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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Details on a Major New Discovery included in a New Afterword Why do we look the way we do? Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik , the ?fish with hands,? tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. By examining fossils and DNA, he shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99
The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research. - ;The... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore?s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 32.00
Devising and performing a scientific experiment is an art, and it is common to hear scientists talk about the 'beauty' of an experiment. What does this mean in chemistry, the experimental science par excellence? And what are the most beautiful chemical experiments of all time? This book offers ten suggestions for where beauty might reside in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 305.00
Describes the relations between reactions in chemical and biochemical systems with special emphasis to high selective oxidation reactions by hydrogen peroxide. Outlines possible ways for the application of these reactions in an industrial scale. * Looking at new approaches to the synthesis and research of catalytic organic reactions by hydrogen... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 92.95
This book outlines the principles of flight, of birds in particular. It describes a way of simplifying the mechanics of flight into a practical computer program, which will predict in some detail what any bird, real or hypothetical, can and cannot do. The Flight program, presented on the companion website, generates performance curves for flapping... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 26.99
Fossil Molecules in Geologic Time. 1. Molecular Informants: a changing perspective of organic chemistry. 2. Looking to the Rocks: immortal molecules and life's first vestiges. 3. From the Moon to Mars: the search for extraterrestrial life. 4. Black Gold: an alchemist's guide to petroleum. 5. Deep Sea Mud: biomarker clues to climate history.... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
This book details the statistical concepts used in gene mapping, first in the experimental context of crosses of inbred lines and then in outbred populations, primarily humans. It presents elementary principles of probability and statistics, which are implemented by computational tools based on the R programming language to simulate genetic experiments... more...