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Environmental Challenges in the MENA Region - The Long Road from Conflict to Cooperation
Hamid Pouran, Hassan Hakimian
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The region comprised of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is well known for its abundant natural resources and important geostrategic position. That image, however, is often overshadowed by ongoing sectarian violence and trans-boundary conflicts that threaten the stability of the entire region ...

Dwelling in the Age of Climate Change: The Ethics of Adaptation
Elaine Kelly
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Currently, adaptation policy for climate change prioritises economic and technological dimensions of governance and action. Now, Elaine Kelly brings continental theory into the conversation to explore the ethical dilemmas stemming from emerging global political crises of migration, displacement and communal relocation related to climate change.

Advances in Breeding Techniques for Cereal Crops
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This collection reviews key advances in cereals breeding. It looks at advances in exploiting genetic diversity, the use of doubled haploids and hybrid breeding. The books also reviews developments in phenotyping, the use of genetic markers and techniques such as genomic selection.

Lawless Universe: Science and the Hunt for Reality
Joe Rosen
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Thought-provoking and controversial, Lawless Universe is a complement to, even an antidote for, books that create the misimpression that science can explain everything.

Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future
Edward Struzik
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A gripping narrative about the new reality of wildfire in North America, now available in paperback.

Greg Milner
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Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary shared utility: the Global Positioning System. Omnipresent, free, and available to all, GPS powers everything from your phone to the Internet to the Mars Rover. Greg Milner tells the sweeping story of GPS from its conceptual origins as ...

The Telomerase Revolution: The Story of the Scientific Breakthrough That Holds the Keys to Human Ageing
Dr Michael Fossel
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The Telomerase Revolution is the definitive work on the latest science on human ageing, covering both theory and clinical implications. It takes the reader to the forefront of the upcoming revolution in human medicine.

What It's Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience
Gregory Berns
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Does your dog really love you? Neuroscientist Gregory Berns used an MRI machine to find out

About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes our Lives - And We Shape the Cosmos
Adam Frank
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An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the Big Bang and beyond

Cabaret of Plants
Richard Mabey
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First published in Great Britain in 2015 under the title: The cabaret of plants: botany and the imagination.

The Greatest Story Ever Told - So Far
Lawrence Krauss
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Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality—a grand poetic vision of nature—and how we find ...

Matt McCarthy
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"An amazing, informative book that changes our perspective on medicine, microbes and our future." --Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against ...

Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End
David Darling, Dirk Schulze-Makuch
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Discover the mind-boggling science of the coming apocalypse!

When Gadgets Betray Us: The Dark Side of Our Infatuation With New Technologies
Robert Vamosi
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All those new gadgets that you can't live without? They're giving away your secrets.

How Things Work
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Risks and Benefits of Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Energy Agency
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In the context of sustainable development policies, decision making in the energy sector should be based on carefully designed trade-offs which take into account, insofar as feasible, all of the alternative options' advantages and drawbacks from the ec

Resistance and Psychoanalysis: Impossible Divisions
Simon Morgan Wortham
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As calls mount for resistance to recent political events, Simon Morgan Wortham rethinks how psychoanalysis, political thought and philosophy can be brought together. He explores the political implications and complexities of a psychoanalytic resistance through close readings of authors from within and outwith the psychoanalytic tradition.

The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It
Alanna Mitchell
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The fascinating history of electromagnetism and how, in the not-so-distant future, the Earth's poles will switch places - with potentially catastrophic results

Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis
Kathryn Lougheed
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Tuberculosis has twisted through the millennia hand-in-hand with humanity, leaving its marks on our culture, our history and our DNA, from the birth of Homo sapiens right up to the present day. TB continues to kill more people than any other infectious agent; it may be an ancient disease, but TB is not ...

Mapping the Heavens
Peter Whitfield
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In this beautifully illustrated book, Peter Whitfield reveals some of the ways in which the structure of the universe has been conceived, explained and depicted. This new edition is updated to include a wider range of stunning maps of the skies in full colour, including imagery from the latest voyages of space exploration.

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