Category: Biology

Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems

By Lauralee Sherwood

Geared up round the valuable subject of homeostasis--how the physique meets altering calls for whereas retaining the interior fidelity beneficial for all cells and organs to function--HUMAN body structure is helping you know the way each one element of the path relies on the others and have fun with the built-in functioning of the human physique. writer Lauralee Sherwood makes use of transparent hassle-free language, analogies, and widespread references to daily reviews that will help you examine and relate to the body structure suggestions. The up to date paintings application and new electronic resources--including strong 3D animations--enable you to imagine very important techniques and approaches. by means of concentrating on the middle ideas and sharing enthusiasm for the subject material, Sherwood offers a high-quality starting place for destiny classes and careers within the wellbeing and fitness career.

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Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?: Bodies, Behavior, and Brains--The Science Behind Sex, Love, & Attraction

By Jena Pincott

** Recipient of starred evaluation from Publishers Weekly ** 

How do the seasons have an effect on your intercourse lifestyles? Is your lover prone to get you pregnant than your husband? Are strong dancers additionally stable in mattress?
If you have ever questioned how scientists degree love--or no matter if males really desire blondes--this shrewdpermanent, attractive ebook presents genuine solutions to those and plenty of different questions on our so much baffling relationship and mating behaviors. in response to the most recent learn in biology, evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science, Do gents relatively favor Blondes? dares to provide an explanation for the technology in the back of sex--and opens a interesting window at the fascinating phenomenon of affection and allure. Did you know...

*When a pair first fall in love, their brains are indistinguishable from these of the clinically insane
*You can inform much a few person's sexual chemistry simply by his or her hands *Your genes impact whose physique odors you prefer

Viewed during the lens of technological know-how and intuition, your love existence will be noticeable in a very various means. This book provides either an in-depth exploration into our sexual psyches--and clean recommendation for women and men who are looking to become aware of the secrets and techniques of profitable relationships.

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Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (7th Edition)

By Jane B. Reece, Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Jean L. Dickey

Campbell Biology: thoughts & Connections, 7th Edition–always actual, constantly present, and continuously the main pedagogically leading edge non-majors biology textual content. This bestselling textual content has passed through an in depth revision to make biology much more approachable with elevated use of analogies, genuine global examples, and extra conversational language. utilizing over two hundred new MasteringBiology actions that have been written through the dynamic writer group, your scholars arrive for sophistication ready. The e-book and MasteringBiology jointly create the study room event that you simply imagined on your wildest desires.

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Introduction to Systems Biology

This booklet offers an introductory textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars who're attracted to complete organic platforms. The authors provide a wide evaluation of the sphere utilizing key examples and normal techniques to experimental layout. the amount starts off with an creation to structures biology after which information experimental omics instruments. different sections introduce the reader to demanding computational methods. the ultimate sections offer principles for theoretical and modeling optimization in systemic organic researches. The publication is an necessary source, supplying a primary glimpse into the cutting-edge in platforms biology.

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Molecular Cell Biology

By Harvey Lodish

Molecular cellphone Biology sticks out from its friends during this direction in that it presents a transparent advent to the strategies and experiments of scientists earlier and current, not only an "encyclopedia" of information.  This experimental emphasis, including a pretty good pedagogical framework within the chapters, presents the clearest, such a lot state of the art textual content available.

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The Major Transitions in Evolution

By John Maynard Smith

Over the heritage of lifestyles there were a number of significant alterations within the method genetic details is prepared and transmitted from one new release to the following. those transitions contain the foundation of existence itself, the 1st eukaryotic cells, replica by way of sexual potential, the looks of multicellular crops and animals, the emergence of cooperation and of animal societies, and the original language skill of people. This bold ebook presents the 1st unified dialogue of the complete variety of those transitions. The authors spotlight the similarities among diverse transitions--between the union of replicating molecules to shape chromosomes and of cells to shape multicellular organisms, for example--and express how realizing one transition sheds mild on others. They hint a typical subject matter through the heritage of evolution: after an immense transition a few entities lose the facility to duplicate independently, turning into capable of reproduce simply as a part of a bigger entire. The authors examine this development and why choice among entities at a reduce point doesn't disrupt choice at extra advanced degrees. Their rationalization contains a compelling idea of the evolution of cooperation in any respect degrees of complexity. Engagingly written and packed with various illustrations, this booklet should be learn with entertainment via a person with an undergraduate education in biology. it really is excellent for complicated chat groups on evolution and comprises obtainable discussions of a variety of themes, from molecular biology and linguistics to insect societies.

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Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

This booklet provides the basics of molecular biophysics, and highlights the relationship among molecules and organic phenomena, making it an enormous textual content throughout quite a few technological know-how disciplines.

The issues lined within the e-book include:

  • Phase transitions that happen in biosystems (protein crystallisation, globule-coil transition etc)
  • Liquid crystallinity to illustrate of the fragile variety of in part ordered stages chanced on with organic molecules
  • How molecules flow and propel themselves on the mobile level
  • The basic good points of self-assembly with examples from proteins
  • The section behaviour of DNA

The actual toolbox awarded inside of this article will shape a foundation for college kids to go into right into a wide selection of natural and utilized bioengineering fields in scientific, foodstuff and pharmaceutical areas.

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene (Popular Science)

By Richard Dawkins

Through the simplest promoting writer of The egocentric Gene 'This pleasing and thought-provoking e-book is a wonderful representation of why the examine of evolution is in such a thrilling ferment those days.' technological know-how 'The prolonged Phenotype is a sequel to The egocentric Gene ...he writes so truly it can be understood through somebody ready to make the effort' John Maynard Smith, London assessment of Books 'Dawkins is kind of incapable of being dull this ordinarily excellent and stimulating booklet is unique and provocative all through, and immensely enjoyable.' G. A. Parker, Heredity 'The prolonged phenotype is definitely a huge inspiration and it truly is pressed demanding in dramatic language.' Sydney Brenner, Nature 'Richard Dawkins, our such a lot radical Darwinian philosopher, is usually our greatest technology writer.' Douglas Adams 'Dawkins is an excellent communicator. His books are the superior books ever written on science.' Megan Tressider, parent 'Dawkins is a genius of technology popularization.' Mark Ridley, the days

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Mathematical Models in Biology (Classics in Applied Mathematics)

By Leah Edelstein-Keshet

Mathematical versions in Biology is an introductory e-book for readers drawn to organic functions of arithmetic and modeling in biology. Connections are made among various organic examples associated by way of universal mathematical subject matters, exploring various discrete and non-stop usual and partial differential equation types. even supposing nice advances have taken position in lots of of the themes lined, the straightforward classes contained in Mathematical versions in Biology are nonetheless very important and informative. almost immediately after the 1st ebook of Mathematical versions in Biology, the genomics revolution became Mathematical Biology right into a trendy quarter of interdisciplinary study. during this new millennium, biologists have found that arithmetic isn't just precious, yet imperative! accordingly, there was a lot resurgent curiosity in, and a tremendous enlargement of, the fields jointly referred to as mathematical biology. This booklet serves as a simple creation to suggestions in deterministic organic modeling.

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Why We Run: A Natural History

By Bernd Heinrich

In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature author, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a brand new viewpoint on human evolution by means of analyzing the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes marvelous discoveries concerning the actual, religious -- and primal -- force to win. right now lyrical and medical, Why We Run exhibits Heinrich's signature mixture of biology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, infused together with his ardour to find how and why we will be able to in achieving superhuman abilities.

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