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    Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

    R290,00
    A kaleidoscopic argument for the power and glory of science: the wonder of scientific discovery; the practical necessity of scientific endeavour to society; and the importance of the scientific way of thinking - particularly in today's 'post-truth' world.

    Electrified Sheep

    R59,00
    Atomic pigs, glass-eating scientists and more bizarre experiments from the bestselling author of Elephants on Acid.

    QI: The Book of the Dead

    R69,00
    Hans Christian Anderson was terrified of naked women, Florence Nightingale spent her last fifty years in bed, Sigmund Freud smoked twenty cigars a day, Catherine de Medici applied a daily face mask made of pigeon dung, Rembrandt van Rijn died penniless and Madame Mao banned cicadas, rustling noises and pianos.

    Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade

    R79,00
    "When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday's newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the world, to people and places that clean up what you don't want and turn it into something you can't wait to buy. In Junkyard Planet, Adam Minter--veteran journalist and son of an American junkyard owner--travels deeply into a vast, often hidden, multibillion-dollar industry that's transforming our economy and environment"--Dust jacket flap.

    The Origin of Species

    R79,00
    Darwin's theory of natural selection is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological inter-relatedness revealing the almost unthinkably complex and mutual inter-dependencies between animal and plant life, climate and physical environment and - by implication - the human world.

    Almost human

    R250,00
    Almost Human is the personal story of a charismatic and visionary palaeontologist, a rich and readable narrative about science, exploration, and what it means to be human.

    Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice

    R336,00
    Suitable for trainee psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals, this title captures some of the various themes, controversies and issues relevant to psychotherapy. It includes chapters on attachment theory and personality disorder as well as sections on selection and outcome.

    Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

    R455,00
    A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes.

    The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

    R201,00
    Charles Darwin's masterpiece, "On the Origin of Species", shook society to its core on publication in 1859. This title takes on creationists, including followers of 'Intelligent Design' and all those who question the fact of evolution through natural selection.

    An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

    R179,00
    Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, the author was bound to have biology in his genes. But what were the influences that shaped his life? This book tells his personal journey.

    The Brain's Way of Healing: Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries

    R201,00
    Explores the advances in the discovery of neuroplasticity, showing that the brain has its own unique way of healing. This book discusses a series of recoveries: patients told they would never improve have years of chronic pain alleviated or damage from debilitating strokes undone, and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and more.

    Nobel Prizes and Nature's Surprises

    R1 064,00

    Human Genetics

    R500,00
    This book covers basic human genetics, details the techniques available for disease diagnosis and how these are used in the lab, before concluding with information on prenatal diagnosis, genetic counselling and ethics. This is the ideal handbook for biomedical science students and anyone working in a diagnostic genetics lab.