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2. Evolution

2. Evolution  

Sebastian G.B. Amyes

in Bacteria: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777752
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10.1093/actrade/9780199578764.003.0002
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9780199578764
2. Evolution
8. Climate change and reefs

8. Climate change and reefs  

Charles Sheppard

in Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191779978
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10.1093/actrade/9780199682775.003.0008
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9780199682775
8. Climate change and reefs
8. Geology for society and the environment

8. Geology for society and the environment  

Jan Zalasiewicz

in Geology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
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9780191842771
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10.1093/actrade/9780198804451.003.0008
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9780198804451
8. Geology for society and the environment
Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction  

Graham Patrick

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191820779
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10.1093/actrade/9780198759775.001.0001
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9780198759775
A Very Short Introduction
3. Take the strain: materials from molecules

3. Take the strain: materials from molecules  

Philip Ball

in Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2003
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Apr 2014
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9780191776724
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854308.003.0003
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3. Take the strain: materials from molecules
4. The origin of life on land

4. The origin of life on land  

Michael J. Benton

in The History of Life: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777011
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10.1093/actrade/9780199226320.003.0005
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9780199226320
4. The origin of life on land
6. Life in the Solar System

6. Life in the Solar System  

David C. Catling

in Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
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9780191779923
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586455.003.0006
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6. Life in the Solar System
1. Water, water everywhere …

1. Water, water everywhere …  

John Finney

in Water: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785597
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10.1093/actrade/9780198708728.003.0001
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1. Water, water everywhere … 2 O—water—about. We know that there’s a lot of it on the Earth as liquid, ice, and vapour; in fact it’s the most abundant compound on our Earth’s surface. But in the universe as a whole, it’s one of the commonest molecules after hydrogen (H 2 ) itself. It occurs not only as gas in interstellar space and as ice on some other planets and moons in our solar system, but also in the atmospheres of some stars, including our own sun. It is also abundant as a solid ice phase adsorbed on grains of
6. Such quantities of sand

6. Such quantities of sand  

Christopher Hall

in Materials: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781247
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672677.003.0006
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6. Such quantities of sand Among things that alarm us are running out of energy and making too much carbon dioxide. The materials sector contributes to both anxieties. Even if these problems went away, we would still worry about running out of materials. And we know that both making and using materials often damage our health and our environment. All these concerns come together in the search for sustainability. Using less stuff, using it for longer, and using it again are among the important ideas that are in play.
4. Life support systems

4. Life support systems  

Warwick F. Vincent

in Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
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9780191821035
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10.1093/actrade/9780198766735.003.0004
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4. Life support systems
5. Food chains to fish

5. Food chains to fish  

Warwick F. Vincent

in Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
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9780191821035
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10.1093/actrade/9780198766735.003.0005
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5. Food chains to fish
7. For all practical purposes: technologies of the elements

7. For all practical purposes: technologies of the elements  

Philip Ball

in The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2004
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Apr 2014
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9780191776298
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840998.003.0007
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9780192840998
7. For all practical purposes: technologies of the elements
3. Thermal nuclear reactors

3. Thermal nuclear reactors  

Maxwell Irvine

in Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777875
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584970.003.0003
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9780199584970
3. Thermal nuclear reactors
3. Origins of life and environment

3. Origins of life and environment  

David C. Catling

in Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
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9780191779923
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586455.003.0003
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3. Origins of life and environment
7. Far-off worlds, distant suns

7. Far-off worlds, distant suns  

David C. Catling

in Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2013
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9780191779923
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7. Far-off worlds, distant suns
8. Controversies and prospects

8. Controversies and prospects  

David C. Catling

in Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
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9780191779923
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586455.003.0008
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8. Controversies and prospects
2. Atmosphere and oceans

2. Atmosphere and oceans  

Mark Maslin

in Climate: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778254
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10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.003.0002
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9780199641130
2. Atmosphere and oceans
6. Global climate cooling

6. Global climate cooling  

Mark Maslin

in Climate: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778254
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10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.003.0006
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9780199641130
6. Global climate cooling
8. Polymers, plastics, and textiles

8. Polymers, plastics, and textiles  

Graham Patrick

in Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191820779
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10.1093/actrade/9780198759775.003.0008
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8. Polymers, plastics, and textiles 85. Polymerization.
Forests: A Very Short Introduction

Forests: A Very Short Introduction  

Jaboury Ghazoul

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May 2015
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May 2015
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9780191785306
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10.1093/actrade/9780198706175.001.0001
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9780198706175
A Very Short Introduction

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