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  • Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction by Susan Blackmore
    Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Susan Blackmore

    Some of our most burning questions surround consciousness: What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Is consciousness itself an illusion? The rapid rate of developments in brain science continues to open up debate on these issues. This book clarifies the complex arguments and illuminates the major theories on consciousness.

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  • Life Unfolding by Jamie A. Davies
    Life Unfolding (English, Paperback) Jamie A. Davies

    How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and network theory as well as genetics and embryology, Jamie Davies describes the fascinating picture emerging from the latest research, in which complexity builds up through 'adaptive self-organization'.

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  • The Serengeti Rules by Sean B. Carroll
    The Serengeti Rules (English, Paperback) Sean B. Carroll

    How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such simple yet profoundly important...

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  • Life's Vital Link by Y.W. Loke
    Life's Vital Link (English, Paperback) Y.W. Loke

    How does the foetus - a foreign body - survive inside the mother? The placenta is the extraordinary organ that allows this to happen; but this remarkable feat of evolution is only just being fully appreciated by science. Y.W. Loke explores the fascinating nature of the placenta and what it can tell us about evolution, development, and genetics.

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  • A Dictionary of Biology by Elizabeth Martin
    A Dictionary of Biology (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Martin

    Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology at school or university. With over 5,500 entries - over 250 of them new - it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry.

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  • Cell Signalling by John T. Hancock
    Cell Signalling (English, Paperback) John T. Hancock

    Cell Signalling presents a carefully structured and accessible introduction to this intricate and rapidly growing field. A focus on common components and concepts, rather than mechanistic detail, allows the reader to gain a thorough understanding of the principles that underpin cell signalling.

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  • Embryos Under the Microscope by Jane Maienschein
    Embryos Under the Microscope (English, Hardback) Jane Maienschein

    Jane Maienschein examines how understanding of embryos evolved from the speculations of natural philosophers to bioengineering, with its life-enhancing therapies. She shows that research on embryos has always seemed promising to some but frightening to others, and makes the case that public understanding must be informed by scientific findings.

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  • Principles of Development by Lewis Wolpert
    Principles of Development (English, Paperback) Lewis Wolpert, Cheryll Tickle

    All the key principles of developmental biology that students need to know, which are underpinned throughout by experimental evidence, and an exploration of the molecular basis of the subject.

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  • Evolution's Bite by Peter Ungar
    Evolution's Bite (English, Hardback) Peter Ungar

    What teeth can teach us about the evolution of the human species...

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  • Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development by Thomas Mueller
    Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development (English, Hardback) Thomas Mueller, Mario F. Wullimann

    Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development: A Tool for Molecular Neurogenetics, Second Edition, remains the only neuroanatomical expression atlas of important genetic and immunohistochemical markers of this vertebrate model system....

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  • Organism and Environment by Sonia E. Sultan
    Organism and Environment (English, Paperback) Sonia E. Sultan

    This is an advanced text discussing ecological development (eco-devo) set in the context of natural environments. It emphasizes the niche construction, population biology, and ecological community dimensions of ecological development.

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  • Developmental Juvenile Osteology by Craig A. Cunningham
    Developmental Juvenile Osteology (English, Hardback) Craig A. Cunningham, Louise Scheuer

    Developmental Juvenile Osteology was created as a core reference text to document the development of the entire human skeleton from early embryonic life to adulthood....

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  • Stem Cells by Christine Mummery
    Stem Cells (English, Paperback) Christine Mummery, Anja Van de Stolpe

    The second edition of Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction provides the non-stem cell expert with an understandable review of the history, current state of affairs, and facts and fiction of the promises of stem cells. Building on success of its award-winning preceding edition, the second edition features new chapters on embryonic and iPS cells and stem cells in veterinary science and medicine....

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  • Story Of Genetics, Development And Evolution, The: A Historical Dialogue by Gaspar Jekely
    Story Of Genetics, Development And Evolution, The: A Historical Dialogue (English, Paperback) Gaspar Jekely

    This unique story offers an introductory conversation to genetics, embryology and evolution, taking us on a historical journey of biology through the ages. Using a series of dialogues between the Greek philosopher Democritus and his disciple Alkimus, we travel through time visiting eminent scientists throughout the centuries, from Lazzaro Spallanzani and Theodor Boveri to Francis Crick, Max Perutz...

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  • Strange Survivors by One R. Pagan
    Strange Survivors (English, Paperback) One R. Pagan

    Biologist explores the strange, surprising, and truly bizarre strategies that enable a variety of creatures to avoid extinction.

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  • Plant Evolutionary Developmental Biology by Alessandro Minelli
    Plant Evolutionary Developmental Biology (English, Hardback) Alessandro Minelli

    Integrates molecular genetics with comparative morphology to give a comprehensive view of the evolution of plant development.

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  • Mitosis and Meiosis Part A: Volume 144 by Maiato
    Mitosis and Meiosis Part A: Volume 144 (English, Hardback) Maiato, Schuh

    Mitosis and Meiosis, Part A, Volume 144, a new volume in the Methods in Cell Biology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. Unique to this updated volume are chapters on Analyzing the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint in human cell culture, an Analysis of CIN, a Functional analysis of the tubulin code in mitosis, Employing CRISPR/Cas9...

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  • Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Development: Volume 129 by Ali H Brivanlou
    Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Development: Volume 129 (English, Hardback) Ali H Brivanlou

    Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Development, Volume 129, the latest release in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on topics such as recapitulating pancreas development from human embryonic stem cells in a dish, modeling mammalian gastrulation with embryonic stem cells, and a section on what...

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  • Drosophila Cells in Culture by Guy Echalier
    Drosophila Cells in Culture (English, Paperback) Guy Echalier

    Drosophila Cells in Culture, Second Edition, includes comprehensive coverage of cell lines, methods for creating cell lines, methods for genome engineering, and the use of cell lines for genome wide rNAi screens. This publication summarizes over thirty years of experience in the handling of in vitro cultured Drosophila cells alongside recent methods and functional screens. Early and experienced...

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  • Successful Careers beyond the Lab by David J. Bennett
    Successful Careers beyond the Lab (English, Paperback) David J. Bennett

    This book provides first-hand accounts of the many career opportunities open to graduates and postgraduates in the sciences and engineering beyond academic research.

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