The Kingdom of Fungi

By Jens H. Petersen

The fungi realm has been referred to as the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious international populated by way of microscopic spores, monstrous mushrooms and toadstools, and a bunch of alternative multicellular organisms ranging extensively in colour, measurement, and form. The country of Fungi presents an intimate examine the world's incredible number of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens to muffins and teeth fungi, golf equipment and corals, and jelly fungi and puffballs. This fantastically illustrated booklet positive factors greater than 800 lovely colour photos in addition to a concise textual content that describes the biology and ecology of fungi, fungal morphology, the place fungi develop, and human interactions with and makes use of of fungi.

The state of Fungi is a dinner party for the senses, and the proper reference for naturalists, researchers, and an individual attracted to fungi.

  • Reveals fungal lifestyles as by no means obvious earlier than
  • Features greater than 800 gorgeous colour photographs
  • Describes fungal biology, morphology, distribution, and makes use of
  • A must-have reference publication for naturalists and researchers

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Molecular Biology made simple and fun, 4th edition

By David P. Clark

The molecular revolution is upon us! if you happen to count on to join what is taking place within the twenty first century, the influence of molecular genetics examine shouldn't be underestimated. The authors current an easy and enjoyable method of the subject of molecular biology.

Written basically for the technology pupil, yet compatible for the non-scientist, this booklet will supply the reader a great realizing of the basics and instruments of molecular biology. The ebook additionally information how this swiftly advancing box has and should proceed to influence wellbeing and fitness, legislations, agriculture, biotechnology and our realizing of the starting place of the species.

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Biology for a Changing World

By Michèle Shuster, Janet Vigna, Gunjan Sinha, Matthew Tontonoz

Medical American Biology: clinical American: Biology for a altering global captivates scholars with real-world tales exploring the technology ideas in context. Written via a crew of 2 full-time collage biology teachers and technology writers, with large enter from non-majors teachers around the state, this e-book used to be built to fulfill different studying varieties of the twenty first century student.

Vector, searchable, reproduction discovered on TPB from staff Nanban. dossier is similar the following, simply renamed, so that you can cross-seed.

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Atlas on the Human Testis: Normal Morphology and Pathology

Atlas at the Human Testis: basic Morphology and Pathology provides histological illustrative fabric from paraffin and semi-thin sections of the human testis that are usually utilized in the evaluation of testicular morphology, permitting an early detection of carcinoma in situ and extra complex pathological alterations of the testicular parenchyma. The early detection of melanoma in situ relies at the cautious morphological research of the biopsy and immunohistochemistry (IHC). for that reason, this atlas includes unique descriptions of IHC equipment in addition to smooth molecular organic equipment corresponding to DNA microarrays and proteomics and complicated microscopy suggestions with regards to the testicular biopsy.

Adequate assessment of the testicular biopsy ends up in excessive medication premiums of testicular neoplasms which are used as a foundation to effectively deal with infertility in males.

Atlas at the Human Testis: general Morphology and Pathology is a helpful reference device on the way to attract andrologists, urologists, pathologists, scientific embryologists, in addition to reproductive biology scientists.

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Biocalculus: Calculus for Life Sciences

By Troy Day

The manager target during this textbook is to teach scholars how calculus pertains to biology, with a method that keeps rigor with out being overly formal. The textual content motivates and illustrates the themes of calculus with examples drawn from many components of biology, together with genetics, biomechanics, drugs, pharmacology, body structure, ecology, epidemiology, and evolution, to call a couple of. specific cognizance has been paid to making sure that every one functions of the math are actual, and references to the first organic literature for plenty of of those has been supplied in order that scholars and teachers can discover the purposes in better intensity. even if the point of interest is at the interface among arithmetic and the lifestyles sciences, the logical constitution of the booklet is inspired via the mathematical fabric. scholars will come clear of a direction in line with this ebook with a valid wisdom of arithmetic and an realizing of the significance of mathematical arguments. both very important, they're going to additionally come away with a transparent knowing of ways those mathematical strategies and methods are principal within the existence sciences.

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Membranes of Cells

During this re-creation of The Membranes of Cells, the entire chapters were up to date, a few were thoroughly rewritten, and a brand new bankruptcy on receptors has been additional. The booklet has been designed to supply either the scholar and researcher with a synthesis of data from a couple of medical disciplines to create a complete view of the constitution and serve as of the membranes of cells. the themes are taken care of in enough intensity to supply an access aspect to the extra specified literature wanted through the researcher.

