Paperback edition which looks at the importance of every human's personal colony of microbes, which influence our weight, immune system and mental health. For every cell in our bodies, there are 9 of bacteria and fungi! NUME CARTE: 10% Human, PaperbackISBN: 0007584059PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Ala..
At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts one of the widest varieties of plants in the wold, with habitats ranging from tidal mangrove swamps, and lowland rainforests, to dry tropical evergreen and deciduous forests. Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica is a must-have reference g..
With its soaring azure sky and stark landscapes, the American Southwest is one of the most hauntingly beautiful regions on earth. Yet staggering population growth, combined with the intensifying effects of climate change, is driving the oasis-based society close to the brink of a Dust-Bowl-scale cat..
The Mojave Desert has a rich natural history. Despite being sandwiched between the larger Great Basin and Sonoran Deserts, it has enough mountains, valleys, canyons, and playas for any eager explorer. Ancient and current waterways carve the bajadas and valley bottoms. This diverse topography gives r..
R is the most widely used open-source statistical and programming environment for the analysis and visualization of biological data. Drawing on Gregg Hartvigsen's extensive experience teaching biostatistics and modeling biological systems, this text is an engaging, practical, and lab-oriented introd..
From one of the world's leading authorities on animal behavior, the astonishing story of how the female brain drives the evolution of beauty in animals and humansDarwin developed the theory of sexual selection to explain why the animal world abounds in stunning beauty, from the brilliant colors of b..
Popular understanding holds that genetic changes create cancer. James DeGregori uses evolutionary principles to propose a new way of thinking about cancer's occurrence. Cancer is as much a disease of evolution as it is of mutation, one in which mutated cells outcompete healthy cells in the ecosystem..
With a simple microscope and this book, you can embark on 59 wonderful adventures in the natural world -- make discoveries about the structures of numerous microscopic animals; find out what everyday objects and foods really look like at the cellular level; gain an understanding of how to prepare sp..
This book is intended as an introductory text for students studying a wide range of courses concerned with animal management, zoo biology and wildlife conservation, and should also be useful to zookeepers and other zoo professionals. It is divided into three parts. Part 1 considers the function of z..
An all-in-one guide to the human body Anatomy 101 offers an exciting look into the inner workings of the human body. Too often, textbooks turn the fascinating systems, processes, and figures of anatomy into tedious discourse that even Leonardo Da Vinci would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out..
Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery--which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a ..
It doesn't matter if you're a fitness novice or an elite athlete. You should be starting each workout exactly the same way--with a stretching regimen designed to warm up your body and help you achieve a new personal best each time. Without the expertise of a professional trainer and without an exper..
Grays Anatomy, that classic beloved of medical students for over 100 years, is the fundamental work underlying Anatomy. But this is Grays with a difference with all the fine engravings of the original, but accompanied by fresher, more accessible text that explains in lay terms exactly how the hip bo..
How animals behave is crucial to their survival and reproduction. The application of new molecular tools such as DNA fingerprinting and genomics is causing a revolution in the study of animal behavior, while developments in computing and image analysis allow us to investigate behavior in ways never ..
2nd edition. Covers a broad range of topics, for students of psychology and zoology. NUME CARTE: Animal Learning and Cognition, 3rd Edition, PaperbackISBN: 1841696560PRET EDITURA: 279.99AUTOR(i): John PearceEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Februarie 2008DATA PUBLICARE: 2008..
"Frighteningly fascinating."--Booklist"Gripping stories, filled with details that are in equal part delicious and disgusting, but always fascinating."--Lisa Sanders, MD, author of Every Patient Tells a Story and the New York Times Magazine "Diagnosis" column"To reproduce promiscuously and to wreak h..
3rd edition. Enjoy the natural world in all its stunning detail. NUME CARTE: Animal, HardcoverISBN: 0241298849PRET EDITURA: 205.99AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Dorling Kindersley LtdCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Septembrie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 2017FORMAT: 307x259x42..
Includes contemporary and topical biology examples, practical assessment guidance and differentiated end of topic questions. NUME CARTE: AQA A Level Biology Student Book 2, PaperbackISBN: 1471807649PRET EDITURA: 197.99AUTOR(i): Pauline LowrieEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: N..
Fully revised and updated. NUME CARTE: AQA A Level Biology Year 1 Revision Guide, PaperbackISBN: 019835178XPRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i): David ApplinEDITURA: Oxford University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 296x210x7..
Create confident, literate and well-prepared students with skills-focused, topic specific workbooks. NUME CARTE: AQA A Level Year 2 Biology Workbook: Genetics, populations,, PaperbackISBN: 1471845028PRET EDITURA: 42.99AUTOR(i): Pauline LowrieEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: N..
Includes sample questions and answers to help students reinforce their understanding of the course. NUME CARTE: AQA A-level Biology Student Guide: Practical Biology, PaperbackISBN: 1471885585PRET EDITURA: 70.99AUTOR(i): Pauline LowrieEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iunie 201..
Metabolism, behavior, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty, and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies control with hormones. Armed with a healthy dose of wit and curiosity, medical journalist Randi Hutter Epstein takes us on a journey through the unusual his..
Some low-frequency sounds--such as noise from storms or truck engines--can make you feel dizzy and nauseated. An index finger's light touch can stop people from losing balance. You are more prone to trip when you think someone is watching you. A breakthrough in improving balance as we age might just..
An exploration into the exciting world of bats, this comprehensive book is richly illustrated and covers bats from Latin American Maya temples to Swedish potato cellars, and more. NUME CARTE: Bats, HardcoverISBN: 9783319665375PRET EDITURA: 193.99AUTOR(i): Johan EklofEDITURA: SpringerCOPERTA: Carton..
