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  • Originsby Joseph Seckbach

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 376.04

    Origins: Genesis, Evolution and Biodiversity of Microbial Life in the Universe is the sixth unit of the book series Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology (COLE) edited by Joseph Seckbach. In this book forty eminent scientists review their studies in the fields of Life from the beginning to the "Fact of Life". The history... more...

  • Life as We Know Itby Joseph Seckbach

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 423.20

    Life As we Know It ["LAKI"] covers several aspects of Life, ranging from the prebiotic level, origin of life, evolution of prokaryotes to eukaryotes and finally to various affairs of human beings. Although it is hard to define Life, one can, however, characterize it and describe its features. Topics treated are categories of bacteria, algae and fungi,... more...

  • Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environmentsby Joseph Seckbach

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 387.83

    Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments is a unique collection of essays, contributed by leading scientists from around the world, devoted to algae – and some related microbes – observed in unexpected harsh habitats, which it seems are an oasis or Garden of Eden for these organisms. This timely book on Extremophilic algae, including its especially... more...

  • Genesis - In The Beginningby Joseph Seckbach

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 246.37

    This book covers several aspects of life on Earth and in Solar system and beyond. It reviews new data in the field, following current studies from gene and molecular to macro levels. more...

  • From Fossils to Astrobiologyby Joseph Seckbach; Maud Walsh

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 293.53

    This volume reviews developments in paleontology and geobiology relating to the rapidly-developing field of Astrobiology, the study of life in the Universe. Uniquely among astrobiology monographs, the book focuses on fossil evidence from the geological record. more...

  • Microbial Matsby Joseph Seckbach; Aharon Oren

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 328.89

    This book provides information about microbial mats, from early fossils to modern mats located in marine and terrestrial environments. Microbial mats – layered biofilms containing different types of cells – are most complex systems in which representatives of various groups of organisms are found together. Among them are cyanobacteria and eukaryotic... more...

  • All Flesh Is Grassby Joseph Seckbach; Zvy Dubinsky

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 293.53

    This book traces the interrelation of plants and animals from early terrestrial life to modern agriculture. Thirty-eight authors offer studies describing carnivorous plants, nectar-producing plants, and the harnessing of bees by humans, to pollinate crops. more...

  • Symbioses and Stressby Joseph Seckbach; Martin Grube

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 328.89

    Symbioses and Stress examines how organisms in tight symbiotic associations cope with abiotic and biotic stress. Presenting new findings on symbioses by experts and leading scholars in the field, this volume complements courses and lectures in biology and genetics. more...

  • STROMATOLITES: Interaction of Microbes with Sedimentsby Vinod Tewari; Joseph Seckbach

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 293.53

    This overview of the latest information about the formation of stromatolites sees 83 experts from 27 countries presenting reviewed chapters that cover everything from ancient and modern examples of stromatolites to the latest instrumental study techniques. more...

  • The Diatom Worldby Joseph Seckbach; Patrick Kociolek

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 246.37

    This volume presents up-to-date information on diatom classification, biology and ecology, in addition to genomics and applied uses. The text discusses the tree of life of diatoms, their classifications, the habitats and ecological spectra the group exploits, and the beauty of their form. more...