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  1. Networks in Society

    Links and Language

    Edited by Robert Stocker, Terry Bossomaier

    This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Pan Stanford

  2. Biology of Butterflyfishes

    Edited by Morgan S. Pratchett, Michael L. Berumen, B. G. Kapoor

    Butterflyfishes (family Chaetodontidae) are a highly conspicuous component of fish fauna on coral reefs throughout the world. In light of their strong dependence on coral, they are often regarded as the epitome of coral reef fishes. This volume examines the ecology and conservation of coral reef...

    Published September 11th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. The Foundations of Evolutionary Institutional Economics

    Generic Institutionalism

    By Manuel Wäckerle

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Generic institutionalism offers a new perspective on institutional economic change within an evolutionary framework. The institutional landscape shapes the social fabric and economic organization in manifold ways. The book elaborates on the ubiquity of such institutional forms with regards to their...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Orangutans

    with notes on the attachments, variations, innervations, function and synonymy and weight of the muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. de Paz, Mercedes Barbosa, Eva M. Ferrero, Gaëlle Bello, Mohammed Ashraf Aziz, Julia Arias-Martorell, Bernard Wood

    Orangutans, together with chimpanzees and gorillas, are our closest living relatives. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Orangutans, the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pongo, adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla...

    Published May 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Game-Theoretical Models in Biology

    By Mark Broom, Jan Rychtar

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

    Covering the major topics of evolutionary game theory, Game-Theoretical Models in Biology presents both abstract and practical mathematical models of real biological situations. It discusses the static aspects of game theory in a mathematically rigorous way that is appealing to mathematicians. In...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Series: Biomimetics Series

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the...

    Published March 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Chimpanzees

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Function and Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor

    Chimpanzees, including common chimpanzees and bonobos, are our closest living relatives. This book, which is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pan, adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla and Hylobates previously published by the same...

    Published February 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Phylogenomics

    A Primer

    By Rob DeSalle, Jeffrey Rosenfeld

    Phylogenomics: A Primer is for advanced undergraduate and graduate biology students studying molecular biology, comparative biology, evolution, genomics, and biodiversity. Itexplores the origins of organic life on the planet, examines the use of scientific databases to understand the function of...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Garland Science

  10. Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge