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Body by Design: An Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body

By: Alan L. Gillen

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Master Books: 2001-06-01

Seller ID: 9780890512968


The basic anatomy and physiology in each of the 11 body systems from a creational viewpoint. Every chapter examines different organs and structures giving evidence for theistic design. Focus sections that highlight the interwoven complexity between the body systems are also included. Students are challenged to think through the evidence-the facts as we know them today-and to consider the statistical likelihood of macroevolution. The end result is an effective, interwoven... View more info

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Directed Evolution Library Creation: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)

By: Arnold, Frances H. [Editor]; Georgiou, George [Editor];

Price: $214.70

Publisher: Humana Press: 2003-04-25

Seller ID: 9781588292858


A comprehensive compendium of cutting-edge protocols for the generation of molecular diversity. Described in step-by-step detail to ensure experimental success, these protocols include readily reproducible methods for random mutagenesis of entire genes or segments of genes, for homologous and nonhomologus recombination, and for constructing in vivo libraries in bacteria and yeast. In addition to the various protocols for creating libraries, this volume also describes way... View more info

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Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystems

By: Begon, Michael; Townsend, Colin R.; Harper, John L.

Price: $181.80

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2006-01-14

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9781405111171


Begon, Townsend, and Harper's "Ecology" has long been regarded as the definitive textbook on all aspects of ecology. This new edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, from the first principles of ecology to the current state of the field, and aims to improve students' preparedness to address the environmental problems of the new millennium.Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition includes: three new chapters on applied ecology, reflecting ... View more info

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Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record

By: Benton, Michael; Harper, David A. T.

Price: $121.53

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2009-02-02

Seller ID: 9781405141574


This book presents a comprehensive overview of the science of the history of life. Paleobiologists bring many analytical tools to bear in interpreting the fossil record and the book introduces the latest techniques, from multivariate investigations of biogeography and biostratigraphy to engineering analysis of dinosaur skulls, and from homeobox genes to cladistics. All the well-known fossil groups are included, including microfossils and invertebrates, but an impo... View more info

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Life Is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Counterpoint: 2001-05-01

Seller ID: 9781582431413


In Life Is a Miracle, the devotion of science to the quantitative and reductionist world is measured against the mysterious, qualitative suggestions of religion and art. Berry sees life as the collision of these separate forces, but without all three in the mix we are left at sea in the world. View more info

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Crab Wars: A Tale of Horseshoe Crabs, Bioterrorism, and Human Health

By: Bill Sargent

Price: $29.87

Publisher: UPNE: 2006-02-28

Seller ID: 9781584655312


Surviving almost unmolested for 300 million years, the horseshoe crab is now the object of an intense legal and ethical struggle involving marine biologists, environmentalists, US government officials, biotechnologists, and international corporations. The source of this friction is the discovery 25 years ago that the blood of these ancient creatures serves as the basis for the most reliable test for the deadly and ubiquitous gram-negative bacteria. These bacteria are res... View more info

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Solar System Update (Springer Praxis Books)

By: Blondel, Philippe [Editor]; Mason, John [Editor];

Price: $339.15

Publisher: Springer: 2006-07-26

Seller ID: 9783540260561


This book, the first in a series of forthcoming volumes, consists of topical and timely reviews of a number of carefully selected topics in solar systemn science. Contributions, in form of up-to-date reviews, are mainly aimed at professional astronomers and planetary scientists wishing to inform themselves about progress in fields closely related to their own field of expertise. View more info

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Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology)

By: Bobe, René [Editor]; Alemseged, Zeresenay [Editor]; Behrensmeyer, Anna K. [Editor];

Price: $163.17

Publisher: Springer: 2007-11-29

Seller ID: 9781402030970


This volume presents the work of researchers at many sites spanning the East African Pliocene. The authors take a broad approach that seeks to compare paleoenvironmental and paleoecological patterns across localities and among various taxonomic groups. This volume aims to synthesize large amounts of faunal data, and to present the evolution of East African vertebrates in the context of environmental and climatic changes during the Pliocene. View more info

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The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy

By: Bookchin, Murray

Price: $23.37

Publisher: AK Press: 2005-07-01

Seller ID: 9781904859260


"The very notion of the domination of nature by man stems from the very real domination of human by human." With this succinct formulation, Murray Bookchin launches his most ambitious work, "The Ecology of Freedom." An engaging and extremely readable book of breathtaking scope, its inspired synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces our conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized cap... View more info

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Physics, the Human Adventure: From Copernicus to Einstein and Beyond

By: Brush, Stephen G.; Holton, Gerald

Price: $56.27

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001-03-01

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780813529080


Physics, the Human Adventure is the third edition of the classic text Introduction to Concepts and Theories in Physical Science. Authored by Gerald Holton, the text was a landmark in science education. It was the first modern textbook in physics (or in any other science) to make full and effective use of the history and philosophy of science in presenting for both the general and the science-oriented student an account of the nature of physical science. A second edition,... View more info

