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Hacking the Code of Life: Nessa Carey **** 22 March 2019 - Good introduction to gene editing. CRISPR has been around for a little while now and we've been lacking a concise book that covers its implications - we've got that now in this excellent title.
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Einstein's Wife: Allen Esterson and David Cassidy ***** 19 March 2019 - If you're interested in history of science and how it is formed, a fascinating dissection of the truth and myth of Mileva Marić, Einstein's first wife.
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Humble Pi: Matt Parker **** 18 March 2019 - Highly entertaining exploration of what happens when numbers go wrong, from collapsing bridges to geometrically impossible street sign images.
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Ancestral Night: Elizabeth Bear ***** 15 March 2019 - Combines space opera of the sophistication of Iain M. Banks with a novel of ideas, particularly exploring the nature of personal freedom within society. Excellent.
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The Martian Way: Isaac Asimov *** 8 March 2019 - Four novellas/short stories from the 50s, showing Asimov's range from clever twist in the tale to devising a solution to the information overload of empire. Plenty of 50s faults - but interesting.
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Mission to the Heart Stars: James Blish *** 27 February 2019 - Framed as a neo-classical journey story (the spaceship is called the Argo) this 1965 novel explores the nature of civilisation in a world where energy is limitless.
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