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  • Sustaining Lifeby Eric Chivian; Aaron Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    Edited and written by Harvard Medical School physicians Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, Sustaining Life presents a comprehensive--and sobering--view of how human medicines, biomedical research, the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and the production of food, both on land and in the oceans, depend on the earth's disappearing biodiversity.... more...

  • Bovine Surgery and Lamenessby A. David Weaver; Guy St Jean; Adrian Steiner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.99 US$ 87.52

    Bovine surgery is both challenging and complicated. Not only does the surgeon have to decide whether surgery is economically justified, but surgery often has to be performed in a sub-optimal environment. Following on from the worldwide success of the first edition, this new edition continues to act as a step-by-step guide to standard surgical techniques.... more...

  • Molecular Symmetry and Group Theoryby Alan Vincent

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    This substantially revised and expanded new edition of the bestselling textbook, addresses the difficulties that can arise with the mathematics that underpins the study of symmetry, and acknowledges that group theory can be a complex concept for students to grasp. Written in a clear, concise manner, the author introduces a series of programmes that... more...

  • Australian Magpieby Gisela Kaplan

    CSIRO Publishing 2004; US$ 25.95

    Brings together everything we know about the biology and behaviour of this unusual species. more...

  • Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Managementby Stephen Jackson

    CSIRO Publishing 2007; US$ 125.00

    Represents a complete and comprehensive guide to the husbandry of Australian marsupials and other mammals. more...

  • Environmental Monitoring and Characterizationby Janick Artiola; Ian L. Pepper; Mark L. Brusseau

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 104.00

    Environmental Monitoring and Characterization is an integrated, hands-on resource for monitoring all aspects of the environment. Sample collection methods and relevant physical, chemical and biological processes necessary to characterize the environment are brought together in twenty chapters which cover: sample collection methods, monitoring terrestrial,... more...

  • The Power of Placeby Harm de Blij

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    In recent years a spate of books and articles have argued that the world today is so mobile, so interconnected and so integrated that it is, in one prominent assessment, flat. But as Harm de Blij contends in The Power of Place , geography continues to hold billions of people in an unrelenting grip. We are all born into natural and cultural environments... more...

  • Biodiversity 101by Amelia Chiles; Georgina Cullman; Melina Laverty

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reaching disciplines. Biodiversity 101 does exactly that. This accessible volume... more...

  • Autophagyby Daniel J. Klionsky

    Landes Bioscience 2003; US$ 169.00

    Starting in the early 1970s, a type of programmed cell death called apoptosis began to receive attention. Over the next three decades, research in this area continued at an accelerated rate. In the early 1990s, a second type of programmed cell death, autophagy, came into focus. more...

  • Lysosomal Pathways of Protein Degradationby Fred Dice

    Landes Bioscience 2000; US$ 129.00

    Lysosomal Pathways of Protein Degradation looks at cell biology from the view of a lysosome. It summarizes the composition and assembly of lysosomes in mammalian and yeast cells. It also reviews current knowledge about pathways of endocytosis and secretion and how both endocytosed and secreted proteins can be delivered to lysosomes for degradation. more...