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  • Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction
    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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  • Principles of Development
    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
    Evolution's Bite (English, Hardback) Peter S. Ungar

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

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  • The Serengeti Rules
    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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  • Cell Signalling
    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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  • A Dictionary of Biology
    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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  • Deep Homology?
    Deep Homology? (English, Paperback) Lewis I. Held, Jr.

    A comparison of the genetic circuits of Homo sapiens and Drosophila reveals the evidence for deep homology.

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  • Microcosmos
    Microcosmos (English, Paperback) Lynn Margulis, Dorion Sagan

    Brings together the various discoveries of microbiology. Of interest to general readers, this book provides a view of evolution as a process based on interdependency and their interconnectedness of life on the planet.

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  • The Calculus of Selfishness
    The Calculus of Selfishness (English, Hardback) Karl Sigmund

    How does cooperation emerge among selfish individuals? This book looks at social dilemmas where cooperative motivations are subverted and self-interest becomes self-defeating. It analyzes to what extent one key facet of human nature - selfishness - can lead to cooperation.

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  • From a to Alpha
    From a to Alpha (English, Hardback) Hiten Madhani

    From a to a is a short supplemental textbook that uses control of yeast mating type as a model for many aspects of cell determination in general. Topics covered include gene silencing; genetic recombination; differentiation; combinatorial gene regulation; mRNA transport to establish asymmetric cell division; signal transduction; evolution of genetic networks; and various aspects of cell biology,...

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  • Divided Brains
    Divided Brains (English, Paperback) Lesley J. Rogers, Giorgio Vallortigara

    Discusses brain asymmetry from four perspectives - function, evolution, development and causation - covering a wide range of species, including humans.

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  • Ethnobotany for Beginners
    Ethnobotany for Beginners (English, Paperback) Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque

    Designed for new scholars, this book features a quick and easy-to-read discussion of ethnobotany along with its major developments. While there are some books on ethnobotany, mainly dealing with methods, this book covers the topic in an introductory and comprehensive text that prepares the reader for more advanced study of ethnobotany.

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  • Developmental Neuroscience
    Developmental Neuroscience (English, Hardback) Susan E. Fahrbach

    Offers an introduction to the field of developmental neuroscience, a discipline concerned with the mechanisms by which complex nervous systems emerge during embryonic growth. Beginning with a presentation of methods for studying neural development, this book provides an overview of human development, followed by an introduction to animal models.

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  • Developmental Juvenile Osteology
    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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  • Early Nutrition and its Later Consequences: New Opportunities
    Early Nutrition and its Later Consequences: New Opportunities (English, Hardback) Berthold Koletzko

    Health problems such as hypertension, tendency to diabetes, obesity, blood lipids, vascular disease, bone health, behaviour and learning and longevity may be "imprinted" during early life. This book looks at the development of food applications which provides mothers and infants with improved nutrition that leads to better future health.

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  • The Science of Human Evolution
    The Science of Human Evolution (English, Hardback) John H. Langdon

    This textbook provides a collection of case studies in paleoanthropology demonstrating the method and limitations of science. The various topics selected represent important corrections in the field, some critical breakthroughs, models of good reasoning and experimental design, and important ideas emerging from normal science.

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  • The International Society for Gender Medicine
    The International Society for Gender Medicine (English, Paperback) Marianne J. Legato

    The International Society for Gender Medicine: History and Highlights is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not a textbook, nor is it a scientific publication. It is the story of the International...

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  • Kaufman's Atlas of Mouse Development Supplement
    Kaufman's Atlas of Mouse Development Supplement (English, Hardback) Richard Baldock

    Kaufman's Atlas of Mouse Development: Coronal Images continues the stellar reputation of the originalAtlas by providing updated, in-depth anatomical content and morphological views of organ systems. The publication offers written descriptions of the developmental origins of the organ systems alongside high-resolution images for needed visualization of developmental processes. Matt Kaufman himself...

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  • Successful Careers beyond the Lab
    Successful Careers beyond the Lab (English, Hardback) 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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  • Successful Careers beyond the Lab
    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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