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The Secret Life of Zika Virus

by Kalpish Ratna

<p>Zika Virus has wreaked havoc in Brazil in recent times and is rapidly raising the spectre of a global pandemic. It has also resurfaced in India. In June 2017, three individuals in Ahmedabad were found infected. The ensuing panic was ...

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The Social Origins of Music

Insights from Empirical Studies with Preschool Children

by Sebastian Kirschner

Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2011 in the subject Biology - Evolution, grade: magna cum laude, Humboldt-University of Berlin (Institut für Theoretische Biologie), language: English, abstract: Creating music is a distinctive ...

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The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks

Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them

by Donald R. Prothero

<p>Every rock is a tangible trace of the earth’s past. <em>The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks</em> tells the fascinating stories behind the discoveries that shook the foundations of geology. In twenty-five chapters—each about a particular rock, ...

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The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts

by Charles T. Druery

<p>Originally published in 1913, <em>The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts</em> examines the theory of Descent; the book is a time capsule of information, providing a record of the explorations into Darwinian theory during the first half

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The Truth about Language

What It Is and Where It Came From

by Michael C. Corballis

<p>Evolutionary science has long viewed language as, basically, a fortunate accident—a crossing of wires that happened to be extraordinarily useful, setting humans apart from other animals and onto a trajectory that would see their brains (and ...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin

<p>Also known as Charles Darwin’s “Journal of Researches,” “The Voyage of the Beagle” is an exquisite travel memoir, a detailed scientific journal, and the foundation for one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 19th century. It ...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin

The Voyage of the Beagle is the title most commonly given to reissues of the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect. This was the third volume of The Narrative ...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin

<p>When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. His journal, here reprinted in a shortened form, shows a naturalist making patient observations concerning

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The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide

by Penny van Oosterzee

<p>Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos?</p><p>This extraordinary ...

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The Waterside Ape

An Alternative Account of Human Evolution

by Peter H. Rhys Evans

<p>Why are humans so fond of water?</p> <p>Why is our skin colour so variable?</p> <p>Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives?</p> <p>A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; ...

ISBN: 9780429627774

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The White River Badlands

Geology and Paleontology

by Rachel C. Benton, Emmett Evanoff, Dennis O.Jr. Terry & others

<p>The forbidding Big Badlands in Western South Dakota contain the richest fossil beds in the world. Even today these rocks continue to yield new specimens brought to light by snowmelt and rain washing away soft rock deposited on a floodplain ...

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Theory of Basic (IMA) Particles - Theory of Everything

by Milos Kapor

<p data-version='1.1'>Theory of basic particles, for the first time explains the principles (urges) by which is originated and functions the universe. In this way, it is simply explained the genesis of our galaxy (and other galaxies), stars, ...

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There Is Still Time!

To Look at The Big Picture... and Act

by Peter Seidel & Gary Gardner

<p>Irrefutable evidence makes it clear that we are headed for massive human misery as our planet's health rapidly worsens, yet we fail to respond in a rational, meaningful way. <i>There Is Still Time </i>shows us how we can fix this. We must ...

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Thinking Beyond Darwin: The Idea of Living Form as a Key to Vertebrate Evolution

by Ernst-Michael Kranich

Through the work of Charles Darwin, a great task was set before science--to progress from opinions about evolution to a science of evolution, and reveal the inner laws and driving forces at work in the development of the organic world. In ...

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This View of Life

Completing the Darwinian Revolution

by David Sloan Wilson

<p>It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian revolution won’t be truly complete until it is applied more broadly—to ...

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Time's Arrow and Evolution

by Blum, Harold Francis

<p>In a book that has become a milestone of scientific writing Dr. Blum uses &#8220;time&#8217;s arrow,&#8221; the second law of thermodynamics, as a key concept to show how the nature and evolution of the nonliving world place limits on the ...

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Trophic Ecology

by James E. Garvey & Matt Whiles

<p>This bookis a bridge between ecological paradigms – organismal/community approaches to food web dynamics and ecosystem-level approaches to production. The unification of organismal, community, and ecosystem approaches in ecology is emerging ...

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Venomous

How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

by Christie Wilcox

<p><strong>A thrilling tale of encounters with nature’s masters of biochemistry</strong></p> <p>From the coasts of Indonesia to the rainforests of Peru, venomous animals are everywhere—and often lurking out of sight. Humans have feared them for

ISBN: 9780374712211

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Verbs, Bones, and Brains

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Nature

by Agustín Fuentes & Aku Visala

The last few decades have seen an unprecedented surge of empirical and philosophical research into the evolutionary history of Homo sapiens, the origins of the mind/brain, and human culture. This research and its popular interpretations have ...

ISBN: 9780268101176

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Viruses

Agents of Evolutionary Invention

by Michael G. Cordingley

<p>While viruses—the world’s most abundant biological entities—are not technically alive, they invade, replicate, and evolve within living cells. Michael Cordingley goes beyond our familiarity with infections to show how viruses spur ...

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