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  • Evolution, Explanation, Ethics and Aestheticsby Francisco J. Ayala

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 44.95

    Evolution, Mind and Method: Towards a Philosophy of Biology focuses on the dominant biological topic of evolution. It deals with the prevailing philosophical themes of how to explain the adaptation of organisms, the interplay of chance and necessity, and the recurrent topics of emergence, reductionism, and progress. In addition, the extensively... more...

  • How Evolution Shapes Our Livesby Jonathan B. Losos; Richard E. Lenski

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    It is easy to think of evolution as something that happened long ago, or that occurs only in "nature," or that is so slow that its ongoing impact is virtually nonexistent when viewed from the perspective of a single human lifetime. But we now know that when natural selection is strong, evolutionary change can be very rapid. In this book, some of the... more...

  • The Future of Phylogenetic Systematicsby David Williams; Michael Schmitt; Quentin Wheeler

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    This book documents Willi Hennig's founding of phylogenetic systematics and the relevancy of his work for the future of cladistics. more...

  • Grundlagen der Evolutionsbiologie und Formalen Genetikby Jürgen Tomiuk; Volker Loeschcke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 39.99

    Das Buchstellt die wichtigsten Themenkreise aus der Evolutionsbiologie und FormalenGenetik vor. In kurz gefassten Kapiteln erklären die Autoren die Bedeutung vonSelektion und Zufall für die genetische Vielfalt in Populationen. Darüberhinaus werden Methoden zur Bewertung der genetischen Identität von Individuenund Populationen beschrieben, und mit... more...

  • Invasion Geneticsby Spencer C. H. Barret; Robert I. Colautti; Katrina M. Dlugosch; Loren H. Rieseberg

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.95 US$ 78.82

    Invasion Genetics: the Baker & Stebbins legacy provides a state-of-the-art treatment of the evolutionary biology of invasive species, whilst also revisiting the historical legacy of one of the most important books in evolutionary biology: The Genetics of Colonizing Species , published in 1965 and edited by Herbert Baker and G. Ledyard Stebbins.... more...

  • Evolutionary Bioinformaticsby Donald R. Forsdyke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 249.00

    Now in its third edition and supplemented with more online material, this book aims to make the "new" information-based (rather than gene-based) bioinformatics intelligible both to the "bio" people and the "info" people. Books on bioinformatics have traditionally served gene-hunters, and biologists who wish to construct family trees showing tidy lines... more...

  • Chordate Origins and Evolutionby Noriyuki Satoh

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 89.95

    Chordate Origins and Evolution: The Molecular Evolutionary Road to Vertebrates focuses on echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, and others), hemichordates (acorn worms, etc.), cephalochordates (lancelets), urochordates or tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and others), and vertebrates. In general, evolution of these groups is discussed independently,... more...

  • Undeniableby Douglas Axe

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    Throughout his distinguished and unconventional career, engineer-turned-molecular-biologist Douglas Axe has been asking the questions that much of the scientific community would rather silence. Now, he presents his conclusions in this brave and pioneering book. Axe argues that the key to understanding our origin is the ?design intuition??the innate... more...

  • How Science Works: Evolutionby John Ellis

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 139.00

    Evolution is just a theory, isn?t it? What is a scientific theory anyway? Don?t scientists prove things? What is the difference between a fact, a hypothesis and a theory in science? How does scientific thinking differ from religious thinking? Why are most leading scientists atheists? Are science and religion compatible? Why are there so many different... more...

  • A Joosr Guide to... The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbertby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 2.99

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at ... more...