by Karl Kruszelnicki
Did you know that the diet industry gets fatter and more successful every year but WON'T make you thinner? Or that our bodies are really one giant DONUT? Have you ever wondered why garlic smells soooooo SEXY? Especially the next day...Well, thank ...
The Definitive Biography
by David Crane
David Crane has given us a magisterial portrait of one of Britain's greatest heroes and explorers, acclaimed as the 'masterpiece' on the subject. Reissued for the 100th anniversary of Scott's doomed expedition. 'It seems a pity, but I do not ...
by Norman Doidge
An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age.
Straight Talk from an Energy Insider
by John Hofmeister
"Americans have long had a love-hate relationship with the oil industry. Myself included." - from the Preface As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry.
by Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to find out everything ...
by Michael Swan & Mike Swan
Covers housing, sexing, breeding, egg incubation and raising young snakes, including sections on diseases and disorders and colour and pattern mutations of Australian pythons. It also includes information on natural habitats and behaviours.
The Guilt-free Guide to a Better Life
by Penney Poyzer
The nation and the media are obsessed with us being more green, but understanding the impact of our choices, and making the right ones, can seem an impossible task. In SIMPLY GREEN Penney Poyzer provides clear, practical advice for every aspect ...
Dinosaurs, Evolution, and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World
by Shelley Emling
At a time when women were excluded from science, a young girl made a discovery that marked the birth of paleontology and continues to feed the debate about evolution to this day. Mary Anning was only twelve years old when, in 1811, she discovered ...
by Nina Berova, Robert W. Woody, Prasad L. Polavarapu & others
This two-volume set provides an introduction to the important methods of chiroptical spectroscopy in general, and circular dichroism (CD) in particular, which are increasingly important in all areas of chemistry, biochemistry, and structural biology.
by Rosemary Morrow
This classic manual of practical permaculture brings us up-to-date with our needs to measure, monitor, and reduce our ecological footprint. It contains extra chapters on seedsaving, pest management, and water usage.
by Emma Helbrough
A superbly illustrated puzzle book with up to 100 people, animals and objects to spot in every double page scene. Scenes include the alpine slopes, the Australian desert, the African grasslands and a tropical rainforest.Includes short captions ...
Using Animal Behaviour to Organise Our World
by Peter Miller
How Understanding Flocks, Schools and Colonies Can Make Us Better at Communicating, Decision Making and Getting Things Done. The modern world may be obsessed with speed and productivity, but twenty-first century humans actually have much to learn ...
Frontiers in Crystal Engineering
by Edward Tiekink & Julio Zukerman-Schpector
Written by internationally recognized researchers, this book guides crystal engineers in the types, strengths, and nature of possible intermolecular interactions. The book covers topics ranging from the identification of interactions involving ...
by Olivier De Goursac
Visions of Mars offers a visual tour of the main geographic features of Mars as they have been recorded by twenty years of remote-sensing missions, ranging from the Viking orbiter/lander of the late 1970s through the Pathfinder orbiter/rover of ...
by David R. Sokoloff
The authors of RealTime Physics - David Sokoloff, Priscilla Laws, and Ron Thornton - have been pioneers in the revolution of the physics industry. In this edition, they provide a set of labs that utilize modern lab technology to provide hands-on ...
The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe
by Lynne McTaggart
A book which gives scientific proof of the paranormal. Psychic activity, remote viewing, the power of prayer and homeopathy are all discussed in this book which The Ecologist called 'one of the most thought-provoking reads of the year', and which ...
by Vladimir Megre & Leonid Sharashkin
The New Civilisation chronicles another visit by Vladimir Megré to Anastasia and their son, providing new insights into practical co-operation with Nature and showing in even greater detail how you can apply Anastasia's wisdom to your own life.
by Sharyn (Sharyn Therese) Munro
For nearly a year Sharyn Munro travelled through rural Australia, visiting the communities in coal-mining areas. She found a war zone. Here, literally at the coal-face, towns and districts are dying - homeowners and farmers forced out by mining, ...
His Life and Work
by Kitty Ferguson
Stephen Hawking is one of the most remarkable figures of our time - a Cambridge genius who has earned international celebrity and become an inspiration to those who have witnessed his triumph over disability. This is Hawking's life story by Kitty ...
by Jay Ingram
In "Theatre of the Mind", Jay Ingram, whose past scientific investigations include the properties of honey on toast and the complexities of the barmaid's brain, tackles one of the most controversial of subjects: consciousness. Scientists have ...