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- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 19.95
Birds were ?the objects of my greatest delight,? wrote John James Audubon (1785?1851), founder of modern ornithology and one of the world?s greatest bird painters. His masterpiece, The Birds of America depicts almost five hundred North American bird species, each image?lifelike and life size?rendered in vibrant color. Audubon was also an explorer,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99
An interactive introduction to working with animals † Zoology for Kids invites the next generation of zoologists to discover the animal kingdom through clear, entertaining information and anecdotes, lush color photos, hands-on activities, and peer-reviewed research. Young minds are introduced to zoology as a science by discussing animals?... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
One of evolution?s fundamental questions is how the skein of life on Earth remains unbroken yet is constantly renewed by new species. What accounts for the scientific paradox that all organisms and species are ephemeral, and yet life endures, yielding more advanced players in nature?s eternal play? In this riveting work, renowned scientist Niles Eldredge... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95
Elephant Sense and Sensibility is a comprehensive treatment of the full range of elephant behavior. Beginning with chapters on evolution and the elephant?s brain, this book is an integrated presentation of the elephant?s capacity for memory, morality, emotion, empathy, altruism, language, intelligence, learning and teaching. Grounded primarily in... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 140.00
Mammalian Toxicology surveys chemical agents and examineshow such chemicals impact on human health, emphasizing theimportance in minimizing environmental exposure to chemical andphysical hazards in our homes, communities and workplaces throughsuch media as contaminated water, soil and air. Starting with the basic principles on a wide range of toxicagents,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 303.95
Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95
In this major new book, eminent scientist Professor Sir Michael Rutter gets behind the hype of the behavioral genetics debate to provide a balanced and authoritative overview of the genetic revolution and its implications for understanding human behavior. Written by one of the world's leading figures in child psychology and psychiatry, Professor... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 107.50
This is the second edition of Freshwater Algae ; thepopular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquelycombines practical information on sampling and experimentaltechniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a keyto identify the more frequently-occurring organisms. Fullyrevised, it describes major bioindicator... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 199.95
This handbook provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference for the field, covering all membrane proteins that impact human health and disease. It illustrates their vital importance in controlling the properties of various cells; mediating responses to sensory stimuli, such as light, sound, odor, and taste; and regulating responses to physical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00
Neural Crest and Placodes provides in-depth coverage of the topic, including information on their critical role in vertebrate development, evolution, and the way defects in their development underlie a wide range of congenital disorders. It delves deep into advances made in our understanding of the mechanisms governing the formation, migration, and... more...