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Life sciences: general issues

Hardcover. An introduction to the computational biology of reaching and pointing, with an emphasis on motor learning. Series: Computational Neuroscience. Num Pages: 544 pages, 165 illus. BIC Classification: PSAN; TJFM1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 263 x 211 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1352.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
A Bradford Book
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262195089
ISBN
9780262195089

€ 81.60
€ 66.40

Paperback. Dimension: 180 x 127 x 14. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Roberts and Company Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781936221509
ISBN
9781936221509

€ 40.84

Paperback. Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the story begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where a monk stumbles on the idea of a "Unit of heredity". It intersects with Darwin's theory of evolution, and collides with the horrors of Nazi eugenics. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: JFMG; PDR; PDX; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099584575
ISBN
9780099584575

€ 13.99
€ 10.59

Hardcover.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Academic Press
Edition
4th Edition
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780123869104
ISBN
9780123869104

€ 86.97

Hardcover. Which phylogenetic methods are suited to retracing the evolution of languages? Which types of language data are informative about deep prehistory? Addressing these questions, this book demonstrates how phylogenetic tools illuminate intractable questions about language prehistory. It is useful for linguists, geneticists, and archaeologists. Editor(s): Forster, P.; Renfrew, Lord Colin. Series: McDonald Institute Monographs. Num Pages: 220 pages, 50 b/w illus. BIC Classification: CFF; HDDA; PSAJ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 286 x 222 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1034.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research United Kingdom
Number of pages
220
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902937335
ISBN
9781902937335

€ 26.99
€ 25.90

Hardcover. A kaleidoscope of magnificent photographs details the astonishing diversity of evolutionary adaptation among animales and plants. Num Pages: 200 pages, 100 full colour photographs. BIC Classification: PSAJ; WNC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 295 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1570.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd Canada
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554075201
ISBN
9781554075201

€ 38.99
€ 28.39

Paperback. A unique account of the structure, biology and evolution of tropical flowering plants. Series Editor(s): Ashton, Peter S.; Hubbell, Stephen P.; Janzen, Daniel H.; Raven, Peter H.; Tomlinson, P. B. Series: Cambridge Tropical Biology Series. Num Pages: 528 pages, 140 b/w illus. 5 tables. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 32. Weight in Grams: 792.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521565103
ISBN
9780521565103

€ 75.43

Paperback. Proposes that a prolonged childhood - where the child is protected and nurtured - has been, and continues to be, a necessary part of human evolution. This study of the juvenile stage in animals and humans also sheds light on the process of human evolution, and our relation to animal primates. Num Pages: 132 pages, 33 line drawings. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 8. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Adonis Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780932776334
ISBN
9780932776334

€ 17.99
€ 14.08

Paperback. This book, by a recognized expert in bilingualism, examines the definition and characterization of the bilingual person, the perception and production of spoken language by bilinguals, the sign-oral bilingualism of the Deaf, and methodological and conceptual issues in research on bilingualism. Num Pages: 322 pages, 49 figures. BIC Classification: CFDM; CFZ; JMR; PSAN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 18. Weight in Grams: 570.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
322
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780199281299
ISBN
9780199281299

€ 57.34

Hardcover. This book presents a history of microbial evolutionary biology from the 19th century to the present. It follows the research of molecular evolutionists who explore the origins of the genetic system and the primary life forms: three domains and multiple kingdoms, created by mechanisms very unlike those considered by Darwin and his followers. Num Pages: 448 pages, 1 black and white halftone, 30 line illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSAK; PST. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 47. Weight in Grams: 830.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195388497
ISBN
9780195388497

€ 151.11

Paperback. Series: Basic Bioethics. Num Pages: 376 pages, 10 color photos, 2 color illus., 6 b&w photos, 12 b&w illus., 1 map. BIC Classification: MBDC; MQW; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The MIT Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262526784
ISBN
9780262526784

