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  • The Schiller File

    Anthroposophy has manifold roots in natural science. Rudolf Steiner never tired of saying that the development of scientific awareness had given people the possibility of freedom, that the way to cognizing the spiritual world is based on the natural scientific attitude, and that certainty of such knowledge is comparable to the certainty found in mathematics and natural science. Especially ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Bad Science

    by Ben Goldacre ...
    Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.Since 2003 Dr Ben Goldacre has been exposing dodgy medical data in his popular Guardian column. In this eye-opening book he takes on the MMR hoax and misleading cosmetics ads, acupuncture and homeopathy ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Accidental Medical Discoveries

    How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

    Many of the world’s most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures and breakthroughs:A plastic shard in an RAF pilot’s eye leads to the use of plastic for contact lenses.The inability to remove a titanium chamber from rabbit’s bone leads to dental implants.Viagra was ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Big Fat Surprise

    why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet

    by Nina Teicholz ...
    In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong.For the past 60 years, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if the very foods we’ve been denying ourselves — the creamy cheeses, the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Randomistas

    How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

    by Andrew Leigh ...
    Randomised tests are carried out on us every day: by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites, political parties and direct marketers. But how do these tests work? Are there any ethical issues? And what do they reveal about our choices?In Randomistas, Andrew Leigh tells the stories of radical researchers who overturned conventional wisdom in medicine, politics, business, law enforcement ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Deadly Outbreaks

    How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pandemics, Exotic Viruses, and Drug-Resistant Parasites

    Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new places. Terrorism aside, one of the greatest dangers from infectious disease we face today is from a ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery

    by Dr Jason Fung ...
    Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline … but the ‘War on Cancer’ has hardly been won.In The Cancer Code, Dr Jason Fung offers a revolutionary new understanding of this invasive, often fatal disease – what it is, how it manifests and why ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Calling Bullshit

    The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

    'A necessary book for our times. But also just great fun' Saul Perlmutter, Nobel LaureateThe world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Start-up culture elevates hype to high art. These days, calling bullshit is a noble act.Based on a popular course at the University of Washington, Calling Bullshit gives us ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Conflicts of Interest in Science

    How Corporate-Funded Academic Research Can Threaten Public Health

    30+ Years of Peer-Reviewed Studies on the Corporate Ties and Vested Interests that Influence Scientific ResearchFor over 500 years, groups and organizations with political, economic, and personal interests have successfully exercised influence on the pursuit of scientific inquiry and knowledge. History is replete with examples like the Papal authority muddying research into studies of the cosmos, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Not Even Wrong

    The Failure of String Theory and the Continuing Challenge to Unify the Laws of Physics

    by Peter Woit ...
    Not Even Wrong is a fascinating exploration of our attempts to come to grips with perhaps the most intellectually demanding puzzle of all: how does the universe work at its most fundamnetal level?The book begins with an historical survey of the experimental and theoretical developments that led to the creation of the phenomenally successful 'Standard Model' of particle physics around 1975. Despite ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Brilliant Blunders

    From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

    by Mario Livio ...
    Drawing on the lives of five great scientists, this “scholarly, insightful, and beautifully written book” (Martin Rees, author of From Here to Infinity) illuminates the path to scientific discovery.Charles Darwin, William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle, and Albert Einstein all made groundbreaking contributions to their fields—but each also stumbled badly. Darwin’s theory of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Data Analysis in Qualitative Research

    by Asher Shkedi ...
    All you need to know about qualitative researchThis book focuses on qualitative research approaches and methodologies, and is intended as a tool for study, as well as a hands-on guide for researchers and students who are looking for the relevant research practices, for their field of study.At the starting point of theoretical and practical definition of qualitative research, this book suggests ... Read more