Key Features
* Introduces biologists to membrane constitution and actual chemistry
* Introduces biophysicists to organic membrane function
* offers a complete view of phone membranes to scholars, both as an important heritage for different really expert disciplines or as an access into the sector of organic membrane research
* Clarifies ambiguities within the box

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Tears of the Cheetah: The Genetic Secrets of Our Animal Ancestors

By Stephen J. O'Brien

The heritage of lifestyles on the earth is ruled by way of extinction occasions so a number of that over 99.9% of the species ever to have existed are long past eternally. If animals may speak, we'd ask them to bear in mind their very own ancestries, particularly the secrets and techniques as to how they shunned virtually inevitable annihilation within the face of day-by-day attacks through predators, climactic cataclysms, lethal infections and innate diseases.

In Tears of the Cheetah, scientific geneticist and conservationist Stephen J. O'Brien narrates fast-moving technology event tales that discover the mysteries of survival one of the earth's such a lot endangered and liked natural world. right here we discover the key histories of unique species reminiscent of Indonesian orangutans, humpback whales, and the imperiled cheetah-the world's quickest animal which still can't break out its personal genetic weaknesses.

Among those genetic detective tales we additionally detect how the Serengeti lions have lived with FIV (the pussycat model of HIV), the place enormous pandas rather come from, how daring genetic motion pulled the Florida panther from the sting of extinction, how the survivors of the medieval Black loss of life handed on a genetic present to their descendents, and the way mapping the genome of the family cat solved a homicide case in Canada.

With every one riveting account of animal resilience and version, a amazing parallel in human drugs is drawn, including one more motive for species conservation-mining their genomes for remedies to our personal deadly ailments. Tears of the Cheetah deals a desirable glimpse of the perception won whilst geneticists venutre into the wild.

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Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor

By Gregory Moore

This learn explores the German philosopher's reaction to the highbrow debates sparked via the e-book of Charles Darwin's beginning of Species. via analyzing the abundance of organic metaphors in Nietzsche's writings, Gregory Moore questions his contemporary acceptance as an eminently subversive and publish smooth philosopher. The booklet analyzes key subject matters of Nietzsche's thought--his critique of morality, his philosophy of artwork and the Übermensch--in the sunshine of the speculation of evolution, the nineteenth-century feel of decadence and the increase of anti-Semitism.

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The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today

“Anextraordinary book…. With readability and style [Dunn] takes the reader into theoverlap of medication, ecology, and evolutionary biology to bare an importantdomain of the human condition.” —EdwardO. Wilson, writer of Anthill and The way forward for Life

BiologistRob Dunn unearths the an important impact that different species have upon our health,our health, and our international in The flora and fauna of Our Bodies—a attention-grabbing travel in the course of the hidden truths of natureand codependence. Dunn illuminates the nuanced, frequently imperceptible relationshipsthat exist among homo sapiens and different species, relationships that underpinhumanity’s skill to thrive and prosper in each condition. Readers ofMichael Pollan’s TheOmnivore’s drawback will be enthralled via Dunn’s strong, lucid explorationof the function that humankind performs in the better internet of existence on Earth.

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Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth

By Richard Fortey

A New York occasions booklet Review Editors' Choice

"Extraordinary. . . . a person with the slightest curiosity in biology should still learn this book."--The manhattan instances publication Review

"A very good museum of the earlier 4 billion years on earth--capacious, jammed with treasures, filled with studying and wide-eyed wonder."--The Boston Globe

From its origins at the still-forming planet to the hot emergence of Homo sapiens--one of the world's major paleontologists bargains an soaking up account of ways and why existence in the world constructed because it did. Interlacing the story of his personal adventures within the box with vibrant descriptions of creatures who emerged and disappeared within the lengthy march of geologic time, Richard Fortey sheds gentle upon a desirable array of evolutionary wonders, mysteries, and debates. Brimming with wit, literary type, and the enjoyment of discovery, this can be an imperative e-book that would pride the final reader and the scientist alike.

"A drama bolder and extra sweeping than long past with the Wind . . . a excitement to read."--Science

"A fantastically written and established paintings . . . choked with lucid expositions of science."--Natural History

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