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  • Perspectives in Astrobiologyby R.B. Hoover; A.Y. Rozanov; R.R. Paepe

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    Astrobiology is the multi-disciplinary field devoted to the investigation of the origin; physical, chemical and environmental limitations; and the distribution in space and time of life on Earth and in the Cosmos. Astrobiology seeks an answer to one of the most fundamental of all questions: Is Life Restricted to Planet Earth or is Life a Cosmic Imperative?... more...

  • Biology of the Nitrogen Cycleby Hermann Bothe; Stuart Ferguson; William E. Newton

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 79.95

    This edition is for special sale to ESF-COST only. Special cover and front matter printed. Otherwise the contents are the same as ISBN 0444528571/9780444528575. Be aware: this is an adjusted version of 9780444528575. This version is called the COST version. Prelims and cover will have to be printed seperately more...

  • World Spice Plantsby Johannes Seidemann

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 339.00

    Despite their long tradition spices are subject to international modern scientific research. This has made it necessary to disseminate knowledge to a large audience of interest. The book addresses this need by informing the reader about the complex worldwide use of spice plants. The many spice and aromatic plants are arranged in alphabetical order... more...

  • Lab 257by Michael C. Carroll

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Strictly off limits to the public, Plum Island is home to virginal beaches, cliffs, forests, ponds -- and the deadliest germs that have ever roamed the planet. Lab 257 blows the lid off the stunning true nature and checkered history of Plum Island. It shows that the seemingly bucolic island in the shadow of New York City is a ticking biological... more...

  • The Moss Flora of Britain and Irelandby A. J. E. Smith; Ruth Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 126.00

    This long-awaited new edition describes and illustrates the 760 species of mosses currently known to occur in the British Isles. more...

  • Physics of Lifeby Clas Blomberg

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 109.00

    The purpose of the book is to give a survey of the physics that is relevant for biological applications, and also to discuss what kind of biology needs physics. The book gives a broad account of basic physics, relevant for the applications and various applications from properties of proteins to processes in the cell to wider themes such as the brain,... more...

  • Biowissenschaftlich recherchieren: Über den Einsatz von Datenbanken und anderen Ressourcen der Bioinformatik (German Edition)by Nicola Gaedeke

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Praktischer Leitfaden für die Informationssuche: Die Autorin berücksichtigt insbesondere die Datenbanken und Ressourcen des National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), mit dem sie eng zusammenarbeitete. Beispiele und Übungen aus dem Laboralltag veranschaulichen den sicheren Umgang mit biowissenschaftlichen Datenbanken und Sequenzanalyse-Programmen.... more...

  • Plant Disease Epidemiologyby S. Savary; B.M. Cooke

    Springer 2007; US$ 139.00

    Plant disease epidemiologists have a strong scientific tradition in studying climate-pathogen-disease relationships. Biodiversity is also of global concern. This book provides an overview of some of the research in plant disease epidemiology from researchers. more...

  • What the Nose Knowsby Avery Gilbert

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 23.95

    ? How many smells are there? And how many molecules would it take to create every smell in nature, from roses to stinky feet? ? Who was the bigger scent freak: the perfume-obsessed Richard Wagner or Emily Dickinson, with her creepy passion for flowers? ? By scenting the air in stores, are retailers turning us into subliminally controlled shopping... more...

  • CSIR-Net Life Sciencesby B.L. Chaudhary; Kailash Choudhary; Arun Chaudhary

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2007; US$ 20.00

    The present book, entitled, "CSIR-NET Life Sciences Sure Success Series" authored jointly by Professor B.L. Chaudhary, Dr. Kailash Choudhary and Mr. Arun Chaudhary is an attempt to provide recent literature for Paper-I Part B. The subject matter is up-to-date and gives an insight of the subject in detail. After going through the manuscript, the readers... more...