€ 23.99
€ 19.41

Paperback. How science uncovered the true identity of the Yeti, Bigfoot, Almasty and other mysterious creatures. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAK; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. . ********THIS IS A PREORDER TO BE DELIVERED ON OR ABOUT THE PUBLICATION DATE OF DECEMBER 2021***The first genetic evidence on the survival of apemen, yeti, bigfoot and other mysterious creatures into modern times.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2021
Publisher
Coronet
Condition
New
SKU
9781444791242
ISBN
9781444791242

€ 11.99
€ 10.99

Paperback. The greatest mass extinction in Earths history happened some 251 million years ago. In this cataclysm at least 90 per cent of life was killed, both on land and in the sea, almost bringing evolution to a halt. What caused destruction on such an unimaginable scale? Was it the impact of a huge meteorite, or prolonged volcanic eruption in Siberia? Num Pages: 352 pages, 48 illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; RNR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 234 x 33. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500291931
ISBN
9780500291931

€ 24.99
€ 16.26

Paperback. This book provides a practical introduction to analyzing ecological data using real data sets. It features 17 case studies covering topics ranging from terrestrial ecology to marine biology and can be used as a template for a reader's own data analysis. Series: Statistics for Biology and Health. Num Pages: 698 pages, biography. BIC Classification: GPS; PSAF; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 159 x 37. Weight in Grams: 978.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Edition
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Number of pages
698
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441923578
ISBN
9781441923578

€ 166.67

Paperback. Editor(s): Steiner, Dean Frederick R (University of Texas at Austin). BIC Classification: AMV; PSAF; RNC; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Island Press United States
Edition
Large type / Large print
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597261234
ISBN
9781597261234

€ 53.99
€ 50.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 264 pages, 97 black and white illustrations, 13 tables. BIC Classification: PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 152 x 229. Weight in Grams: 360. Clean copy.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Cornell University Press New York
Number of pages
264
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0212323
ISBN
9780801483400

€ 5.28

Paperback. Scientists may soon reprogramme a human egg or sperm cell, make a change in the genetic instructions carried by that cell, a change that can be passed on down into eternity. The author asks should this happen? He argues that genetic engineering and the technologies that lie beyond it can launch us free of our past, of our humanity, of meaning. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBDC; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 230. Clean copy.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition
New
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0216232
ISBN
9780747565437

€ 4.64

Paperback. Scientists may soon reprogramme a human egg or sperm cell, make a change in the genetic instructions carried by that cell, a change that can be passed on down into eternity. The author asks should this happen? He argues that genetic engineering and the technologies that lie beyond it can launch us free of our past, of our humanity, of meaning. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBDC; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 230. Keywords: "Health, Family & Lifestyle - Medical & Healthcare Practitioners - General Medical Issues,Science & Nature - Biological Sciences - Geneti"
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition
New
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KHS0047637
ISBN
9780747565437

€ 4.64

Paperback. Scientists may soon reprogramme a human egg or sperm cell, make a change in the genetic instructions carried by that cell, a change that can be passed on down into eternity. The author asks should this happen? He argues that genetic engineering and the technologies that lie beyond it can launch us free of our past, of our humanity, of meaning. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBDC; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 230. Keywords: "Health, Family & Lifestyle - Medical & Healthcare Practitioners - General Medical Issues,Science & Nature - Biological Sciences - Geneti"
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition
New
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KT00001176
ISBN
9780747565437

€ 4.64

Paperback. Scientists may soon reprogramme a human egg or sperm cell, make a change in the genetic instructions carried by that cell, a change that can be passed on down into eternity. The author asks should this happen? He argues that genetic engineering and the technologies that lie beyond it can launch us free of our past, of our humanity, of meaning. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MBDC; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 230. Keywords: "Health, Family & Lifestyle - Medical & Healthcare Practitioners - General Medical Issues,Science & Nature - Biological Sciences - Geneti"
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition
New
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KT00001251
ISBN
9780747565437

€ 4.64