Scientists agree that a pathogen is likely to cause a global pandemic in the near future. But which one? And how?Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have either newly emerged or reemerged, appearing in territories where they’ve never been seen before. Ninety percent ... read more

PandemicTracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
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From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today's world.
Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it... read more

Paper: A World History
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'An excellent evaluation of our bodily shortcomings' - Financial Times
This is the road from climate change to primate change.
Primate Change has been adapted into a radio series for the BBC WORLD SERVICE.
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'Our bodies are in a shock. Modern living is as brac... read more

Primate Change
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Rainforests are the lungs of our planet - regulators of the earth's temperature and weather. They are also home to 50 per cent of the world's animals and plants - which for centuries have been the source of many of our key medicines. And yet ... read more

Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth's most vital frontlines
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n November 12, 2002, Dr. John Chambers of the NASA Ames - search Center gave a seminar to the Astrobiology Group at the OUniversity of Washington. The audience of about 100 listened with rapt attention as Chambers described results from ... read more

2004. A trade paperback copy in very good, clean condition.

Rare Earth - Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe
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Reading Level:Scholarly/Undergraduate

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. 'Packed with revelations, scholarly but clear, Restless Creatures carries you from the kinetics of the amoeba to that of the blue whale, from the swim-cycle of spermatozoa, t... read more

Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind's historic first mission to the Moon, from the bestselling author of Shadow Div... read more

Rocket Men - The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
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1890, First edition. A near fine copy of the rare first edition bound in red illustrated boards. The boards have only light surface wear and light sunfading to the spine. The hinges are weakened but holding very well. ... read more

Nophoto
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Buri, 1990. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a very good d/w with only light edge wear and panel rubbing.

Nophoto
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Readers Digest, 1975. First edition, first revise. A very good copy with fine, unmarked internals. The boards are lightly shelf worn and there is some marking to the edges. No d/w. A heavy book so additional postage may apply. Please enquire for an estimate.

Nophoto
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Homer called salt a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlanksy so brilliantly relates in his world- encompassing new book, salt has shaped civilization from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of ... read more

2002. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by tanning to the pages and a previous owners details to the half title page. The d/w is unclipped and fine.

Salt : A World History
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In this eagerly anticipated sequel to the classic bestseller In Search of Schrodinger's Cat, John Gribbin digs even deeper into the mysterious and confounding world of quantum mechanics. Gribbin takes infinitely co... read more

1995. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.

Nophoto
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