • 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

    $19.99 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

    Free

  • Biotech

    The Countercultural Origins of an Industry

    Series 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

    $39.99 AUD

  • The Wuhan Cover-Up

    And the Terrifying Bioweapons Arms Race

    Series series Children’s Health Defense
    “RFK Jr. exposes the decades of lies.”—Luc Montagnier, Nobel laureateFrom the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of The Real Anthony Fauci comes an explosive exposé of the cover-up behind the true origins of COVID-19.“Gain-of-function” experiments are often conducted to deliberately develop highly virulent, easily transmissible pathogens for t. ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Augmented Destiny: Navigating the Future of Transhumanism

    Through the AI Lens: The Futurism Files, #3

    Series Book 3 - Through the AI Lens: The Futurism Files
    Augmented Destiny: Navigating the Future of TranshumanismAre you prepared to venture into a realm on the fringes of our wildest dreams, where the lines between human biology and advanced technology blur into a harmonious continuum? Strap yourself in for a thrilling intellectual adventure with "Augmented Destiny: Navigating the Future of Transhumanism" - a book that doesn't just inform, it ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Technologies for Development

    From Innovation to Social Impact

    This open access book presents 18 case studies that explore current scientific and technological efforts to address global development issues, such as poverty, from a holistic and interdisciplinary point of view, putting actual impacts at the centre of its analysis. It illustrates the use of technologies for development in various fields of research, such as humanitarian action, medical and ... Read more

    Free

  • Micro- and Nanosystems for Biotechnology

    Series series Advanced Biotechnology
    Emphasizing their emerging capabilities, this volume provides a strong foundation for an understanding of how micro- and nanotechnologies used in biomedical research have evolved from concepts to working platforms.Volume editor Christopher Love has assembled here a highly interdisciplinary group of authors with backgrounds ranging from chemical engineering right up to materials science to reflect ... Read more

    $236.99 AUD

  • Frankenstein's Cat

    Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts

    by Emily Anthes ...
    Dolly the Sheep was just the start. Meet the high-tech menagerie of the near future, as scientists reinvent the animal kingdomFrom the petri dish to the pet shop, meet the high-tech menagerie of the near future, as humans reinvent the animal kingdomFluorescent fish that glow near pollution. Dolphins with prosthetic fins. Robot-armoured beetles that military handlers can send on spy missions. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Membrane and Desalination Technologies

    Series Book 13 - Handbook of Environmental Engineering
    In this essential new volume, Volume 13: Membrane and Desalination Technologies, a panel of expert researchers provide a wealth of information on membrane and desalination technologies. An advanced chemical and environmental engineering textbook as well as a comprehensive reference book, this volume is of high value to advanced graduate and undergraduate students, researchers, scientists, and ... Read more

    $287.99 AUD

  • Molecular Biology

    Academic Cell Update Edition

    Molecular Biology: Academic Cell Update Edition Study Guide aims to help students get a better grasp of important concepts in Molecular Biology: Academic Cell Update. Each of the chapters in this study guide contains a summary that lets students see the bigger picture, that is, how all the techniques fit together in that chapter. A list of terms is presented in a concise format rather than spread ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Technology vs. Humanity: The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine

    by Gerd Leonhard ...
    Futurist Gerd Leonhard breaks new ground again by bringing together mankind's urge to upgrade and automate everything—down to human biology itself—with our timeless quest for freedom and happiness. Before it's too late, we must stop and ask the big questions: How do we embrace technology without becoming it? When it happens—gradually, then suddenly—the machine era will create the greatest ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Essentials of Botanical Extraction

    Principles and Applications

    Essentials of Botanical Extraction: Principles and Applications provides a unique, single source of valuable information on the various botanical extraction methods available, from conventional to the use of green and modern extraction technologies including ultrasounds, microwaves, pressurized liquids, and supercritical fluids. Most extracts obtained from botanicals are often poorly characterized ... Read more

    $114.99 AUD