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    • The Knowledge Wars
    • Peter Doherty
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    • Climate scientists have warned that we need to change our behaviour in ways that may be inconvenient and threaten the commercial status quo. The result has been a polarising division in society and a sustained attack on their research.In The Knowledge Wars, Nobel prizewinner Peter Doherty makes a passionate case for citizens to become informed so th... Read more...

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    • Transforming Biology
    • Juliet Flesch
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    • Transforming Biology opens a window on the lives and work of the scientists, teachers and students who have contributed to the achievements of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Melbourne. Established in 1938, the department teaches and undertakes research in a discipline that links chemistry, physiology, genet... Read more...

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    • Keeping Women in Science
    • Kate White
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    • Women scientists leave the profession in greater proportions than men and are under-represented in leadership roles. In this book, Kate White looks at the challenges that women face, which often result from discrimination and being positioned as outsiders. She asks the question: Why is it so important to keep women in science research?White's resear... Read more...

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    • Madlands
    • Anna Rose
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    • An idealistic twenty-something environmentalist. A retired right-wing finance minister.All their lives, they've happily ignored each other.Until now.Anna Rose, environmental crusader since the age of fourteen and co-founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is on a mission. This is the story of her biggest challenge yet: a whirlwind journey... Read more...

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    • The Genome Generation
    • Elizabeth Finkel
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    • The year 2001 marked more than just the beginning of Stanley Kubrick's Space Odyssey, it marked the beginning of the genome era. That was the year scientists first read the 3 billion letters of DNA that make up the human genome. This was followed by a veritable Noah's Ark of genomes—sponges and worms, dogs and cows, rice and wheat, chimps ... Read more...

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    • Possessing The Dead
    • Helen MacDonald
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    • London, 1868: visiting Australian Aboriginal cricketer Charles Rose has died in Guy's Hospital. What happened next is shrouded in mystery. The only certainty is that Charles Rose's body did not go directly to a grave.Written with clarity and verve, and drawing on a rich array of material, Possessing the Dead explores the disturbing history of the ca... Read more...

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    • Ethically Challenged
    • Mills, Jonathan
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    • ‘What would happen if the reigns of progress slipped from our hands?’ —Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake From stem cell technology and genetic screening to new reproductive possibilites—the unprecedented developments in science are among the most contentious issues of our times. In this second volume of The Alfred Deakin... Read more...

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    • Daniel Solander
    • Edward Duyker, Per Tingbrand
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    • Daniel Solander, the eighteenth-century Swedish naturalist and traveller, was a pioneer of the scientific study of natural history and one of the earliest collectors in New Holland. For many years a colleague of Joseph Banks, he sailed to the Pacific with Banks and James Cook in the Endeavour in 1768. With Banks, he described and classified more tha... Read more...

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