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  • Deferred Development

    Setting Aside Cells for Future Use in Development in Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cory Douglas Bishop, Brian K. Hall

    This volume examines cells set aside during development for use later in ontogeny or in adult life. There is no single term for such cells. The cells explored fall within several major categories — stem cells, set-aside cells (in echinoderm larvae), imaginal discs in insects such as Drosophila,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    CRC Press
    Evolutionary Cell Biology

  • Neanderthals in the Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marie Watts

    Neanderthals in the Classroom examines the ongoing battle surrounding evolution from a cultural and historical perspective and then puts Theodosius Dobzhansky’s claim that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” to the ultimate test by exploring the potential evolutionary…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Cnidarians

    1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Gubbiyappa Shiva Kumar

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical cnidarians, answering a need for more knowledge about the identification, biology, natural products and bioactivities of these living resources. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life

    Echinoderms, 1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Previously known only as nutritional invertebrates,&…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Monoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press

  • Epigenetic Processes and Evolution of Life

    1st Edition

    By Jana Švorcová, Anton Markoš

    The book covers the possible story of emergence of life and its subsequent evolution, emphasizing the necessary evolutionary step negotiation of a common "language set" which kept all inhabitants in the biosphere together, ensuring a basic level of understanding among them. The book focuses on "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    CRC Press

  • Down from the Trees

    Man’s Amazing Transition from Tree-Dwelling Ape Ancestors, 1st Edition

    By Ralph D. Hermansen

    Down from the Trees: Man’s Amazing Transition from Tree-Dwelling Ape Ancestors covers the evolution of man from tree-dwelling ape to Homo sapiens as he is today. Using easy-to-read language, the author takes complex, jargon-filled material and extracts the essence of the topic and coveys it in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Apple Academic Press

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Principles of Evolution

    Systems, Species, and the History of Life, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Bard

    Principles of Evolution covers all aspects of the subject. Following an introductory section that provides necessary background, it has chapters on the evidence for evolution that cover the fossil record, DNA-sequence homologies, and protein homologies (evo-devo). It also includes a full history of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Garland Science

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    1st Edition

    By Glenn E. King

    This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge

  • Evolution: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Sherrie Lyons

    Evolution: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the history, development and science of the theory of evolution. Beginning pre-Darwin and concluding with the latest research and controversies, readers are introduced to the origins of the idea of evolution, the ways in which it has developed…

    Paperback – 2011-06-02
    Routledge
    The Basics

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