From Steven Koonin, a leader in US science policy and former science advisor for the Obama administration, Unsettled is an up-close, apolitical exploration of the many misconceptions and shortcomings in the mainstream presentation of climate science-which is far less black-and-white than many people..
In this, his 45th book, Dr Karl goes full kolour, with brilliant and funny illustrations to match his dress sense. So take a technikolour trip through science with the intrepid Dr Karl, Australia's favourite science guru.Q: HOW MANY DR KARL BOOKS ARE THERE IN THE UNIVERSE?A: MORE THAN A MILLION! Dr ..
The classic account of infectious diseases and human history.
Both shocking and entertaining, this masterpiece of popular science writing tells the tragic story of the struggle between humanity and its humble but deadly enemies, the organisms of disease. Zinsser shows how infectious disease simpl..
REMAINDER MARKED - A Times and Sunday Times Book of the YearA Waterstones Best Book of 2020The scuba-diving philosopher and bestselling author of Other Minds explores the origins of animal consciousness.Dip below the oceans surface and you are soon confronted by forms of life that could not seem mor..
The 50 most thought-provoking theories of life, each explained in half a minute.
30-Second Biology tackles the vital science of life, dissecting the 50 most thought-provoking theories of our ecosystem and ourselves. At a time when discoveries in DNA allow us to feel more connected than ever to the ..