Category:

 Science - Popular

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you. The Apollo Program ran from 1961 until 1972, and marks one of the greatest accomplishments in all of human endeavour - man wal... read more

Apollo

Category:

 Science - Popular

As practitioners, Prof Phelps and Dr Lee know the problems caused by poor gut health and how an uneasy gut can make life miserable. Symptoms such as weight gain, diarrhoea and cramping are common, but few people receive a definitive disease label. Most of us are entirely unawar... read more

The Mystery Gut

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat




Oliver Sacks



Man Who MIstook His Wife for a Hat

A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought on aeroplanes tomato juice? How are ... read more

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Category:

 Science - Popular

Series:Cracking Series

Learn all about the history of psychology, the theories that shaped society and the experiments that changed the world - with biographies of the most influential psychologists of our times and insight into fascinating psychological phenomena, such as the Freudian Slip and F... read more

Cracking Psychology

The annual collection celebrating the finest voices in Australian science writing.From the furthest reaches of the universe to the microscopic world of our genes, science offers writers the kind of scope other subjects simply can't match. Good writing a... read more

The Best Australian Science Writing 2017

Category:

 Science - Popular

Reading Level:General Adult

More people than ever before see themselves as addicted to, or recovering from, addiction, whether it be alcohol or drugs, prescription meds, sex, gambling, porn, or the internet. But despite the unprecedented attention, our und... read more

Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction

Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This book covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and will satisfy all your horticultural curiosity. Packed with photographs, vintage en... read more

How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customiz... read more

30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Category:

 Science - Popular

In this first full history of around-the-world travel, Joyce E. Chaplin brilliantly tells the story of circumnavigation. Round About the Earth is a witty, erudite, and colorful account of the outrageous ambitions that have inspired ... read more

Round about the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit

Category:

 Science - Popular

Series:Brief Histories

Paperback original The foundations for the scientific study of the body and modern Western medicine as we know it started with William Harvey's discovery of the circulatory system in the early 17th century. But its roots stretch back into Ancient Greece, when medici... read more

A Brief History of Medicine