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Biology, life sciences

Paperback. In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution. Num Pages: 320 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 183 x 211 x 20. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393347791
ISBN
9780393347791

€ 18.12

Hardcover. Many of the world's most serious agricultural pests are highly migratory. This text examines the behaviour and regional variations of these species, as well as the altitude of migration, concentration of insects in layers and how they respond to large and small-scale wind systems. Num Pages: 512 pages, 143 illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVT7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 179 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1270. Observing Insect Flight and Migration. 512 pages, 143 illustrations. Many of the world's most serious agricultural pests are highly migratory. This text examines the behaviour and regional variations of these species, as well as the altitude of migration, concentration of insects in layers and how they respond to large and small-scale wind systems. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PSVT7. Dimension: 246 x 179 x 33. Weight: 1270.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
CABI
Edition
First
Number of pages
512
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845935566
ISBN
9781845935566

€ 204.91

Hardcover. Anyone with an interest in venom, snakes, or herpetology in general will find a wealth of information within the pages of these impressive volumes. Num Pages: 392 pages, 114, 10 black & white line drawings, 14 maps, 58 black & white illustrations, 32 colour i. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KBC; 1KLCM; GBC; PSVW5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 188 x 254 x 30. Weight in Grams: 992.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801898754
ISBN
9780801898754

€ 68.22
€ 67.32

Hardback. Editor(s): Zapico, Sara C. Num Pages: 275 pages, 17 black & white illustrations, 6 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: MFG; MFKH3; PSF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156. Weight in Grams: 657.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
275
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498709699
ISBN
9781498709699

€ 192.57

Paperback. An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate. Num Pages: 352 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: JFSJ1; MFG; PSX; VFDW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 276.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
338
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393345070
ISBN
9780393345070

€ 15.99
€ 15.98

Paperback. Series: Pocket Photo Guides. Num Pages: 144 pages, full-colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1KJW; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 95. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Bloomsbury Natural History
Condition
New
SKU
9781472938145
ISBN
9781472938145

€ 11.99
€ 8.91

Hardback. Editor(s): Lee, Mike S.; Ji, Qin C. Series: Wiley Series on Pharmaceutical Science and Biotechnology: Practices, Applications and Methods. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBGR; PSBC; TCB; TDCW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 188 x 45. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118605196
ISBN
9781118605196

€ 165.47

Paperback. Film tie-in: an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
John Murray
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848542020
ISBN
9781848542020

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 424 pages, 52 color illus., 119 b&w illus. BIC Classification: PDX; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 904.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The MIT Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262026802
ISBN
9780262026802

€ 59.12
€ 49.23

Hardcover. An introductory text that emphasizes the underlying algorithmic ideas that are driving advances in bioinformatics. Series: Computational Molecular Biology. Num Pages: 456 pages, 129 illus. BIC Classification: PSD; UMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 183 x 26. Weight in Grams: 856.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
456
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262101066
ISBN
9780262101066

€ 77.32
€ 73.79

Hardback. Series: Species and Systematics. Num Pages: 400 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498714549
ISBN
9781498714549

€ 186.46

Hardcover. Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. Suitable for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere, this introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. Illustrator(s): Buchanan, Steve. Num Pages: 288 pages, 88 color illustrations, 25 b/w photographs, 27 line illustrations, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KB; PSVT7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 187 x 261 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1174. 288 pages, illustrations. Illustrator(s): Buchanan, Steve. Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. Suitable for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere, this introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1KB; PSVT7. Dimension: 187 x 261 x 26. Weight: 1166.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520274884
ISBN
9780520274884

€ 79.59
€ 75.87

Paperback. Intended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses on Modeling, this book introduces a variety of mathematical models for biological systems, and presents the mathematical theory and techniques useful in analyzing those models. Its material is organized according to the mathematical theory rather than the biological application. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PBWH; PS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 252 x 207 x 18. Weight in Grams: 708.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780130352163
ISBN
9780130352163

€ 120.09

Paperback. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 274 x 246 x 19. Weight in Grams: 1344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Brooks/Cole
Edition
4th edition
Number of pages
656
Condition
New
SKU
V9781133590552
ISBN
9781133590552

€ 105.71

Paperback. Editor(s): Holland, Stephen. Series: Arguing About Philosophy. Num Pages: 624 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 245 x 174 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1120.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415476331
ISBN
9780415476331

€ 56.91

Hardcover. Comprehensive and immensely valuable, The Natural History of Canadian Mammals will become a treasured companion for scientific researchers, animal lovers, and all those wishing to gain a greater appreciation of Canada's natural wonders. Num Pages: 824 pages, 600. BIC Classification: 1KBC; PSVW7; WNCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 283 x 225 x 41. Weight in Grams: 2358.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
824
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442644830
ISBN
9781442644830

€ 74.33

Hardback. Ian Waterman lost all sense of movement below the neck over forty years ago. Unable to move, he felt disembodied and frightened. Slowly, he taught himself to dress, eat and walk by thinking about each movement with visual supervision. Here we see the science behind this rare condition but also Ian's personal journey through his unique response Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: HPM; MJN; PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 163 x 240 x 17. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198778875
ISBN
9780198778875

€ 51.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 688 pages, 228 black & white illustrations, 59 black & white tables, 22 black & white halftones, 206. BIC Classification: JM; PSVP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
3 Rev ed
Number of pages
688
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138788152
ISBN
9781138788152

€ 76.47

Paperback. An accessible yet rigorous and generously illustrated exploration of the computational approach to the study of biological vision. Num Pages: 576 pages, 132 color illus., 399 b&w illus. BIC Classification: JMM; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 201 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Edition
second edition
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262514279
ISBN
9780262514279

€ 70.49
€ 67.56

Hardback. Features research results in the field of cancer modeling to provide readers with the mathematical models of cancer and their applications. This book covers: oncogenetic trees, stochastic multistage models of carcinogenesis, effects of ionizing radiation on cell cycle and genomic instability, and stochastic models of metastasis. Editor(s): Tan, Wai-Yuan; Hanin, Leonid. Series: Series in Mathematical Biology and Medicine. Num Pages: 592 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: MJCL; PBWH; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 160 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1021.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Number of pages
592
Condition
New
SKU
V9789812779472
ISBN
9789812779472

€ 290.72

Paperback. Presents the concepts of human genetics in clear, concise language and provides relevant examples that you can apply to yourself, your family, and your work environment. The author explains the origin, nature, and amount of genetic diversity present in the human population and how that diversity has been shaped by natural selection. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 984.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Edition
11th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781305251052
ISBN
9781305251052

€ 90.14

Paperback. "Gould is a natural writer; he has something to say and the inclination and skill with which to say it."-P. B. Medawar, New York Review of Books Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Scholarly; (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 145 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393308198
ISBN
9780393308198

€ 17.05

Paperback. Presents a view of human evolution that contends early humans occupied a more vulnerable position in the food chain than we like to imagine. This book argues that primates, including the earliest members of the human family, have evolved as the prey of any number of predators, including wild cats and dogs, hyenas, snakes, crocodiles, and birds. Num Pages: 376 pages, drawings and photos. BIC Classification: PSX. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 158 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Expanded ed
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813344034
ISBN
9780813344034

€ 55.70

Paperback. Provides a comprehensive synthesis of modern evolutionary biology as it relates to plants. This text recounts the saga of plant life from its origins to the radiation of the flowering plants. Through computer-generated "walks" it shows how living plants might have evolved. Num Pages: 470 pages, 2 halftones, 7 tables. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSD; PSTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 736.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
470
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226580838
ISBN
9780226580838

€ 32.49

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