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More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About British Elections

Paperback, 19/08/2016, £14.99
£13.49
An absolutely fascinating look at the world of political polling, examining the fallacies that appear to drive our politicians, drawing conclusions, some obvious and some counter intuitive.

Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 27/11/2003, £7.99
£7.19
Molecules are the building blocks of matter. Using the molecules of life as a springboard, Philip Ball provides a new perspective on modern chemistry. He shows how molecular scientists are capturing the dynamism of biological molecules in synthetic systems, promising to reinvent chemistry as the central creative science of the new century.

Music Instinct

Paperback, 03/02/2011, £10.99
£9.89
Why have all human cultures - today and throughout history - made music? Why does music excite such rich emotion? And how do we make sense of musical sound? This title explores how the research in music psychology and brain science is piecing together the puzzle of how our minds understand and respond to music.

Curiosity

Paperback, 02/05/2013, £9.99
£8.99
By examining the rise of curiosity from the dawn of modern science to today, this book examines how it functions in science, how it is spun, packaged and sold, and how the changing shape of science influences the kinds of questions it may ask.

Elements: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 08/04/2004, £7.99
£7.19
Traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances around them. Looking beyond the Periodic Table, the author takes us on a tour: from the Greek philosophers who propounded a system with four elements to the modern-day scientists who are able to create their own.