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Mammals

  • Origin and Evolution of the Vertebrate Telencephalon, with Special Reference to the Mammalian Neocortexby Francisco Aboitiz; J. Montiel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 209.00

    How could a structure as complex as the vertebrate brain develop from the simplest multicellular animals? Natural selection offers an impeccable mechanism for the gradual transformation of species, but even Darwin sometimes expressed doubts about the origin of highly complex structures. Following an approach that has been termed developmental evolutionary... more...

  • Microwaves and Thermoregulationby Eleanor Adair

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Microwaves and Thermoregulation emerged from a symposium hosted by the John B. Pierce Foundation at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, on October 26-27, 1981. The event brought together engineers, physical scientists, physiologists, and psychologists to discuss the ways in which nonionizing electromagnetic radiation deposits thermalizing energy... more...

  • Born Freeby Joy Adamson

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 8.90

    Fifty years ago Joy Adamson first introduced to the world the story of her life alongside Elsa the lioness, whom she had rescued as an orphaned cub, and raised at her home in Kenya. But as Elsa had been born free, Joy made the heartbreaking decision that she must be returned to the wild when she was old enough to fend for herself. Since the first... more...

  • The Retina A Model for Cell Biology Studies Part_1by Ruben Adler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Retina: A Model for Cell Biology Studies, Part I, is the first of a two-part series that details developments in the study of retinal cell biology. The book begins with some basic information about retinal structure and development followed by a discussion of the advantages of the retina as a model system for cell biology studies. It reviews some... more...

  • The Retina A Model for Cell Biology Studies Part_2by Ruben Adler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Retina: A Model for Cell Biology Studies, Part II, is the second of a two-part series that details developments in the study of retinal cell biology. The book begins with a review of the current evidence for the role of putative neurotransmitters at particular synapses in the retina. It then discusses pre- and postsynaptic regulatory mechanisms;... more...

  • Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominidsby Jordi Agustí; Mauricio Anton

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids takes us on a journey through 65 million years, from the aftermath of the extinction of the dinosaurs to the glacial climax of the Pleistocene epoch; from the rain forests of the Paleocene and the Eocene, with their lemur-like primates, to the harsh landscape of the Pleistocene Steppes, home to the woolly mammoth.... more...

  • Otterby Daniel Allen

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 19.95

    Although rarely seen in the wild, the otter is admired for its playful character and graceful aquatic agility, which were established in the popular imagination through books like Tarka the Otter and Ring of Bright Water. This, however, is just a very small part of their story?throughout history the otter has also been widely hunted for its fur... more...

  • 101 Jumping Exercises for Horse & Riderby Linda Allen; Dianna Robin Dennis

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 23.95

    Linda Allen has spent more than 35 years in the equestrian industry, training, riding, jumping, competing, and designing courses. In 101 JUMPING EXERCISES FOR HORSE & RIDER, she provides a logical and consistent series of exercises presented in a fun and appealing way, with clear arena maps and straightforward instructions. For each exercise, Linda... more...

  • Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coastby Sarah G. Allen; Joe Mortenson; Sophie Webb

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    From gray whales giving birth in the lagoons of Baja California to sea otters nestled in kelp beds off California to killer whales living around Vancouver Island?this spectacular stretch of the Pacific Coast boasts one of the most abundant populations of sea mammals on earth. This handy interpretive field guide describes the 45 whales, dolphins, seals,... more...

  • Structure and Function of Plasma Proteinsby A. Allison

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Ontogeny of Human Plasma Proteins: Detection of the Onset and Site of Synthesis Using Genetic Markers and in Vitro Cultures.- 1.1. Introduction.- 1.2. Immunoglobulins.- 1.2.1. Classes and Subclasses and Genetic Markers.- 1.2.2. Synthesis of Ig Molecules at Cellular Level.- 1.2.3. Transfer of Immunoglobulins through the Placenta.- 1.2.4. Synthesis... more...