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  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Neanderthals in the Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marie Watts

    This book discusses evolution as the intersection where religious beliefs meet science. This unique interplay has led to an active anti-evolution movement in the US, which causes widespread confusion among the general American public and acts as a seed for students' misconceptions about the theory…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Microbial Electrochemical Technologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Tiquia-Arashiro, Deepak Pant

    Microbial Electrochemical Technologies will not only provide historical perspective of the technology and its evolution over the years but also most recent examples of up-scaling and near future commercialization. This book is an updated account of the research and implementation of METs and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Chemical Evolution of Phosphorus

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Astrobiology, 1st Edition

    By Enrique Macia-Barber

    The Chemical Evolution of Phosphorus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Astrobiology is an exploration of “the phosphorus enigma.” The volume attempts to answer the questions How did phosphorus atoms, which are produced inside the inner cores of a handful of huge stars, become concentrated in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Gene Regulation and Therapeutics for Cancer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Surinder K. Batra, Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

    Advances in biotechnology have brought gene therapy to the forefront of medical research. The prelude to successful gene therapy, i.e. the efficient transfer and expression of a variety of human genes into target cells, has already been accomplished in several systems. Specifically, gene regulation…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Dynamics of Human Biocultural Diversity

    A Unified Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Elisa J. Sobo

    This lively text by leading medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo offers a unique, holistic approach to human diversity and rises to the challenge of truly integrating biology and culture. The inviting writing style and fascinating examples make important ideas from complexity theory and epigenetics…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Awakening Earth

    Our Next Evolutionary Leap, 1st Edition

    By Peter Russell

    Originally published in 1982 The Awakening Earth explores the idea of the Earth as a collective, self-regulatory living organism, and considers in this context, the function of the human race. The book provides an exploration of humanity’s potential and explores the possibility of mankind’s…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Human Evolution

    An Introduction for the Behavioural Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Richards

    Originally published in 1987, Human Evolution looks at theories of the evolution of human behaviour (contemporary at the time of publication). The book reviews competing theories of psychological and social evolution and provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject. A key theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes

    A Study of the Bearings of Physiology and Behaviour on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes, and Man, 1st Edition

    By S. Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1933 Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys and Apes gives a taxonomic and phylogenetic survey and the findings of diverse experimental investigations of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book discusses the inter-relationships of different Primates and emphasizes seldom-used…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W. Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

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