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  • Food for Thought 1e EPUBby Laura Christoph

    Wiley 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.67


  • The Assemblage Brainby Tony D. Sampson

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Once upon a time, neuroscience was born. A dazzling array of neurotechnologies emerged that, according to popular belief, have finally begun to unlock the secrets of the brain. But as the brain sciences now extend into all corners of cultural, social, political, and economic life, a yet newer world has taken shape: ?neuroculture,? which goes further... more...

  • Flora Unveiledby Lincoln Taiz; Lee Taiz

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 67.99

    This book focuses on how the the scientific discovery of "plant sex" unfolded due to cultural biases, beliefs, and perceptions about plant reproduction. "Flora Unveiled" is a deep history of perceptions about plant gender and sexuality, from the Paleolithic to the nineteenth century. The evidence suggests that a plants-as-female gender bias both prevented... more...

  • Zebra Stripesby Tim Caro

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    From eminent biologists like Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin to famous authors such as Rudyard Kipling in his Just So Stories , many people have asked, ?Why do zebras have stripes?? There are many explanations, but until now hardly any have been seriously addressed or even tested. In Zebra Stripes , Tim Caro takes readers through a decade... more...

  • Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciencesby Mahadeo A. Sukhai; Chelsea E. Mohler

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95

    Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences provides insights and advice on integrating students with disabilities into the STEM fields. Each chapter features research and best practices that are interwoven with experiential narratives. The book is reflective of the diversity of STEM disciplines (life and physical sciences, engineering,... more...

  • What a Fish Knowsby Jonathan Balcombe

    Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 12.99

    What?s the truth behind the old adage that goldfish have a three-second memory? Do fishes think? Can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water? Myth-busting biologist and animal behaviour expert Jonathan Balcombe takes us under the sea, through streams and estuaries to the other side of the aquarium glass... more...

  • Imaging Bacterial Molecules, Structures and Cellsby Colin Harwood; Grant Jensen

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 201.00

    Imaging Bacterial Molecules, Structures and Cells , the latest volume in the Methods in Microbiology series, provides comprehensive, cutting-edge reviews of current and emerging technologies in the field of clinical microbiology. The book features a wide variety of state-of-the art methods and techniques for the diagnosis and management of microbial... more...

  • Shark Trackerby Richard Fitzpatrick

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 12.99

    Killer tales from the deep from an award-winning cinematographer and marine biologist. Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard ‘Shark Tracker’ Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and... more...

  • The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Health and Diseaseby Eliza B. Geer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 148.01

    Cushing´s syndrome is a rare disorder that is associated with many co-morbidities such as systemic hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, impaired immune function, and psychiatric disease, all of which severely reduce quality of life and life expectancy. This book reviews the role of cortisol in the human body, focusing on the effects of excess... more...

  • Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigationby Megh R. Goyal; Manoj K. Ghosal

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    This new book, the fourth volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, examines the potential of solar energy and other emerging energy technologies in micro irrigation to create sustainable energy sources. The authors discuss a variety of innovative micro irrigation system designs, with a special focus on solar energy... more...