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  • The Pygmy Hippo Storyby Phillip T. Robinson; Gabriella L. Flacke; Knut M. Hentschel

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 67.99

    A species account and a natural history of the pygmy hippopotamus, a flagship species of West Africa's Upper Guinea Forest Region. more...

  • Archaeozoology of the Near Eastby Marjan Mashkour; Mark Beech

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 44.61

    This two part volume brings together over 60 specialists to present 31 papers on the latest research into archaeozoology of the Near East. The papers are wide-ranging in terms of period and geographical coverage: from Palaeolithic rock shelter assemblages in Syria to Byzantine remains in Palestine and from the Caucasus to Cyprus. Papers are grouped... more...

  • Pet bird diseases and careby Indranil Samanta; Samiran Bandyopadhyay

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 147.97

    This book provides fundamental information on pet birds, menaces, and advances made in the diagnosis and treatment of menaces. It is the only book covering all species of pet birds, menaces and their individual management. The handful of related books available worldwide are largely outdated and focus on a single species or breed of pet bird. ... more...

  • The Prefrontal Cortex as an Executive, Emotional, and Social Brainby Masataka Watanabe

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 158.53

    This book is devoted to the executive, emotional, social, and integrative functions of the prefrontal cortex (PFC). The PFC has usually been studied only with its executive function or with its emotional function, but recent studies indicate that the PFC plays important roles in integrating executive and emotional functions as well as in social behavior.... more...

  • Fish on the Moveby Nata?a Rogelja; Alenka Janko Spreizer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.55

    This book analyses the relation between different discourses and actors through an ethnographic approach, showing not only how fishermen in Slovenia respond to international political economy, how they struggle to survive but also how they generate small changes. Fishing in the northeastern part of the Adriatic Sea makes for a substantial economy... more...

  • Comparative Bone Identificationby Diane L. France

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 299.95

    Building on the success, and maintaining the format, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman presents new images of human bones representing many states of maturation from neonate to 20 years old. It also extends the scope... more...

  • Planktic Foraminifers in the Modern Oceanby Ralf Schiebel; Christoph Hemleben

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 79.26

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the taxonomy, biology, sedimentation, and carbonate geochemistry of modern species. Students, early career and advanced scientists alike will profit from a broad synthesis of the current understanding of planktic foraminifers as an ecological indicator, biogeochemical factories, and proxies in paleoceanography.... more...

  • Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Oceanby Sven Klimpel; Thomas Kuhn; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.40

    The Southern Oceans including Antarctic regions are peculiar and very sensitive water biotopes, where animal life and species interrelations are only poorly investigated. Especially the influence of parasites on their host species needs intensive consideration in times of global warming and worldwide pollution. Both factors may influence the finely... more...

  • Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviourby Vinod Kumar

    Springer India 2017; US$ 210.34

    This book is a concise, comprehensive and up-to-date account of fundamental concepts and potential applications of biological timekeeping mechanisms in animals and humans. It also discusses significant aspects of the organization and importance of timekeeping mechanisms in both groups. Divided into seven sections, it addresses important aspects including... more...

  • Neurotrophinsby Gerald Litwack

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 210.00

    Neurotrophins , the latest volume in the Vitamins and Hormones series first published in 1943, and the longest-running serial published by Academic Press, provides up-to-date information on crystal structures and basic structural studies on neurotrophins and their receptors, neurotrophin functions, and the biological actions of neurotrophins... more...