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Life sciences: general issues

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Life sciences: general issues

Hardcover. Editor(s): McNeill, Alexander S. Num Pages: 233 pages, tables, graphs, diagrams. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 260 x 185 x 20. Weight in Grams: 646.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
233
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781617611193
ISBN
9781617611193

€ 252.96
€ 239.72

Paperback. How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This book explores the big ideas about the brain, the nervous system and man's place in history. It reveals how science actually works - the passions, the irrational flashes, the moments of insight; the big ideas that work and turn out to be wrong. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 22. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099565734
ISBN
9780099565734

€ 15.99
€ 12.49

Paperback. The extraordinary role of viruses in evolution and how this is revolutionising biology and medicine. Num Pages: 400 pages, 40 b/w illus, 32 b/w plates, With index. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 30. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007315123
ISBN
9780007315123

€ 17.99
€ 16.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 500 pages, 270 colour illustrations, 100 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 276 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1104.
Publisher
Garland Science
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815344803
ISBN
9780815344803

€ 75.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 560 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1240.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226342146
ISBN
9780226342146

€ 51.76

Paperback. Blackmore explores the big questions on the nature of brains, minds, and consciousness, through twenty lively and engaging interviews with some of the best-known personalities from the worlds of science and philosophy. Num Pages: 288 pages, halftones. BIC Classification: HPM; JMM; JMR; JMT; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192806239
ISBN
9780192806239

€ 14.99
€ 12.40

Hardcover. Knowledge of the evolutionary history of birds has much improved in recent decades. Fossils from critical time periods are being described at unprecedented rates and modern phylogenetic analyses have provided a framework for the interrelationships of the extant groups. Series: TOPA Topics in Paleobiology. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSVW6; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 253 x 20. Weight in Grams: 882.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781119020769
ISBN
9781119020769

€ 84.11

Paperback. Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research. This book highlights long-ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom, rather than with an umbrella diagnosis. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; MJNA; PSAN; VFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 19. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Rider
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846044496
ISBN
9781846044496

€ 19.99
€ 14.83

Paperback. This book develops and defends an ethic of species preservation, genetic modification, human enhancement and species creation. Series: Cambridge Applied Ethics. Num Pages: 245 pages, 1 b/w illus. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 492. An Introduction. Series: Cambridge Applied Ethics. 245 pages, 1 b/w illus. Develops and defends an ethic of species preservation, genetic modification, human enhancement and species creation. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: HPQ; PSAD. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 13. Weight: 496.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
245
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107658707
ISBN
9781107658707

€ 33.05

Paperback. This volume brings together key chapters from Darwin's most important books, including the Journal of Researches on the Beagle voyage (1845), the Origin of Species (1859), the Descent of Man (1871), and the full text of his delightful autobiography. They are accompanied by responses from 19th-century readers from around the world. Editor(s): Secord, James A. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 544 pages, map; 8 line drawings. BIC Classification: BGHA; BGTA; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199580149
ISBN
9780199580149

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. Describes the ten greatest inventions of life, including DNA, sex, sight and consciousness, based on their historical impact, role in living organisms and relevance to controversies. This book explains how these findings have come about, and the extent to which they can be relied upon. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Profile Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861978189
ISBN
9781861978189

€ 17.99
€ 14.08

Hardcover. Issues surrounding organ transplantation are hotly and publicly debated: for it raises unique ethical questions regarding the rights and responsibilities of donors. Leading moral philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards provides a sharp analysis, dissecting the commonly raised arguments concerning organ procurement from the living and the dead. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFMG; MNQ; PSAD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 163 x 28. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199575558
ISBN
9780199575558

€ 21.99
€ 17.45

Paperback. As our minds develop we create a personalized inner world based on our experiences. But during periods of intense emotion, such as anger, fear or euphoria, we can literally lose our mind, returning to the mental state we experienced as infants. This book intends to answer how our unique sense of self is created. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: JMM; PDZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141007205
ISBN
9780141007205

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: PSAK; PSVS; PSVW6. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 179 x 253 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1282.
Publisher
Roberts & Company Publishers United States
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780974707785
ISBN
9780974707785

€ 62.72

Hardcover. Editor(s): Callaghan, Victor; Miller, James (University of Oregon); Yampolskiy, Roman; Armstrong, Stuart. Series: The Frontiers Collection. Num Pages: 258 pages, 3 black & white illustrations, 8 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: HP; PSAN; UBJ; UYQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783662540312
ISBN
9783662540312

€ 90.75

Paperback. Presents a look at the dramatic ecological consequences of predator removal (and return). This title shows how and why animals such as wolves, sea otters, and sharks exert such a disproportionate influence on their environment, and considers how this notion can help provide practical solutions for restoring ecosystem health and functioning. Num Pages: 248 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNCB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Island Press United States
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
None
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597263986
ISBN
9781597263986

€ 29.99
€ 27.99

Paperback. Offers an introduction to critical transitions in complex systems - the radical changes that happen at tipping points when thresholds are passed. This title describes the dynamical systems theory behind critical transitions, covering catastrophe theory, bifurcations and chaos. Series: Princeton Studies in Complexity. Num Pages: 400 pages, 6 halftones. 131 line illus. BIC Classification: PSAF; PSAJ; RNC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2009th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691122045
ISBN
9780691122045

€ 55.96
€ 54.00

Hardcover. An introduction into the scientific basis of anthroposophy and anthroposophical medicine in the context of academic science. It analyses basic concepts of physics, chemistry, genetics, morphogenesis, biology, neurobiology, psychology, and philosophy of mind, with an emphasis on the problems of life, mind-body interactions, and free will. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; MBX; MX; PSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 164 x 235 x 27. Weight in Grams: 654.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631672242
ISBN
9783631672242

€ 57.99

Hardcover. The biography of Gerald Wiener Num Pages: 320 pages, 8pp b/w plates. BIC Classification: BGT; PSAK; TVHB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 30. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780274201
ISBN
9781780274201

€ 26.99
€ 23.41

Paperback. Provides breeders and veterinarians with a range of information on Genetics. The authors have reviewed the traditional sources of scientific literature, and conducted interviews with veterinarians, researchers and breeders. Their aim has been to make the book accessible, whilst providing an impartial look at sometimes controversial issues. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAK; WNGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 167 x 21. Weight in Grams: 398. 272 pages, black & white illustrations. Provides breeders and veterinarians with a range of information on Genetics. The authors have reviewed the traditional sources of scientific literature, and conducted interviews with veterinarians, researchers and breeders. Their aim has been to make the book accessible, whilst providing an impartial look at sometimes controversial issues. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: PSAK; WNGC. Dimension: 246 x 167 x 21. Weight: 550.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750640695
ISBN
9780750640695

€ 77.71

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