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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Nicholas Harberd's narrative of the changing seasons has as its focus one tiny thale-cress plant in an East Anglian churchyard. He describes both what can be seen with the naked eye and the hidden molecular mechanisms that underlie it. He also tells the story of the last ten years of discovery in his own laboratory, as the team works to understand... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 35.99
R is a popular programming language that statisticians use to perform a variety of statistical computing tasks. Rooted in Gregg Hartvigsen?s extensive experience teaching biology, this text is an engaging, practical, and lab-oriented introduction to R for students in the life sciences. Underscoring the importance of R and RStudio to the organization,... more...
- ECW Press 2004; US$ 9.95
Hot on the heels of his previous bestsellers, award-winning author Joe Schwarcz?s latest book, The Fly in the Ointment, doesn?t disappoint. From pesticides and environmental estrogens to lipsticks and garlic, Dr. Joe is back to demystify the science that surrounds us. Why do some people drill holes in their heads for "enlightenment"? How... more...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 12.95
An entertaining and enlightening exploration of why waste matters The Origin of Feces takes an important subject out of locker-rooms, potty-training manuals, and bio-solids management boardrooms into the fresh air of everyone?s lives. With insight and wit, David Waltner-Toews explores what has been too often ignored and makes a compelling argument... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49
“Mycotoxin reduction in grain chainsis a very helpful book both as a reference work for those involved in the fields of mycotoxins or cereal production as well as a good introduction for those who would like to start in that areas. The format of the book presenting and discussing microbiological, analytical, pre-harvest and postharvest techniques... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 59.00 US$ 53.69
The idea that comets may be connected with the origin of life on Earth was considered heresy a few decades ago, with scientists shying away from this possibility as if from a medieval superstition. However the case that comets may have contributed at least the complex organic building blocks of life has become very strong, and mechanisms have now been... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 240.00
Understanding animal andrology is fundamental to optimising genetic breeding traits in domestic and wild animals. This book provides extensive coverage of male reproductive biology, discussing the essentials of sperm production, harvest and preservation before covering the applications to a range of animals including cattle, horses, pigs, small ruminants,... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 59.00
The exponential increase in computing power in the late twentieth century has allowed researchers to gather, process and analyze large volumes of information and construct rational paradigms of systems. Life sciences are no exception and computing advances have led to the birth of fields such as functional genomics and bioinformatics and facilitated... more...
- Visible Ink Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Gene Therapy. DNA Profiling. Cloning. Stem Cells. Super Bugs. Botany. Zoology. Sex. The study of life and living organisms is ancient, broad, and ongoing. The thoroughly revised and completely updated second edition of The Handy Biology Answer Book examines, explains, and traces mankind?s understanding of this important topic. From the newsworthy... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
150,000 years of human existence have passed, and yet what do we really know about our history before the advent of writing? Some of the most momentous events - including our origins, our migrations across the globe, and our acquisition of language - were lost in the darkness of 'prehistory'. But at last geneticists and other scientists are piecing... more...