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Evolution

  • The New Taxonomyby

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 99.95

    Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Fresh Look at Taxonomy The most fundamental of all biological sciences, taxonomy underpins any long term strategies for reconstructing the great tree of life or salvaging as much biodiversity as possible. Yet we are still unable to say with any certainty... more...

  • Tropical Botanic Gardensby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book includes the proceedings of the second symposium on one important role of botanic gardens in conserving world plant resources. Sessions covered topics such as implementing the botanic gardens conservation strategy, regional networks and national programs in the tropics, and germplasm banks in botanic gardens. more...

  • Computer-Assisted Bacterial Systematicsby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Computer-Assisted Bacterial Systematics examines the theoretical basis of numerical taxonomy and its impact on microbial classification and identification. In addition to the principles of numerical taxonomy, computer-assisted identification and the stability of classifications are discussed, along with cladistics and the evolution of proteins. The... more...

  • Origin and Evolution of the Vertebrate Telencephalonby Francisco Aboitiz; Juan Montiel

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    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...

  • The Jesuit and the Skullby Amir Aczel

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Fermat?s Last Theorem , ?an extraordinary story?( Philadelphia Inquirer ) of discovery, evolution, science, and faith. In 1929, French Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a part of a group of scientists that uncovered a skull that became known as Peking Man, a key evolutionary link that... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Bat Evolution, Ecology, and Conservationby Rick A. Adams; Scott C. Pedersen

    Springer 2013; US$ 239.00

    Recent advances in the study of bats have changed the way we understand this illusive group of mammals. This volume consist of 25 chapters and 57 authors from around the globe all writing on the most recent finding on the evolution, ecology and conservation of bats. The chapters in this book are not intended to be exhaustive literature reviews, but... more...

  • Ontogeny, Functional Ecology, and Evolution of Batsby Rick A. Adams; Scott C. Pedersen

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 88.00

    Explores the importance of understanding developmental processes in analyses of bat ecology and evolution. more...