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  • Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

    Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

    **The bestselling popular science author “****has made it his mission to tackle myths about science and the so-called experts who spread them” (**CBC Radio).The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away. But when there are multiple answers from various sources, how do we know what information is reliable? In Monkeys, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dr. Joe & What You Didn't Know

    177 Fascinating Questions & Answers about the Chemistry of Everyday Life

    The mythbuster and bestselling popular science author of A Grain of Salt tackles questions that show the scientific underpinnings of our culture.Dr. Joe & What You Didn’t Know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. Joe ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Book 5 - Bryson
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Possibly the best scientific primer ever published.' Economist'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engagin... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table

    by Sam Kean ...
    Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal and obsession. The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Periodic Tales

    The Curious Lives of the Elements

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'If only chemistry had been like this at school' Matt Ridley, Prospect________________Elements. Everything in the universe is made of them, including you. And like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning.Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens. You'll learn how lead can tell your f... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mendeleyev's Dream

    The Quest for the Elements

    “Mendeleyev’s Dream is a wonderfully entertaining and stimulating journey from alchemy to chemistry in search of the elements of our universe. It is a book of great clarity and depth.” Jim Crace“A wonderful historical romp through mankind’s attempts to understand the constituents of matter.” The Observer“What stuff is the world made up of? It is the history of this question which Paul Strathern ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Culinary Reactions

    The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

    When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe, you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial life while suppressing harmful bacteria and fungi. And unlike in a laboratory, you can eat your experiments ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cooked

    A Natural History of Transformation

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES'It's not often that a life-changing book falls into one's lap ... Yet Michael Pollan's Cooked is one of them.' SundayTelegraph'This is a love song to old, slow kitchen skills at their delicious best' Kathryn Huges, GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times Top Five Bestseller - Michael Pollan's uniquely enjoyable quest... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A is for Arsenic

    The Poisons of Agatha Christie

    Shortlisted for the BMA Book Awards and Macavity Awards 2016Fourteen novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's all made-up ...Agatha Christie revelled in the use of poison to kill off unfortunate victims in her books; indeed, she employed it more than any other murder method, with the poison itself often being a central part of the novel. Her choice of deadly substances ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Brain Fuel

    199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life

    National BestsellerFrom the #1 bestselling author – a cornucopia of mind-expanding insights into the science of the real world.Dr. Joe – as he is affectionately known to millions of readers, listeners, viewers, and students – brings his magic formula to Doubleday Canada with Brain Fuel.As with Dr. Joe’s previous best-selling books, Brain Fuel informs and entertains on a wild assortment of science ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Secrets of Alchemy

    series Synthesis
    "This elegant, readable book…covers the history of alchemy from its shadowy origins in Hellenistic Egypt to its scholarly recovery in the 20th century” (Anthony Grafton, Science).In The Secrets of Alchemy, science historian and practicing chemist Lawrence M. Principe dispels commonly held misconceptions about alchemy and sheds light on what it was, how it began, and how it influenced a range of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Is That a Fact?

    Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

    The bestselling “quackbuster” and “tireless tub-thumper against pseudoscience” fishes for the facts in a flood of misinformation (Maclean’s).Eat this and live to 100. Don’t, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and what’s best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Brain Food

    How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

    A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep'I cannot recommend this book enough' - Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor's KitchenWe often talk about how our diets affect our fitness - but we don't discuss how they affect the hungriest organ in the body, the brain. And it has surprising dietary needs that differ from the rest of our body.Brain ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chemistry Study Guide: Atom Structure, Chemical Series, Bond, Molecular Geometry, Stereochemistry, Reactions, Acids And Bases, Electrochemistry. (Mobi Study Guides)

    Boost Your grades with Chemistry Study Guide. Navigate from table of contents or search for words or phrases.Audience:Intended for everyone interested in Chemistry, particularly undergraduate and graduate science students, medical students, nursing students, physician assistants students, and advanced high school students.FEATURES:- Atomic structure - Chemical interactions and bonding - ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Napoleon's Buttons

    Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history. These molecules provided the impetus for early exploration, and made possible the voyages of discovery that ensued. The molecules resulted in grand feats of engineering and spurred advances in medicine and law; they determined what we now eat, drink, and wear. A change ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • PIHKAL

    A Chemical Love Story

    Alexander (better known as “Sasha”) and Ann Shulgin’s PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story has become a foundational work in the genre and was the first book to fully impart the how-to chemistry, and convey the effects, of many of the entheogenic drugs that are currently being studied and used to heal trauma and deal with death. An acronym for “Phenethylamines I Have Known and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • A Crack in Creation

    The New Power to Control Evolution

    'The most important advance of our era. One of the pioneers of the field describes the exciting hunt for the key breakthrough and what it portends for our future' Walter IsaacsonWorld-famous scientist Jennifer Doudna - winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for creating the revolutionary gene-editing technique CRISPR - explains her discovery, describes its power to reshape the future of all ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Alchemy of Air

    A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler

    by Thomas Hager ...
    A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the Haber-Bosch discovery that changed billions of lives—including your own.At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’ s scientists to find a solution.This is the story of the two men who found it: brilliant, self-important ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Chemistry Made Simple

    A Complete Introduction to the Basic Building Blocks of Matter

    series Made Simple
    See the world, one molecule at a time.Chemistry helps us understand not only the world around us, but also our own bodies. CHEMISTRY MADE SIMPLE makes it fun. Each chapter has practice problems with complete solutions that reinforce learning. A glossary of chemical terms, the modern periodic table, and detailed illustrations throughout make this the best introduction to one of the most studied of ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Chemistry

    by BarCharts,Inc ...
    This guide is essential for students or individual looking for Chemistry knowledge. The QuickStudy Chemistry guide includes information on: atomic structure, nuclear chemistry, atomic quantum numbers/orbitals, electronic atoms, types of matter/reactions, physical processes, nomenclature/stoichiometry, chemical interactions/bonding models, gasesthermodynamics/theories and much more! ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Elemental

    How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything

    by Tim James ...
    SELECTED AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE DAILY MAIL'A hugely entertaining tour of the periodic table and the 118 elements that are the basic building blocks of everything' Daily MailIn 2016, with the addition of four final elements - nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson - to make a total of 118 elements, the periodic table was finally complete, rendering any pre-existing books on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chemistry For Dummies

    by John T. Moore ...
    Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293460) was previously published as Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118007303). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleumWe're all natural born chemists. ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $21.99 AUD

  • The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan

    Boost Brain Performance, Lose Weight, and Achieve Optimal Health

    This is the definitive instruction book for the care and feeding of your brain! - Dr Mark Hyman, author The Blood Sugar SolutionThe official lifestyle companion guide to Dr. David Perlmutter's revolutionary approach to vibrant health, as described in his international bestsellers Grain Brain, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and Brain Maker.With over one million copies sold worldwide, Dr. Perlmu... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD