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  • The Red Canaryby Tim Birkhead

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    The creation of Dolly the sheep in the 1990s was for many people the start of a new era: the age of genetically modified animals. However, the idea was not new for in the 1920s an amateur scientist, Hans Duncker, decided to genetically engineer a red canary. Though his experiments failed, they paved the way for others to succeed when it was recognised... more...

  • Ten Million Aliensby Simon Barnes

    Short Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    Life on planet Earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining?This is the momentous story of the millions of species - sometimes unimaginably strange - that make up the animal kingdom.Humans, blue whales, rats, birds of paradise, ridiculous numbers of beetles, molluscs the size of a bus, bdelloid rotifers who haven't... more...

  • Marmot Biologyby Kenneth B. Armitage

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 128.00 US$ 104.96

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

  • Planarian Regenerationby H. V. Brøndsted; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Planarian Regeneration deals with regeneration problems including embryogenesis and morphogenesis. The book compares the principles involved in the regeneration processes with those in ontogenesis from the egg. The author also reviews the works of Thomas H. Morgan and Charles M. Child which became the basis for systematic scientific investigation... more...

  • A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Trackingby Charles J. Amlaner; David W. Macdonald

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking presents the proceedings of an International Conference on Telemetry and Radio Tracking in Biology and Medicine, held in The University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. on March 20?22, 1979. This book illustrates the advances connected with every aspect of biotelemetry and radio tracking. Organized into five parts... more...

  • Research in Protozoologyby Tze-Tuan Chen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Research in Protozoology, In Four Volumes covers the entire field of protozoology, including morphology, physiology, genetics, reproduction, movement, respiration, morphogenesis, nutrition and growth, immunology, ecology, effects of radiation, parasitology, taxonomy, and others. The book describes the heterogeneous complex of organelle systems and... more...

  • Animal Communication by Pheromonesby H. H. Shorey

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Animal Communication by Pheromones describes how the behavior of animals is controlled and influenced by pheromone communication. This book describes the mechanism through which the social animals interact with each other and by which they are organized according to their relative statuses and functions. The text then describes the pheromonal communication... more...

  • Invertebrate Photoreceptorsby Jerome J. Wolken

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Invertebrate Photoreceptors: A Comparative Analysis covers the structure and pigment chemistry of invertebrate photoreceptors. The book discusses the photobehavior and photoreceptor systems of invertebrate animals; the protozoan photoreceptor; and the compound eye. The text also describes the crustacean and mollusc eyes; the vertebrate retinal photoreceptors;... more...

  • Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Productsby David L. Wood; Robert M. Silverstein; Minoru Nakajima

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Products presents papers on new biochemical approaches to pest control. The book presents articles on pheromone research with stored-product Coleoptera; some general considerations of insects responses to the chemicals in food plants; and pheromones of the honey bee. The text also includes papers on several substances... more...

  • Biology of Bryozoansby Robert M. Woollacott; Russel L. Zimmer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Biology of Bryozoans covers some of the unusual and even unique systems and aspects of bryozoans. The book discusses the gametogenesis of bryozoans; the brooding patterns of bryozoans; and the structure and classification of gymnolaemate larvae. The text also describes the metamorphosis, ancestrulae, and coloniality in bryozoan life cycles; the ultrastructure,... more...