Primate Biogeography: Progress and Prospects (Developments by Shawn M. Lehman (Editor), John Fleagle (Editor)

By Shawn M. Lehman (Editor), John Fleagle (Editor)

Primate Biogeography is a topic hardly ever addressed as a self-discipline in its personal correct. This entire resource introduces the reader to Primate Biogeography as a self-discipline. It highlights the various elements that can impression the distribution of primates, and divulges the big variety of methods which are to be had to knowing the distribution of this order. The biogeography of primates some time past is an enormous section of our figuring out in their evolutionary background and is a vital part of conservation biology. This e-book will entice primatologists, actual anthropologists, zoologists, and undergraduates in those parts.

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Philosophy, Biology and Life (Royal Institute of Philosophy by Anthony O'Hear

By Anthony O'Hear

It's been claimed that following the decline of Marxism and Freudianism, Darwinism has turn into the dominant highbrow paradigm of our day. within the mass media there are various sour disputes among brand new new Darwinians and their competitors, usually over faith. however the 'neo-Darwinian paradigm' isn't really as easy or as seamless as both its advocates or its rivals could occasionally have us think. Biology is in a country of improvement which defies the normal stereotypes. The papers during this quantity, written via many of the prime philosophers within the box, convey out the various attention-grabbing and complicated concerns which come up in present makes an attempt to account for all times and its improvement.

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Crocodiles: Biology, Husbandry and Diseases (Life Sciences) by F.??W. Huchzermeyer

By F.??W. Huchzermeyer

This booklet is a entire reference paintings at the biology, administration and well-being of crocodiles, alligators and gharials. it truly is appropriate to either farmed and captive animals.The introductory bankruptcy describes crocodilian anatomy, body structure, biochemistry, and behavior. One bankruptcy is dedicated to big facets of crocodile farming, particularly meals; incubation of eggs; rearing; breeding; slaughter; and welfare. next chapters disguise transmissible, nontransmissible and organ ailments, and illnesses of eggs and hatchlings.

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Plant Abiotic Stress (Biological Sciences Series) by Matthew A. Jenks, Paul M. Hasegawa

By Matthew A. Jenks, Paul M. Hasegawa

Over the last decade, our realizing of plant model to environmental rigidity has grown significantly. This ebook makes a speciality of tension because of the inanimate elements of our surroundings linked to climatic, edaphic and physiographic components that considerably restrict plant progress and survival. Categorically those are abiotic stresses, which come with drought, salinity, non-optimal temperatures and terrible soil food. one other tension, herbicides, is roofed during this publication to spotlight how crops are impacted by way of abiotic pressure originating from anthropogenic resources. The booklet additionally addresses the excessive measure to which plant responses to relatively varied types of environmental tension are interconnected, describing the ways that the plant makes use of and integrates many universal signs and next pathways to deal with much less favorable conditions.The booklet is directed at researchers and pros in plant body structure, mobile biology and molecular biology, in either the tutorial and business sectors.

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Metastasis of Prostate Cancer (Cancer Metastasis - Biology by Richard J. Ablin (Editor), Malcolm D. Mason (Editor)

By Richard J. Ablin (Editor), Malcolm D. Mason (Editor)

This quantity brings jointly the foremost examine matters in medical and laboratory technological know-how on the subject of metastasis in prostate melanoma. it's specially compatible for these within the box, even if physicians and/or scientists, and even if in energetic learn or in education, who desire to develop their realizing, in regards to their very own self-discipline, and in addition to a different. it's also a source for these whose examine is in metastasis, yet in illnesses except prostate melanoma. The purpose of this quantity is to aid to empower those that search to extra take advantage of the possibility of translational learn during this box. Written via a staff of the world over acknowledged specialists, the scope levels from the main basic features of the molecular biology of metastasis, to the sufferer within the health center. The healing ways diversity from traditional drug layout to immunogene treatment. Prostate melanoma is a space of severe learn attempt, and this e-book presents a window on modern learn during this vital zone.

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Light Microscopy in Biology: A Practical Approach (The by Alan J. Lacey

By Alan J. Lacey

Because the first variation of sunshine Microscopy in Biology: a pragmatic technique was once released, recommendations in glossy mild microscopy have stronger significantly. This absolutely up to date version contains new fabric on subject matters from the 1st version in addition to a couple of thoroughly new methods. It starts off with an evidence of the elemental ideas and is going directly to describe present tools in chromosome microscopy, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, photo construction and video microscopy. New themes contain confocal microscopy, calcium and pH imaging, microinjection concepts and nanovid microscopy. it is usually newly additional chapters dedicated to mirrored image distinction microscopy and histomorphometry. This variation will end up a useful source for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in biomedicine and mobile biology--both these skilled with the suggestions and rookies to the sphere.

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Cystic Fibrosis (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) by Julian Allen MD, Howard Panitch MD, Ronald Rubenstein MD

By Julian Allen MD, Howard Panitch MD, Ronald Rubenstein MD

The median age of survival for people with cystic fibrosis has risen significantly lately. this article completely examines the advancements and breakthroughs that have resulted in this development in lifestyles expectancy. With a spotlight at the most up-to-date discoveries within the analysis and remedy of the sickness, this publication presents a complete assessment of the earlier, present and coming near near developments in cystic fibrosis learn and medical care.

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