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  • Crap Taxidermyby Kat Su

    Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 2014; US$ 12.99

    A humorous look at what happens when taxidermy goes terribly wrong, by the founder of the hit website crappytaxidermy.com. A relaxed toad enjoying a smoke and a brew. A cat with eerily flexible front legs. A smiling lion with receding gums. Whether you choose to laugh or cringe at these spectacularly bad attempts at taxidermy, you won't be able... more...

  • Ten Million Aliensby Simon Barnes

    Short Books 2014; US$ 17.49

    Life on Planet Earth is not weirder than we imagine. It?s weirder than we are capable of imagining. And we?re all in it together: humans, blue whales, rats, birds of paradise, ridiculous numbers of beetles, molluscs the size of a bus, the sexual gladiators of slugs, bdelloid rotifers who haven?t had sex for millions of years and creatures called water... more...

  • The Social Dogby Juliane Kaminski; Sarah Marshall-Pescini

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 59.95

    Dogs have become the subject of increasing scientific study over the past two decades, chiefly due to their development of specialized social skills, seemingly a result of selection pressures during domestication to help them adapt to the human environment. The Social Dog: Behaviour and Cognition includes chapters from leading researchers in the... more...

  • Marmot Biologyby Kenneth B. Armitage

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    Focusing on physiological and behavioral factors, this book places the social biology of marmots in an environmental context. more...

  • Invertebrate Tissue Cultureby C Vago

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

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  • The Biology of Stentorby Vance Tartar; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Biology of Stentor summarizes all that has been learned about the biology of a certain group of ciliate protozoa: the stentors. Topics covered range from form and function in Stentor to behavior, fine structure, growth and division, and reorganization. Regeneration is also discussed, along with polarity, metabolism, genetics, and primordium development.... more...

  • The Physiology of Earthwormsby M. S. Laverack; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Physiology of Earthworms focuses on the three species of earthworms - Liimbricus terrestris, Eisenta foetida, and Allolobophora longa. Other earthworms or oligochaetes such as the fresh-water species are briefly mentioned. The topics covered include the biochemical architecture; digestion and metabolism; calciferous glands; axial field; nitrogenous... more...

  • The Control of Chromatophoresby M. Fingerman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Control of Chromatophores focuses on the color changes in animals, particularly among the invertebrates. Cells containing pigment that can disperse or concentrate, thereby changing the tint of the organism in which they lie, are known as chromatophores. Well-developed, functional chromatophore systems are common among cephalopods, crustaceans,... more...

  • The Common Liver Flukeby E. M. Pantelouris; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Common Liver Fluke: Fasciola hepatica L. emphasizes the biological, physiological, pathological, and ecology and control of the common liver fluke. The book provides a thorough review of the life of the animal, from its bodily structure to where it thrives. Since this animal can also cause disease, both in livestock and humans, a detailed discussion... more...

  • The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cellsby C. J. Duncan; G.A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Molecular Properties and Evolution of Excitable Cells describes the theoretical aspects in which excitable cells, such as nerves, muscles, and sense organs, operate. This book develops a hypothesis regarding the evolution and characteristics of excitable cells. This monograph focuses on the properties of the bounding membrane and its complex permeability... more...