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  • Temperature Adaptation in a Changing Climateby Kenneth B. Storey; Karen K. Tanino

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Temperature adaptation is a much neglected field in the minds of climate change researchers and policy makers. However, increasing fluctuations in temperature means that the risk of cold and heat stress will pose an increasing threat to both wild and cultivated plants and animals, with frost injury expected to cause devastating damage to crops on an... more...

  • Genome Organization And Function In The Cell Nucleusby Karsten Rippe

    Wiley 2012; US$ 190.00 US$ 164.67

    By way of its clear and logical structure, as well as abundant highresolution illustrations, this is a systematic survey of the players and pathways that control genome function in the mammalian cell nucleus. As such, this handbook and reference ties together recently gained knowledge from a variety of scientific disciplines and approaches, dissecting... more...

  • Kangaroos Hopby Ros Moriarty; Balarinji

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 9.08

    Simple, intelligent, bright and cheerful, this early childhood concept book introduces animal names and verbs and celebrates indigenous art in a joyous, non-didactic and playful way. more...

  • Fundamentals of Biomedical Transport Processesby Gerald Miller

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 30.00

    Transport processes represent important life-sustaining elements in all humans. These include mass transfer processes, including gas exchange in the lungs, transport across capillaries and alveoli, transport across the kidneys, and transport across cell membranes. These mass transfer processes affect how oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged in your... more...

  • Restoration Ecologyby Jelte van Andel; James Aronson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 98.99 US$ 85.79

    Enlarged, enhanced and internationalized edition of the first restoration ecology textbook to be published, with foreword by Dr. Steven Whisnant of Texas A&M University and Chair of the Society of Ecological Restoration. Since 2006, when the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the... more...

  • The Great Animal Orchestraby Bernie Krause

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 11.98

    Bernie Krause is the world's leading expert in natural sound. Beginning by recording the sound of wheat growing in a Kansas field, he has spent the last 40 years recording ecological soundscapes and the sounds of over 15,000 species. Due to human actions, half of the wild soundscapes he has on tape no longer exist. Krause divides natural sound... more...

  • Hermit Crabsby Carol Frischmann

    TFH Publications, Inc 2011; US$ 6.99

    Hermit Crabs provides concise yet complete coverage of important crab care topics such as feeding, housing, and selecting shells. Using full-color photos and tip boxes that highlight essential topics, this book encompasses all the basics of hermit crab care and shows why these unique and exotic creatures are the perfect low-maintenance pet. Useful... more...

  • Life at Extremesby E. M. Bell

    CABI 2012; US$ 180.00

    From arid deserts to icy poles, outer space to the depths of the sea, this exciting new work studies the remarkable life forms that have made these inhospitable environments their home. Covering not only micro-organisms, but also higher plants and animals such as worms, fish and polar plants, this book details the ecological, biological and biogeochemical... more...

  • Why Evolution Works (and Creationism Fails)by Matt Young; Paul Strode; Kevin Padian

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    Why Evolution Works (and Creationism Fails) is an impassioned argument in favor of scienceýprimarily the theory of evolutionýand against creationism. Why impassioned? Should not scientists be dispassionate in their work? "Perhaps," write the authors, "but it is impossible to remain neutral when our most successful scientific theories are under... more...

  • Epithelial Polarityby Gerard Apodaca; Luciana I. Gallo

    Biota Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Epithelial cells exhibit an apical?basolateral axis of polarity that is generated during embryogenesis, is maintained throughout adult life in the face of constant cell regeneration, and is perturbed in several epithelial-associated diseases. We examine the structural and functional organization of epithelial tissues, as well as the events critical... more...