The Leading eBooks Store Online
3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 50.00
At the close of the 1970s, the two-domain classification scheme long used by most biologists?prokaryotes versus eukaryotes?was upended by the discovery of an entirely new group of organisms: archaea. Initially thought to be bacteria, these single-celled microbes?many of which were first found in seemingly unlivable habitats like the volcanic hot springs... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 65.00
Although the species is one of the fundamental units of biological classification, there is remarkably little consensus among biologists about what defines a species, even within distinct sub-disciplines. The literature of paleobiology, in particular, is littered with qualifiers and cautions about applying the term to the fossil record or equating... more...
- Pitchstone Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
Religious fundamentalists and biblical literalists present any number of arguments that attempt to disprove evolution. Those with a sympathetic ear often fail to critically examine these creationist claims, leading to an ill-informed public and, perhaps more troubling, ill-advised public policy. As Aron Ra makes clear, however, every single argument... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00
The natural world is infinitely complex and hierarchically structured, with smaller units forming the components of progressively larger systems: molecules make up cells, cells comprise tissues and organs that are, in turn, parts of individual organisms, which are united into populations and integrated into yet more encompassing ecosystems. In the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 101.08
Have you ever wondered what could happen when we discover another communicating species outside the Earth? This book addresses this question in all its complexity. In addition to the physical barriers for communication, such as the enormous distances where a message can take centuries to reach its recipient, the book also examines the biological problems... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 168.47
This book presents selected contributions to the 19 th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, which took place in September 2015 in Marseille. It consists of 22 chapters, which are grouped in four sections: · Convergent Evolution · Evolution of Complex Traits · ... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
La théorie de l'évolution, née au XVIIIe siècle mais remodelée par Charles Darwin en 1859, est admise depuis la fin du XIXe siècle par l'immense majorité des scientifiques. Elle peut se résumer à l'idée que les espèces vivantes se modifient au cours du temps, au point de ... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95
This book is a bridge between ecological paradigms ? organismal/community approaches to food web dynamics and ecosystem-level approaches to production. The unification of organismal, community, and ecosystem approaches in ecology is emerging due to the growing availability of new techniques for assessing trophic interactions and their implications... more...