Category: Biology

Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology

By James D. Mauseth

As new details is brought and environmental alterations ensue, Plant Biology keeps to improve and evolve as a technology. up-to-date and revised to maintain velocity with those advancements, the 5th version of Botany: An advent to Plant Biology offers a contemporary and entire review of the basics of botany whereas maintaining the real concentration of typical choice, research of botanical phenomena, and variety. scholars are first brought to themes that are supposed to be such a lot everyday (plant structure), continue to these much less commonplace (plant body structure and development), and finish with themes which are most probably least time-honored to the introductory scholar (genetics, evolution, and ecology). Mauseth is bound to supply the newest fabric on molecular biology and plant biotechnology as a way to preserve speed with those advancing components of research. All sections are written to be self-contained taking into account a versatile presentation after all fabric. Key beneficial properties: - comprises new content material on molecular biology, plant biotechnology, and the newest assurance of taxonomy and phylogeny of vegetation. - Now on hand with a brand new digital laboratory handbook. - crops Do issues otherwise packing containers support scholars comprehend and evaluate plant biology with human biology. - End-of-chapter research advisor contains approximately 50 or extra questions in every one bankruptcy, urging scholars to check themselves at the most vital issues within the bankruptcy. - possible choices bins inspire scholars to imagine expansively approximately substitute elements of plant biology which are superior in yes stipulations.

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The Link: Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor

By Colin Tudge, Josh Young

For greater than a century, scientists have raced to solve the human genealogy and feature grappled with its issues. Now, with an astounding new discovery, every little thing we notion we knew approximately primate origins may possibly switch. mendacity inside of a high-security vault, deep in the middle of 1 of the world’s major average background museums, is the medical locate of an entire life — a wonderfully fossilized early primate, older than the formerly most renowned primate fossil, Lucy, by means of forty-four million years. A mystery beforehand, the fossil — “Ida” to the researchers who've painstakingly confirmed her provenance — is the main entire primate fossil ever came across. Forty-seven million years outdated, Ida rewrites what we’ve assumed concerning the earliest primate origins. Her completeness is unheard of — loads of what we comprehend approximately evolution comes from partial fossils or even unmarried bones, yet Ida’s fossilization deals even more than that, from a haunting “skin shadow” to her abdominal contents. And, remarkably, wisdom of her discovery and life virtually by no means observed the sunshine of day. With specific entry to the 1st scientists to check her, the award-winning technological know-how author Colin Tudge tells the heritage of Ida and her position on this planet. an impressive, state of the art medical detective tale her discovery, and The hyperlink deals a wide-ranging research into Ida and our earliest origins. even as, it opens a stunningly evocative window into our prior and alterations what we all know approximately primate evolution and, eventually, our personal.

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Biology: A Guide to the Natural World (5th Edition)

By David Krogh

David Krogh’s Biology: A consultant to the ordinary World leads readers on a memorable trip in the course of the global of biology, utilizing correct examples, clearly-developed illustrations, and valuable insights that resonate with today’s students. 

Widely-recognized as a booklet that scholars get pleasure from studying, the 5th version  has been completely up-to-date with new discussions on social issues and healthiness purposes, besides streamlined bankruptcy summaries and extended evaluate questions.

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Biologie Du Développement (7th Edition)

By Albert le Moigne, Jean Foucrier

Cet ouvrage décrit les principales étapes du développement des êtres vivants et leur mécanisme : gamétogenèse et fécondation, embryogenèse, morphogenèse. Le modèle d'étude privilégié est los angeles Drosophile. Cette 7e édition a été entièrement revue et actualisée pour tenir compte des derniers apports de los angeles biologie moléculaire. Des encarts suggestions et médicaux ont été ajoutés, ainsi que des questions de révision en fin de chapitre.

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CliffsAP 5 Biology Practice Exams

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Textbook of Human Disease in Dentistry

By Mark Greenwood, Robin Seymour, John Meechan

The Textbook of Human disorder in Dentistry is a complete source for all scholars of dentistry that gives uniquely built-in assurance of medication, surgical procedure, pharmacology, therapeutics, pathology and microbiology. It goals to supply its readers with the clinical context of dentistry, to advertise larger knowing of the way to supply powerful dental therapy to sufferers plagued by ailments and stipulations. The Textbook of Human disorder in Dentistry is dependent round the platforms of the physique and comprises chapters on immunological illness, cardiovascular illnesses, respiration medication, gastroenterology, dermatology, musculoskeletal issues and neurological and unique senses. A key point of the e-book is the relevance of specific ailments and/or their drug therapy to dentistry and in flip to sufferer dental administration. extra chapters are consequently supplied on themes corresponding to scientific exam and historical past taking, irritation and anti–inflammatory medications, an infection regulate, discomfort and anxiousness keep an eye on, and care of the aged. jam-packed with priceless beneficial properties and written in a lucid and obtainable variety, this ebook will supply its readers with a valid and available grounding in human illnesses and their drug remedy and the way they relate to dental care. comprises sections on all significant ailments and prerequisites, describing aetiology, signs and remedy. locations dentistry in a scientific context, supplying information on exam and therapy protocols. positive factors details on drug therapy and making plans dental care round it Illustrated with beneficial scientific pictures, displaying illnesses and conditions.

