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New Release: Escape the Fat Trap: It's not rocket science!

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We are very pleased to announce the release of our latest title: Escape the Fat Trap: It's not rocket science! (The obesity problem solved) by David Penney. Admittedly, this is somewhat outside of our normal remit, but this title is the result of an amazing body transformation by the owner of Siri Scientific Press, who (aged 46) dropped from an obese 46-inch waist to a normal 34-inch waist in just 7 months and who is now a competitive strength athlete at the age of 49 and with a six-pack of abs that would put many body-builders to shame. The most surprising thing...

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NEW RELEASE TODAY: A Guide to Fossil Collecting in England and Wales

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We are very pleased to announce that our latest title: A Guide to Fossil Collecting in England and Wales by Steve Snowball and Craig Chapman of UKAFH (UK Amateur Fossil Hunters) has been formally released today. We have had advance copies available for some time now and the book has already been very well received by young and old alike. We expect that this year you will see more people rummaging around in the shingle looking for fossils than you may have done previously ... maybe you will be one of them. Our friend Gabs has already found her local...

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New Release: Amber Palaeobiology

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We are pleased to announce that today marks the formal release of our latest title: Amber Palaeobiology by Dr David Penney.   Siri Scientific Press (2016) 978-0-9929979-7-7 (click cover to go to the product page)128 pp, 210 x 148 mm, soft cover, 62 colour photographs & illustrationsFrom the back coverFossils in amber provide a unique insight into the evolutionary history of arthropods (insects, spiders and their relatives), the most diverse and ecologically important group of animals on the planet today. The fossils provide direct evidence of many groups familiar to us now, living alongside extinct forms such as the dinosaurs....

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New Release: So you want to be a palaeontologist?

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We are pleased to announce that our new title So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST? by David Penney is formally released today, which also happens to be the author's birthday ... coincidence? ... maybe not!   The author with a selection of Tenontosaurus bones at the University of Manchester We are very pleased with the feedback on advance copies we sent out. Both parents and children have found this title very interesting and useful, particularly when they have read it together. One young lad took his copy into school to show his teacher ... she immediately asked to borrow...

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BOOK REVIEW: So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST?

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Following closely on the heels of the newly named Welsh dinosaur, we are pleased to announce the first reviews of our latest title: So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST by David Penney, which were recently published on the Everything Dinosaur blog. The review consisted to two parts: A general review (click here) and one aimed more at the teaching profession (click here). Some snippets follow: From the general review "This well written publication defines palaeontology before setting out the various roles and activities that palaeontologists undertake.  Dr. David Penney, expertly guides the reader through the wide variety of career...

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