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The Life Scientific: Inventors

2020-01-17T09:30:00+00:00By

From the geneticist who cloned Dolly the sheep to the inventor of the battery bag, this book delves into the lives and ambitions of Britain’s trailblazing scientists

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Science in Moscow: Memorials of a Research Empire

2020-01-10T09:30:00+00:00By Drew Gwilliams

A book cataloguing the monuments to Russia’s scientific past

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Antimony, Gold, and Jupiter’s Wolf: How the Elements Were Named

2020-01-08T09:30:00+00:00By

Accessible to chemists and non-chemists alike, this book traces the evolution of our understanding of the nature of matter itself

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Cook, Taste, Learn: How the Evolution of Science Transformed the Art of Cooking

2019-12-16T14:29:00+00:00By Joanna Florence Sparks

 A tour of the history and science behind the art of cooking, and treasure trove of of interesting facts for chefs and chemists alike

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Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty and Time

2019-12-16T09:30:00+00:00By

A fast-paced journey through the entire history of humans, trying to answer the question of what makes us different from other animals

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A Sonnet to Science: Scientists and Their Poetry

2019-12-13T09:30:00+00:00By Drew Gwilliams

A collection of poetry providing insight into the lives and minds of prominent scientists

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death

2019-12-10T14:28:00+00:00By

A book for ‘future corpses of all ages’ as the author – a mortician – answers questions about death asked by children

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

2019-12-06T09:26:00+00:00By Jonelle Harvey

A doctor’s story about his fight against drug-resistant microbes that threaten the future of medicine

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We Are and How We Are Made

2019-12-03T14:30:00+00:00By

Is an organ grown from stem cells human? And what rights – if any – should a it have? These are questions  Philip Ball – who many might know as Chemistry World columnist  – explores in his new book.