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Life sciences: general issues

Hardcover. Describes the features of tropical streams and their ecology. This book covers processes such as primary production and organic-matter transformation. It covers various tropical regions and possible differences between tropical and temperate stream ecosystems. It lists threats faced by tropical stream ecosystems and possible conservation actions. Editor(s): Dudgeon, David. Series: Aquatic Ecology. Num Pages: 370 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 260 x 184 x 25. Weight in Grams: 935.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
370
Condition
New
SKU
V9780120884490
ISBN
9780120884490

€ 81.52

Paperback. This book brings together an international group of psychologists, neuroscientists, and geneticists to critically review some of the new developments and practices in the emerging field of 'Educational Neuroscience', examining the science behind these practices, the validity of the theories on which they are based, and whether they work. Editor(s): Della Sala, Sergio; Anderson, Mike. Num Pages: 408 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JMC; JNC; JNF; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 22. Weight in Grams: 680.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199600496
ISBN
9780199600496

€ 75.70

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

€ 18.99
€ 18.21

Hardcover. Human Genetics concerns the study of genetic forces in man. By studying our genetic make-up we are able to understand more about our heritage and evolution. Some of the original, and most significant research in genetics centred around the study of the genetics of complex diseases - genetic epidemiology. Editor(s): Elston, Robert C.; Olson, Jane M.; Palmer, Lyle. Series: Wiley Reference Series in Biostatistics. Num Pages: 856 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: MBNS; MFN; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 256 x 200 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1610.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
856
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471486312
ISBN
9780471486312

€ 782.06

Paperback. Num Pages: 108 pages, 103ill. BIC Classification: MFC; PSAJ; PSXE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 180 x 253 x 5. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1984
Publisher
Anthroposophic Press Inc United States
Number of pages
108
Condition
New
SKU
V9780880100878
ISBN
9780880100878

€ 29.99
€ 21.83

Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, ports.,. BIC Classification: HPM; PDA; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 170 x 19. Weight in Grams: 592.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Palgrave USA United States
Edition
1ST
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403965325
ISBN
9781403965325

€ 32.99
€ 30.05

Paperback. Explores three interrelated roots of scholarly work that have a supportive and elaborative affinity to authentic and engaging classroom inquiry: ecological consciousness, Buddhist epistemologies, philosophies and practices, and interpretive inquiry or hermeneutics." Series: Counterpoints. Num Pages: 207 pages. BIC Classification: HP; JNA; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 189 x 13. Weight in Grams: 324.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433122521
ISBN
9781433122521

€ 33.99
€ 33.06

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

€ 17.14

Hardcover. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: PSAJ; RBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 29. Weight in Grams: 646.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780062410283
ISBN
9780062410283

€ 32.99
€ 21.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 100 pages. BIC Classification: HRCM; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 143 x 12. Weight in Grams: 149.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cowley Publications,U.S. United States
Number of pages
100
Condition
New
SKU
V9781561012985
ISBN
9781561012985

€ 16.21

Paperback. Gathering thirteen essays by experts who convened at the Cary Conference at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in 2005, this book develops an integrated framework for understanding where diseases come from, what ecological factors influence their impacts, and how they in turn influence ecosystem dynamics. Editor(s): Ostfeld, Richard S.; Keesing, Felicia; Eviner, Valerie T. Num Pages: 520 pages, 66 line illus. 21 tables. BIC Classification: MJCJ; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 770.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
2nd Paperback Edition
Number of pages
520
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691124858
ISBN
9780691124858

€ 73.62
€ 70.04

Paperback. The Celtic Tiger economy and the post-Tiger context have also seen momentous transformations in the Irish landscape. This book analyses the relationship between the rural and the urban and explores the way it is reflected in Irish literature, culture and language from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day. Editor(s): Gilsenan Nordin, Irene; Zamorano Llena, Carmen. Series: Reimagining Ireland. Num Pages: 228 pages, charts. BIC Classification: DSBH; JF; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034302791
ISBN
9783034302791

€ 46.99
€ 44.59

Hardcover. Num Pages: 1007 pages, 486 black & white illustrations, 41 colour illustrations, 43 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: 1DF; PSAF; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
Number of pages
1007
Condition
New
Edition
1st ed. 2017
SKU
V9783319430409
ISBN
9783319430409

€ 291.31

Hardcover. Num Pages: 967 pages, 305 black & white illustrations, 62 colour illustrations, 63 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: 1DF; PSAF; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
Number of pages
967
Condition
New
Edition
1st ed. 2017
SKU
V9783319430461
ISBN
9783319430461

€ 325.88

Hardcover. This book offers an applied and unified introduction into parametric, non- and semiparametric regression that closes the gap between theory and application. It presents the most important models and methods on a solid formal basis and includes case studies. Num Pages: 712 pages, biography. BIC Classification: KCH; MBNS; PBT; PSA; PSD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1190.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Germany
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783642343322
ISBN
9783642343322

€ 129.94

Hardcover. Only then will we have any hope of preventing the worst-case scenario of the sixth mass extinction. Num Pages: 208 pages, 83, 83 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; RNKH1; WNCB; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 264 x 213 x 20. Weight in Grams: 880.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421417189
ISBN
9781421417189

€ 29.99
€ 27.51

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
€ 10.83

Hardcover. 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
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
592
Condition
New
SKU
V9789812779472
ISBN
9789812779472

€ 292.47

Paperback. Tracing the development of population genetics through the writings of such luminaries as Darwin, Galton, Pearson, Fisher, Haldane and Wright, this text sheds light on this complex field as well as its bearing on other branches of biology. Series: Chicago History of Science & Medicine. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDX; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 298.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226684642
ISBN
9780226684642

€ 37.58

Hardcover. Insects and other arthropods show complex behaviors that are products of versatile brains which, in a sense, think. Strausfeld weaves anatomical observations, molecular biology, neuroethology, cladistics, and the fossil record to explore how arthropod brains process sensory information to produce learning, strategizing, cooperation, and sociality. Num Pages: 848 pages, 175 color illustrations, 24 halftones. BIC Classification: PDX; PSAJ; PSVT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 234 x 48. Weight in Grams: 2828.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
848
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674046337
ISBN
9780674046337

€ 82.50

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