268 books (14 pages) in this category
Discoveries, ideas and lessons learned by scientists who published in The Journal of Parasitology, 1914-2014
by John Janovy Jr. & Gerald W. Esch
<p>Reviews key areas in ecological, medical and molecular parasitology<br /><br /></p> <ul> <li>Features essays from some of the world's leading parasitologists</li> </ul> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Each topic is set in context by featuring a key paper ...eBook
Getting into and Surviving Grad School, Postdocs and a Research Job
by Prosanta Chakrabarty
<i>A Guide to Academia</i> is a handbook for all those individuals thinking seriously about going to graduate school. Written by an author with extensive experience navigating the academic world, the book explains all the steps and potential ...eBook
by Amlaner, Charles J.
A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking presents the proceedings of an International Conference on Telemetry and Radio Tracking in Biology and Medicine, held in The University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. on March 20-22, 1979. This book ...eBook
Examining The (Un)usual Suspects
by Karl P.N. Shuker
<p>The spectacular front-cover painting by American artist Michael J. Smith, depicting 17 astonishing mystery beasts and other controversial entities, was the inspiration for this latest book by leading cryptozoologist Dr. Karl Shuker. Every oneeBook
by Edwin C. Galbreath
<p>In the summer of 1946 a party from the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History visited exposures of the Laverne formation in Beaver County, Oklahoma, at the invitation of Dr. Stuart Schoff of the United States Geological Survey. When ...eBook
by William Edward Duellman
<p>Probably no ecological group of hylid frogs (some Hyla plus Plectrohyla and Ptychohyla) in Middle America is so poorly known as those species that live in the cloud forests on steep mountain slopes and breed in ...eBook
by Michelson, M. J.
Acetylcholine: An Approach to the Molecular Mechanism of Action is an in-depth study of neurotransmitter system, with much focus on acetylcholine and its action and the cholinergic synapse. <br>The book, divided into seven chapters, covers the ...eBook
by Newell, R. C.
Adaptation to Environment: Essays on the Physiology of Marine Animals contains a series of essays that is intended as a review of the special adaptations of marine organisms to the particular environmental conditions they are likely to encountereBook
by Zuckerman, Bert M.
Nematodes as Biological Models, Volume 2: Aging and Other Model Systems contains discussions on free-living nematodes as biological models for pharmacologic and toxicant testing, and for studies on gerontology and nutrition. <br>The book ...eBook
by Rice, Elroy L.
Allelopathy studies the various aspects of allelopathy, the direct or indirect harmful effect by one plant (including microorganisms) on another through the production of chemical compounds that escape into the environment. <br>Chapters ...eBook
by Vizi, E. S.
Advances in Pharmacological Research and Practice, Volume VII: Aminergic and Peptidergic Receptors focuses on how neurotransmitters, drugs, and hormones affect the plasma membrane. <br>Composed of 14 chapters, the book outlines the manner by ...eBook
by William Edward Duellman
<p>Immediately south of Chinajá is a range of hills, the Serrania de Chinajá, having an almost due east-west axis and a crest of about 600 meters above sea level. South of the Serrania de Chinajá are succeedingly higher ridges building up to theeBook
by Nicholas B. Davies, John R. Krebs & Stuart A. West
<p><b>Additional resources for this book can be found at: <a href="http://www.wiley.com/go/davies/behaviouralecology">www.wiley.com/go/davies/behaviouralecology</a></b></p> <p>This textbook helped to define the field of Behavioural Ecology. In ...eBook
by Breed, Michael D.
<i> <p>Animal Behavior, Second Edition, </i>covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of ...eBook
How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do
by Ken Yasukawa
<p>Discover why animals do what they do, based on their genes, physiologies, cultures, traditions, survival and mating advantages, and evolutionary histories—and find out how studying behavior in the animal world helps us understand human ...eBook
by Clark Sawyer, J.
A tiger's orange and black fur blends in with the tall grass. Its prey can't see the large cat as it hunts. A ladybug is bright red with black spots. The insect's colors tell birds that it tastes awful! Simple yet captivating text will help ...eBook
by Shorey, H. H.
Animal Communication by Pheromones describes how the behavior of animals is controlled and influenced by pheromone communication. This book describes the mechanism through which the social animals interact with each other and by which they are ...eBook