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  1. African Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphic Landscape Evolution

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 30, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    This 30st jubilee volume (2010) of "Palaeoecology of Africa" looks back and reflects the "state of the art" of what is actually known on former African climates and ecosystems in the format of review articles authored by specialists in the field. New research articles on climate and ecosystem...

    Published November 1st 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Religion and Science

    Edited by Sara Fletcher Harding, Nancy Morvillo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Muscles of Vertebrates

    Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Homologies and Development

    By Rui Diogo, Virginia Abdala

    The Vertebrata is one of the most speciose groups of animals, comprising more than 58,000 living species. This book provides a detailed account on the comparative anatomy, development, homologies and evolution of the head, neck, pectoral and forelimb muscles of vertebrates. It includes hundreds of...

    Published July 21st 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine

    Herbal Medicines for Animal Health

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Dibungi Luseba

    Despite the undoubted success of a scientific approach to pharmaceuticals, the last few decades have witnessed a spectacular rise in interest in herbal medicinal products. This general interest has been followed by increasing scientific and commercial attention that led to the coining of the term...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Rice

    Origin, Antiquity and History

    Edited by S. D. Sharma

    During the last nine millennia or so, man has improved the rice plant, increased its productivity and has found various uses of its parts. The story of rice differs from region to region and has been different in different periods of time. There was a time when tax was collected in the form of rice...

    Published May 27th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Biological Clock in Fish

    Edited by Ewa Kulczykowska, Wlodzimierz Popek, B.G. Kapoor

    Each organism has its own internal biological clock, which is reset by environmental cues (Zeitgebers), thus keeping it synchronized with the external environment. It is a chemically based oscillating system within cells, relying on molecular feedback loops. Circadian biological clocks exist in...

    Published May 27th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Biology of Subterranean Fishes

    Edited by Eleonora Trajano, Maria Elina Bichuette, B.G. Kapoor

    In most habitats, adaptations are the single most obvious aspects of an organism’s phenotype. However, the most obvious feature of many subterranean animals are losses, not adaptations. Even Darwin saw subterranean animals as degenerates: examples of eyelessness and loss of structure in general....

    Published May 20th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Fossil Behavior Compendium

    By Arthur J. Boucot, George O. Poinar, Jr.

    In this complete and thorough update of Arthur Boucot’s seminal work, Evolutionary Paleobiology of Behavior and Coevolution, Boucot is joined by George Poinar, who provides additional expertise and knowledge on protozoans and bacteria as applied to disease. Together, they make the Fossil Behavior...

    Published April 12th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Human Variation

    From the Laboratory to the Field

    Edited by C.G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Akira Yasukouchi, Stanley Ulijaszek

    Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology

    The transition in anthropological and biomedical research methods over the past 50 years, from anthropometric and craniometric measurements to large-scale microarray genetic studies has resulted in continued revision of opinions and ideas relating to the factors and forces that drive human...

    Published March 17th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Systema Naturae 250 - The Linnaean Ark

    Edited by Andrew Polaszek

    The advent of relational databasing and data storage capacity, coupled with revolutionary advances in molecular sequencing technology and specimen imaging, have led to a taxonomic renaissance. Systema Naturae 250 - The Linnaean Ark maps the origins of this renaissance, beginning with Linnaeus,...

    Published February 26th 2010 by CRC Press