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  • Pheromone Communication in Mothsby Jeremy D. Allison; Ring T. Cardé

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00

    Common among moths is a mate-finding system in which females emit a pheromone that induces males to fly upwind along the pheromone plume. Since the chemical pheromone of the domesticated silk moth was identified in 1959, a steady increase in the number of moth species whose pheromone attractants have been identified now results in a rich base for review... more...

  • Biological Adhesivesby Andrew M. Smith

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.30

    Many plants, animals, and microbes use adhesive polymers and structures to attach to inert substrates, to each other, or to other organisms. This is the first major review that brings together research on many of the well-known biological adhesives. Emphasizing the diversity of biological adhesives and associated adhesion processes, it deals with... more...

  • Infant Brain Developmentby Hugo Lagercrantz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.64

    This book discusses the main milestones of early brain development and the emergence of consciousness, within and outside the mother?s environment, with a particular focus on the preterm infant. These insights offer new perspectives on issues concerning fetal pain, awareness in newborns, and the effects of current digital media on the developing infant... more...

  • At the Size Limit - Effects of Miniaturization in Insectsby Alexey Alexeevich Polilov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book addresses microinsects, their structure and their differences from larger relatives. Moreover, it discusses structural changes that accompany extreme diminution in living organisms, evolutionary inventions that help insects to live in the microworld, and factors that limit the size of animals. It also takes a careful look at the potential... more...

  • Economic and Ecological Significance of Arthropods in Diversified Ecosystemsby Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy; Shakunthala Sridhara

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 206.85

    Arthropods are invertebrates that constitute over 90% of the animal kingdom, and their bio-ecology is closely linked with global functioning and survival. Arthropods play an important role in maintaining the health of ecosystems, provide livelihoods and nutrition to human communities, and are important indicators... more...

  • Defensive (anti-herbivory) Coloration in Land Plantsby Simcha Lev-Yadun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book presents visual plant defenses (camouflage, mimicry and aposematism via coloration, morphology and even movement) against herbivores. It is mainly an ideological monograph, a manifesto representing my current understanding on defensive plant coloration and related issues. The book is not the final word in anything, but rather the beginning... more...

  • Wildlife Spectaclesby Vladimir Dinets

    Timber Press 2016; US$ 23.95

    Wildlife Spectacles is an awe-inspiring exploration of the most remarkable displays of animal behavior in North America. Zoologist Vladimir Dinets clearly explains the spectacles, why they happen, and where they can be seen in real life.   more...

  • Fish Vaccinesby Alexandra Adams

    Springer Basel 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book provides a useful text for research students and scientists on the latest knowledge about the immune system of fish, cutting edge technologies and the step required to develop, test and commercialise fish vaccines. It brings together information that is currently difficult to obtain in one book, and highlights problem areas and research topics... more...

  • Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservationby Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara; Michela Podestà; Barbara E. Curry

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 201.00

    Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation , the latest edition of the Advances in Marine Biology series providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963, presents the latest information on Mediterranean marine mammal ecology and conservation. The series is well known for its excellent reviews and... more...

  • Affective Touch and the Neurophysiology of CT Afferentsby Håkan Olausson; Johan Wessberg; India Morrison; Francis McGlone

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 163.30

    CT afferents are receptors in mammalian hairy skin that fire action potentials when the skin is touched lightly which makes them particularly important in affective touch.  Traditionally neuroscientific research has focused on more discriminative and haptic properties of touch that are mediated by large myelinated afferents and... more...