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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 72.00
The enormous recent success of molecular developmental biology has yielded a vast amount of new information on the details of development. So much so that we risk losing sight of the underlying principles that apply to all development. To cut through this thicket, John Tyler Bonner ponders a moment in evolution when development was at its most basic--the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Noted biologist and author John Tyler Bonner has experimented with cellular slime molds for more than sixty years, and he has done more than anyone else to raise these peculiar collections of amoebae from a minor biological curiosity to a major model organism--one that is widely studied for clues to the development and evolution of all living things.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 14.95
John Tyler Bonner, one of our most distinguished and creative biologists, here offers a completely new perspective on the role of size in biology. In his hallmark friendly style, he explores the universal impact of being the right size. By examining stories ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Gulliver's Travels, he shows that humans have always been... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95
John Tyler Bonner, one of our most distinguished and insightful biologists, here challenges a central tenet of evolutionary biology. In this concise, elegantly written book, he makes the bold and provocative claim that some biological diversity may be explained by something other than natural selection. With his customary wit and accessible style,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
Using evolution as the central theme, these concise essays explore the foundations of modern biology, focusing on heredity, embryonic development, and ultimately, relations between organisms and their environment. 24 black-and-white figures. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 44.99
Ich bin mir des vernichtenden Kommentars bewußt, der hinter den Ku lissen getuschelt wird - nämlich, daß ich wie ein Professor klinge -, aber nach all den professoralen Jahren ist es mir fast unmöglich, die Hauptbe schäftigung meines Lebens zu verbergen. Seit über vierzig Jahren habe ich den Kursus "allgemeine Biologie" für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 52.00
In the current resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by Charles Darwin remain fresh and insightful. This is especially true of The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , Darwin's second most important work. This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first... more...