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    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times

    Raising the Dead

    By Andy Dougan

    Paperback £8.45

    Presents the story of the science of galvanism - named after the Italian scientist Luigi Galvini who had conducted the original experiments - a movement that investigated the theory of 'animal electricity', a unifying vital spirit that animates us all, its leaders believing that they stood on the brink of...

    Science of Sleep

    By Wallace Mendelson

    Hardback £14.46

    Statistics show insomnia is of pandemic proportions, our bodies insist on sleep, without it, we die. The Science of Sleep offers an accessible, illustrated understanding of the science behind sleep.

    Scienceish

    By Michael Brooks

    Hardback £10.25

    Two bestselling authors provide the perfect way into science: the Hollywood sci-fi movies we all know and love.

    Maths Behind...

    By Colin Beveridge

    Paperback £11.45

    Taking moments from everyday life and looking at the maths and science behind why they happen, this book examines everything from how to measure the speed of a tennis serve, to the maths behind spam emails.

    What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

    By Jonathan Balcombe

    Paperback £8.45

    `Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sentient beings' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    Feeling Pleasures: The Sense of Touch in Renaissance England

    By Joe Moshenska

    Paperback £26.66

    Feeling Pleasures argues that the sense of touch assumed a new and unique importance in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and that the work of major poets of the period, including Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and John Milton, should be read alongside these developing ideas.

    30-Second Genetics

    By Matthew Weitzman

    Hardback £11.45

    30-Second Genetics charts the most extraordinary discoveries, from the fundamentals of cell biology to the almost unbelievable advances in DNA sequencing and stem cell technology.

    Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

    By Leonard Susskind

    Hardback £17.46

    The third volume in Leonard Susskind's one-of-a-kind physics series cracks open Einstein's special relativity and field theory In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimum series, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided a brilliant first course in classical and quantum mechanics, offering readers not an oversimplified introduction,...

    Why the Universe Exists

    By New Scientist

    Paperback £10.25

    Why The Universe Exists takes you deep into the world of particle physics to explore how the universe functions at the smallest scales.

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