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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 171.00
This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at methods for analyzing of biophysical methods in cell biology. Chapters cover such topics as AFM, traction force microscopy, digital holographic microscopy, single molecule imaging, video force microscopy and 3D multicolor super-resolution screening Covers sections on model systems and functional... more...
- Scientific American 2015; US$ 5.99
For going on two decades, Scientific American?s ?Ask the Experts? column has been answering reader questions on all fields of science. We?ve taken your questions from the basic to the esoteric and reached out to top scientists, professors and researchers to find out why the sky is blue or how planets acquire rings. Now, we?ve combed through our archives... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Australopithecines, dinosaurs, trilobites--such fossils conjure up images of lost worlds filled with vanished organisms. But in the full history of life, ancient animals, even the trilobites, form only the half-billion-year tip of a nearly four-billion-year iceberg. Andrew Knoll explores the deep history of life from its origins on a young planet... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 23.99
Throughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behaviours abound. For example: Why do Male Fairywrens bring flowers to females as a nuptial gift in the pre-dawn darkness? Especially when the gift-givers are not the official mates of the females concerned, but visitors, and furthermore they may give these gifts in full view... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
One of the world?s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the natural treasures we are about to lose forever.... more...
- Springer 2002; US$ 99.00
This is the first in a series discussing animal welfare. It describes the development of horse behaviour, and the way in which the management of them affects their welfare. The many uses of horses are considered, as are ways of improving their welfare by better training and management. more...
- Landes Bioscience 2001; US$ 139.00
Table of Contents: 1. Protease/inhibitor interactions in plant-pest systems: a brief overview, 2. Control of Phytophagous insect pests using serine protease inhibitors, 3. Cystatin-based control of insects, with special erference to Oryzacystatin more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 139.00
Astrobiology is an interdisciplinary research field that seeks to unravel the origin and evolution of life wherever it might exist in the Universe. This book focuses on abiogenic organic matter from the viewpoint of astronomy and planetary science and considers its potential relevance to the origins of life on Earth and elsewhere. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 339.00
Offers description of the various neutron-scattering techniques that are used to answer biologically relevant questions. This book illustrates their utility through examples. It is a reference for researchers and a guide for young scientists entering the field and the advanced graduate student. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 73.99
Provides a synthesis of knowledge about the history of life. This work treats the major groups of organisms. It is useful for evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, ecologists interested in biodiversity, and for organismic biologists, botanists, and microbiologists. more...