Dr Mark Greenwood is a expert and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial surgical procedure in Newcastle upon Tyne. he's certified in either dentistry and drugs and has fellowships in Dental surgical procedure, Oral and Maxillofacial surgical procedure and surgical procedure. a big curiosity is clinical and dental schooling. He has written a number of guides in peer reviewed journals, almost always when it comes to medication in dentistry and has released a ebook at the similar topic. Professor Robin Seymour is on the tuition of Dental Sciences, collage of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has released eight books on themes on the topic of human illnesses, in particular within the region of pharmacology. Likewise, Dr John Meechan has an analogous profile. different authors, Max Robinson , Iain Mcleod and Roger Jay offer enter within the quarter of pathology, radiology and normal medication respectively.

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Mapping the Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science

By Robert Kunzig

A bright, up to date travel of the Earth's final frontier, a distant and mysterious realm that still lies on the subject of the center of even the main land-locked reader.

the ocean covers seven-tenths of the Earth, yet we've mapped just a small percent of it. the ocean comprises thousands of species of animals and vegetation, yet we now have pointed out just a couple of thousand of them. the ocean controls our planet's weather, yet we don't particularly know how. the ocean continues to be the frontier, and but it sort of feels so everyday that we occasionally put out of your mind how little we all know approximately it. simply as we're poised at the verge of exploiting the ocean on an exceptional scale―mining it, fertilizing it, fishing it out―this publication reminds us of the way a lot we've got but to profit. greater than that, it chronicles the data explosion that has remodeled our view of the ocean in exactly the prior few many years, and made it a much more attention-grabbing and obtainable position. From the massive Bang to that distant destiny time, billion years from now, whilst our planet might be a waterless rock; from the plush crowds of existence at seafloor scorching springs to the invisible, jewel-like vegetation that go with the flow on the sea floor; from the stressed transferring of the tectonic plates to the majestic sweep of the sea currents, Kunzig's transparent and lyrical prose transports us to the ends of the Earth.

initially released in hardcover as The stressed Sea. "Robert Kunzig is a writer of what oceanographer Harry Hess as soon as known as 'geopoetry.' He covers gigantic tracts of time and area and makes his topics electrifying."―Richard Ellis, The Times [London] "The stressed Sea instantly surfaces on the most sensible of the record of journalistic remedies of oceanography. . . .The booklet opened my eyes to various wonders."―Richard Strickland, American Scientist  "When you head for the coast this summer season, go away that trashy seashore novel at domestic. as a substitute, pack Robert Kunzig's booklet. simply because simply past your apartment cottage lies the stressed sea, the place three-mile-tall mountain levels criss-cross the sea flooring, and deep trenches harbor mysterious creatures. . . . The booklet is simple to learn, and should carry you brand new at the startling discoveries oceanographers have made in the past few decades."―Phillip Manning, The information and Observer [Raleigh, North Carolina] ] "Anyone who loves the ocean may still learn this book."―Sebastian Junger eight pages of colour, 20 black-and-white illustrations

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Once and Future Giants: What Ice Age Extinctions Tell Us About the Fate of Earth's Largest Animals

By Sharon Levy

Until eventually approximately 13,000 years in the past, North the US was once domestic to a menagerie of huge mammals. Mammoths, camels, and lions walked the floor that has turn into Wilshire street in l. a. and foraged at the marsh land now buried underneath Chicago's streets. Then, simply because the first people reached the Americas, those Ice Age giants vanished forever.

In Once and destiny Giants, technological know-how author Sharon Levy digs during the proof surrounding Pleistocene huge animal ("megafauna") extinction occasions world wide, exhibiting that realizing this history--and our half in it--is an important for safeguarding the elephants, polar bears, and different nice creatures in danger this present day. those surviving kin of the Ice Age beasts now face the specter of one other nice die-off, as our species usurps the planet's final wild locations whereas riding a warming development extra severe than any in mammalian background. Deftly navigating competing theories and rising proof, Once and destiny Giants examines the level of human impact on megafauna extinctions prior and current, and explores leading edge conservation efforts worldwide. the major to modern day conservation, Levy indicates, could lie fossilized correct lower than our feet.

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