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The New Science of Astrobiology: From Genesis of the Living Cell to Evolution of Intelligent Behaviour in the Universe (Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology)

By: Chela-Flores, Julian

Price: $214.70

Publisher: Springer: 2001-10-31

Seller ID: 9780792371250


Astrobiology is a very broad interdisciplinary field covering the origin, evolution, distribution, and destiny of life in the universe, as well as the design and implementation of missions for solar system exploration. A review covering its complete spectrum has been missing at a level accessible even to the non-specialist. The last section of the book consists of a supplement, including a glossary, notes, and tables, which represent highly condensed windows' into re... View more info

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Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks: The Spirited History of Physical Chemistry

By: Cobb, Cathy

Price: $28.77

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 2002-11-01

Seller ID: 9781573929769


Science popularizer Cathy Cobb takes a unique approach to explaining the concepts of physical chemistry by telling the story of the geniuses and eccentrics who made groundbreaking discoveries in this fascinating field that bridges chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The result is entertaining and illuminating.Her tale is about the colorful varieties of human character as well as the struggles to understand the workings of the material world. Through true stories of ... View more info

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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres (Great Minds)

By: Copernicus, Nicolaus

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1995-11-01

Seller ID: 9781573920353


The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable work, On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres, stands as one of the greatest intellectual revolutions of all time, and profoundly in... View more info

The Prism and the Pendulum: The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science

By: Crease, Robert

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2004-10-12

Seller ID: 9780812970623


Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history's most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of the field's most interesting figures. We see the first measurement of the earth's circumference, accomplished in the thir... View more info

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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Organelles: Chloroplasts and Mitochondria

By: Daniell Ph.D., Henry [Editor]; Chase, Christine D. [Editor];

Price: $440.96

Publisher: Springer: 2005-02-24

Seller ID: 9781402027130


Plant organelles have intrigued biologists since the discovery of their endosymbiontic origin and maternal inheritance. The first application of organelle biotechnology was the role of cytoplasmic male sterility in hybrid seed production and "Green Revolution." In modern times, plant organelles are again leading the way for the creation of genetically modified crops. On a global scale, 75% of GM crops are engineered for herbicide resistance and most of these herbicide... View more info

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The Origin of Species: A Variorum Text (Variorum Reprint)

By: Darwin, Charles; Peckham, Morse [Editor]

Price: $41.88

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 2006-05-09

Seller ID: 9780812219548


The theories propounded by Charles Darwin in "The Origin of Species" have had a profound and revolutionary effect, not only on biology but also on philosophy, history, and theology. His concept of natural selection has created eruptive disputes among scientists and religious leaders of his time and ours. The phenomenal importance of his brilliant work is universally recognized, but the present volume marks the first scholarly attempt to compile a complete variorum edi... View more info

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Where There Are Mountains: An Environmental History of the Southern Appalachians

By: Davis, Donald

Price: $38.67

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: 2003-03-10

Seller ID: 9780820324944


A timely study of change in a complex environment, "Where There Are Mountains" explores the relationship between human inhabitants of the southern Appalachians and their environment. Incorporating a wide variety of disciplines in the natural and social sciences, the study draws information from several viewpoints and spans more than four hundred years of geological, ecological, anthropological, and historical development in the Appalachian region. The book begins with a ... View more info

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Fluorescent Energy Transfer Nucleic Acid Probes: Designs and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)

By: Didenko, Vladimir V. [Editor]

Price: $215.96

Publisher: Humana Press: 2006-04-01

Seller ID: 9781588293800


The first comprehensive treatment of energy transfer (ET) nucleic acid probes. Hands-on experts thoroughly describe all the major probes, both fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET)-based and non-FRET-based, and provide a complete set of techniques to monitor DNA and RNA reactions, including hybridization, amplification, cleavage, folding, and associations with proteins, other molecules, and metal ions. Optimal design strategies for customized ET probes are presen... View more info

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Gonzo Gizmos: Projects & Devices to Channel Your Inner Geek

By: Field, Simon Quellen

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2003-12-01

Seller ID: 9781556525209


Step-by-step instructions to building more than 30 fascinating devices are included in this book for workbench warriors and grown-up geeks. Detailed illustrations and diagrams explain how to construct a simple radio with a soldering iron, a few basic circuits, and three shiny pennies. Instructions are included for a rotary steam engine that requires a candle, a soda can, a length of copper tubing, and just 15 minutes. To use optics to roast a hot dog, no electricity or s... View more info

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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (Great Minds)

By: Galilei, Galileo

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1991-06-01

Seller ID: 9780879757076


Galileo Galilei was a great scientist, and therefore not afraid of causing controversy, even if he had to pay a great price. His public advocacy of the Copernican over the Aristotelian system of the universe flew directly in the face of biblical authority and ecclesiastical tradition. Condemned and placed under house arrest by the Inquisition, Galileo nonetheless devoted his last years to the completion of his Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences, which deals with motio... View more info