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  • Evolution

    The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

    Book 17 - Modern Library Chronicles
    “I often said before starting, that I had no doubt I should frequently repent of the whole undertaking.” So wrote Charles Darwin aboard The Beagle, bound for the Galapagos Islands and what would arguably become the greatest and most controversial discovery in scientific history. But the theory of evolution did not spring full-blown from the head of Darwin. Since the dawn of humanity, priests, ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • Immunity: The Science of Staying Well

    Start strengthening your immunity for good.In this ground-breaking book, expert immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi unravels the new science around immunity.Immunity decodes exactly what it takes to be well in the modern day and reveals tips and tricks you can start putting into practice immediately, including chapters on:· Immunity-nourishing nutrition and the best foods to eat· The importance of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Ebola

    The Natural and Human History

    by David Quammen ...
    In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace.Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90% of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The search is on to find Ebola’s elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Chimp and the River

    How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

    by David Quammen ...
    The real story of AIDS - how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human and infected more than 60 million people - is very different from what most of us think we know.Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread. Excerpted and adapted from Spillover, with a new introduction by the author, Quammen's hair-raising ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Graphene 101 An Inventor's Guide to Making Graphene

    Graphene is a two dimensional material consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb or chicken wire structure. It is the thinnest material known to man and yet is also one of the strongest materials there is. It conducts electricity as well as copper and is better than all other materials as a conductor of heat. Graphene is almost completely transparent, yet so dense that ... Read more

    $6.30 AUD

  • THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH

    "The Science of Getting Rich" was written in 1910 by Wallace D. Wattles. Now we have more modern techniques, televisions, radios, walking on the moon, computers, microwaves... Technology has changed a lot in 100 years since then. However, mankind has not changed. We still have the same basic needs, desires, and dreams. This book should be read a lot. In fact, this book should be read every day. It ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Python Data Science Handbook

    Essential Tools for Working with Data

    For many researchers, Python is a first-class tool mainly because of its libraries for storing, manipulating, and gaining insight from data. Several resources exist for individual pieces of this data science stack, but only with the Python Data Science Handbook do you get them all—IPython, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-Learn, and other related tools.Working scientists and data crunchers ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • The Better Half

    On the Genetic Superiority of Women

    by Sharon Moalem ...
    An award-winning physician and scientist makes the game-changing case that genetic females are stronger than males at every stage of life'A powerful antidote to the myth of a "weaker sex"' Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered BrainFrom birth, genetic females are better at fighting viruses, infections and cancer. They do better at surviving epidemics and famines. They live longer, and even see the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Depression

    by Jon DiCianni ...
    Once a victim of severe depression, Author Jdecee, offers life-altering advice and methods used to cope with his own downward spiral. It is vital to seek help from individuals that can "write the book on a subject matter" (i.e. Depression Victims) rather than from individuals that "have read the book on it" (i.e.Psychologists/Doctors). ... Read more

    $1.63 AUD

  • A Matter of Fact

    Talking Truth in a Post-Truth World

    Book 67 - BWB Texts
    'I knew, and know still, that there is good science and bad science, misinformation and reliable information, truth and falsehood, and also much grey in between . . . But being more adamant, more right, having more facts, was not helping. It was possibly even the problem.'Today it seems that conspiracy and rumour spread faster than ever and are increasingly hard to debunk. How do we convincingly ... Read more

    $4.74 AUD

  • The Craft of Intelligence

    America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World

    by Allen Dulles ...
    If the experts could point to any single book as a starting point for understanding the subject of intelligence from the late twentieth century to today, that single book would be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This classic of spycraft is based on Allen Dulles's incomparable experience as a diplomat, international lawyer, and America's premier intelligence officer. Dulles was a high ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Rigor Mortis

    How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions

    An essential book to understanding whether the new miracle cure is good science or simply too good to be trueAmerican taxpayers spend $30 billion annually funding biomedical research, but over half of these studies can't be replicated due to poor experimental design, improper methods, and sloppy statistics. Bad science doesn't just hold back medical progress, it can sign the equivalent of a death ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD