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Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

by Mazzoleni, Ilaria

<P><STRONG>Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural Envelopes<BR></STRONG><BR>Biology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a ...

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Assimilation or replacement - a study about Neanderthals and modern humans

a study about Neanderthals and modern humans

by Christian Schäfer

<p>Essay from the year 2005 in the subject Biology - Evolution, grade: A (very good), Umea University (Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences), course: Evolutionary Ecology, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: ...

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Assumptions Inhibiting Progress in Comparative Biology

by Brian I. Crother & Lynne R. Parenti

<p>This book is a thought-provoking assessment of assumptions inhibiting progress in comparative biology. The volume is inspired by a list generated years earlier by Donn Rosen, one of the most influential, innovative and productive comparative ...

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Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach

by Kolb, Vera M.

<P><STRONG>Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach</STRONG> provides a full course in astrobiology with an emphasis on abiogenesis and evolution. The book presents astrobiology both as a developing science and as the science of the future.</P> ...

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Astrobiology: An Introduction

by Longstaff, Alan

<P>Astrobiology is a multidisciplinary pursuit that in various guises encompasses astronomy, chemistry, planetary and Earth sciences, and biology. It relies on mathematical, statistical, and computer modeling for theory, and space science, ...

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ASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS:

FROM DARWIN TO EINSTEIN

by Barry Boyce

<p>NEW BOOK TIES ASTRONOMY TO NATURAL HISTORY – TEACHES BOTH The Baryon Press announces the release of a new science title that is a combined, in-depth astronomy/ natural history course. Astronomy &amp; Natural History Connections: From Darwin ...

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Avian Cognition: Exploring the Intelligence, Behavior, and Individuality of Birds

by Herrmann, Debra S.

<P>Unlike any other book, <I>Avian Cognition </I>thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book ...

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Avian Evolution

The Fossil Record of Birds and its Paleobiological Significance

by Gerald Mayr

<p>Knowledge of the evolutionary history of birds has much improved in recent decades. Fossils from critical time periods are being described at unprecedented rates and modern phylogenetic analyses have provided a framework for the ...

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Babies—Darwin’s Survivors as the Fittest

Lectures on Evolution, Psychology and Science And Our Actual Origins and Natures as Humans

by Louis Carini

Darwin overlooked the fact that we had to originate as babies in his On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859). Surely we all know that babies are in no condition to survive on their own. Babies are not “fitted” to “survive” ...

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Baby Gorilla: Photographic and Descriptive Atlas of Skeleton, Muscles and Internal Organs

by Diogo, Rui

<P>The first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of a baby gorilla, this book details the comparative and phylogenetic context of the gross anatomy and evolutionary history of the soft tissue morphology of modern humans and one of

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Baby Wars

Parenthood and Family Strife

by Robin Baker & Elizabeth Oram

<p>First published in 1998, Baby Wars was the second title in a controversial trilogy of books which placed the past, present and future of human reproduction under the microscope of evolutionary biology. Baby Wars itself was focussed on ...

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Beaks, Bones and Bird Songs

How the Struggle for Survival Has Shaped Birds and Their Behavior

by Roger Lederer

<p><strong>“Reveals the strange and wondrous adaptations birds rely on to get by.” —National Audubon Society</strong></p> <p>When we see a bird flying from branch to branch happily chirping, it is easy to imagine they lead a simple life of ...

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Behaviour, Development and Evolution

by Patrick Bateson

<p>The role of parents in shaping the characters of their children, the causes of violence and crime, and the roots of personal unhappiness are central to humanity. Like so many fundamental questions about human existence, these issues all ...

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Big Brains and the Human Superorganism

Why Special Brains Appear in Hominids and Other Social Animals

by Niccolo Leo Caldararo

<p>This book examines why humans have big brains, what big brains enable us to do, and how specialized brains are associated with eusociality in animals. It explores why brains expanded so slowly, and then why they stopped growing. This book ...

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Big History

From the Big Bang to the Present

by Cynthia Stokes Brown

<p><strong>“This exciting saga crosses space and time to illustrate how humans, born of stardust, were shaped—and how they in turn shaped the world we know today.” —<em>Publishers Weekly</em></strong></p> <p>This book offers “world history on a

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Biodiversity Databases: Techniques, Politics, and Applications

by Curry, Gordon B.

Computing and database management has shifted from cottage industry-style methods - the small independent researcher keeping records for a particular project - to state-of-the-art file storage systems, presentation, and distribution over the ...

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Biogeography

An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach

by C. Barry Cox, Peter D. Moore & Richard Ladle

<p>Through eight successful editions, and over nearly 40 years, <em><strong>Biogeography: An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach</strong></em> has provided a thorough and comprehensive exploration of the varied scientific disciplines and ...

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Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

by Petuch, Edward J.

<P>Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that

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Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand

by Michael Heads

<p><strong>Biogeography and Evolution in New Zealand</strong> provides the first in-depth treatment of the biogeography of New Zealand, a region that has been a place of long-enduring interest to ecologists, evolutionary scientists, geographers,

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Biogeography in a Changing World

by Ebach, Malte C.

Hampered by a confusing plethora of approaches and methods, biogeography is often treated as an adjunct to other areas of study. The first book to fully define this rapidly emerging subdiscipline, <b>Biogeography in a Changing World ...

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