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  • The Selfish Geneby Richard Dawkins

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • From DNA to Diversityby Sean B. Carroll; Jennifer K. Grenier; Scott D. Weatherbee

    Wiley 2013; US$ 112.95

    In this landmark work, the author team led by Dr. Sean Carroll presents the general principles of the genetic basis of morphological change through a synthesis of evolutionary biology with genetics and embryology. In this extensively revised second edition, the authors delve into the latest discoveries, incorporating new coverage of comparative genomics,... more...

  • Biological Physics of the Developing Embryoby Gabor Forgacs; Stuart A. Newman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 100.00

    Advanced textbook that uses physics to analyze stages and components of the biological development process. more...

  • The Power of Placeby Harm De Blij

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 10.99

    Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Globals, Locals, and Mobals. 2. The Imperial Legacy of Language. 3. The Fateful Geography of Religion. 4. The Rough Topography of Human Health. 5. Geography of Jeopardy. 6. Places Open and Shut. 7. Same Place, Divergent Destinites. 8. Power and the City. 9. Promise and Peril in the Provinces. 10. Lowering the Barriers.... more...

  • Diffusion and Mass Transferby James S. Vrentas; Christine M. Vrentas

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 154.95

    A proper understanding of diffusion and mass transfer theory is critical for obtaining correct solutions to many transport problems. Diffusion and Mass Transfer presents a comprehensive summary of the theoretical aspects of diffusion and mass transfer and applies that theory to obtain detailed solutions for a large number of important problems.... more...

  • The Voyage of the Beagleby Charles Darwin

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95

    Voyage of the Beagle chronicles Charles Darwin's five years as a naturalist on board the H.M.S. Beagle. The notes and observations that he recorded in his diary included Chile, Argentina and Galapagos Islands and encompasses the ecology, geology and anthropology of the places he visits. A fascinating travel memoir the ideas that were later to evolve... more...

  • On the Origin of Speciesby Charles Darwin

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species , compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work laid the foundation of evolutionary biology, though when it was published it caused... 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...