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Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives, Second Edition

by Woods, Charles A.

As a review of the status of biogeography in the West Indies in the 1980s, the first edition of Biogeography of the West Indies: Past, Present, and Future provided a synthesis of our current knowledge of the systematics and distribution of major

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Biological Clock in Fish

by Kulczykowska, Ewa

<P>Each organism has its own internal biological clock, which is reset by environmental cues (Zeitgebers), thus keeping it synchronized with the external environment. It is a chemically based oscillating system within cells, relying on molecular

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Biological Individuality

Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

by Scott Lidgard & Lynn K. Nyhart

<p>Individuals are things that everybody knows—or thinks they do. Yet even scholars who practice or analyze the biological sciences often cannot agree on what an individual is and why. One reason for this disagreement is that the many important ...

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Biology of Parrotfishes

by Andrew S. Hoey & Roberta M. Bonaldo

<p>Parrotfish are found on almost every coral reef in the world. This ubiquity and uniqueness of their feeding action make them one of the most important groups of fishes within coral reef ecosystems. But why, exactly, are parrotfish ...

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Biology of Subterranean Fishes

by Trajano, Eleonora

<P>In most habitats, adaptations are the single most obvious aspects of an organism's phenotype. However, the most obvious feature of many subterranean animals are losses, not adaptations. Even Darwin saw subterranean animals as degenerates: ...

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Biology of Turtles: From Structures to Strategies of Life

by Wyneken, Jeanette

Featuring in-depth contributions from an international team of experts, the <b>Biology of Turtles</b> provides the first comprehensive review of the Testudinata. The book starts with the premise that the structure of turtles is particularly ...

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Biomimetics: Nature-Based Innovation

by Bar-Cohen, Yoseph

<P><EM>Mimicking nature - from science fiction to engineering reality</EM></P> <P></P> <P>Humans have always looked to nature's inventions as a source of inspiration. The observation of flying birds and insects leads to innovations in ...

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Body by Darwin

How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine

by Jeremy Taylor

<p>We think of medical science and doctors as focused on treating conditions—whether it’s a cough or an aching back. But the sicknesses and complaints that cause us to seek medical attention actually have deeper origins than the superficial ...

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Brief Candle in the Dark | Summary

by Summary Station

<p>Learn About The Life Of Richard Dawkins And Modern Science In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!!</p><p>Brief Candle in the Dark: My life in Science is a greatly interesting book. From one who doesn&apos;t understand ...

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Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction

The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World

by George McGhee Jr.

<p>Picture a world of dog-sized scorpions and millipedes as long as a car; tropical rainforests with trees towering over 150 feet into the sky and a giant polar continent five times larger than Antarctica. That world was not imaginary; it was ...

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Cataclysms

A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

by Michael Rampino

<p>In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped the dinosaurs and other fauna from the Earth 66 million years ago. Scientists found evidence for this theory in a ...

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Cells and Societies

by Bonner, John Tyler

<p>The howling monkeys of Barro Colorado Island in Panama have a rudimentary language which serves the needs of their social activities. The red deer of Scotland, the seals of the Pribilof Islands, the beavers, the social insects, the army ants ...

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Chance in Evolution

by Grant Ramsey & Charles H. Pence

<p>Humans, however much we would care to think otherwise, do not represent the fated pinnacle of ape evolution. The diversity of life, from single-celled organisms to multicellular animals and plants, is the result of a long, complex, and highly

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Charles Darwin's Life With Birds

His Complete Ornithology

by Clifford B. Frith

<p>Much of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking work as an evolutionary biologist stemmed from his study of birds. It is universally acknowledged that Darwin's observation of bird groups and species like the Galapagos finches, mockingbirds, and rock ...

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Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species (ActiveTOC) (Cronos Classics)

by Charles Darwin

<p>Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published.</p> ...

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Chimpanzees and Human Evolution

by Martin N. Muller

<p>Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by Martin Muller, Richard Wrangham, and David Pilbeam, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying ...

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Clonality

The Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution of Sexual Abstinence in Vertebrate Animals

by John Avise

<p>Approximately 99.9% of vertebrate species reproduce sexually. The exceptional 0.1% reproduce via asexual or clonal means, which vary wildly and are fascinating in their own right. In this book, John C. Avise describes the genetics, ecology, ...

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

by Sang-Hee Lee

<p><strong>“Deftly weaving together science and personal observation, Lee proves an engaging, authoritative guide… of the human condition.” —Kate Wong, editor at <em>Scientific American</em></strong></p> <p>What can fossilized teeth tell us ...

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Coevolution of Life on Hosts

Integrating Ecology and History

by Dale H. Clayton, Sarah E. Bush & Kevin P. Johnson

<p>For most, the mere mention of lice forces an immediate hand to the head and recollection of childhood experiences with nits, medicated shampoos, and traumatic haircuts. But for a certain breed of biologist, lice make for fascinating ...

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Cognitive Gadgets

The Cultural Evolution of Thinking

by Cecilia Heyes

<p>How did human minds become so different from those of other animals? What accounts for our capacity to understand the way the physical world works, to think ourselves into the minds of others, to gossip, read, tell stories about the past, and

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