Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

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Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

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A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

Letters from an AstrophysicistThe natural follow up to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the


The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally

The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes NaturallyDr Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best selling book, The Obesity Code Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease a life


Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

Hello World: Being Human in the Age of AlgorithmsWhen it comes to artificial intelligence, we either hear of a paradise on earth or of our imminent extinction It s time we stand face to digital face with the true powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.


Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet

Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our FeetA panoramic investigation of the subterranean landscape, from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he


The Brain: The Story of You

The Brain: The Story of YouLocked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of our existence What is reality Who are you How do you make






Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Superbugs: The Race to Stop an EpidemicPhysician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines of a groundbreaking clinical trial testing a new antibiotic to fight lethal superbugs, bacteria that have built up resistance to the life saving drugs in our rapidly dwindling arsenal This trial serves as the backdrop