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A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century : Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

A bold, provocative history of our species finds the deep origins of society's success and failure in our evolutionary history. We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet people are more listless, divided and miserable than ever. Wealth and comfort are unparalleled, and yet our political landscape grows ever more toxic, and rates of suicide, loneliness, and chronic illness continue to skyrocket. How do we explain the gap between these two truths? What's more,
R 420,75

A World Without Work : Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

SHORTLISTED FOR THE FT & McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020 The Sunday Times Best Business Books of the Year 2020 The Times of London Best Business Books of the Year 2020 The Financial Times Best Books of the Year 2020 Fortune Magazine Best Business Book of the Year 2020 FiveBooks.com Best Non-Fiction of 2020 Inc.com Best New Business Books of 2020 'A path-breaking, thought-provoking and in-depth study of how new technology will transform the world of work' Gordon Brown '
R 240,00

Anti-vaxxers

"A presentation of the scientific argument in favor of vaccination, which probes the consequences, origins and impact of the the anti-vaccination movement"--
R 360,00

Astronomical : From Quarks to Quasars, the Science of Space at its Strangest

Does the Big Bang prove the existence of God? What's the Universe expanding into? Is Earth the only planet which supports life? Why did the greatest astronomer in history murder his pet moose?
R 284,75 R 335,00

#HashtagActivism : Networks of Race and Gender Justice

How marginalized groups use Twitter to advance counter-narratives, preempt political spin, and build diverse networks of dissent.
R 360,00

A Crack in Creation : The New Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, `one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York Times), explains its discovery, describes its power to reshape the future of all life and warns of its use.
R 204,00 R 240,00

Behave : The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

***'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry MarshTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER / WINNER OF THE 2017 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE'One of the best scientist-writers of our time' Oliver SacksWhy do human beings behave as they do?
R 225,25 R 265,00

Beyond imagination

Nanotechnology is sweeping the world. This science of very small particles, which includes genetic modification and the reconfiguring of the arrangement of atoms, presents possibilities beyond imagination. It also has huge implications for all South Africans, especially at home.
R 250,75 R 295,00

A Dictionary of Science

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. With clear and concise definitions and recommended web links for many entries, this A-Z is a reliable reference work for science students as well as non-scientists.
R 275,36 R 323,95

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science.
R 225,25 R 265,00

Are You Sh*tting Me? : 1004 Facts That Will Scare The Crap Out of You

FACT: The use of maggots to clean wounds has proven to be effective for patients who don't respond to traditional treatments. FACT: The Icelandic dish hakarl is beheaded basking shark that is buried in the ground for six to 12 weeks to putrefy before it is eaten. The world is a scary place, and it gets scarier every day. From the creator of the bestselling 1,001 Facts That Will Scare The Sh*t Out Of You (Adams Media, 2010) comes this new collection of 1,004 (count 'em!) truly horrifying and hor
R 270,00

Bad Science

Ben Goldacre's wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.
R 174,25 R 205,00