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    Science and Religion

    By Yves Gingras

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    Today we hear renewed calls for a dialogue between science and religion: why has the old question of the relation between science and religion now returned to the pubic domain and what is at stake in this debate? To answer these questions, historian and sociologist of science Yves Gingras retraces...

    Early Humans

    By Nicholas Ashton

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    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain 1951 has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

    Early Humans

    By Nicholas Ashton

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    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain 1951 has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

    Scale

    By Geoffrey West

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    A startlingly original 'theory of everything' that invites us to rethink our understanding of the connections between human civilization and the laws of nature.

    Out of the Shadow of a Giant

    By Mary Gribbin

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    What if Isaac Newton had never lived? Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton, were pioneering scientists within their own right, and instrumental in establishing the Royal Society.

    Insight

    By Tasha Eurich

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    Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness - but how often do we consider whether we might have the same problem? Research shows that self-awareness is the meta-skill of the 21st century - the...

    What We Cannot Know

    By Marcus du Sautoy

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    'Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting' Bill Bryson Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know.

    Death on Earth

    By Jules Howard

    Paperback £8.45

    Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, Death on Earth is a groundbreaking exploration of death and its role in evolution."

    We Have No Idea

    By Daniel Whiteson

    Hardback £12.65

    Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics 50 million readers since 2008, tackles all the weird stuff we haven't figured out yet.

    Brain

    By Gary Lee Wenk

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    This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as, What is the purpose of the brain? What is an emotion? What is a memory? How does food affect how you feel? Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor, and welcome simplicity.

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