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Evolution

  • The "Origin" Then and Nowby David N. Reznick; Michael Ruse

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 23.95

    Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is one of the most widely cited books in modern science. Yet tackling this classic can be daunting for students and general readers alike because of Darwin's Victorian prose and the complexity and scope of his ideas. The "Origin" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a... more...

  • Ökologieby Colin R. Townsend; Michael Begon; John L. Harper; Thomas S. Hoffmeister; Johannes Steidle; Frank Thomas

    Springer 2009; US$ 49.99

    Moderne Ökologie von A bis ZDas renommierte Autorenteam Townsend, Begon und Harper konzentriert sich in diesem Lehrbuch auf die wesentlichen Zusammenhänge in der Ökologie. In anschaulicher, durchgehend vierfarbig gestalteter und leicht verständlicher Form wird ein ausgewogener Überblick vermittelt, der die terrestrische und... more...

  • Ökologieby Colin R. Townsend; Michael Begon; John L. Harper; Thomas S. Hoffmeister; Johannes Steidle; Frank Thomas

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Diese Softcover-Ausgabe, die ein unveranderter Nachdruck der 2. Auflage (2009) ist, halt das nachgefragte Lehrbuch weiterhin verfugbar.Moderne Okologie von A bis ZDas renommierte Autorenteam Townsend, Begon und Harper konzentriert sich in diesem Lehrbuch auf die wesentlichen Zusammenhange in der Okologie. In anschaulicher, durchgehend vierfarbig gestalteter... more...

  • The 10,000 Year Explosionby Gregory Cochran; Henry Harpending

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    Two leading researchers make the controversial argument that our species is still measurably evolving in important ways—in fact, faster than ever before. more...

  • 40 Years of Evolutionby Peter R. Grant; B. Rosemary Grant

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    Renowned evolutionary biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant have produced landmark studies of the Galápagos finches first made famous by Charles Darwin. In How and Why Species Multiply , they offered a complete evolutionary history of Darwin?s finches since their origin almost three million years ago. Now, in their richly illustrated new book, 40... more...

  • 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Knowby Mark Henderson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 6.99

    In recent years knowledge of our genetic code has changed our understanding of life on Earth. New genetic technologies are transforming the way we live and promise treatments for otherwise incurable diseases. But these advances are also generating controversy, particularly surrounding issues such as cloning and designer babies. In 50 Genetics Ideas... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Erdeby Martin Redfern; Gerd Hintermaier-Erhard

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise in die Geschichte und Entwicklung unseres Planeten und des LebensUnser Heimatplanet ist der mit Abstand außergewohnlichste Ort im uns bekannten Universum. Er wiegt 6000 Trillionen Tonnen und saust mit 107.826 km/h durch das All; ?ein Punkt am Aquator rast mit einer Geschwindigkeit von 1609 km/h um die Erdachse herum. Auf der Erde... more...

  • Acquiring Genomesby Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 16.95

    From one of the great iconoclasts of modern biology, Lynn Margulis, a groundbreaking new theory of the origins of species more...

  • Adam's Tongueby Derek Bickerton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 16.99

    How language evolved has been called ?the hardest problem in science.? In Adam?s Tongue , Derek Bickerton?long a leading authority in this field?shows how and why previous attempts to solve that problem have fallen short. Taking cues from topics as diverse as the foraging strategies of ants, the distribution of large prehistoric herbivores, and the... more...

  • Adaptation and Environmentby Robert N. Brandon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    By focusing on the crucial role of environment in the process of adaptation, Robert Brandon clarifies definitions and principles so as to help make the argument of evolution by natural selection empirically testable. He proposes that natural selection is the process of differential reproduction resulting from differential adaptedness to a common selective... more...