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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures


Like a walk in the forest accompanied by an expert biologist

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood


20 years after it was first published, Oliver Sacks’ memoir remains a popular chemistry classic – and for good reason

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The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

2021-01-08T09:30:00+00:00By Nicola Farrer

An invitation to join a movement

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The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar’s Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence


Quantum mechanics in a creative comic form

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Unfit for Purpose: When Human Evolution Collides with the Modern World


 A friendly sort of commiseration that looks at all the ways our primitive bodies grapple with living a modern lifestyle

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What makes a good children’s science book?


Three authors on what it takes to write for young readers

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Billion Dollar Burger: Inside Big Tech’s Race for the Future of Food


A perceptive account of what might be the the food industry’s next big thing: lab-grown meat

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Sticking Together: The Science of Adhesion


This book will answer everything you ever wanted to know about how things stick to other things – from geckos to PVA adhesive

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Toxic: A History of Nerve Agents, From Nazi Germany to Putin’s Russia


A comprehensive and timely book covering events from 1931 to 2018