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  • Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviationby Dilys Roe; Joanna Elliott; Chris Sandbrook; Matt Walpole

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.95

    Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention. While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity  will help to tackle global poverty. Part of the ... more...

  • Ascitesby Jens H. Henriksen; Søren Møller

    Biota Publishing 2013; US$ 65.00

    This volume deals with the history, aetiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, signs, prognosis, and rational treatment of ascites. During the past decade, our knowledge of the pathophysiology of ascites has increased substantially and more specific therapies are now based on aetiology and pathophysiology. It is the intention of this book to review recent... more...

  • Developmental Programming of Cardiovascular Diseaseby Barbara T. Alexander

    Biota Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    Numerous epidemiological studies report that birth weight is inversely associated with blood pressure, suggesting that slow growth during fetal life programs hypertension and increased risk for cardiovascular disease in later life. Different experimental models are used to provide proof of concept for the theory of developmental programming of cardiovascular... more...

  • Defining and Measuring Natureby Jeffrey Huw Williams

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 60.00

    Weights and measures form an essential part of our ingrained view of the world. It is just about impossible to function effectively without some internalized system of measurement. In this volume, I outline a history of the science of measurement, and the origin of the International System of Units ('SI'). The simplicity and coherence of the Metric... more...

  • Process Monitoring and Quality by Design for Biotechnology Productsby Neslihan Delacruz

    Biota Publishing 2010; US$ 30.00

    Traditional pharmaceutical development is an unwieldy process requiring extensive experimentation and long lead times before process scientists can fully understand the effect that process parameters such as pH, temperature, cell viability, or process yield may have on the product acceptability. Implementation of quality by design is a science-based... more...

  • Biological Diversityby Paul Hatcher; Nick Battey

    Wiley 2011; US$ 91.95

    Biological Diversity takes a fresh, innovative approach to the teaching of biodiversity. Rather than detailing and cataloguing the major taxa and their evolutionary relationships, the authors have selected 18 groups of organisms and used these as a framework in which to discuss the species and their interactions with man and each other. There is... more...

  • Animal Weaponsby Douglas J. Emlen; David J. Tuss

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99

    The story behind the stunning, extreme weapons we see in the animal world--teeth and horns and claws--and what they can tell us about the way humans develop and use arms and other weapons In Animal Weapons, Doug Emlen takes us outside the lab and deep into the forests and jungles where he's been studying animal weapons in nature for years,... more...

  • Finger Printsby Francis Galton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns ? along with such fundamental investigations as biological and racial variations and the inheritance... more...

  • The Nature of Visual Illusionby Mark Fineman

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Fascinating, profusely illustrated study explores the psychology and physiology of vision, including light and color, motion receptors, the illusion of movement, much more. Over 100 illustrations. more...

  • Plant Abiotic Stressby Matthew A. Jenks; Paul M. Hasegawa

    Wiley 2013; US$ 205.95

    A fully revised review of the latest research in molecular basis of plant abiotic stress response and adaptation Abiotic stressors are non-living environmental stressors that can have a negative impact on a plants ability to grow and thrive in a given environment. Stressors can range from temperature stress (both extreme heat and extreme cold)... more...