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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99
? Das Thema?Emergenzen in komplexen Systemen? wird derzeit viel diskutiert. Mit Emergenzen sind solche Strukturen und Eigenschafteneines Systems gemeint, die sich derzeit aus der Kenntnis der Teile des Systemsund ihrer Wechselwirkungen nicht verstehen lassen. ?Leben? zum Beispiel istauch für den Molekularbiologen eine emergente Eigenschaft der... more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 12.99
The No.1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller. A fascinating explanation of how evolution works, from bestselling author of THE GOD DELUSION, Richard Dawkins. The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present - and onwards. Dawkins explains that DNA must be thought of as the most sophisticated... more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 10.99
What we do and do not know about evolution, by one of the field's pioneering thinkers. Evolution is the most important idea in biology, with implications that go far beyond science. But despite more than a century's progress in understanding, there is still widespread confusion about what evolution is, how it works and why it is the only plausible... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength of his own theory. For among the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.95 US$ 30.36
Long before Charles Darwin undertook his first voyage, animal taxonomists had begun the scientific classification of animals, plants, and minerals. In the mid-1950s, taxonomist A. J. Cain summarized the state of knowledge about the structure of the living world in his major book Animal Species and Their Evolution . His work remains remarkably current... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 17.99
"Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new smarter questions. The science of evolution is as expansive as nature itself. It is also the most meaningful creation story that humans have ever found."?Bill Nye Sparked... more...
- Quercus 2012; US$ 10.99
We not only share nearly 99% of our genes with chimps, we also have some 35% in common with daffodils. Throughout much of the animal and even plant kingdoms, almost the same ancient genes code for almost the same proteins. And further, to everyone's astonishment, the genes involved in making the complex eyes of fruitflies are close matches to those... more...
- Quercus 2012; US$ 15.99
In The Big Questions: Evolution, one of the world's leading experts, Francisco Ayala, examines key facets of genetics, evolution and cloning. He uses the most up-to-date research to answer the 20 key questions of evolution, and investigate what they tell us about life on Earth. What is evolution? What is natural selection? Is evolution a random process?... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 129.95 US$ 112.62
Molecular anthropology uses molecular genetic methods to address questions and issues of anthropological interest. More specifically, molecular anthropology is concerned with genetic evidence concerning human origins, migrations, and population relationships, including related topics such as the role of recent natural selection in human population... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
As a trained geologist, Philip Bruce Heywood looks at the world differently. In his new book The Tree of Life & the Origin of the Species, he weighs in on Darwin?s theories of evolution that have polarized the world of science and have generated controversy for more than 100 years. Just as other scientific controversies have raged in the past, this... more...