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Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World’s Smells

2021-04-16T09:35:00+01:00By

A must-read for chemists and anyone passionate about nature, food, drinks and cooking

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Sapiens – A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind

2021-04-09T09:35:00+01:00By Kathryn Gempf

Reimagining Yuval Noah Harari’s bestseller as an approachable graphic novel

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TV series: Beyond the Elements

2021-04-01T14:31:00+01:00By

Whether you’re a science newbie or seasoned chemist – if you’re alive, this series will likely hold your attention

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The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield’s War on Vaccines

2021-03-12T09:30:00+00:00By

The story of the man who created the myth that a vaccine causes autism

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Doomsday Book: The Science Behind Humanity’s Greatest Threats

2021-02-26T09:30:00+00:00By

A great pick for anyone looking for intriguing solutions to global challenges present and future – as long as you’re okay with a bit of doom and gloom

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Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialised Stem Education Stifles Innovation

2021-02-26T09:30:00+00:00By Nikki Man

These stories and case studies of both conscious and unconscious bias are a must-read for every academic

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Robots in Space: The Secret Lives of Our Planetary Explorers

2021-02-19T09:30:00+00:00By

The fantastic space adventures of Perseverance and its cousins

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Ice: Tales from a Disappearing World

2021-02-19T09:30:00+00:00By

What is it like to do research in a remote part of Greenland

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The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

2021-02-11T11:15:00+00:00By Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan

An extremely well-researched monograph containing stories that bear an eerie resemblance to today’s politicised clinical trials