Trade paperback. A comprehensive, accessible and illustrated guide to the history of the behaviour and qualities of the bee. NUME CARTE: Bee, PaperbackISBN: 1782405968PRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): Noah Wilson-RichEDITURA: Ivy PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2018..
Mechanisms, function and evolution. NUME CARTE: Behavior of Animals, PaperbackISBN: 0631231250PRET EDITURA: 250.99AUTOR(i): Johan BolhuisEDITURA: Wiley-BlackwellCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2004DATA PUBLICARE: 2004FORMAT: 249x194x27..
A book about ecology without information dumping, guilt inducing, or preaching to the choir.Don't care about ecology? You think you don't, but you might all the same. Don't read ecology books? This book is for you. Ecology books can be confusing information dumps that are out of date by the time the..
Learn BIOCHEMISTRY without stressing out your brain CELLSTrying to understand the chemical processes of living organisms but having trouble metabolizing the complex concepts? Here's your lifeline Biochemistry Demystified helps synthesize your understanding of this important topic.You'll start with ..
2nd edition. An unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course. NUME CARTE: Biochemistry for Dummies, 2nd Edition, PaperbackISBN: 1118021746PRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): John T MooreEDITURA: WileyCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2011DATA PUBLICARE:..
The ultimate guide to understanding biology Have you ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures ..
Endorsed by the IBDrive meaningful inquiry through a unique concept-driven narrative.- Supports every aspect of assessment with opportunities that use the criteria- Gives you easy ways to differentiate and extend learning- Provides a meaningful approach by integrating the inquiry statement in a glob..
Hardcover with removable fold-out Timeline NUME CARTE: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science (Ponderables: 100 Discoveries That Changed History), HardcoverISBN: 1627950931PRET EDITURA: 123.99AUTOR(i): Tom JacksonEDITURA: Shelter Harbor PressCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2017D..
Birds have not been known for their high IQs, which is why a person of questionable intelligence is sometimes called a "birdbrain." Yet in the past two decades, the study of avian intelligence has witnessed dramatic advances. From a time when birds were seen as simple instinct machines responding on..
All of Cuba's 350 species listed. Illustrated by Roman Company. 51 colour plates and 145 maps. NUME CARTE: Birds of Cuba, PaperbackISBN: 0713657847PRET EDITURA: 235.99AUTOR(i): Orlando GarridoEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Septembrie 2000DATA PUBLICARE: 2000FORMAT:..
With complete coverage of both countries including all residents, migrants and vagrants. NUME CARTE: Birds of Senegal and The Gambia, PaperbackISBN: 1408134691PRET EDITURA: 176.99AUTOR(i): Nik BorrowEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 2012DATA PUBLICARE: 2012FO..
87 colour plates showing all species found in southern India, with concise facing text covering key identification points. NUME CARTE: Birds of Southern India, PaperbackISBN: 0713651644PRET EDITURA: 176.99AUTOR(i): Richard GrimmettEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai..
Birds of the Middle East is now the most field-ready and comprehensive guide to the fantastic birds of this region. This fully revised and updated second edition covers all species--including vagrants--found in the Arabian Peninsula (including Socotra), Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Tu..
The first field guide to cover all species found in the West Indies. NUME CARTE: Birds of the West Indies, PaperbackISBN: 0713654198PRET EDITURA: 117.99AUTOR(i): Herbert RaffaeleEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Septembrie 2003DATA PUBLICARE: 2003FORMAT: 138x211x14..
Of all the groups of wild mushrooms, none have engendered more enthusiasm and affection than the boletes. Their inherent beauty, abundance, and, for many, culinary appeal have firmly established boletes in the hearts of mushroom hunters around the world. The habitats, geographic distribution, and ec..
A thorough overview of the fundamentals of botany; students can use it to improve their grades, as a standalone complete course or as a revision guide. NUME CARTE: Botany For Dummies, PaperbackISBN: 1118006720PRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): Rene Fester KratzEDITURA: WileyCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI:..
Covers more than 50 different species of freshwater and brackish fish found in Britain's diverse range of freshwater environments. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this includes detailed information on the status, size, weight, habitat, ecology and conservation of each species, alongside handy ov..
Author of the viral Medium piece, "Poor and Traumatized at Harvard," Due Quach shares her Calm Clarity program to show readers how to deal with toxic stress and adversity. We often don't realize how much control we have over our thoughts, feelings, and actions--on some days, the most minor irritatio..
``Surprising. Impressive. Cannibalism restores my faith in humanity.`` --Sy Montgomery, The New York Times Book Review For centuries scientists have written off cannibalism as a bizarre phenomenon with little biological significance. Its presence in nature was dismissed as a desperate response to st..
With more than a million victims every year--more than any other disease, including malaria--and antibiotic resistance now found in every country worldwide, tuberculosis is once again proving itself to be one of the smartest killers that humanity has ever faced. But it's hardly surprising considerin..
This lavishly illustrated guide will enable you to identify the caterpillars of nearly 700 butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi. The more than 1,200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images. The giant silk moths, tiger moths, and man..
The earth's daily rotation affects just about every living creature. From dawn through to dusk, there are changes in light, temperature, humidity, and rainfall. However, these changes are regular, rhythmic and, therefore, predictable. Thus, the near 24 hour circadian rhythm is innate: a genetically ..
A cold climate is no excuse for a dull, colorless garden. The key is knowing the right plants that will survive and thrive in even the chilliest environments. Who better to guide gardeners than an expert from the far north? Award-winning designer and Alaska gardener Brenda Adams has spent decades se..