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  • Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systemsby Rama S. Singh; Jianping Xu; Rob J. Kulathinal

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    Provides a comprehensive and topical overview of our current understanding of the rates of evolution in biological systems. It includes case studies that exemplify rapid evolution, and showcases the diversity of rapidly evolving genes and genetic systems. more...

  • Biologie im Überblickby Daniel Richard; Patrick Chevalet; Fabienne Pradere; Nathalie Giraud; Thierry Soubaya; Hildegard Malka

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2013; US$ 15.55

    In 50 Abschnitten von jeweils 2-6 Seiten werden die Grundkonzepte alle wichtigen Teildisziplinen der Biologie vorgestellt (Cytologie, Genetik, Entwicklungsbiologie, Zoologie, Pflanzenwissenschaften, Humanbiologie, Evolution, Ökologie). Jeder Abschnitt ist mit zweifarbigen Grafiken illustriert, damit Studierende die Informationen schnell aufnehmen und... more...

  • The Extended Phenotypeby Richard Dawkins; Daniel Dennett

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    By the best selling author of The Selfish Gene 'This entertaining and thought-provoking book is an excellent illustration of why the study of evolution is in such an exciting ferment these days.' Science 'The Extended Phenotype is a sequel to The Selfish Gene . . . he writes so clearly it could be understood by anyone prepared to make the... more...

  • Unveiling Man's Origins (Routledge Revivals)by L. S. B. Leakey; Vanne Morris Goodall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1969, the aim of this book is to tell the story of the major discoveries which have been made and the attitude of the world at large to these discoveries during the ten decades since Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859. For anyone interested in man's past and in understanding the significance of each new discovery... more...

  • Darwin's Diceby Curtis Johnson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.48

    Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. more...

  • Life and Habitby Samuel Butler

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Though his most popular works were novels, the British author Samuel Butler was also deeply engaged in the scientific community of his time. Originally, he was a strong supporter of Darwin's theory of evolution, but after digging into the research, Butler identified several problems with Darwin's model. Butler's objections are laid out... more...

  • Life's Solutionby Simon Conway Morris

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    A controversial challenge to current views of evolution, for the general reader. more...

  • Nature's Magicby Peter Corning

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    This book presents a wonderfully written account of how synergy has influenced evolution, human society and technology. more...

  • Phylogenetic Analysis of DNA Sequencesby Michael M. Miyamoto; Joel Cracraft

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 239.99 US$ 206.39

    With increasing frequency, systematic and evolutionary biologists have turned to the techniques of molecular biology to complement their traditional morphological and anatomical approaches to questions of the historical relationship and descent among groups of animals and plants. In particular, the comparative analysis of DNA sequences is becoming... more...

  • Natural Selectionby George C. Williams

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    In this work, George C. Williams--one of evolutionary biology's most distinguished scholars--examines the mechanisms and meaning of natural selection in evolution. Williams offers his own perspective on modern evolutionary theory, including discussions of the gene as the unit of selection, clade selection and macroevolution, diversity within and among... more...